Vintage Nambu/Kina-Kina Traditional Kokeshi by Matsuda, Seiichi


Dimensions: 7-1/8” h

This Nambu kokeshi is a plain wooden doll and is derived from the original pacifiers made for children. The doll has a comparatively small head that “bobbles or sways”, and moves freely via an attached joint/stem. The image of this doll demonstrates the  “swaying” action of this family of dolls.The piece has the signature of the artist on the bottom of the doll.

Vintage Condition: Excellent, (“as is”), completely free from the effects of aging and is commensurate with age. Any discoloration, chipping/cracking, surface wear, or structural damage is noted.