This is a spectacular kokeshi by Kato Tatsuo. She is beautifully engraved and looks very luxurious. Her colors are deep and well-balanced. Tatsuo's work is always outstanding. A perfect eye-catcher! She is dated 1989.
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: 23,5 cm Diameter foot: 11,3 cm Weight: 2027 g. Style: Creative - Sosaku Signed by the artisan: Yes
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