Kokeshi - traditional style vintage Japanese dolls [sold separately]

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Kokeshi are Japanese wooden dolls that have been crafted for more than 150 years as a toy for children, originating from the northeastern region of Japan.

They are handmade from wood, predominantly cherry or mizuki, and have a simple trunk and head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face. In the traditional style of kokeshi they have no arms or legs.

The pattern on the body can vary - sometimes with floral designs and other times with ring designs, mostly painted in red, black and yellow inks then covered with a layer of wax.

 

THIS LISTING:

A selection of three wonderful pieces, each sold separately.

These are vintage items and as such show signs of wear and pre-love. The wood may have darkened, paint may have faded, there might be light scratches, etc.

Choose your favourite!

(height, measured left to right)

  • Left: 36cm
  • Middle: 30cm
  • Right: 36.5cm

 


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