kokeshi japanese doll vintage creative Osono by great Shido Shouzan 40 cms 15,7 inches free fast and tracked shipping
Kokeshi doll vintage creative titled “osono” , a famous kabuki theater character, by great master shido shouzan (1932-95). This kokeshi was featured in the “wooden treasures of japan” book. Mr shozan was born in 1932 and raised in oita prefecture where he started to create kokeshi in 1957. His creative works were recognized with numerous awards like the prime minister prize. His kokeshi are highly coveted by collectors and thus are hard to find. Mr shozan used the natural wood grain to bring out the delicate, intricate and beautyful designs. The wood tones, shapes and simple facial features have won over collectors hearts all over the world. His kokeshi are highly saught. She stands 40 cms / 15,7 inches. This item is made of wood.