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deer girl

£48.00

  • Image of deer girl
  • Image of deer girl
  • Image of deer girl
  • Image of deer girl
  • Image of deer girl

A special girl, snuggled in her softly coloured white deer costume. Turned from sustainable American tulipwood with beech antlers.

My pieces are painted in a naïve and simple style, with visible brush strokes and differing paint consistencies. It is important to note that these dolls are made from real wood which will have naturally occurring markings and grain, and sometimes there will be small amount of bleeding along the grain, or knots, which is to be expected when using untreated wood - please make sure you consult the pictures carefully before purchasing.

A note about 'Wood Girls'
My wooden girls are turned by a production turner and then hand painted in the U.K. by me, a British artist, exploring patterns and scenes encountered by me on my travels and in daily life. They were inspired by the kokeshi dolls made in Japan, and with every new purchase I include a leaflet explaining a little about the history of kokeshi in Japan and how they are made. I prefer to call mine 'wood girls' to distinguish them from the traditional folk craft of Japan, but they are very much in the spirit of kokeshi.

Stamped underneath with roaring bear logo in blue ink
Approximately 16cm high.
Please note: THIS IS NOT A TOY and should be kept out of the reach of children.

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