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Kokeshi doll - superb 'Bujin' Samurai figure by Sansaku Sekiguchi - large (36cm)

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Really striking Creative Kokeshi doll by renowned artist Sansaku Sekiguchi who has won the Japanese Prime Minister's Award.

This design is called 'Bujin' and depicts a Samurai from the Muromachi era (14-16th century) and is made with a darker wood to resemble the clay figures that were made in the past.

There is real detail in the shape of this Kokeshi particularly in the Samurai armoured helmet and the body has arms and sword shapes etched into the wood. The artist's stamp 'Sansaku' is on the back.

This vintage piece is turned, scribed and painted by hand and has real character, along with some wear that gives it a great patina.

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: 1980s
Dimensions: H: 36cm | W (base): 6cm | W (head): 10cm
Condition: Good - no cracks, only minor scuffsNatural age related wear.
Weight: 0.86kg

Sku: 5582
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