京陶人形 京陶人形工芸協同組合

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  1. 時代祭人形。


Kyo-tōningyō is a generic term for unglazed dolls made in Kyoto. After shaping the clay, the craftsman drys it, bakes it at a low temperature (about 850 °C), then adds the finishing touches with colored pigments. The origin of these dolls are the clay figurines of the Jōmon period (14000 BC-4th century BC) and the unglazed dolls (haniwa) of the Kofun period (mid-3rd century-7th century). Various styles of doll developed such as Zodiac dolls, hina dolls, satsuki dolls, diorama-like dolls illustrating festivals and customs of the era, or dolls with a bell-shape. Nowadays, scented glazed dolls which diffuse aromatic oils are gaining popularity.

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  1. : 寅と七福神。寅は十二支のひとつ。
  2. : 招き猫の形のアロマポット。素焼きの地肌がオイルを吸い込んでろ過し、香りを少しずつ放出する。
  3. : 葵祭人形。人形1体の高さは約1.5cm。

(1,2,3,4 すべて株式会社土田人形)

1: Jidai Festival doll. 2: Tora (tiger) and the Seven Lucky Gods. Tora is one of the 12 signs of the zodiac. 3: Aroma pot in the shape of a beckoning cat. The unglazed surface absorbs the oil, filters it, and releases it little by little. 4: The Aoi Festival doll is about 1.5 cm high. (1,2,3,4 Tsuchida Ningyō)