Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925 – 2018)

Description
Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925 – 2018)
Japan - 1950-2000 - Wood

Heights: 20 cm
Weight: 1 kg!!!!
Nice decorative piece!
Please examine the pictures of this kokeshi carefully in order to assess the quality of this kokeshi. Scratches in the hair seem to be restored poorly.

Short biography of SANSAKU SEKIGUCHI (1925 – 2018):

Sansaku Sekiguchi was born in 1925 an he is the only certified Master of Creative Kokeshi by the Japanese Government. He even has his own museum in Gunma. He won numerous awards including three times 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. Sekiguchi-San passed away in 2018. His sons, Toa, Toshio and his daughter Izumi now also make kokeshi quite successfully winning many prices at contests.

Lot details
Object
Gumma Kokeshi by Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925 – 2018)
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
1950-2000
Country of Origin
Japan
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
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