Sosaku Kokeshi by Kobayashi, Inosuke | Ringokko | 1970

Description Qualities—
This is a beautiful rare large vintage Japanese Sosaku style Creative Kokeshi doll by one of the earlier master artist Kobayashi Inosuke. The title translated to read: Rosy Cheeks. Condition: Original, excellent condition and carving. Signed by Kobayashi-san on the back of the doll. Dimensions: 16-1/4”h and weighs 8 lb.

Additional Information—
Inosuke Kobayashi was born in 1931 and has died but no date has been published. He is a multi prize winner including the coveted Prime Minister award in 1979.

One Response to “Sosaku Kokeshi by Kobayashi, Inosuke | Ringokko | 1970”

  1. Kathy 26 June 2015 at 11:56 pm #

    Thank you mingeiarts for sending me your recently published book on Creative Kokeshi. This is a wonderful collectors resource with loads of background and information. Last week I also received the kokeshi doll by Kobayashi that I ordered from your website. This wonderful doll now takes pride of place in our collection. As always your attention to detail and customer service is first rate.

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