Carp Spinning Top with Kokeshi

Japanese Traditional Spinning Tops with Three Carp on Pole for Boy’s Day Celebration Games | Vintage Koma



Descriptive qualities& condition:

Dimensions: Flag Pole/Base - 8-1/4”h x 3-3/4” dia.; Kokeshi Boy w/Hat – 3-3/4”h

A wonderful multiple spinning tops with stand. Each Carp varies in size and has eyes with an ocean scene depicted on the body of the fish. Each has a decorative handle looking like the nose of the fish and meant to facilitate spinning. This handle/nose is made to fit into the pole of the base to simulate a Boy’s Day Flag. The boy’s design is based on the traditional Kokeshi doll in which he is wearing a large hat with a chrysanthemum on the front of his jacket. The piece is signed on the bottom of the Kokeshi.

Vintage Condition: Excellent vintage condition with good balance and good sense of proportion and color. Any discoloration, chipping/cracking, surface wear or structural damage is note.