Unique Kokeshi Doll

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Height : about 22cm (8.6in).
Material : Wood.
Damage type 1 : Minor scratches and dirt.
Damage type 3 : The glue is not a repair mark but an original condition.
Important information : Please look carefully at the photo and if you have any question, feel free to contact us.

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Kokeshi (こけし), are Japanese dolls, originally from northern Japan.

They are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face.

The body has a floral design painted in red, black, and sometimes yellow, and covered with a layer of wax. One characteristic of kokeshi dolls is their lack of arms or legs. The bottom is marked with the signature of the artist. They are exchanged amongst friends with written messages stored within them as tokens of friendship.
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