Lot 776

17 Wooden Japanese Kokeshi Dolls

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

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$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000


17 Wooden Japanese Kokeshi Dolls, hand carved wooden vintage Kokeshi dolls, one pair with body painted red and black with painted eyes, mouth and black hair, taller 18 in, shorter 14 1/4 in, both signed on bottom, a pair with green paint detailed on body with carved stripes and carved bobbed hair, taller 16 1/2 in., shorter 11 1/2 in., both signed on bottom, a pair of unfinished wood with carved and textured hair, dark eyes and mouth, taller 13 3/4 in., shorter 12 3/4 in., shorter with stamped signature, a pair of identical unfinished wood dolls with etched features and attached top, both 6 1/2 in., both with stamped signatures on bottoms, a pair of identical slender dolls, with polished heads, hair and features painting in black, and bows affixed to the backs (one bow loose), both 18 1/8 in., one stamped on bottom, one tall with painted black kimono, grey hair and bun, tilted head and smiling, 24 1/8 in., signed and stamped on bottom (speckled paint), one unfinished wood with etched starburst pattern and carved hair, 9 1/2 in., signed on bottom, one very oval with fanleaf pattern, 9 1/2 in., unmarked, one with dark and light wood making kimono design, with hair and bun, 7 3/4 in., unmarked, another with etched kimono and bangs, 8 1/2 in., stamped signature on bottom, one tall with painted black and red flowers on front and painted hair, with light patch on face, 17 5/8 in., signed on bottom, and one conical with deeply etched face and light bangs, 16 3/4 in., unmarked (head slightly loose), with three wooden signs (one repaired), and including nine original boxes.

Measurements: Height: see description.


Overall good condition, some light wear to paint or polish, boxes worn, see description.

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