Vintage Kokeshi Doll Japanese Wooden Doll
Vintage Kokeshi Japanese Wooden Doll
Traditional style Kokeshi wooden doll with painted face, hair and robes. Signed on the base of the doll by the artist.
Small crack or flaw in the back of the head of the doll.
Main colours are black, red and white.
Chokes Dolls originated from Northern Japan. All handmade from wood. They have a basic body or trunk and an enlarged head with finely painted details to represent the facial features. Chokes Dolls do not traditionally have legs or arms.
- 36cm tall
- Head approximately 10cm diameter
- Body approximately 6cm diameter
- Body approximately 25cm high
- Head approximately 11cm high
- Original makers sticker still on the base of the doll (see pictures for more details)