Vintage Wooden Kokeshi Doll, Japan #465

$ 110.00

  • Vintage Wooden Kokeshi Doll, Japan #465
  • 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.It's a very beautiful lot of traditional Tohoku region kokeshi crafted and signed.
  • Signed by artist
  • Measurements: approx 8 15/16" tall; 2 5/16" base diameter ; 2 3/8" head diameter