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NA KOKESHI: FROM TOHOKU WITH LOVE. Manami Okazaki. Kingyo Books, Hong Kong, 2013. 208 pp. with 210 ills. (207 col.). 20 x 14 cm. ISBN 9789881250704 In English.
See also Worldwide 168911, a new, revised and expanded edition published in 2015. Publisher's description: The craft and culture of Kokeshi dolls, the traditional Japanese wooden dolls characterized by their lack of arms or legs. Produced in Japan's Tohoku region, and originally a children's toy, today Kokeshi serve as decoration. These appealing handmade wooden icons reflect Japanese aesthetic sensibilities with their simple, elegant, minimalist design. Collectors also covet the warmth of vintage Kokeshi.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — Japan — Post-2000 — Sculpture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 160407
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