Large Vintage Kokeshi Pair
This large vintage kokeshi pair are by Aoki Ryoka and are in excellent condition. Aoki Ryoka is very well known for her Hinagiku kokeshi which was produced in 1969 when Princess Michiko purchased her. Often pairs of this size and quality are hard to find especially in such good condition. The male doll is 45cm tall with blue decoration and the female doll is 46cm tall both with signature Ryoka floral design. Also signed at the bottom.
Aoki Ryoka is a well-known female kokeshi artist who has her own kokeshi business with mostly female employees. A pioneer in the field, with many award-winning designs and three Prime Minister awards under her belt. Her work ranges from museum-quality pieces to ordinary children’s toys.
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