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D2687 RARE VERY LARGE KOKESHI 17 inches, SOSAKU FROM TOHOKU, SQUEAKS (CRIES), SIGNED 1961

D2687 RARE VERY LARGE KOKESHI 17 inches, SOSAKU FROM TOHOKU, SQUEAKS (CRIES), SIGNED 1961

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£120

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Age:

Mid Showa Era 1961

Measurements:

Height 17 inches ( 43 cms )

Condition:

Very Good for the age, see photos.

Description:

This is a rare very large kokeshi, 17 inches, from Tohoku, Northern Japan. It is a sosaku kokeshi and has a movable head which squecks or cries. The body has some bark remaining as part of the decoration and the hand painted scenery includes calligraphy, a traditional folk song. The base has signature of the artist and date in Kanji, it reads Showa 36 Year, 1961. Wonderful collector's item!

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