Artisan | Woodworker: Ohtani, Yoshio | 1936-

Artisan | Woodworker: Ohtani, Yoshio | 1936-


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This beautiful Kokeshi entitled “Spring Dreams” was created in 1986, and is wrapped in a beautiful “Mino” snow coat that has been subtly ornamented. The doll celebrates the Japanese accomplishments in textile design. The artist’s use of an angelic face, is sensitively detailed and extremely expressive. It is created from a solid block of cherry celebrating the natural wood grain. Yoshio-san was born in 1936 and winner of numerous awards including the coveted award of the Prime Minister, and the Japan Ministry of Forestry and Agriculture design.

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