This kokeshi is an exclusive work by the famous Inosuke Kobayashi. He normally makes kokeshi that are heavy, big and round. This kokeshi has a simple yet sophisticated design. Details are made using both painting and engraving techniques.
Inosuke Kobayashi is a Prime Minister Award Winning Kokeshi Artisan and his kokeshi are collected all over the world. Kobayashi was born in 1931 and died early in life. His date of passing is unknown.
Height: 34,5 cm Diameter foot: 11,7 cm Weight: 2016 g. Style: Creative - Sosaku Signed by the artisan: Yes
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