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Vintage Wooden Kokeshi Doll, Japan #428
- Vintage Wooden Kokeshi Doll, Japan #428
- Vintage Kokeshi dolls 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. It's a very beautiful lot of traditional Tohoku region kokeshi crafted and signed.
- Signed by artist
- Measurements: approx 12" tall; 2 13/16" base diameter ; 3" head diameter