This is a lovely doll by the famous awardwinning Sanpei Yamanaka. Yamanaka-San was born in Yamagata and made creative kokeshi troughout his entire career. His kokeshi are really sought after by collectors all over the world. He won the prestigious 'Prime Minister Award' in 1979. The doll has a lovely blue details and some great engraving work.
Height: 21 cm Diameter foot: 8 cm Weight: 741 g. Style: Creative - Sosaku Signed by the artisan: Yes
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