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Abe Ichigoro (阿部市五郎)  This kijishi produced Naruko kokeshi for a short period of time. He is a Kijiyama Craftsmen  Abe Ichigoro (阿部市五郎)  This kijishi produced Naruko kokeshi for a short period of time. He is a Kijiyama Craftsmen  Akiyama Chuichi (秋山 忠市)  Akiyama Chuichi (秋山 忠市) 
Akiyama Chuichi (秋山 忠市)  Akiama Kazuo (秋山一雄)  Akiama Kazuo (秋山一雄)  Listed as a Zao craftsman however some samples exist where they clearly have Naruko features. May have transitioned at some point.  Akiama Kazuo (秋山一雄)  Listed as a Zao craftsman however some samples exist where they clearly have Naruko features. May have transitioned at some point. 
Ayukawa Eikichi  (鮎川 栄吉)  Special thanks to Nancy and Tomoko for assisting in identifying this signature.  Ayukawa Eikichi  (鮎川 栄吉)  Chubachi Kimio (中鉢 君雄)  Ebina Ichiro_S1 (Naruko) 海老名 一郎 
Ebina Ichiro_S2 (Naruko) 海老名 一郎  Endo Takashi (遠藤孝志)  Endo, Toshio (遠藤利夫)  Endo, Toshio (遠藤利夫) 
Gohei Komatsu (小松五平)  Goto Akira (後藤 皓)  Sometimes seen as Hiroshi.  Goto Akira (後藤 皓)  Goto Akira (後藤 皓) 
Goto Akira (後藤 皓)  Goto Kizou (後藤 希三)  Goto Kizou_S2 (Naruko) 後藤 希三  Goto Kizou (後藤 希三) 
Goto Kizou (後藤 希三)  Contributed by Nancy T. (Domo!)  Goto Kizou (後藤 希三)  Contributed by Nancy T. (Domo!) this one reads "Kizo" not the full name.  Goto Kizo(後藤希三)  Correction: Initially thought to be Tanno Katsuji. (Signature contributed by Nancy T. translation provided by Hashimoto Masaaki)  Hayasaka Setsuko (早坂せつ子) 
Hayasaka Setsuko (早坂せつ子)  Hayasaka Setsuko (早坂せつ子)  Hayasaka Setsuko (早坂せつ子)  Hayasaka Setsuko (早坂せつ子) 
Hayasaka Setsuko (早坂せつ子)  Hayasaka Setsuko (早坂せつ子)  Hayasaka Setsuko (早坂せつ子)  Hayasaka Toshinari(早坂利成) 
Hayasaka Toshinari (早坂利成)  Honda Isao (本田功)  Honda Isao (本田功)  Honma Tomegoro (本間 留五郎) 
Honma Tomegoro (本間 留五郎)  Igarashi Isamu (五十嵐 勇)  Isamu Igarashi (五十嵐 勇)  Igarashi Isamu_S2 (Naruko) NT FB  (五十嵐 勇)  Thanks to Nancy T. for sharaing this image 
Igarashi Isamu (五十嵐 勇)  Ishihara Hideo (石原 日出男)  Ishihara Hideo (石原 日出男)  Ito Akinori (伊藤昭徳) 
Ito Akinori (伊藤昭徳)  Ito Akinori (伊藤昭徳)  Ito Choichi (伊藤長一)  Ito Matsusaburo (伊藤松三郎) 
Ito Matsusaburo (伊藤松三郎)  Ito Matsusaburo (伊藤松三郎)  Ito Matsusaburo (伊藤松三郎)  Ito Shotoku 
Ito Shouich 伊藤松一 (1924-)  Contributed by Marc A.  Identified by Sarah L.  Ito Shouich (伊藤松一)  Izu Mamoru (伊豆護) Oshin  Izu Mamoru (伊豆護) Oshin 
