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HIRAGA, Teruyuki 平賀輝幸 | Ejiko kokeshi with a mini doll- 小寸入りえじここけし | Sakunami style 作並系

HIRAGA, Teruyuki 平賀輝幸 | Ejiko kokeshi with a mini doll- 小寸入りえじここけし | Sakunami style 作並系

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This is an ejiko pot with a baby kokeshi doll inside, by HIRAGA, Teruyuki (1972-) who is a Sakunami style kokeshi craftsman.

The flower pattern of traditional Sakunami kokeshi is called ‘Kani Kiku moyou カニ菊模様’. Kani means ‘crab’, Kiku is ‘chrysanthemum' and moyou is ‘pattern’ in Japanese.

Ejiko is one of the names for cradle in Japanese, which was used while parents were farm working in a rural area. 
He finished the surface with a grainy texture. You can feel the soft touch of the wood.

craftsman : HIRAGA, Teruyuki 平賀輝幸

style: Sakunami 作並系
He was born in1972. He started learning to make kokeshi from 1987 under the guidance of his grandfather Kenjiro Hiraga and his father Kenichi Hiraga. Teruyuki is the fourth member of the Hiraga family whose work belongs the HIRAGAKOKESHI- TEN.

Approx. dimensions

  • ejiko
  • height : 9.5cm / 3.74inch
  • diameter : head 2.5cm / 0.98inch, body 6cm / 2.36inch
  • weight : total 56.5g
  • mini kokeshi
  • height : 2.9cm / 1.14inch
  • diameter : head 1.1cm / 0.43inch, base 1.5cm / 0.59inch
  • finished with lacquer

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.)

[About shipment ]

We 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.





  • えじこ
  • 高さ : 約9.5cm
  • 直径 : 頭約 2.5cm、胴約 6cm
  • こけし
  • 高さ : 約2.9cm
  • 直径 : 頭約 1.1cm、底約 1.5cm
  • 重さ : 全体56.5g


1972年 旧宮城町(現仙台市)出身
2014年 第56回全日本こけしコンクール 内閣総理大臣賞受賞

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