Sosaku Kokeshi by Kobayashi, Inosuke | Ringokko | 1970
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.
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.