Izu Mamoru(伊豆護) Oshin  "Yamagata Plefecture Ginzan Onsen Izu mamoru".山形県 銀山温泉 伊豆 護  Izu Sadao  Izu Toru (伊豆徹)  Kakizawa Korenobu(柿沢是伸) 
Kakizawa Korenobu(柿沢是伸)  Kakizawa Korenobu(柿沢是伸)  Kakizawa Koretaka (柿沢是隆作)  Kakizawa Koretaka (柿沢是隆作) 
Kakizawa Koretaka (柿沢是隆作)  Kakizawa,  Mariko (柿沢真理子) Signed with 1st name only 真理子  Thanks to Sarah Lim for providing signature image.  Kakizawa,  Mariko (柿沢真理子) Signed with 1st name only 真理子  Sometimes seen as Marioko  KATAKURA TOMIO 
KATAKURA TOMIO  Signature contributed by Marc A.  KATAKURA TOMIO  KATAKURA TOMIO - Rotated  Kawamura Mamoru (河村守) 
Kawamura Seitaro(河村清太郎)  Moriya Kazuo (森谷和男)  Kishi Masanori (岸正規)  Kishi Masanori (岸正規) 
Kishi Masanori (岸正規)  1931 ~ 2010 Master Kishi Masao  Kishi Masanori (岸正規)  1931 ~ 2010 Master Kishi Masao  Kishi Masanori (岸正規)  Kishi Masanori (岸正規)  1931 ~ 2010 Master Kishi Masao 
Kishi Masanori (岸正規)  1931 ~ 2010 Master Kishi Masao  Kishi Masao  Contributed by Louise M. Translation by Yoshio K.  Kishi Masaaki (Masao?) (1959 Naruko)  Kishi-Masaki (岸正章) 
Kishi-Masaki (岸正章)  Kojima Chojiro  Koyama Kesaki (小山今朝記)  Kudo Chuji (工藤 忠二) 
Kumagai Tadashi (熊谷正)  Kumagai Tadashi (熊谷正)  Kumagai Tadashi (熊谷正)  Kumagai Yaich (熊谷弥市) 
Kumagai Yaichi (熊谷弥市)  Kumagai Yaich (熊谷弥市)  Kumagai Yaich (熊谷弥市)  Maehara Yasuo 
Matsuda Hatsumi (松田初見)  Matsuda Hatsumi  (松田初見)  Matsuda Hatsumi (松田初見)  Matsuda Hatsumi  (松田初見) 
Matsuda Hatsumi (松田初見)  Matsuda Masumi (松田真澄)  Matsuda Masumi (松田真澄)  Matsuda Mitsuo (松田三夫) 
Matsuda Mitsuo_S2 (松田三夫)  Matsuda Tomohiro (松田大弘)  Matsutani Sinkichi (松谷 伸吉)  Photo: Trish D Translation: Eriko S.  Matsutani Sinkichi (松谷 伸吉)  Photo: Trish D Translation: Eriko S. 
Matsutani Sinkichi (松谷 伸吉)  Matsutani Sinkichi (松谷 伸吉)  Misui  Moriya Kazuo (森谷和男) 
Moriya Kazuo (森谷和男)  Moriya Kazuo (森谷和男)  Nobunao Takahashi (高橋 宣直)  Ogata Michinori 
Ogata Michinori_s DOB 1935-1987 Master Kojima Shinjiro Naruko  Okazaki Jinji (岡崎仁治)  Okazaki Jinji_S (岡崎仁治)  Thanks to Peter Slootmans for contributing this image to the album  Okazaki_Jjnji (岡崎仁治) 
Okazaki Seishi(岡崎斉司)  Okazaki Seishi(岡崎斉司)  Okazaki Seishi(岡崎斉司)  Okazaki Seishi(岡崎斉司) 
Okazaki Seishi(岡崎斉司)  Okazaki Seishi(岡崎斉司)  Okazaki Seishi(岡崎斉司)  Okazaki Shima (岡崎 島) 岡崎島(おかざきし)  Female artist (1932~1975. Thanks to Celia F. for contribution of signature photo. 
