This vintage Japanese Kokeshi doll is of a mother dressed in an outfit that is black, red, and white, and peeking over her shoulder is the head of her child. I have found another with this from and almost exact design in the dress, and that one was attributed to award-winning artist Hajime Miyashita (1940-2006). This doll, like most, has smooth lines and curves--that of the mother's large head and black bun, and that of her baby's much smaller head. The color palette is simple and bold, and the use of red is common in kokeshi; red in many cultures has significance as being about prosperity and fortune. Carries the original foil sticker on the bottom, written in Japanese.
Measures about 7" tall by about 3" across at the widest point, and the base is about 1-3/4" in diameter. Weighs 7.2 ounces unpacked. Is in great vintage condition.
A wonderful gift for the new mama in your life.
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