Five Vintage Kokeshi dolls

Description
Five Vintage Kokeshi dolls
Japan - 1960-1969 - Hout

Kokeshi are wooden handmade artisanal dolls from Japan. Initially, they were intended as toys for children. Later they became popular souvenirs and real decorative items, for some even collector items.

We offer 5 vintage kokeshi who have had a tough life. These kokeshi are a nice mixture of different creative styles. Some are made by prenominent kokeshi artisans; e.g. Yuji Kawase. Four kokeshi are signed by the artisan. One is dated Showa 61 which corresponds to 1986.

Please assess these kokeshi carefully before bidding. The quality of these dolls is not excellent.

The heights of the kokeshi in this lot are (from left to right): 19,5 cm, 22,5 cm, 30,5 cm, 28,5 and 12,5 cm.

More information about kokeshi can be provided after purchase.

Fakapapa is a company specialized in trading kokeshi and we are based in the European Union. So, NO HIDDEN HIGH IMPORT TAXES WITHIN THE E.U.

Lot details
Object
Five Vintage Kokeshi dolls
Material
Hout
Estimated Period
1960-1969
Country of Origin
Japan
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
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