【CONDITION: Excellent: Pre Owned】
Kokeshi Dolls Set by Ryoka Aok and Kojo Tanaka "Hinagiku and the deream of spring"
This kokeshi with the pink ribbon is one of the great artists Ryoka Aoki's work.
She won the most prestigious award the Japanese prime minister award four times.
That is an extraordinal achievement that makes her works more valuable.
This Hinagiku is the series that the Japanese emperor bought for the empress.
You can easily see the beauty of this work in the pictures.
The other one is a piece of work of Kojo Tanaka who won a kokeshi competition several times. You can see its beautiful and meticulous painting on the body. Plum blossoms express the feeling of spring.
If you like Japanese culture, you can learn how we enjoy the four seasons with this. Excellent condition kokeshi for an affordable price.
65*65*160 (mm)/ 167g
65*65*140 (mm)/ 152g
Most of the items I sell are vintage; they are second hand, old, sometimes very old.
I try to describe and photograph my items honestly, however, if the pristine condition is very important to you, I feel you should be buying from a regular shop, where you can inspect the items personally.
PLEASE NOTE: All my items are sold "as is", with no warranty implied, and that the photos form part of the description, which should be read carefully.