This is a rare kokeshi by the famous award winning Sanpei Yamanaka. What a powerful doll. This one has a lot of soul.
Yamanaka-San was born in Yamagata and made creative kokeshi throughout his entire career. His kokeshi are really sought by collectors all over the world. He won the prestigious 'Prime Minister Award' in 1979.
Height: 20,5 cm
Diameter foot: 9,2 cm
Weight: 1237 g.
Style: Creative - Sosaku
Signed by the artisan: Yes
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