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
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"