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OGASAWARA, Yoshio 小笠原義雄工人 | Togatta kokeshi- 遠刈田こけし 本人型 | Togatta style 遠刈田系

OGASAWARA, Yoshio 小笠原義雄工人 | Togatta kokeshi- 遠刈田こけし 本人型 | Togatta style 遠刈田系

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This is a Honnin gata of Togatta kokeshi doll, by Yoshio Ogasawara who is a Togatta style kokeshi craftsman in Tohoku, Japan.

Honnin gata means 'personal style' in Japanese.
The flower on the body is chrysanthemum, which is a characteristic of Togatta kokeshi dolls.

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 : 14cm / 5.51inch
  • diameter : head 5cm / 1.96inch, body 5cm / 1.96inch
  • weight : 129.0g

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 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14cm
  • 直径 : 頭、胴約 5cm
  • 重さ : 129.0g





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