Japanese KOKESHI Wooden Doll 5.75" Sushi Boy w/ Hachimaki headband
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: 5-3/4"H
- Artist: Usaburo
- Design: wears a blue Hanten (Kimono for festival) and Hachimaki (headband)
- Material: Wood
- Brand new in an original box, it is great for collections or as a gift