This kokeshi is a lovely work by Masae Fujikawa. She wears a sparkling kimono that is lavishly decorated with plum flowers. The Japanese plum (ume) is a popular flower in Japan and plays an important role in their culture. It is one of the first blossoms to appear each year and they prelude the start of spring. This event is celebrated with the plum festival 'Ume Matsuri'.
Height: 20,5 cm Diameter foot: 7,2 cm Weight: 855 g. Style: Creative - Sosaku - Gumma Signed by the artisan: Yes
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