Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Yukinosei (K12-4300)
Kyoohoo Japanese Kokeshi Doll Yukinosei (K12-4300)The koekshi is one of great Japanese craftworks. Yukinosei means snow fairy in English. The doll's body express snowy winter. There are some snow crystals. The kokeshi is made in Gunma,or northeast parts of Japan.There are snow in winter in these areas.We image that craftperson make the doll and creat Yukinosei during winter.
Material : Wood
made in 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.