【CONDITION: Excellent : Pre Owned】
Rare Kokeshi Doll Japanese Modern Creative by Takashi Yoshida "Ise"
This work is titled "Ise". Ise is a place name in Mie prefecture, and is famous for Ise Jingu, which is related to Japanese mythology.
Takashi Yoshida was born in Gunma prefecture in 1948.
Gunma Prefecture is said to have the highest production of modern kokeshi dolls in Japan.
He has won the Prime Minister's Award, which is the highest award at the Gunma Modern Kokeshi Contest, multiple times.
He said, "The important thing in carving a kokeshi doll is the dialogue with the wood," and he respected the annual rings and properties of the wood when making the kokeshi doll.
He ended his life in 2007.
*There are minor scratches. Please check the photos carefully before purchasing.
Approximately 120*120*270 (mm)/ 1637g
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