The kimono of this gumma kokeshi is beautifully decorated with carved dandelion flowers. It is a very nice decorative piece! She is signed by the artisan on the back
Height: 21 cm
Weight: 1,2 kg
Sansaku Sekiguchi was born in 1925 and 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 amongst the most popular and sought after 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 prizes at contests.
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- Gumma Kokeshi
- Designer/ Artist
- Sansaku Sekiguchi (1925-2018)
- Estimated Period
- 1980 - 2000
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes