Antique Kokeshi doll

Japanese kokeshi doll
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Item Number Ko014
Item Name Kokeshi dolls 014
Price 1,000 YEN
11 U.S.dollars 8 euros
Packing weight about 260g
Size Length about 17.5cm
Note

There are some scratches and dirty because of antique. Please check some problems until you enough to convince in photos.

Kokeshi is a wooden craft. Please save it away from the direct sunlight in place where have been maintained constant humidity as possible. If you put it on the direct sunlight, it would become the deterioration of color and wood. If you put it on at a place where severe changes in humidity, it would cause cracking and mold.

About This Kokeshi dolls

Japanese kokeshi doll

This is a traditional Japanese doll “Kokeshi”.
Her hair is bobbed hair and wears Japanese clothes “kimono”.
It’s a characteristic Kokeshi.

Head part is Tsukuriduke(build-in, Unseparated).
This Kokeshi is probably Kijiyama Kokeshi from the characteristic of her head and face.
Pattern of obi(sash, band) is stands out beautifully in simple design.

This is perhaps made of paulownia wood because this is very light in spite of this size.
For that reason, it is easy for kids to grip this.

This Kokeshi has been written a name made it as his signature and has been stamped his seal at the lower part.

What's the kokeshi dolls?

Japanese kokeshi doll

Everyone love Kokeshi doll soooo much!!

This is Kokeshi doll. It started to be made as a souvenir of tour at Tohoku area, Japan. Every tourist gave it for child. It is easy for child to grip the neck and torso Because it is made like thin more and more.

However, Kokeshi have decreased the use as a toy for children. Instead, there are many collectors who love it around the world.

Some specialists said that foreign buyers have been buying up Kokeshi recently. Perhaps we think that it isn't easy to get an antique Kokeshi in japan.

This is also an antique one, that why it’s only one item. Please look the cute one on our site.

How to enjoy Kokeshi dolls

Japanese kokeshi doll

How to make Kokeshi is very simple. But each facial expression is different one by one. Have fun watching Kokeshi doll!

But in our goods, some Kokeshi have a little problems. For example, some of it have some scratch, some of it have a dirty. However we consider it is important that you like it or not. So please take your time to choose one or more that you like Kokeshi. Perhaps you can feel the mind of previous owner.

There is no rule of watching Kokeshi on our site. Please watch our site! It’s free!