This Vintage Sosaku Kokeshi by Sanpei Yamanaka is just so lovely. The bands are beautiful with the addition of the subtle flowers.
Yamanaka-San was born in Yamagata and made creative kokeshi troughout his entire career. His kokeshi are really sought by collectors all over the world. He won the prestigious 'Prime Minister Award' in 1979.
Height: 19,5 cm Diameter foot: 4,2 cm Weight: 248 g. Style: Creative - Sosaku Signed by the artisan: Yes
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