Type: Shingata Kokeshi
Dimensions: Height 14.5 cm (5.8in)
Handmade and handpainted in Japan
Wakamusha means 'young warrior', he is holding of course a katana, the samurai's sword, and a gunbai-uchiwa, a military leader's fan used by officers to communicate commands to their troops. This kokeshi with fine details engraved, a byobu (Japanese folding screens) and a socle, will be an impressive decoration!
Samurai doll are traditionally exposed in the house for the children's day, may the 5th in Japan. It enables to wish happiness and health to them for the future. The warrior representations are often used for this event because it represents strength, ambition and bravery.