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Akiyama Tadao (秋山 忠男)  YOB 1942 Master Akiyama Chuichi  Akiyama Tadashi (秋山 忠)  (1988-1947) Master Sato Tokuzaburo & Ohnuma Iwazo S1-6  Ayukawa Eikichi (鮎川 栄吉)  YOB 1931 Master Okazaki Hitoshi  Endo Toshio (遠藤利夫)  DOB 1947 Master Kumagai Yaichi 
Hayasaka Setsuko (早坂 せつ)  DOB 1935 Master Hayasaka, Takashi  Hayasaka, Akiyasu (早坂彰康)  YOB 1933 Master Okazaki Seiji  Hideo Ishihara Naruko  Honma Tomegoro (本間 留五郎) 
Ito Choichi (伊藤長一)  DOB 1916 Master Ito Matususaburo  Unsigned: Japanese Craft Hobby Association  Unsigned dated: 04.12.1965  Katakura Tomio (片倉富夫)  DOB 1936 Master Onuma Chikara  Katakura Tomio (片倉富夫)  DOB 1936 Master Onuma Chikara 
Kawamura Mamoru (河村守)  YOB 1938 Master Kawamura Seitaro  Kishima Sanori (岸正規)  YOB 1931~2010 Master Kishima Sao  Kobayashi Taizo (小林泰造)  Yob 1934 Master Kobayashi Tomoji  Kojima Chojiro (小形通憲)  DOB 1926 Master Suzuki Yasukichi - Ejiko 
Kojima Chojiro (小形通憲)  DOB 1926 Master Suzuki Yasukichi - Nemariko  Komatsu Gohei (小松五平)  ?  DOB 1890 Naruko Kokeshi. Can you confirm the maker?  Kousuke Nanahi 1 (子野日幸助)  YOB 1918 Master Takahashi Sakari  Kumagaya Yaichi (熊谷弥市)  DOB 1920 Master Onuma Chickara 
Sugai Kunio (須貝 国男)  Sugai Kunio (須貝 国男)  Matsuda Hatsumi (松田初見)  DOB 1901 Master Takano Kohachi  Mini 1 Naruko 
Mini-Naruko 2  Miura Komi (三浦光美)  YOB 1917 Master Ito Matsaburo  Moriya Kazuo (森谷和男)  DOB 1928 Master Takahashi Sakari.jpg  1964 Tokyo Olympics Gifts  Kokeshi doll presented to athletes and other people at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. There is a hole in the bottom so that a message letter in 5 languages could be inserted. It seems that about 12,000 of them were made in total and there were multiple design patterns made by various craftsmen. 
1964 Tokyo Olympics Gifts  Kokeshi doll presented to athletes and other people at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. There is a hole in the bottom so that a message letter in 5 languages could be inserted. It seems that about 12,000 of them were made in total and there were multiple design patterns made by various craftsmen.  Undetermined artist  Naruko Iris  Naruko Kokeshi Ceramic Sake  Undetermined Artist 
Undertermined Artist  Naruko Nesting Set. Can you help identify the artist?  Undetermined Artist  Can you help identify this Kokeshi?  Undetermined Artist  Can you help identify this Kokeshi?  Oba Masahiko (大場 政彦)  YOB 1940 Master Takeo Takahashi 24 cm 
Ogata Michinori (小形通憲) sm  DOB 1935-1987 Master Kojima Shinjiro  Ogata Michinori (小形通憲) Lrg  DOB 1935-1987 Master Kojima Shinjiro  Okazaki Hitoshi (岡崎 斎)  YOB 1894 Master Okazaki Jinzaburo  Okazaki Hitoshi (岡崎 斎)  YOB 1894 Master Okazaki Jinzaburo 
Okazaki Jinji aka Masaharu (岡崎 仁治)  YOB 1929 Master Okazaki Saikichi  Okazaki Seiji (岡崎 斎司)  DOB 1926 Master Okazaki Hitoshi  Okazaki Seiji (岡崎 斎司)  DOB 1926 Master Okazaki Hitoshi - Nemariko Type  Onuma Chikara (大沼力)  DOB 1927 Master Onuma Chikai Naruko 
Onuma, Shinbei (大沼新兵衛)  1886-1957  Master, Father Onuma, Heisaburo  Onuma Syuuken  Nemariko Type  Sakurai Mannojo (桜井万之丞)  YOB 1891Master Onuma Iwakura  Sato Suzuko 佐藤 すづ子  YOB 1943 Master Sato  Yoshihiro 
Sato Suzuko  YOB 1943 Master Sato  Yoshihiro - Ejiko Type  Sato Toshio (佐藤俊雄)  YOB 1935 Master Onuma Shinbei  Sazuki, Yutaka DOB 1938 Master Yamamoto, Yoemon  Sugai Kunio (須貝 国男)  DOB 1942 Master Takahashi Takeo 
Sugai Kunio (須貝 国男)  DOB 1942 Master Takahashi Takeo  Sugawara Kazuhei (菅原 和平)  y. 1945 mst. Okazaki Hitoshi - Nemariko Type  Sugawara Kazuhei (菅原 和平)  y. 1945 mst. Okazaki Hitoshi - Nemariko Type  Sugawara Kazuhei (菅原 和平)  y. 1945 mst. Okazaki Hitoshi - Nemariko Type 
Suzuki Unkichi (鈴木 運吉)  YOB 1925 Master Okazaki Yoshiyoshi  Tadao Matsuda (松田忠雄)  DOB TBD Master Matsuda Hatsumi.jpg  Takahashi Matsuko (高橋松子)  YOB 1920 Master Takahashi Morio  Takahashi, Morio (高橋盛雄)  DOB 1917 Master Takahashi Sakari 
Takahashi, Morio (高橋盛雄)  Takahashi Seigo DOB 1930 Master  Takahashi Yoshinao (高橋 宣直)  YOB 1962 Master Takahashi Shogo  Tanabe Kaori (田邊香)NEW 
Tanabe Kaori (田邊香)NEW  Undetermined Artist  Narugo / Naruko  Tsuchiya Kousaku (土屋 幸作)  YOB 1926 Master Onuma Shinbei  Yajima Suihou  This doll is by Yajima Suihou, one of the earliest Sosaku Kokeshi artist. He took care of many following young artist. He ran some of the first Sosaku Kokeshi doll exhibition contest in 1950's. He received the Prime Minister award at the All Nippon contest in 1957. He made a variety of dolls some of which were unusual for the time. Althought its design is based of off Naruko dolls it is considered a Creative doll. It is in this section as many tend to look for information on the doll here first. 
Yoshida, Takeshige (吉田 武重)  DOB 1941 Master Okazaki Saikichi  Yusa-Toshihiko (遊佐 寿彦)  YOB 1957 Master Father Yusa Fukuju  Yusa-Toshihiko (遊佐 寿彦)  YOB 1957 Master Father Yusa Fukuju