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This originates from Shinchi in Fukushima Prefecture and was made from the 1840s after founder Sakuma Kamegoro created this design which continued through his descendents. Some Tsuchiyu shapes are difficult to create using a reverse-lathe technique.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis substantial vintage piece has been turned, scribed and painted by hand and has real character, along with some light wear that give it a great patina. This piece has the artists signature (Sakuma Torakichi 佐久間虎吉) on the base.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eDento 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. 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Kokeshi doll - Tsuchiyu by Sakuma Torakichi (佐久間虎吉) - large (38cm)

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Large (38cm) hand-made traditional Kokeshi doll created in the Tsuchiyu style. This originates from Shinchi in Fukushima Prefecture and was made from the 1840s after founder Sakuma Kamegoro created this design which continued through his descendents. Some Tsuchiyu shapes are difficult to create using a reverse-lathe technique.

This substantial vintage piece has been turned, scribed and painted by hand and has real character, along with some light wear that give it a great patina. This piece has the artists signature (Sakuma Torakichi 佐久間虎吉) on the base.

Dento 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 1950s
Dimensions: H: 38cm | W: base 6cm | W: head 10cm
Condition: Good - no cracks, only minor scuffs. Natural age related wear.
Weight: 0.78kg

Sku: 5506
£45.00
Maximum quantity available reached.