Large 14.5 Inch Vintage Japanese Kokeshi Doll – Signed Base
Distinguished by their single wooden body and head, Japanese kokeshi dolls were considered to be good luck talismans as well as child’s toys. Usually made from mizuki or cherry wood, they are hand-painted with bold brush strokes. This is a large kokeshi doll at 14.5 inches in height and it’s a particularly fine example in good vintage condition. It looks fantastic partnered with other kokeshi dolls. She features a of beautiful flowers and stripes on her body in red and her head has black hair and delicately painted facial features.
Price Includes UK Delivery!
In good vintage condition, there are very minor, superficial scuffs and some fading to the paint, primarily on the body, but this doesn’t detracts from the beauty of the piece. The base is signed.
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Height: 37cm (approx 14.5 inches) / Base Diameter: 6cm
UK mainland delivery is included in the price, subject to our Delivery Terms. It will be sent via Royal Mail.