Okazaki Shima (岡崎 島)  Okazaki Yasuo_S1 (Naruko) 岡崎 靖男  Okazaki Yasuo (岡崎 靖男)  Onuma Chikara (大沼力) 
Onuma Chikara (大沼力)  Contributed by Nancy Togami  Onuma Chikara (大沼力)  Onuma Hideaki (大沼 秀顕)  Onuma Hideaki (大沼 秀顕) 
Onuma Hideaki (大沼 秀顕)  Onuma Hideaki (大沼 秀顕)  Onuma Hidenori (大沼秀則)  Onuma Hidenori (大沼秀則) 
Onuma Hideo (大沼秀雄)  AKA Oonuma Hideo  Onuma Hideo (大沼秀雄)  Onuma Hideo (大沼秀雄)  Photo: Ania A Confirmation of Craftsman Signature by Masaaki Hashimoto-san.  Onuma Hideo (大沼秀雄) 
Onuma Iwazo(大沼岩蔵)  Onuma Kengo (大沼 健吾)  Onuma Kengo (大沼 健吾)  Onuma Kengo (大沼 健吾) 
Onuma Kengo_S2 (Naruko) NT FB (大沼 健吾)  Thanks to Nancy T. for sharaing this image  Onuma Kengo_S2 (Naruko) 大沼 健吾  Onuma, Kengo (大沼 健吾)  Onuma, Kenzaburo (大沼 健三郎) 
Onuma Kenzaburo (大沼 健三郎)  Onuma Kenzaburo (大沼 健三郎)  Onuma Kenzaburo_S3 (Naruko) 大沼 健三郎  Onuma Kenzaburo_S4 (Naruko) YJPN (大沼 健三郎)  Thanks to Nancy T. for sharaing this image 
Onuma, Kimiko  (大沼君子)  Onuma Kimiko (大沼君子)  Onuma Kimiko (大沼君子) sometimes Kumiko  Onuma Toshiharu (大沼俊春) 
Onuma Toshiharu (大沼俊春)  Akira Oue  Sakae Shida (志田栄)  Sakurai Akihiro (桜井 昭寛) 
Sakurai Akihiro (桜井 昭寛)  Sakurai Akihiro_S2 (Naruko).jpg  Thanks to Nancy T. for sharaing this image  Sakurai Akihiro (桜井 昭寛)  Sakurai Akihiro (桜井 昭寛)  Thanks Maitland Dunwoody‎ for photo of alternate signature 
Sakurai Kou (桜井 こう)  Thanks to Nancy T. for sharaing this image  Sakurai Kou (桜井 こう)  Sakurai Kou (桜井 こう)  SAKURAI, MANNOJO (桜井 万之丞) 
SAKURAI, MANNOJO (桜井 万之丞)  Sato Minoru (佐藤實=佐藤実)  Sakurai Shoji (桜井 昭二)  Sakurai Shoji (桜井 昭二) 
Sakurai Shoji (桜井 昭二)  Thanks to Nancy T for contributing this signature.  Sakurai Shoji (桜井 昭二)  Sakurai Shoji (桜井 昭二)  Sakurai Shoji (桜井 昭二) 
Sansa Shigure (NEEDS VALIDATION)  Sato Kazuo (佐藤一夫)  Sato, Kozue (佐藤 こずえ)  Sato Minoru (佐藤 実)  Thanks to Nancy T. for contributing this signature. 
Sato Minoru (佐藤 実)  Sato Minoru (佐藤 実)  Sato Mitsuko (Naruko) 佐藤 みつ子  Sato Mitsuko (佐藤 みつ子) 
Sato Suzuko (佐藤 すづ子)  Sato Suzuko (佐藤 すづ子)  Sato Toshio (佐藤俊夫)  Sato Toshio (佐藤俊雄) 
Sato Toshio (佐藤俊雄)  Sato Yoshihiro (佐藤賀宏)  Sato Yoshihiro (佐藤賀宏)  Sato Yoshihiro (佐藤賀宏) 
Shinichi Kato (加藤 信一)  Shoichi Endo (遠藤正一)  Shoichi Endo 1936 brother of Toshio Endo. Signature Katrina Jago Collection  Shuetsu Kashima (鹿島 秀悦)  Sugai Kunio (須貝 国男) 
Sugai Kunio (須貝 国男)  Sugai Kunio (須貝 国男)  Sugai, Kunio (須貝 国男)  Sugawara Kazuhira (菅原 和平) 
Sugawara Kazuhira(菅原和平)  Sugawara Kunimi  (菅原 くに)  Naruko DOB 1948 Master Shunji Sugawara & Seishi Okazaki  Sugawara Kunimi (菅原 くに)  Sugawara Kunimi (菅原 くに)  Thanks to Kazuko McCraken for identifying this signature for us. 
