Vintage kokeshi doll set by award winning master Kano Chiyomatsu (1935-) titled 待春 (Matsuharu) which means “Waiting for Spring”.
Kano Chiyomatsu began making kokeshi dolls in 1953, one of the most decorated and prized masters in Japan. He already passed away though the exact year is unknown. He has won the prestigious prime minister award twice (!).
In great condition with minor signs of age and use.
Height: 22cm / 8.6 inches