Original Kokeshi doll in perfect preserved condition. Crafted and decorated by hand by Japanese artisans
The crafting of Kokeshi is a long process, starting from the choice of wood (usually Cornelian or Maple) which is left to dry for a period ranging from six months to five years, and then sanded and formed, the body is painted by hand with floral motifs and usually represents a kimono, the doll is then polished with wax to protect the colours and make them shiny.
- Gumma Kokeshi
- Wood- Maple
- Estimated Period
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 15×8×8 cm