Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Benitsubaki (S) (k12-3852)
Kokeshi Doll Red Camellia (S) (k12-3852)
It is an elegant work of the deep red of its own by Masae Fujikawa.
The large camellia drawn in the body particularly catch the eyes.
Original Title : Benitsubaki (S) (Meaning : Red Camellia (S))
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 craftsmen's skills to make grains and paint was so developed that kokeshis became ornamental dolls.
W 9.5 : D 9.5 : H 21cm
W 3 3/4 : D 3 3/4 : H 8inch
Material : Wood (Mizuki)
made in Japan