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Kokeshi doll - Creative deity figure - large (31cm)

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Kokeshi doll from the "creative" era of Japanese doll-making where more detailed shapes and designs emerged. This doll depicts an Asian deity and also perhaps an area of Japan in the image on the front, making it a souvenir Kokeshi. 

This vintage piece is turned, scribed and painted by hand and has real character, along with some wear that gives it a great patina. The artists signature is on the body with the creation date on the base.

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: 1985 (Showa 60)
Dimensions: H: 31cm | W (base): 4.5cm | W (head): 6cm
Condition: Good - no cracks, only minor scuffsNatural age related wear.
Weight: 0.28kg

Sku: 5610
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