Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Kabuki (K12-4343)
Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Kabuki (K12-4343)Kokechi is modern Kokeshi that young craftman made. The doll is not only new design but also they have traditonal skill. Kabuki is a traditional Japanese theater form. The doll express the pose of "Mie". That means a stationary pose and gaze that an actor adopts when emotions reach a climax.
Material : Wood (Mizuki)
Origin : Japan
W5 / D5 / H7.5cm
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.