This is a special kokeshi by Kato Tatsuo. This kokeshi is distinct from his classic work as it is a head on a stand. You can also put the head upside down to get a different facial expression.
Kato Tatsuo started making kokeshi in the 1960s and studied under master Sansaku Sekiguchi. He is very popular and a major award winning artisan.
Height: 16 cm Diameter foot: 7,4 cm Weight: 1359 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 some scratches.