Vintage Gumma Kokeshi by Kazuo Takamizawa (1927-) - Poupée - 1990-2000 - Japon
This rare Vintage Kokeshi is by the Famous Shozan Shido. The doll is a minimalistic work and uses the natural wood to its full potential. The Kokeshi is wearing a mino. This is a type of clothing worn by the farmers and rural people in the mountains to protect them from rain and snow.
Shido Shozan was born in Oita prefecture in 1932. Shido won numerous awards including 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. Shido-San passed away in 1995.
Height: 26,5 cm
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