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Set of Three Kokeshi Dolls from Northern Japan

$1,154.67per set

About

Kokeshi (こけし こけし, kokeshi), are Japanese dolls, originally from northern Japan. They are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face. The body has a floral design painted in red, black, and sometimes yellow, and covered with a layer of wax. One characteristic of kokeshi dolls is their lack of arms or legs. The bottom is typically marked with the signature of the artist. Dimensions: D18 cm -h76 cm. D9 cm -h 31 cm. D7 cm - h25 cm.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 29.93 in. (76 cm)Diameter: 7.09 in. (18 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 3
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950-1970
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Antwerp, BE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU95048867333

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  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Antwerp, Belgium
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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