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Vintage kokeshi doll, by YOSHIDA, Katsunori (1954-), Naruko style | こけし古物 吉田勝範(鳴子系)

Vintage kokeshi doll, by YOSHIDA, Katsunori (1954-), Naruko style | こけし古物 吉田勝範(鳴子系)

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This is a vintage Naruko style kokeshi doll, by Katsunori YOSHIDA (1954-). According to the note on the bottom, this kokeshi was made in 2001, which was the 13th year of the Heisei 平成 era in Japan.

The round face and straight stability body give a calm image to this kokeshi doll. The body pattern is chrysanthemum, which is a characteristic of Naruko kokeshi dolls.


craftsman : YOSHIDA, Katsunori 吉田勝範

style : Naruko 鳴子系

He was born in a farming family in Iwate prefecture in 1954. He started learning woodwork from 1970, under the guidance of Shoji SAKURAI(1927-2011) who was a Naruko style kokeshi craftsman. He started making kokeshi dolls from 1971. He became independent in Naruko town in 1983.

Approx. dimensions

  • height : 25cm / 9.84inch
  • diameter : head 7cm / 2.75inch, base 5.5cm / 2.16inch
  • weight : 323.5g

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 ]

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.


鳴子系 吉田勝範工人のこけしです。まるっこい頭がほんわりとした印象を与えてくれるこけしです。



  • 高さ : 約25cm
  • 直径 : 頭約 7cm、底約 5.5cm
  • 重さ :  323.5g





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