Kokeshi Doll Syozan (k12-3857)
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 craftsmen's skills to make grains and paint was so developed that kokeshis became ornamental dolls.
W 8.5 : D 2 8.5 :H 18 cm
Material : Wood (Mizuki)
made in Japan