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Vintage Nanbu style kokeshi doll, by SASAKI Kakuhei(1933-2007), | こけし古物 佐々木覚平(南部系)

Vintage Nanbu style kokeshi doll, by SASAKI Kakuhei(1933-2007), | こけし古物 佐々木覚平(南部系)

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This vintage kokeshi was made by SASAKI, Kakuhei(1933-2007) who was a Nanbu style kokeshi craftsman.

According to the previous owner’s note on the bottom of this doll, it was made around 1972, which is the 47th year of the Showa era.

There is a tree knot on the body.
The small items are not included in the product.

craftsman : SASAKI, Kakuhei 佐々木覚平
style: Nanbu 南部系
He was born as the third son of SASAKI, Yohatsuro (1886-1951) who was a woodworker and kokeshi craftsman.
He started learning woodwork under the guidance of his father while he was an elementary school student.
He worked at an ironworks factory and as a farmer and woodworker. He could make his kokeshi dolls during agricultural off season.

Approx. dimensions
 - height : 19.5cm / 7.67inch
 - diameter :
    head 4cm / 1.57inch
    base 3.1cm / 1.22inch
 - weight : 94.0g

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.)

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.




  • 高さ : 約19.5cm
  • 直径 : 頭約 4cm、底約 3.1cm
  • 重さ : 94.0g




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