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Kokeshi doll - Zao by Ariji Shizuo (有路静夫) - medium (24cm)

Product Description

Kokeshi doll created in the Zao style (on the border of Miyagi-Ken and Yamagata-Ken) and one of the more unusual styles found in the UK. This collectable doll is medium-sized at 22cm and is hand-painted by the artist with tentacle motifs and red stripes.

This piece is turned, scribed and painted by hand. It has the artists signature on the base Ariji Shizuo (有路静夫) and original makers sticker.

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 5cm | W: head 7cm
Condition: Good - no cracks, only minor scuffsNatural age related wear. Some fading and discolouration to the ink at the bottom (pictured).
Weight: 0.45kg

Sku: 5646
£35.00
Maximum quantity available reached.