We offer a nice large vintage traditional kokeshi from the Sakunami strain. The height of this kokeshi is 41,5 cm and weights over 1,3 kg! She is signed at the bottom. Special about this kokeshi is that she is in great condition for her age and that she comes with her original box.
Kokeshi are wooden handmade artisanal dolls from Japan. The most prevalent theory is that they appeared during the Tempo period (1830 - 1843) in the mountainous Tohoku region. Initially, they were intended as toys for the children. Later they became popular souvenirs and real decorative items, for some even collector items.
More information about traditional kokeshi, and the Sakunami style in specific, 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.
- Sakunami Kokeshi (41,5 cm) - With Original Box
- Estimated Period
- 1960 - 2000
- Country of Origin
- Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear