Vintage Wooden Kokeshi Doll, Japan #348

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  • Vintage Wooden Kokeshi Doll, Japan #348
  • Vintage Kokeshi dolls which are estimated to have been created in the 1960s or 1970s in Tohoku, Japan by multiple artists.
  • Wood is carefully selected to have the right qualities, the round base-shape is made with a lathe before hand-tools are used to create the finished doll-shape. Lastly the doll is painted with pigments and waxed. Because of this no two dolls are alike.
  • Kokeshi dolls have become an icon of Japan since they reflect Japanese aesthetic sensibilities with their simple, minimalist yet elegant design.
  • Signed by artist
  • Measurements: approx 11 13/16" tall; 1 13/16" base diameter ; 2 5/16" head  diameter