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OGASAWARA, Yoshio 小笠原義雄工人 | pot style of Ejiko kokeshi doll- えじここけし | Togatta style 遠刈田系

OGASAWARA, Yoshio 小笠原義雄工人 | pot style of Ejiko kokeshi doll- えじここけし | Togatta style 遠刈田系

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This is a container style of Ejiko doll, by OGASAWARA, Yoshio(1936-) who is a Togatta style kokeshi craftsman.
Ejiko is one of the names for cradle in Japanese, which was used while parents were farm working in a rural area.

The wooden pattern under the head is ‘biri kanna moyou’, which was carved with a wooden plane. Biri is an onomatopoeia for the sound of the plane, Biri Biri.

craftsman: OGASAWARA, Yoshio 小笠原義雄

style: Togatta 遠刈田系
“He was born in Togatta (miyagi prefecture) on January 22, 1936. In 1952, he started making wood turned products, continuing for about five years. At age 20, he began working as a craftsman in Sendai. (the central city of Miyagi) In 1965, Mr. Ogasawara apprenticed with kokeshi artisan, Eiji Asakura, and learned how to paint kokeshi, eventually making his own dolls and becoming the award winning artisan that he is today”. -from his Ogasawara kokeshi shop’s flyer.-

Approx. dimensions

  • height : 13.5cm / 5.31inch
  • diameter : head 3.8cm / 1.49inch, body 11.5cm / 4.52inch
  • weight : 267.5g

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.)

 [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.





  • 高さ : 約13.5cm
  • 直径 : 頭3.8cm、胴約11.5cm
  • 重さ : 267.5g





Customer Reviews

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Joanna Mcpherson
Lovely piece!

Lovely container style ejiko piece, very nice size with great facial features, from one of my favourite makers.

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