Kokeshi pair wearings hats and black obi bands. Their heads are attached with a thin rod, allowing movement and therefore a few different head poses. Vintage piece made in Japan.
Height: 5.25 inches
Hat Diameter: 1.75 inches
Base Diameter: 0.75 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.