Vintage Kokeshi Doll by Inosuke Kobayashi (29cm/11.4 inches)


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This exclusive vintage kokeshi doll was made & signed by master Kobayashi Inosuke (1931-2000). She features a kimono decorated with carvings of trees and branches and an adorable smiling face with arms held together close to it.

Master Kobayashi was born in 1931 in Gunma prefecture and won multiple awards for his kokeshi dolls throughout his life, including winning the prestigious Prime Minister award in 1979. His dolls are usually tall and elegant featuring natural wood colors combined colorful kimonos.

In very good condition with visible signs of age and use. Has some color loss on the left side of the hair.

Height: 29cm / 11.4 inches


Kobayashi Inosuke

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