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This originates from Shinchi in Fukushima Prefecture and was made from the 1840s after founder Sakuma Kamegoro created this design which continued through his descendants. Some Tsuchiyu shapes are difficult to create using a reverse-lathe technique.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis piece has been turned, scribed and painted by hand and has the artists signature on the base and striped body in a variety of bold colours.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eKokeshi 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. 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Kokeshi doll - Tsuchiyu - large (31cm)

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Large (31cm) hand-made vintage traditional Kokeshi doll created in the Tsuchiyu style. This originates from Shinchi in Fukushima Prefecture and was made from the 1840s after founder Sakuma Kamegoro created this design which continued through his descendants. Some Tsuchiyu shapes are difficult to create using a reverse-lathe technique.

This piece has been turned, scribed and painted by hand and has the artists signature on the base and striped body in a variety of bold colours.

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 5.5cm | W: head 8cm
Condition: Good - no cracks, only minor scuffs. Natural age-related wear, faded paint.
Weight: 0.58kg

Sku: 5652
£45.00
Maximum quantity available reached.