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Onsen kokeshi doll, pod style-温泉こけし小物入れ | Yoshio OGASAWARA-Togatta style 小笠原義雄 (遠刈田系)のコピー

Onsen kokeshi doll, pod style-温泉こけし小物入れ | Yoshio OGASAWARA-Togatta style 小笠原義雄 (遠刈田系)のコピー

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This is a pot style of Onsen-hot spring ejiko kokeshi, which was made by Yoshio OGASAWARA who is a Togatta style kokeshi craftsman in Tohoku, Japan.

Almost all kokeshi’s home towns are famous hot spring area in Japan. So kokeshi dolls must like Onsen-hot springs.

This pot and lid are not tight when fastened. Please hold the bottom of the pot if you pick it up.

Craftsman: Yoshio OGASAWARA 小笠原義雄
“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 : 12.5cm / 4.92inch
  • diameter : head big kokeshi 3.4cm / 1.33inch | mini 2.7cm / 1.06inch, base 10.5cm / 4.13inch
  • weight : 266g
  • finished with wax 

Please consider the following :
- This Kokeshi 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.
- It’s high humidity season in Japan now. Kokeshi can be damaged with sudden change of humidity. Please avoid the direct air from the air conditioner.

 [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:約12.5cm
  • 直径:頭大約3.4cm、頭ミニ約2.7cm、底約10.5cm
  • 重さ:266g




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