Gourd shaped kokeshi pair in red and black. Vintage piece made in Japan.
Height: 4.5 inches
Base diameter: 2.25 inches
A 150-year craft, hand carved and painted kokeshi (wood dolls) were made for children and as a souvenir for regional hot spring (onsen) villages. Shapes, facial features, flowers, colors or no decoration at all, depended on the region. Made in Japan.