Large Kokeshi vintage doll by Kouson Sato Vintage Japanese wooden doll 32 cm 12.6 inches. DHL Delivery.

Large Kokeshi vintage doll by Kouson Sato Vintage Japanese wooden doll 32 cm 12.6 inches. DHL Delivery.
Large Kokeshi vintage doll by Kouson Sato Vintage Japanese wooden doll 32 cm 12.6 inches. DHL Delivery.
Large Kokeshi vintage doll by Kouson Sato Vintage Japanese wooden doll 32 cm 12.6 inches. DHL Delivery.
Large Kokeshi vintage doll by Kouson Sato Vintage Japanese wooden doll 32 cm 12.6 inches. DHL Delivery.
Large Kokeshi vintage doll by Kouson Sato Vintage Japanese wooden doll 32 cm 12.6 inches. DHL Delivery.
Large Kokeshi vintage doll by Kouson Sato Vintage Japanese wooden doll 32 cm 12.6 inches. DHL Delivery.
Large Kokeshi vintage doll by Kouson Sato Vintage Japanese wooden doll 32 cm 12.6 inches. DHL Delivery.
Large Kokeshi vintage doll by Kouson Sato Vintage Japanese wooden doll 32 cm 12.6 inches. DHL Delivery.
Large Kokeshi vintage doll by Kouson Sato Vintage Japanese wooden doll 32 cm 12.6 inches. DHL Delivery.

Large Kokeshi vintage doll by Kouson Sato Vintage Japanese wooden doll 32 cm 12.6 inches. DHL Delivery.
Japanese wooden doll, vintage kokeshi by the important artist kouson sato a. Komura, one of the few women to make creative kokeshi. Recognized as an accomplished artist, kouson worked out of her studio in fukushima-ken, kuwaori-machi. Her dolls are easily recognized by wonderfully soft and gentle faces, with the bodies’ artwork ranging from simple but elegant sumi-e’ brush strokes to beautifully painted autumn leaves, camellia, (winter rose), or the chrysanthemum, and bamboo. This lovely doll bears a camellia flower. In japan, the camellia flower is called “tsubaki” and the red camellias symbolize love, passion, and deep desire. They also represent the coming of spring. Kokeshi are simple wooden dolls that have been crafted for more than 150 years as a toy for children. Japanese dolls, originally from the northeastern region (thoku-chih) of japan. Kokeshi doll making is now widely considered to be a japanese art form that requires a trained and skilled artisan to produce high-quality kokeshi dolls. They are treasured as a good luck charm. Opinions vary greatly regarding the meaning of kokeshi dolls and their spiritual significance. Most interpretations are centered around children, with some believing that kokeshi represent the wish for a healthy child, and others that they bring children closer to the mountain spirits. Many people also agree that they were originally exchanged as tokens of friendship, with messages concealed within. This is a unique japanese creative kokeshi in natural wood color, the expression on the face is very sweet and gentle and is underlined by beauty of the flower. The piece is signed by the artist. This lovely doll would grace any collection. Size: 32 cm x 8 cm or 12.6 x 3.1 inches. Heavy doll: 1.436 kilograms. Condition: vintage good condition with bright colors; there is many stains around the head and few other little flaws such as scratches. Please look at the pictures carefully (zoom in) to assess the condition of the item. The little boy is complementary to the doll and stands 11.5 cm tall by 5 cm (4.5 x 2 inches). He is in a very good condition with little sign of ages and a white painting stain at the back. I’m happy to answer any questions (vous pouvez aussi me contacter en franais :). All items are wrapped with a beautiful japanese fabric at no extra cost. This item is made of wood.
Large Kokeshi vintage doll by Kouson Sato Vintage Japanese wooden doll 32 cm 12.6 inches. DHL Delivery.