Issetsu Kuribayashi's kokeshi are one of our favorites. This Oshin kokeshi is a very rare work. She is so cute and elegant with her baby. The Oshin or baby sitter was an important part of the Japanese family. She is depicted with a baby wrapped tightly to her body.
Height: 23,5 cm Diameter foot: 5,5 cm Weight: 331 g. Style: Creative - Sosaku Signed by the artisan: Yes
Please look at the pictures carefully to assess the condition of the item. This kokeshi has a hairpin that is most likely restored.