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Kokeshi doll - Shingata Yamagata by Nidaime Takechika - large (31cm)

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Kokeshi doll created in the transitional/hybrid style, based on Yamagata. Hybrid (Shingata) Kokeshi have elements of both traditional and creative designs. This collectable doll is large-sized at 31cm, has a perfectly spherical head (unusual!) and is hand-painted by the artist with plum blossom motifs (typical of Yamagata).

This piece is turned, scribed and painted by hand. It has the artists signature on the base (Nidaime Takechika).

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 1970s
Dimensions: H: 31cm | W: base 5cm | W: head 9cm
Condition: Excellent - no cracks, only minor scuffsNatural age related wear.
Weight: 0.48kg

Sku: 5614
£40.00
Maximum quantity available reached.