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When this style was originally made it was quite controversial and different from others with the pink and red-surrounded bikkuri-me (surprised eyes) and flat nose.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eThis rare piece has been turned, shaped and painted by hand and has real character, along with some light wear that gives it a great patina. It has the artists signature (Honda Nobuo 本多信夫) on the rear.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eKokeshi are simple wooden toys that have been crafted for more than 150 years as children's dolls, mementos and good luck charms. These simple but very decorative gems originate from Tohoku-chiho region of North-East Japan. Due to the many different sizes, shapes and designs available, they look great as a collection.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePeriod\u003c\/strong\u003e: post 1990s\u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eDimensions\u003c\/strong\u003e: H: 24cm | W: base 3.5cm | W: head 7cm\u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eCondition\u003c\/strong\u003e: Good - minimal chips and scuffs,\u003cspan\u003e n\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eatural age-related wear. Hairline cracks on top of head (not structural).\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eWeight\u003c\/strong\u003e: 0.239kg\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Kokeshi doll - rare Nakanosawa by Honda Nobuo (本多信夫)- small (24cm)

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Nakanosawa is a rare Kokeshi design made originally from the 1920s by Iwamoto Zenkichi, after his and his son's early death, apprentices formed the Tako Bozu Association to continue to make this style named Zenkichi after the original maker (as with this piece). When this style was originally made it was quite controversial and different from others with the pink and red-surrounded bikkuri-me (surprised eyes) and flat nose.

This rare piece has been turned, shaped and painted by hand and has real character, along with some light wear that gives it a great patina. It has the artists signature (Honda Nobuo 本多信夫) on the rear.

Kokeshi are simple wooden toys that have been crafted for more than 150 years as children's dolls, mementos and good luck charms. These simple but very decorative gems originate from Tohoku-chiho region of North-East Japan. Due to the many different sizes, shapes and designs available, they look great as a collection.


Period: post 1990s
Dimensions: H: 24cm | W: base 3.5cm | W: head 7cm
Condition: Good - minimal chips and scuffs, natural age-related wear. Hairline cracks on top of head (not structural).
Weight: 0.239kg

Sku: 5483
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