Vintage Kokeshi | Yamagata 02

1 190 kr

Vintage Kokeshi - Yamagata 02

Kokeshi by master Yasutaro Suzuki (1895-1976), kokeshi made in 1971. 

The eyes and nose are thick and powerful. The flowers are bleeding and have an old-fashioned elegance. 

Kokeshi made from the last years of Yasutaro Suzuki, the facial expression is sweeter, and the curvature of the eyes became stronger, also the style of chrysanthemum is different from his work in earlier years. (last picture, left hand side is a kokeshi made in earlier years 1945)

It is said that Kokeshi was born in the late Edo period (1603-1868) then Matryoshika in the next era of Meiji.

size | Ø7 x H30 cm 
Crafted by | Yasutaro Suzuki (1895-1976)
material | Wood
Made in Japan

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*As it is a vintage item, colour fading, small scratches and minor defects may appear, if you have any concern about the condition of the item, please contact us before your purchase. Email :

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