This beautiful vintage creative kokeshi is wearing a green kimono with stunning flower decorations.
Made and signed by the multiple award winning, master Sato Suigai. He was born in 1920 in Gunma Prefecture which is home to many other famous creative kokeshi masters. He only began creative kokeshi at age 29 (1949). Suigai is actually not his real name, it’s a pseudonym taken from his teacher Mr. Suiun Komuro who taught him Japanese painting.
In very good condition.
Height: 35cm / 13.7 inches