Kokeshi Wasshoi Boy doll made of wood and painted blue and black by hand, in Japan.
"Kokeshi" dolls are Japanese wooden dolls created more than 150 years ago and originating from the Tōhoku region, in the north of the archipelago. A symbol of cheerfulness and enthusiasm, the "Wasshoi" signifies the rallying cry in the country's popular festivals!Of all sizes, shapes and decorations, these smiling art objects with shimmering colors, unique and handmade, bring an ideal Japanese touch to adorn your interior. Kokeshi are a precious gift for you and your loved ones, and symbolize in respect of Japanese tradition the fact of declaring your friendship or your love to the person who receives it.The Kokeshi Whasshoi Boy is carved in a soft, white wood (Japanese dogwood), and painted and decorated by hand. He wears on his head a white cloth with blue dots called "Hachimaki", and a white and blue outfit adorned with a belt called "Happi". Dimensions: 14x6.5x6.5cmFigurine made and painted by hand in Japan by the craftsman Usaburō