Traditional kokeshi from Naruko, 55 cm - Wood

Traditional kokeshi from Naruko, 55 cm - Wood
Japan - 1950-1974

The kokeshi craft is an old japanese tradition started at the begining of 1800, wood is choosed regarding quality, cut, the doll shape is made with wood lathe and tools (as well craft by kokeshi craftmen). Then the doll is painted with pigments and waxed with beewax.

We propose vintage and high quality signed kokeshi.
There are 11 types of traditional kokeshi located in 11 different region of north of Japan, they have to respect precise criteria (shape, colors, paterns)

A 55CM tall Naruko traditional kokeshi

Lot details
Traditional kokeshi from Naruko, 55 cm
Estimated Period
Country of Origin
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
6 kg
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