Vintage Kokeshi Doll by Sekiguchi Sansaku – Bells (17cm/6.7 inches)


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Kokeshi doll vintage creative by master Sekiguchi Sansaku (1925-2018) titled “鈴” (Suzu) which means Bells.

His body is painted and blue with carved bells and a green obi (kimono belt) in the center. He has the most adorable look and cute a hat to match it (please note that the hat is not removable)

Sekiguchi Sansaku (1925-2018) is perhaps the most renowned kokeshi master. He’s the only artisan who has ever been certified by the Japanese government as “master of creative kokeshi”. He has a museum in his birth city of Shibukawa in Gunma prefecture and it’s being managed and maintained by his daughter Izumi who is a kokeshi artist in her own right. He has won the prestigious prime minister award three times for his beautiful and unique dolls.

In good condition with visible signs of age and use. Comes with the original wood sign.

Height: 17cm (6.7 inches)


Sekiguchi Sansaku

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