‘Creative’ Sosaku Kokeshi doll set comprising of two tall and two small dolls carved in the style of traditional Japanese artist/calligraphy brushes. The body of each doll is decorated with hand painted country scenes. The dolls would have been sold as souvenirs to tourists at a local beauty spot. Genuine Mid 20th Century vintage dolls made by hand in the north of Japan. This listing is for the complete set of 4 dolls featured in the images. A great present for anyone who loves art or creates their own artwork. Large dolls are 25cm tall 4cm diameter. Small dolls are 12cm tall 1.5cm diameter. History Following WWll Japanese artisans seized new manufacturing techniques to experiment beyond the traditional Kokeshi designs, and in doing so developed their own unique designs along more contemporary lines. The resulting ‘Creative’ Sosaku Kokeshi designs offer a wonderful alternative for folk art collectors across the world. £69.00 plus £4.75 postage = £73.75 delivered to U.K. zone 1 addresses. For postage costs to addresses outside U.K. zone 1 and overseas postage please enquire prior to placing your order thank you. Unless otherwise stated Kokeshi dolls are sold individually, we sometimes feature more than one doll and other props in our photographs, these are not included in the sale.
Vintage ‘Creative’ Kokeshi set x 4 dolls in the style of Japanese artist brushes