Makino Hitoshi

Sosaku
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A virtual collection of Kokeshi, both Traditional and Sosaku. The images in this album have been collected for several years through various online sources. I hope that in sharing these images they will facilitate the identification of Kokeshi in your collections. I hope to share knowledge to those looking to learn more about this beautiful art form and the Artistic Japanese Masters who create them.

If you would like to contribute to the Kokeshi Village Virtual Kokeshi Album Collection, please send an email to Soulportals @ jalbum.net with the subject "Wooden Treasure Trove". Please remember to include any information related to the artist you may have. In sending the image you grant Kokeshi Village permission to post the image to the site. Images will be posted once information regarding the photographed Kokeshi and the Artist is available and or has been validated to ensure that it is correctly labeled and in its respective album folder

Makino Hitoshi Akita Prefecture - Revised  Winner of multiple prizes for his amazing Sosaku Kokeshi. The following images are all from Makino Hitoshi's website and all copyright remains with Hitoshi-san. Soulportals.com by default has it's watermark on all images posted to the site. However, we do not claim any copyright ownership to the images we are simply reposting them here for  collectors to enjoy.  Makino Hitoshi 牧野 均  Please visit Makino Hitoshi Site for contact information  Link  Makino Hitoshi 牧野 均  Makino Hitoshi - Evening Red 1998 All Japan Kokeshi Competition Minister of International Trade and Industry Award winning height 45cm  Makino Hitoshi 牧野 均  Makino Hitoshi - Megumi Love 2000 All Japan Kokeshi contest the Prime Minister's Prize winning height 45cm 
Makino Hitoshi 牧野 均  Makino Hitoshi - Tsukihana 2012 All Japan Kokeshi contest the Prime Minister's Prize winning height 30cm  Makino Hitoshi 牧野 均  Makino Hitoshi - Ya, 2006 All Japan Kokeshi Competition Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Minister's Prize winning height 30cm  Makino Hitoshi 牧野 均  Makino Hitoshi - Sakurano Komachi 2013 All Japan Kokeshi Competition Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Minister's Prize winning height 30cm  Makino Hitoshi 牧野 均  Makino Hitoshi - Shade of a Tree: The first year of Heisei Japan Kokeshi Competition Minister of International Trade and Industry Award winning height 34 cm 
Makino Hitoshi 牧野 均  Makino Hitoshi - Shimorin Fantasy 60 cm  Makino Hitoshi 牧野 均  Tara Vea Collection - 透唐草 suki karakusa, see through karakusa pattern. Photo by Tara edited by SPNEW