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Vintage Ejiko kokeshi doll, by TAKAHASHI, Shogo(1929-2020), Naruko style | こけし古物 高橋正吾(鳴子系)

Vintage Ejiko kokeshi doll, by TAKAHASHI, Shogo(1929-2020), Naruko style | こけし古物 高橋正吾(鳴子系)

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This is a vintage Naruko style of ejiko kokeshi doll, by TAKAHASHI, Shogo(1929-2020) in Tohoku, Japan.

Ejiko is one of the names for cradle in Japanese, which was used while parents were farm working in a rural area. 

Due to age, this kokeshi has a discolouration.

The small items are not included in the product.

craftsman : TAKAHASHI, Shogo 高橋正吾
style : Naruko 鳴子系
He was born as the fifth son of Takezo TAKAHASHI(1888-1969) who was a kokeshi craftsman. He started learning woodwork in 1947. He started making kokeshi dolls from 1949. He had been making kokeshi dolls just prior to his death in 2020.

Approx. dimensions

  • height : 8cm / 3.14inch
  • diameter : head 2.6cm / 1.02inch, body 4.5 cm / 1.77inch
  • weight : 45.5g

Please consider the following :
- Our Kokeshis are painted with water colors, so they can be easily damaged by water. Please use a dry cloth to clean it.
- Our kokeshi are made of wood, so please avoid exposure to direct sunlight or heat. Humidity may damage the kokeshi. Please avoid excess moisture. (especially direct air from the air conditioner damages to the kokeshi dolls.)

We strive to take photographs that are as accurate as possible to the actual product. However, please note that the color of the product photos may differ from the actual color depending on the environment in which you view them, such as on a computer or smartphone. Thank you for your understanding.

 [About shipment ]
I send your parcel by DHL to the world. The estimated time will be 5-10 days. The shipment fee will be calculated by the number of products you buy. Please double check your registered sending address on Shopify before completing your order. Every shipment has the tracking number. We will send you the number after shipping your parcel.

[ Custom Tariff ]
Every customer is responsible for any customs and taxes when you import items from Japan. Especially, the customers from EU, UK and some other countries, sorry this shop doesn’t accept IOSS in those countries. The delivery staff will ask you to pay the tax when they deliver.
We are not responsible for delays due to customs.


鳴子系 高橋正吾工人のえじこです。きれいに仕上げられた木地が、とても上品なえじこです。


  • 高さ : 約8cm
  • 直径 : 頭約 2.6cm、胴約 4.5cm
  • 重さ : 45.5g




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