There are many kinds of dolls. This photo represents one form of them.
These dolls (photo) are made of china. It is a unique style. It is called Shigaraki-yaki(信楽焼) in Koka City in Shiga prefecture (滋賀県甲賀市）.
My friend,Toshimichi Isino (石野敏道) makes these ones for the festival.
This is his address as below.