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vintage japanese folk toy

vintage japanese folk toy

regular price $36.00
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This vintage japanese folk toy depicts a hard working character transporting bundles of dried seaweed, and was most likely carved as a souvenir for a local business. 

With their characteristic graphic markings, sculptural silhouettes, and mysterious expressions, nobody can escape the captivating charm of kokeshi.


• wood


• base width 12cm
• height 11cm
packaged inside a vintage cardboard box


This vintage piece has lived for many years in Japan and bears the gentle patina of time. Please expect some minor surface marks or fading.

Please find it a home away from strong sunlight and humidity, and wipe with a clean dry cloth.


Individually hand-sourced in Japan and curated in Hobart

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