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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. This doll has a more unusual hour-glass shape for a Tsuchiyu.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis piece has been turned, scribed and painted by hand and has real character, along with some light wear that give it a great patina. This piece has the artists signature on the base and multicoloured stripes covering the body.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThe ring (輪) is created from the same piece of wood whilst the main body shape is being created on the lathe.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eDento 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.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePeriod\u003c\/strong\u003e: post 1970s\u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eDimensions\u003c\/strong\u003e: H: 31cm | W: base 6cm | W: head 7cm\u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eCondition\u003c\/strong\u003e: Excellent - no cracks, only minor scuffs. Natural age-related wear.\u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eWeight\u003c\/strong\u003e: 0.59kg\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Kokeshi doll - Tsuchiyu with ring (輪) - large (31cm)

Product Description

Large (31cm) hand-made 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. This doll has a more unusual hour-glass shape for a Tsuchiyu.

This piece has been turned, scribed and painted by hand and has real character, along with some light wear that give it a great patina. This piece has the artists signature on the base and multicoloured stripes covering the body.

The ring (輪) is created from the same piece of wood whilst the main body shape is being created on the lathe.

Dento 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 6cm | W: head 7cm
Condition: Excellent - no cracks, only minor scuffs. Natural age-related wear.
Weight: 0.59kg

Sku: 5668
£45.00
Maximum quantity available reached.