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Kokeshi Doll - Tsugaru by Misao Murai (村井操) - Medium (25cm)

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Kokeshi doll created in the Tsugaru style (from Kuroishi at the Nuruyu hot springs) founded by Mori Hidetaro. This collectable doll is extra large-sized at 46cm and is hand-painted by the artist with coloured stripes and chrysanthemum motif.

This wonderfully shaped piece is turned, scribed and painted by hand. It has the artists signature on the base, Misao Murai 村井操 (1912-1980).

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: 1973 (Showa 48)
Dimensions: H: 24cm | W: base 5cm | W: head 6cm
Condition: Good - no cracks, only minor scuffsNatural age related wear. Some minor discolouration to the paint.
Weight: 0.24kg

Sku: 5579
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