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Souvenir Kokeshi  The writing appears to be the same as previously translated by Tomoko Young. It says  Gion which is the area of Geisha ladies deep inside of Kyoto.Classical 1950's nodder head, souvenir, shingata, Kokeshi doll.  Agatsuma Kichisuke  Papa ' Tokyo Sanbido  Inscription Reads: May 14, 1953, Tokyo Sanbidou, Papa ' Tokyo Sanbido is the name of chain store of folk souvenir basically located in downtown Tokyo, and Papa means dad.-Thanks to Tomoko Young who provided the information for this Kokeshi.  Papa ' Tokyo Sanbido  Inscription Reads: May 14, 1953, Tokyo Sanbidou, Papa ' Tokyo Sanbido is the name of chain store of folk souvenir basically located in downtown Tokyo, and Papa means dad.-Thanks to Tomoko Young who provided the information for this Kokeshi. 
Dewa Kanshichi  Omage to Matsuo Basho famous Japanese Poet born in 1944.  HATSUTARO.jpg  Izumi  Izumi 
Izumi Morijiro  Kanazawa Tokushige  Tomoko Kobayashi Young: This doll is signed as 徳重 ( Tokushige ). His full name is Kanazawa Tokushige (金沢徳重)( 1920 - 1986 ). He is officially a Traditional Kokeshi artist / artisan from Fukushima prefecture , no more record of his master etc so he might be one of the self thought artist.   You can find his name on ' Dento - Kokeshi - Koujinroku 伝統こけし工人録'. Thank you Tomoko for identifying this signature in our FB group Kokeshi Village.  Kaoru Nozawa Maybe.jpg  Kato Koumei 
Kato Koumei 3  Kato Koumei  Kazunaga-saku (和永作)  Made in Hachijyo-jima Island 八丈島. The doll is decorated with a Japanese coin called Kanei Tsuho 寛永通宝. An Edo-period (1603-1868) coin that was first issued in 1636 and in use to the end of the period. Thanks to Yoshio K. for providing the translation & information.  Kazunaga-saku 
Kazunaga-saku  Kenji  Kimura Makoto  Kisaku 2 
Kisaku  Kojo Tamura or Tanaka  Souvenir Kokeshi  No signature, but it says  Gion which is the area of Geisha ladies deep inside of Kyoto.Classical 1950's nodder head, souvenir, shingata, Kokeshi doll. Thanks to Tomoko Young for providing the information.  Souvenir Kokeshi  No signature, but it says  Gion which is the area of Geisha ladies deep inside of Kyoto.Classical 1950's nodder head, souvenir, shingata, Kokeshi doll. Thanks to Tomoko Young for providing the information. 
Manyama  Masako Ueki.jpg  This Kokeshi has been identified as a "Hot Water System" Kokeshi. Which usually classifies it under "Tsugaru" the artisan is Ueki Masako DOB 1908. I initially thought it to be a creative doll still on the fence about the type. Artisan could have been transitional. Please provide feedback if you know anything about this artist.  Matsumoto : Silk, Thread  Senshukai Co.,Ltd 千趣会  One of the major catalogue selling company in Japan. In year of 1954 this company started the idea of selling the modern kokeshi dolls which had eventually brought out the boom of the creative kokeshi dolls since then. 
Senshukai Co.,Ltd 千趣会  One of the major catalogue selling company in Japan. In year of 1954 this company started the idea of selling the modern kokeshi dolls which had eventually brought out the boom of the creative kokeshi dolls since then.  Minakami Hot Spring Bokusui Wakayama Poem.jpg  Oizumi Masa titled "A Gentle Breeze"  Oizumi Masa 
Oze  Possibly by Sato, Tatsuo 1928-2009 Yajiro Transitional Artist - Can anyone Confirm? : Callalily, Mizubasho, Skunk Cabbage, Flower  Sato Tatsuo Mt Tanigawa : Landscapes, Mountains, Waterfalls  Sato Yoshi Obi Kokeshi  Sato Yoshi Obi Kokeshi 
Shodoshima Island Souvenir.jpg : leaves  Shunyo  Shunyo  The name of artist pronounce Shunyo or Shunyou ( 春容 ).  The dolls are vintage from 1970s-1980s no others have been produced since (so the artist may have passed). The word 春容 itself means ' The Scenery of The Spring '. This word is a literary language which is used more for poems ( lyrics ) or novels, not for the regular conversation.   This Kokeshi artist calls himself ' 春容 '  may be a pseudonym for the artist. Thanks to Tomoko for the info.  Susuki Mitsunobu 
Takashi  Nagatoshi Takahashi  Takashi  Nagatoshi Takahashi  Kokeshi by Takeshi  Tomegoro Hosaka 1935 
Tomegoro Hosaka 1935  Tomegoro Hosaka 1935  Tomio Ishida  Thanks to Felina for identification of maker.  Katsuyuki ? Need Confirmation : Maidens, Kotaro, Chieko, Otome no Zou, Towadako 
Tsuruzou. 鶴三  Artist : Tsuruzou. 鶴三.  No more detail was found about this artist. (Information provided by Tomoko Young).  Ishida Waichi : Chrysanthemum, mums  Yashiro Tetsuen (八代鉄園)  Artist : 八代鉄園 Yashiro Tetsuen. He is not officially listed in creative Kokeshi books because his dolls are creative style inspired by traditional Kokeshi. This style is referred to as Shingata Kokeshi. The last name "Tetsuen"' is passed on to the next generation of makers. Now is the 2nd generation I think. The 2nd Tetsuen is female and she is called Nidaime Tetsuen also a 2nd generation of Tetsuen, her real name is Hamazu Chiyoko. She is the sister in law of Yashiro Tetsuen (the master, 1st generation) also she is the wife of Hamazu Heizanuro, the Traditional Yajiro Kokeshi artist and. His master is Niiyama Sanai. Description is provided by Tomoko Young e-bay seller Manoacat. Thank you for your help identifying this Kokeshi.  Yashiro Tetsuen (八代鉄園)  Artist : 八代鉄園 Yashiro Tetsuen. He is not officially listed in creative Kokeshi books because his dolls are creative style inspired by traditional Kokeshi. This style is referred to as Shingata Kokeshi. The last name "Tetsuen"' is passed on to the next generation of makers. Now is the 2nd generation I think. The 2nd Tetsuen is female and she is called Nidaime Tetsuen also a 2nd generation of Tetsuen, her real name is Hamazu Chiyoko. She is the sister in law of Yashiro Tetsuen (the master, 1st generation) also she is the wife of Hamazu Heizanuro, the Traditional Yajiro Kokeshi artist and. His master is Niiyama Sanai. Description is provided by Tomoko Young e-bay seller Manoacat. Thank you for your help identifying this Kokeshi. 
Yonamoto, Minoru  Yonamoto, Minoru DOB 1934 ? Tougatta, Miyagi studied as a Traditional Artist under Masters Sato Kichinosuke and Sato Shoji  Dream by Yume Izumi