During the late Edo period, kokeshi dolls were likely a child's first toy. They originated in the Tohuko region north of Tokyo. Kokeshi appealed to travelers and quickly grew popular as souvenirs. Today, kokeshi are a celebrated traditional folk art in Japan and widely collected.
This kokeshi is handpainted with a wildflower motif. Imported from Japan and packaged in a box ready to give or receive.
Stands 5" in height.
Dimensions: 4.5" tall.