Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Yukiusagi Purple (K12-4357P)


SKU: K12-4357P

Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Yukiusagi Purple (K12-4357P)

It is made Masao Fujikawa.There are puple gradation on the body that is painted the back of white rabbits and snow crystals. 

Two small rabbits are looking snow at frest in Tohoku area. Some rabbits in Tohoku rabbits turn brown to white in the winter.Kokeshi was born in there. It is one of famous Japanese traditional dolls. The craftmen in Tohoku might they imaged their twon and animals.They made it during winter.

Original Title : Yukiusagi Purple (Meaning : Rabbits in snow)
Material : Wood (Mizuki)
Origin : Japan

Kokeshi Dolls are major dolls in Japan which are made from wood.
Their origin was in Edo era (1603A.D. - 1867A.D.) as souvenirs for the injured at hotsprings.
Since then kokeshi craftn's skills to make grains and paint was so developed that kokeshis became ornamental dolls.


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