Vintage Kokeshi Doll by Sekiguchi
This vintage kokeshi doll by Sekiguchi has a dappled carved design on her kimono body with carved detail of bamboo design. This kokeshi shows long hair drawn into a pigtail with an etched bow and Sekaguchi stamp below. An exquisite kokeshi doll in excellent conditon and is approx 25cm tal and 46cm diameter. A highly collectable kokeshi by Sekaguchi
Sekaguchi passed away in 2018 but his family carry on with the tradition of making sasaku kokeshi in his own museum where he worked and lived. Sekaguchi was a winner of many awards, such as the Ministry of International Trade Industry Award in 1978, Prime Minister’s Award and many others.
Sekaguchi favoured dogwood for his pieces and used many types of motifs which include elements of festivals, nature especially clouds, cherry blossoms and the gingko leaf.
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