SELECTION OF CREATIVE KOKESHI DOLLS

Sosaku kokeshi is completely free regarding the colors, the patterns or the design. The artist make the kokeshi freely upon his imagination !

Creative kokeshi appeared after World War II


Traditional-creative (transitional) Kokeshi

Kokeshi de style traditionnel-créatif de 18 cm.

Japanese temple with sunset. Some poetic words in Japanese on the body.

Seal (signature) by the artisan.

29,00 €

  • 0,25 kg
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Big creative kokeshi with apparent bark

This large creative kokeshi is 31 cm (12,2")

Bark apparent on the body.

Funny head !

Signed by the artisan.

39,00 €

  • 1 kg
  • disponible
  • 5 à 8 jours de délai de livraison

Creative kokeshi by Takeshi

This creative kokeshi is 18 cm (7") and is from 1980 (Showa 55)

Japanese temple and plum blossom painted on the body.

 

Signature (seal) by the artisan Takeshi

35,00 €

  • 0,3 kg
  • disponible
  • 5 à 8 jours de délai de livraison

Transitional kokeshi by Kiyohaya Takao

This transitional kokeshi is 24 cm (9,4")

Abstract representation of plum blossoms. The kokeshi of this famous craftsman are artistics and minimalists.

Kiyohaya Takao is considered the pioneer of the creative kokeshi. His dolls are similar to Togatta and Yamagata styles.

 

Handmade and signed by this famous craftman Kiyohara Takao (1916-unknown date of death) who won a lot of awards

49,00 €

  • 0,5 kg
  • disponible
  • 5 à 8 jours de délai de livraison

Transitional kokeshi by Sasaki family

This traditional creative kokeshi is 24 cm (9,4")

Red and black lines  with carved flowers.

 

Signed by Sasaki  family (Isao Sasaki & his wife)

25,00 €

  • 0,5 kg
  • disponible
  • 5 à 8 jours de délai de livraison

Traditional creative kokeshi black head circle

She is 18,5 cm (7,3")

Pretty shapes.  Simple & elegant

 

Signed by the artisan.

25,00 €

  • 0,2 kg
  • disponible
  • 5 à 8 jours de délai de livraison

Traditional creative kokeshi patina

This transitional koekshi is 26 cm. (2,4")

Patina because of the years

 

Signed by the artisan

25,00 €

  • 0,5 kg
  • disponible
  • 5 à 8 jours de délai de livraison

Creative kokeshi Mother and Son

Little kokeshi mom with her cute child!

They measure 13 cm (5") and 10 cm (4")

No colors for these kokeshi creative style sober and simple style.

Two different woods were used to make them.

 

Handmade and Signed (seal) by their craftsman

25,00 €

  • 0,5 kg
  • disponible
  • 5 à 8 jours de délai de livraison

Coloured creative kokeshi

This little coloured creative kokeshi is 13cm (5")

modern look !

10,00 €

  • 0,1 kg
  • disponible
  • 5 à 8 jours de délai de livraison

Creative kokeshi by Takahashi Hashime (高橋 はしめ)

Very original and rare (very hard to find) creative kokeshi about 15,5cm (6")

 

 

Signed by the artisan Takahashi Hashime (1918-2002)

He was considered one of the best plum blossom artist

He has won numerous awards, including the highest price : "Prime Minister's Award"

45,00 €

  • 0,2 kg
  • disponible
  • 5 à 8 jours de délai de livraison

Creative kokeshi by Ishida Waichi

She is 16 cm (6,3")

This little musician lost her kanzashi  (as often happens with these vintage kokeshi)

 

 

Signature (seal) by the artisan Ishida Waichi

39,00 €

29,00 €

  • 0,5 kg
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