This Vintage Sosaku Kokeshi by Toa Sekiguchi is beautiful! She has a very nice sparkling design. She is decorated with golden and glitter. The bird depicted on her kimono might be a pheasant.
Toa Sekiguchi is a famous kokeshi artisan. He is part of a well-known kokeshi artisan family. He is the son of the famous Sansaku Sekiguchi who has his own kokeshi museum in Gunma. Toa was born in Shibukawa City and still lives and works there with his family. He has won numerous awards for his kokeshi including the prestigious Prime Minister’s Award.
Height: 34 cm Diameter foot: 10 cm Weight: 2210 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 little bit of wear.