Chahakobi

Ningyo #2

2017 - to present.

This is one of my current builds that is in the final stages of completion.

There is so much information that I want to share about this that I will be writing out a detailed blog of the build in the future.

I was very, very privileged to meet and learn some basics from Tamaya Shobie IX for a Japanese televison show in 2017. Tamaya is a well known master of Karakuri (ancient Japanese automata) and was extremely generous sharing some valuble details on the construction of this doll, known as a Chahakobi Ningyo, or 'Tea Serving Doll'.