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vintage japanese folk toy

vintage japanese folk toy

regular price $36.00
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This charming scene would have been made as a souvenir for a Tokyo onsen, and depicts a tengu tempting a startled traveller.

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

materials

• ceramic
• wood

measurements

• base width 10cm
• height 8cm

care

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.

origins

Individually hand-sourced in Japan and curated in Hobart

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