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japanfanbev's likes1 of 21950s Kokesha African voodoo incense burner.1950s Kokesha African voodoo incense burner.
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    Posted 3 years ago

    ho2cultcha
    (4962 items)

    I found this odd little kokeshi the other day. maybe it's a nun? a Buddhist nun, maybe? what do you think?

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    1. japanfanbev japanfanbev, 3 years ago
      Hi, I think it’s a Yukinko kokeshi, which depicts a “snow child”. They are distinguished by their pointed hats and yours looks like it has a scarf on as well.

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