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Kokeshi doll - Souvenir/Shingata - medium (24cm)

Product Description

Colourful Kokeshi doll from the "creative" era of Japanese doll-making where more detailed shapes and designs emerged, this particular one is Shingata meaning the transition between old and new styles, with parts of both visible.

This is a souvenir doll made for visitors to a particular part of Japan with the region depicted in the hand-painted scene on the body.

This vintage piece is turned, scribed and painted by hand and has real character, along with some wear that gives it a great patina, along with the makers stamp 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: Post 1970s
Dimensions: H: 24cm | W: base 4.5cm | W: head 7cm
Condition: Excellent - no cracks, only minor scuffsNatural age related wear.
Weight: 0.3kg

Sku: 5597
£35.00
Maximum quantity available reached.