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Kokeshi doll - Naruko by Okazaki Seiichi (岡崎 斎司) - XL (45cm)

Product Description

Extra large (45cm) hand-made traditional Kokeshi doll with large red and black faded hand-painted chrysanthemum design was made in the Naruko hot springs area of Miyagi Prefecture.

This substantial vintage piece has been turned and shaped to an inverted outline and painted by hand and has real character, along with some light wear that gives it a great patina. This example has the artist's signature on the base (Okazaki Seiichi (Seiji) 岡崎 斎司).

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: circa 1950-60s
Dimensions: H: 45cm | W: base 10cm | W: head 13cm
Condition: Good - no cracks, only minor scuffsNatural age related wear.
Weight: 1.86kg

Sku: 5462
£50.00 £60.00
Maximum quantity available reached.