Traditional kokeshi from Naruko, 55 cm - Wood

Description
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
Object
Traditional kokeshi from Naruko, 55 cm
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
1950-1974
Country of Origin
Japan
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Weight
6 kg
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