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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)  Akihiro Sakurai (桜井 昭寛)  Akihiro Sakurai (桜井 昭寛) 
Akihiro Sakurai (桜井 昭寛)  Akinori Ito (伊藤昭徳)  Akinori Ito (伊藤昭徳)  Akiama Kazuo (秋山一雄) 
Akiama Kazuo (秋山一雄)  Akiama Kazuo (秋山一雄)  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)  Chuichi Akiyama (秋山 忠市)  Ebina Ichiro_S1 (Naruko) 海老名 一郎  Ebina Ichiro_S2 (Naruko) 海老名 一郎 
Endo, Toshio (遠藤利夫)  Endo, Toshio (遠藤利夫)  Gohei Komatsu (小松五平)  Goto Akira sometimes identified as Hiroshi (後藤 皓) 
Goto Akira sometimes identified as Hiroshi (後藤 皓)  Goto Akira sometimes identified as Hiroshi (後藤 皓)  Goto Akira sometimes identified as Hiroshi (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 Toshio (遠藤利夫)  Goto Toshio_S2 (Naruko) 遠藤利夫  Hatsumi Matsuda (松田初見)  Hatsumi Matsuda_S3 (Naruko) 松田初見 
Hayasaka Setsuko (AKA Setsu) 早坂せつ  Hayasaka Setsuko 早坂せつ  Hayasaka Setsuko 早坂せつ  Hayasaka Setsuko 早坂せつ 
Hayasaka Setsuko 早坂せつ  Hayasaka Setsuko 早坂せつ  Hayasaka Toshishige_S1 (Naruko) 早坂利成  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 
Isamu Igarashi (五十嵐 勇)  Honda Isao (本田功)  Honda Isao (本田功)  Ishihara Hideo (石原 日出男) 
Ishihara Hideo (石原 日出男)  Ito Akinori (伊藤昭徳)  Ito Choichi (伊藤長一)  Ito Matsuichi (伊藤松一) 
Ito Matsusaburo (伊藤松三郎)  Ito Shouichi 伊藤松一 (1924-)  Contributed by Marc A.  Identified by Sarah L.  Toru Izu (伊豆徹)  Korenobu Kakizawa 
Korenobu Kakizawa  Kakizawa Koretaka (柿沢是隆作)  Kakizawa Koretaka (柿沢是隆作)  Koretaka Kakizawa (柿沢是隆作) 
Yoshinobu Kakizawa (柿沢是伸)  KATAKURA TOMIO  KATAKURA TOMIO  Signature contributed by Marc A.  KATAKURA TOMIO 
KATAKURA TOMIO - Rotated  Katsunori Yoshida (吉田 勝範)  Kawamura Kiyotaro  Kawamura Mamoru (河村守) 
Kazuo Moriya (森谷和男)  Kei Kikuchi  Kishi Masao  Contributed by Louise M. Translation by Yoshio K.  Kishi Masaaki (Masao?) (1959 Naruko) 
Kojima Chojiro  Kosaku Tsuchiya  Kosaku Tsuchiya  Kudo Chuji (工藤 忠二) 
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  Mamoru Iizu (伊豆護) Oshin  Mamoru Iizu (伊豆護) Oshin 
Mamoru Iizu (伊豆護) Oshin  "Yamagata Plefecture Ginzan Onsen Izu mamoru".山形県 銀山温泉 伊豆 護  Mazda (Matsuda) Hatsumi (松田初見)  Matsuda Hatsumi (松田初見)  Matsuda Mitsuo (松田三夫) 
Matsuda Mitsuo_S2 (松田三夫)  Tomohiro Matsuda (松田大弘)  Matsusaburo Ito (伊藤松三郎)  Matsusaburo Ito (伊藤松三郎) 
Matsusaburo Ito (伊藤松三郎)  Misui  Moritani Kazuo  Moriya Kazuo (森谷和男) 
Moriya Kazuo (森谷和男)  Motomachi Kumagai  Nobunao Takahashi (高橋 宣直)  Ogata Michinori 
Ogata Michinori_s DOB 1935-1987 Master Kojima Shinjiro Naruko  Jinji Okazaki (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 Seiichi (Seiji) 岡崎 斎司 or 岡崎 斎一  Okazaki Seiichi (Seiji) 岡崎 斎司 or 岡崎 斎一  Okazaki Seiichi (Seiji) 岡崎 斎司 or 岡崎 斎一  Okazaki Seiichi (Seiji) 岡崎 斎司 or 岡崎 斎一 
Okazaki Sakji REQUIRES VALIDATION  Okazaki Seiichi (Seiji) 岡崎 斎司 or 岡崎 斎一  Okazaki Seiichi (Seiji) 岡崎 斎司 or 岡崎 斎一  Okazaki Shima (岡崎 島) 
Okazaki Yasuo_S1 (Naruko) 岡崎 靖男  Okazaki Yasuo (岡崎 靖男)  Onuma Chikara (大沼力)  Ohnuma (Onuma) Chikara (大沼力)  Contributed by Nancy Togami 
Onuma Chikara (大沼力)  Onuma Hideaki (大沼 秀顕)  Onuma Hideaki (Sometimes seen as Shuarawa) (大沼 秀顕)  Onuma Hideaki (sometimes seen as Shuarawa) 大沼 秀顕 
Onuma Hidenori (大沼秀則)  Onuma Hidenori (大沼秀則)  Onuma Hidenori (大沼秀則)  Onuma Hidenori (大沼秀則) 
