Posted 5 years ago
Like many Kokeshi the face of this one manages to be very expressive with very little paint. That almost benevolent friendliness is very touching.
It's a fave at the moment.
He is quite big at 25cm and the body has been left as unfinished bark. I believe the wood is cherry.
I haven't found the maker but believe this is oldish, possibly 50s/60s.