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Kokeshi doll - monochrome Yajiro - XL (40cm)

Product Description

Extra large (40cm) hand-made traditional Kokeshi doll with black hand-painted design.

This substantial vintage piece has been turned, scribed and painted by hand and has real character, along with some light wear that gives it a great patina. It has the artist's signature on the base.

This style of Kokeshi is from the village of Yajiro in Shiroishi (Miyagi Prefecture). The Yajiro style includes a head painted with multiple rings that look like a beret with wide lines on the body and designs on the collar and skirt painted freehand.

Kokeshi are simple wooden toys that have been crafted for more than 150 years as children's dolls, mementos and good luck charms. These simple but very decorative gems originate from Tohoku-chiho region of North-East Japan. Due to the many different sizes, shapes and designs available, they look great as a collection.


Period: post 1960s
Dimensions: H: 40cm
Condition: Good - no cracks, only minor scuffsNatural age-related wear. One dent to the top and one to the side of the head (pictured).
Weight: 1.1kg

Sku: 5698
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