Onuma aka Oonuma aka Ohnuma Hideo (大沼 秀雄)  AKA Oonuma Hideo  Onuma aka Oonuma aka Ohnuma Hideo (大沼 秀雄)  Onuma aka Oonuma aka Ohnuma Hideo (大沼 秀雄)  Photo: Ania A Confirmation of Craftsman Signature by Masaaki Hashimoto-san.  Ohnuma Iwazou_S1 (Naruko) REQUIRES VALIDATION 
Onuma Kengo (大沼 健吾)  Kengo Onuma (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) sometimes Kumiko  Onuma Toshiharu (大沼俊春)  Onuma Toshiharu (大沼俊春)  Akira Oue 
Sugawara Osamu  Sadao Izu  Sadao Izu  Sakae Shida (志田栄) 
Sakurai Akihiro (桜井 昭寛)  Sakurai Akihiro_S2 (Naruko).jpg  Thanks to Nancy T. for sharaing this image  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)  Sakurai Shoji (桜井 昭二) 
Shoji Sakurai (桜井 昭二)  Sakurai Shoji (桜井 昭二)  Thanks to Nancy T for contributing this signature.  Shoji Sakurai (桜井 昭二)  Sakurai Shouji (桜井 昭二) 
Sakurai shoji (桜井 昭二)  Sansa Shigure (NEEDS VALIDATION)  Sato Kazuo (佐藤一夫)  Sato Kimiko 
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 Suzuko (佐藤 すづ子)  Sato Toshio (佐藤俊夫)  Sato Yoshihiro (佐藤賀宏)  Yoshihiro Sato (佐藤 賀宏) 
Sato Yoshihiro (佐藤賀宏)  Sato Yoshihiro (佐藤賀宏)  Setsuko Hayasaka (早坂 せつ)  Setsuko Hayasaka (早坂 せつ) 
Sheng Takahashi  Shigeru Takishima (滝島茂)  Shigeru Takishima (滝島茂)  Shigeru Takishima (滝島茂) 
Shigeru Takishima (滝島茂)  Photo: Mel P | Translation: James-Henry H, Nancy T, Masaaki H. Note: OOBA Masahiko 大場政彦. His originl last name was Ohba. Shigeru was adopted by the Takishima family and changed his last name to Takishima. (1936 - 2008). Info collected via FBG KokeshiVillage  Kato Shinichi (加藤 信一)  Shinkichi Matsutani or Matsuzaka (松坂 伸吉)  Photo: Trish D Translation: Eriko S.  Shinkichi Matsutani or Matsuzaka (松坂 伸吉)  Photo: Trish D Translation: Eriko S. 
Shinkichi Matsutani or Matsuzaka (松坂 伸吉)  Shinkichi Matsutani or Matsuzaka (松坂 伸吉)  Shogo Takahashi (高橋 正吾)  Shogo Takahashi (高橋 正吾) 
Shoichi Endo (遠藤正一)  Shoichi Endo 1936 brother of Toshio Endo. Signature Katrina Jago Collection  Shotoku Ito  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 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) 
Suguwara Kazuhira (菅原 和平)  Suguwara Kazuhira  SUMIKO MATSUDA (松田すみ子)  SUMIKO MATSUDA (松田すみ子)  Suzuki Unkichi (鈴木 運吉) 
Suzuki Unkichi (鈴木 運吉)  Unkichi Suzuki (鈴木 運吉)  Suzuko Sato (佐藤 すづ子)  Tadaichi Akiyama  (秋山 忠) 
Tadaichi Akiyama (秋山 忠)  Tadao Akiyama (秋山 忠男)  Tadao Matsuda (松田忠雄)  Tadao Matsuda (松田忠雄) 
Takahashi Ichitaro  It says 和賀 高橋市太郎 作(Waga , Takahashi Ichitaro Saku). 和賀 is located in Iwate.  Thank you Tomoko Young for contributing this signature and translation to the database.  Takahashi,  Masako (高橋正子)NEW  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 Sakari 
Takahashi Sakari  Takahashi Seigo  Takahashi Shogo (高橋 正吾)  Takahashi Shogo (高橋 正吾) 
Takahashi Shogo (高橋 正吾)  Takahashi Shogo  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 Teisuke 
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  Toshifumi Takahashi (高橋敏文) 
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)  Tokio Takase  Tokio Takase  Takase Tokio 
Takijima Shigeru  Takijima Shigeru (滝島茂)  Tanno Katsuji contributed by Nancy T.  TATSUO 
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, Kousaku_S1 (Naruko) 
Yanamoto Yutaka  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)  (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 Yashihik  YUSA,YASUO_S1 (Naruko) 遊佐 泰雄  Yusa, Taeko_S1 (Naruko) 遊佐 妙子NEW 
YUSA,YASUO_S1 (Naruko) 遊佐 泰雄  Yutaka Sazuki