【CONDITION: MINT with the original box: Pre Owned】
RARE Kokeshi Doll by Ryoka Aoki "Hinagiku" *Japanese Emperor purchased model
This kokeshi 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 kokeshi's design is the same as the one the Japanese emperor bought for the empress.
There is another design for the same title, but this design is more detailed and meticulous. Gold glitter paint was used instead of yellow or Light brown.
You can easily see the beauty of this work in the pictures.
Her works are always loved by people regardless of age and gender.
It is not easy to get great condition one even in the secondhand market.
Approximately 60*60*155 (mm)/ 185g
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.