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Kokeshi doll - stunning Sosaku 'Snow Country' by Takeda Masashi - small (21cm)

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Beautiful Kokeshi doll created in the Creative style. This unusual and stunning doll is very collectable, with its stylish shape and carved traditional straw raincoat - it is entitled 'Snow Country' and is by artist Takeda Masashi.

This piece is turned, scribed and painted by hand, there is some Kanji on the rear which mentions Niigata (an area of Japan known for cold winters) and the artists signature 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: 21cm | W: base 3.5cm | W: body 7cm
Condition: Good - no cracks, only minor scuffsNatural age related wear.
Weight: 0.231kg

Sku: 5471
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