Japanese 7.5"H Wooden Doll Kokeshi Sakura Kimono Girl Sosaku By Masae Fujikawa
- Made in Japan.
- Approx. 7.5"H
- Wearing sosaku kimono with a carving sakura pattern.
- Made of Solid Wood
- Brand new in an original box, it is great for collections or as a gift
- Artist: Masae Fujikawa
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.