A pair of adorable vintage kokeshi dolls from the 1970s that have been stored away in their original box for almost 50 years in excellent condition, these japanese kokeshi dolls are by renowned, award-winning artisan sadao kishi. A label on the box indicates that this design earned special selection recognition by the japan interior ministry at the all-japan kokeshi competition.
Type: sosaku (creative kokeshi) / kindai (modern kokeshi). Sub-categories: rare kokeshi, kokeshi by famous artisans, mint-in-box kokeshi, kokeshi pair, sleepy eyed kokeshi. Signature: the bases of doll bear the artist's hand-applied seal. Very minor areas of light discoloration. See photos (use zoom function as necessary).
Visit all of our shops on etsy. Note: items are photographed carefully under natural light. However, colors may appear slightly different, depending on your monitor or the lighting conditions in your home. This item is made of wood and paints. The style is mid century and asian.