Japanese 4.5"H Creative KOKESHI Wooden Doll Osanpo Girl
Kokeshi (こけし kokeshi), are Japanese dolls, originally from Tohoku-northern Japan. They are handmade from wood which are Mizuki or Kaede in Japanese, suit for making dolls.
Kokeshi have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face. The body has their special hand-painted design, and covered with a layer of wax.
One characteristic of Creative Kokeshi dolls is their lack of arms or legs, and is formed by the free and unrestrained imagination of an individual artist.
- Made in Japan
- Size: 4-1/2"H
- Artist: Masae Fujikawa
- Design: wears a lovely red kimono with a carving flower pattern and a cute red kanzashi on her hair. "Osanpo" - taking a walk
- Material: Wood
- It is brand new in an original box, it is great for collections or as a gift