【CONDITION: MINT with the original box: Pre Owned】
RARE Kokeshi Doll Japanese Modern Creative by Issetsu Kuribayashi "Yuki-guni"
This kokeshi was made by a creative kokeshi artist Issetsu Kuribayashi.
He won the most prestigious award "The prime minister award" twice in 1968 and 1969.
Also, he got many awards not only in Japan but also in the USA and Germany.
Yuki means snow in Japanese, on the other hand, guni means a country (prefecture).
These kokeshi represent the beauty of life in the northeast cold area of Japan.
His works are very popular among girls because of their cute faces.
This is a great chance to get his work for an affordable price.
55*55*60 (mm)/ 54g
40*40*45 (mm)/ 26g
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.