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Agatsuma Kichisuke  Anvai 3 piece Neko Kokeshi  Asukira Mitsuhiro  Dewa Kanshichi 2  This artist has only made omiyage figures inspired by Matsuo Basho a famous Japanese Poem borin in 1944, 
Dewa Kanshichi  Omage to Matsuo Basho famous Japanese Poet born in 1944.  Hayasaka Toshinari (早坂 利成)  New Style: YOB 1960 Master Hayasaka Takashi. Collaborative work with Dontaku Toy Co.  Hayasaka Toshinari (早坂 利成)  New Style: YOB 1960 Master Hayasaka Takashi. Collaborative work with Dontaku Toy Co.  Hideo Shiroishi 
Iwasaki  Can you validate if "Iwasaki" is the artist or location?  Iwasaki  Can you validate if "Iwasaki" is the artist or location?  Kato Yasuaki  Kojo Tamura or Tanaka 
Kokura  Can you provide further information?  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.  Ryūhō 龍峰 こけし  Ryūhō 龍峰 こけし 
Ryūhō 龍峰 こけし  Motomura Naohide  Naeyama (苗山作)  Thistle Flowers  Souvenir Unidenntified Artist  I was informed by Tomoko Young that the writing on the side is not the signature, it says Towadako (lake Towada ), located between Akita & Aomori. If anyone recognizes the style of the doll and can ID her maker please let us know. 
Oizumi Masa titled "A Gentle Breeze"  Oizumi Masa  Sanjiro Kitakami (北上三次郎)  Blue Oni  Sanjiro Kitakami (北上三次郎)  Raindeer Dance: Shi-shi-odori or Shika-odori [鹿踊] is one the traditional choreography of Japan practiced since the Edo Period mainly within the prefectures of the Tōhoku Region. In Kamaichi city, the origin for their Shi-shi-odori, is believed to come from the ritualistic attempt to comfort the spirits of deer that the hunters hunted. 
Sato Tatsuo  (1928-2009) Master Sato Imasaburo a Yajiro Dento craftsmen. This is Mount Tanigawa considered a shingata kokeshi as it is not the traditional yajiro form.  Shirahata Yoshi (白畑よし)  YOB 1912 Master Shirahata Yotaro  Tadashi Akiyama  Takahashi  Akita Matsuri Can you provide further information? 
Takahashi  Can you provide further information?  Takazawa Kinoshi  Daruma_Kokeshi  Undetermined Artist  Can you help identify the artist?  Undetermined Artist  Can you help identify this Kokeshi? 
Undetermined Artist  Can you help us identify this Kokeshi?  Undetermined Artist  Undetermined Artist  Undetermined Artist  Can you help us identify this Kokeshi? 
Unidentified Artist  Need help with identification of artist. Please select image by clicking on upper left corner and email me if you happen to know the maker.  Unidentified Artist  Can you help us identify this doll  Unidentified Artist  Unidentified Artist  Need help with identification of artist. Please select image by clicking on upper left corner and email me if you happen to know the maker. 
Yamauchi Kazuhito? Can you verify for us?  Written it says Tsugarudakoe (Tsugaru - Dako ( or Tako ) - e ) is the Traditional Folk Kite that has drawing of Tsugaru Nebuta in HIrosaki city, Aomori. One of the famous artist of Tsugarudakoe is Yamauchi Kazuhito. The painting of this Kokeshi doll looks alike of Yamauchi Kazuhito's style so the Kokeshi artist who did painting on this doll might be inspired from Yamauchi Kazuhito. Info provided by Tomoko Young. Not 100% sure, just a guess. Can someone validate?  Unidentified Artist  Unable to decipher signature please feel free to, click on the upper left hand corner of the image to select and email me a comment if you happen to know this signature or can read it. Thank you  Unidentified Artist  Need help with identification of artist. Please select image by clicking on upper left corner and email me if you happen to know the maker.  Unidentified Artist  Need help with identification of artist. Please select image by clicking on upper left corner and email me if you happen to know the maker. 
Unidentified Artist  Need help with identification of artist. Please select image by clicking on upper left corner and email me if you happen to know the maker.  Unidentified Artist  Can you help us identify this Kokeshi?  Unidentified Artist  Need help with identification of artist. Please select image by clicking on upper left corner and email me if you happen to know the maker.  Unidentified Artist  Can you help us identify this Kokeshi?