Sugawara Kunimi (菅原 くに)  Sugawara Masahide (菅原昌秀)  Sugawara Osamu (菅原修)  Sugawara Osamu 
Suguwara Kazuhira (菅原 和平)  Naruko  SUMIKO MATSUDA (松田すみ子)  SUMIKO MATSUDA (松田すみ子)  Suzuki Toshiyuki (鈴木 俊幸) 
Suzuki Unkichi (鈴木 運吉)  Suzuki Unkichi (鈴木 運吉)  Suzuki Unkichi (鈴木 運吉)  Suzuki Yutaka(鈴木豊) 
Suzuki Yutaka(鈴木豊)  Suzuko Sato (佐藤 すづ子)  Tadao Akiyama (秋山 忠男)  Tadao Matsuda (松田忠雄) 
Tadao Matsuda (松田忠雄)  Takahashi,  Masako (高橋正子)  Takahashi Matsuko (高橋松子)  Takahashi Matsuko (高橋松子) 
Takahashi Morio (高橋盛雄)  Takahashi Morio (高橋盛雄)  Takahashi Morio (高橋盛雄)  Takahashi Sadasuke(高橋定助) 
Takahashi Sakari  Takahashi Sakari(高橋盛)  Takahashi Sakari  Takahashi Seigo 
Takahashi Shogo (高橋 正吾)  Takahashi Shogo (高橋 正吾)  Takahashi Shogo (高橋 正吾)  Takahashi Shogo (高橋 正吾) 
Takahashi Shogo (高橋 正吾)  Takahashi, Takeo  (高橋 武男)  Takahashi, Takeo  (高橋 武男)  Takahashi Takeo (高橋 武男)  Photo: Ania Ania, Identification of Signature Masaaki Hashimoto 
Takahashi Takeo (高橋 武男)  Takahashi Taketoshi (高橋 武俊)  Takahashi Tatsuko (高橋達子)  Takahashi Tatsuko(高橋達子) 
Takahashi Teruyuki (高橋輝行)  Takahashi Teruyuki_S2 (高橋輝行)  Toshifumi Takahashi (高橋敏文)  DOB 1951 ~ 2000 (NARUKO) JPNSTP.jpg  Takahashi Yoshikazu (高橋義一) 
Takahashi, Shogo (高橋 正吾)  Takahashi, Shogo (高橋 正吾)  TAKAHASHI, TAKEO  (高橋 武男)  Takao Ozawa (小沢 孝雄) 
Takase Tokio (高瀬時雄)  Takase Tokio (高瀬時雄)  Takase Tokio (高瀬時雄)  Takahashi Yoshinao (高橋宣直) 
Takahashi Yoshinao (高橋宣直)  Takahashi Yoshinao (高橋宣直)  Takijima Shigeru  Ooba Shigeru(大場茂)now Takishima Shigeru  (滝島茂)  Photo: Mel P | Translation: James-Henry H, Nancy T, Masaaki H. Note: OOBA Masahiko 大場政彦. His original last name was Ohba. Shigeru he was adopted by the Takishima family and changed his last name to Takishima. (1936 - 2008). Info collected via FBG KokeshiVillage 
Takishima Shigeru (滝島茂)  Takishima Shigeru (滝島茂)  Takishima Shigeru (滝島茂)  Tomio Katakura (1936)  鳴子系片倉富夫工人 Contributed by Marc Anthony Translated by Kenjirou Satou 
Toshio Satou (佐藤俊夫)  Toshio Satou (佐藤俊夫)  Tsuchiya Kosaku(土谷幸作)  Tsuchiya Kosaku(土谷幸作) 
Tsuchiya, Kousaku_S1 (Naruko)  Tsuchiya, Kousaku (土屋 幸作)  Ueno Yoshinori (上野 義則)  Yanamoto Yutaka 
Yoshida Katsunori (吉田 勝範)  Yoshida Takeshige  Yusa Fukuju (遊佐 福寿)  (Naruko & Creative).jpg  Yusa Fukuju (遊佐 福寿)  (Naruko & Creative) 
Yusa Fukuju (遊佐 福寿)  (Naruko - Creative)  Yusa Fukuju (遊佐 福寿)  Yusa Hiroshi_S (Naruko) 遊佐 博志  Contributed by Mel P  Yusa, Taeko_S1 (Naruko) 遊佐 妙子 
Yusa Toshihiko(遊佐寿彦)  Yusa Toshihiko(遊佐寿彦)  (Naruko - Creative)  YUSA,YASUO_S1 (Naruko) 遊佐 泰雄  Yusa, Taeko_S1 (Naruko) 遊佐 妙子 
YUSA, YASUO_S1 (Naruko) 遊佐 泰雄