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Creative Modern Kokeshi (My personal Kokeshi Collection)
Akita Naito 2 Image 2 Dolls
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Katase Kaihei  8 images 8 Dolls
Katase KaiheiBorn in 1921, he was one of the earliest creative artist starting around 1946. Multi prize winner including the Prime Minister Prize in 1954 at the first "All Japan Kokeshi Contest" Photo (c)T.Kodama, Japanese Society NY, Dobi Printing Co. Ltd.
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Kuninobu Okura 3 images 3 Dolls
Kuninobu OkuraTokyo Kokeshi produced in a workshop in Hachioji St. Kuninobu Okura creates these Kokeshi from a single piece of wood and they have Okura's signature necklace. The necklace or ring is called "wa" (輪) in Japanese, and it symbolizes happiness "shiawase" (幸せ). Read more @ Kokeshiadventuresblog (External site)
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Minoru Owada 3 images 3 Dolls
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Tanaka Shigemi AKA Kojo AKA Tamura  4 Image 4 Dolls
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Yuukari Kougei 6 Image 6 Dolls
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