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Komori-baby sitting kokeshi - 子守りこけし | Teruyuki HIRAGA- Sakunami style 平賀輝幸工人(作並系)

Komori-baby sitting kokeshi - 子守りこけし | Teruyuki HIRAGA- Sakunami style 平賀輝幸工人(作並系)

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This is a Komori -babysitting kokeshi doll, by Teruyuki HIRAGA who is a Sakunami style kokeahi craftsman in Tohoku, Japan.

The scene of a mother giving a warm look to her baby creates a soft and peaceful image.

Previously, mother and sisters piggybacked baby commonly in Japan. Children admired their elders, so they copied their elders by piggyback their dolls.

Craftsman : Teruyuki HIRAGA 平賀輝幸
Style: Sakunami
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

  • height : 13cm / 5.11inch
  • diameter : Kokeshi's head 3.6cm / 1.41inch, Baby's head 1.7cm / 0.66inch, base 3.6cm / 1.41inch
  • weight : 67.0g
  • width : 5cm / 1.96inch
  • 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 ]

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 BASE 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.





  • 高さ : 13cm
  • 直径 : こけしの頭約 3.6cm、赤ちゃんの頭約 1.7cm、底約 3.6cm
  • 全体幅:5cm
  • 重さ : 67.0g



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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