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Yusa Fukuju bio  Yusa Fukuju  Yusa Fukuju 1930 - 2001 Hoshu - Treasure world. 1960s Prime Minister's Award Wining Doll. Published in several Kokeshi books. This Kokeshi is beautiful, light on design but elegant. The hair is designed in well executed wood chatter work. The neckline on this doll is alluring followed by a wonderful treasure motif design, on the bust, in bold black with gold paint  delicately painted the center piiece of the design of this doll. This doll stands 9.5 inches tall.  Yusa Fukuyu  Yusa Fukuju 1930 - 2001 : Scarf, Winter, Autumn  Yusa Fukuyu  Yusa Fukuju 1930 - 2001 : Modern, Eclictic, Swirls 
Yusa Fukuju Umeko Plum Child  The chatter design on the head gives this Kokeshi just the right amount of detail to suggest a well placed bun. The Jacket is vibrant with an orange-red backing and  lovely plum blossoms inviting to the eyes. Verticle stripes on the hakama (pants) outlining the lower part of the body complete this well executed outfit. She stands 9.5 inches tall.  Yusa Fukuyu  This is a Naruko Traditional Kokeshi by Yusa  Yusa Fukuju 5 (1930 - 2001)  Yusa Fukuju 
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