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Vintage kokeshi doll, by SATO, Makoto(1901-1970), Nanbu Umekichi style | こけし古物 佐藤誠(南部梅吉型)

Vintage kokeshi doll, by SATO, Makoto(1901-1970), Nanbu Umekichi style | こけし古物 佐藤誠(南部梅吉型)

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This is a vintage kokeshi doll, by SATO, Makoto(1901-1970) who was a Yajiro style kokeshi craftsman in Fukushima prefecture.

This kokeshi made as an Umekichi style. Umekichi means Umekichi FUJII (1898-1936) who was a Nanbu style kokeshi craftsman in Iwate prefecture.
It has been said that Makoto made this style kokeshi dolls when he was living in Iwate.

This kokeshi’s head can turn as a characteristic of Nanbu style kokeshi doll.
There is a tree knot on the body.

The small items are not included in the product.

craftsman : SATO, Makoto 佐藤誠
style: Yajiro 弥次郎系
He was born in a farming family in Fukushima prefecture. When he was 9 years old, he started working as a baby sitter at Kasaburo OGURA (1884-1956) who was a Yajiro style kokeshi craftsman. Makoto became an apprentice and started learning woodwork when he was 12 years old.
During the wars, between 1921-1945, he was in the army while also running his woodworking businesses. Finally, he moved to Iwate prefecture from Miyagi.
He continued making kokeshi dolls even though he was subject to many trials and tribulations.

Approx. dimensions
 - height : 20cm / 7.87inch
 - diameter : head 5.5cm / 2.16inch, base 4.5 cm / 1.77inch
 - weight : 206.5g

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.)

We strive to take photographs that are as accurate as possible to the actual product. However, please note that the color of the product photos may differ from the actual color depending on the environment in which you view them, such as on a computer or smartphone. Thank you for your understanding.

 [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.

 

弥次郎系こけし工人佐藤誠工人の、梅吉型こけしです。経年による変色が、古物らしい深い色合いになっています。
古物のため、頭頂部に凹みなどもあります。画像をご覧ください。

  • 高さ : 約20cm
  • 直径 : 頭約 5.5cm、底約 4.5cm
  • 重さ : 206.5g

略歴
福島の農家に生まれる。9歳の時から3年間弥次郎こけし工人の小倉嘉三郎(1884-1956)の子守りに入り、その後12歳から木地修行を行う。
軍隊や自身の事業を経て、最後は岩手県にて積極的にこけしを製作していた。

※パソコンやスマートフォンなど、ご覧になられる環境により商品写真の色と実際の色が異なる場合があります。どうぞご了承ください。
※こけしの顔や模様は水性染料で描かれているため、たいへん水に弱いです。色落ちを避けるためにも、お掃除の際は乾いた布で拭いてあげてください。
※こけし本体は木でできています。急な乾燥や直射日光、暖房器具の近くを避けてお楽しみください。また、あまり湿気の多い場所ですとカビが生えることがありますのでご注意ください。
※梱包には若干、再利用品を使用させていただきますことをどうぞご了承ください。

日本国内は、佐川急便にて発送致します。日時指定をご希望の際は、メモをご記入ください。(佐川急便の指定不可地域の場合はご指定いただけません)

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