Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Azenohana (k12-3818)


SKU: k12-3818

Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Azenohana (k12-3818)

The flowers that blooms cheerfully by the river are painted in the body. This doll made by Hiroshi Kawase has big round face with placid expression and skinny body.

Original Title : Azenohana (Meaning : Flowers on the footpath between rice paddies)
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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