Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Syozan (k12-3857)
Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Syozan (k12-3857)This kokeshi is named "Shouzan" which is made by Uzasburo that is factory in Gunma prefectore. The kimono which is drawn red leaves. The beige and deep green is imaged coming winter.It express red leaves are falling dynamically.The doll's smile is very lovely.
Original Title:Syouzan (Meaning:Shining Mountain)
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.