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Vintage Naruko ejiko kokeshi doll, by Shogo TAKAHASHI(1929-2020), Naruko style | こけし古物 高橋正吾(鳴子系)

Vintage Naruko ejiko kokeshi doll, by Shogo TAKAHASHI(1929-2020), Naruko style | こけし古物 高橋正吾(鳴子系)

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This is a vintage Naruko style of ejiko kokeshi doll, by Shogo TAKAHASHI(1929-2020) in Tohoku, Japan.

Ejiko is one of the names for cradle in Japanese, which was used while parents were farm working in a rural area. 

Due to age, this kokeshi has a discolouration.

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craftsman : TAKAHASHI, Shogo 高橋正吾

style : Naruko 鳴子系

He was born as the fifth son of Takezo TAKAHASHI(1888-1969) who was a kokeshi craftsman. He started learning woodwork in 1947. He started making kokeshi dolls from 1949. He had been making kokeshi dolls just prior to his death in 2020.

Approx. dimensions

  • height : 8.5cm / 3.34inch
  • diameter : head 2.3cm / 0.90inch, body 7cm / 2.75inch
  • weight :  123.0g

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.

 

高橋正吾(1929-2020)工人による、えじここけしです。
東北地方では、両親が農作業中に赤ちゃんを入れていた籠を「えじこ」と呼んでいたことから名づけられた、こけしのスタイルです。

サイズ:

  • 高さ : 約8.5cm
  • 直径 : 頭約 2.3cm、底約 7cm
  • 重さ :  123g

略歴
1929年宮城県鳴子のこけし工人高橋武蔵(1888-1969)の五男として生まれる
1947年木地を学び始め、1949年よりこけしを制作

 

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※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。

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