Exclusive Vintage Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925-2018) | Titled: 'Ikusanga - Going to the mountains'| 15,5 cm
Exclusive Vintage Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925-2018) | Titled: 'Ikusanga - Going to the mountains'| 15,5 cm
Exclusive Vintage Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925-2018) | Titled: 'Ikusanga - Going to the mountains'| 15,5 cm
Exclusive Vintage Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925-2018) | Titled: 'Ikusanga - Going to the mountains'| 15,5 cm
Exclusive Vintage Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925-2018) | Titled: 'Ikusanga - Going to the mountains'| 15,5 cm
Exclusive Vintage Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925-2018) | Titled: 'Ikusanga - Going to the mountains'| 15,5 cm
Exclusive Vintage Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925-2018) | Titled: 'Ikusanga - Going to the mountains'| 15,5 cm
Exclusive Vintage Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925-2018) | Titled: 'Ikusanga - Going to the mountains'| 15,5 cm
Exclusive Vintage Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925-2018) | Titled: 'Ikusanga - Going to the mountains'| 15,5 cm

Exclusive Vintage Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925-2018) | Titled: 'Ikusanga - Going to the mountains'| 15,5 cm

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This kokeshi is titled 'Ikusanga' and is an unusual design by one of the most famous kokeshi makers of all times. It depicts a traveller going through the mountains. She is in great condition. 

Sansaku Sekiguchi was born in 1925 and he is the only certified Master of Creative Kokeshi by the Japanese Government. He even has his own museum in Gunma. He won numerous awards including three times the prestigious Prime Minister Award!!! His kokeshi are arguably amongst the most popular, and sought by collectors all over the world making them highly expensive. Sekiguchi-San passed away in 2018. His sons, Toa, Toshio and his daughter Izumi now also make kokeshi quite successfully winning many prices at contests.

 

 Height: 15,5 cm
 Diameter foot: 7,1 cm
 Weight: 626 g.
 Style: Creative - Sosaku - Gumma
 Signed by the artisan: Yes

 

 Please look at the pictures carefully to assess the condition of the item.