“Shiraume | White Plum” “Shiraume | White Plum”

Vintage Sosaku Kokeshi

“Shiraume | White Plum”

Onodera, Kouraku

$135.00

Age:1960s

Descriptive qualities& condition:

Dimensions: 12-2/4” h

In celebration of the Japanese Plum, each doll has been beautifully ornamented with the branches celebrating spring’s arrival. These tall and slender Kijiyama style figure complement the incorporation of the tree branches reaching for the sun. Thin lines of the branches, combined with thinner internal lines, and the colorful flowers, define the three-dimensional shape.

Vintage Condition: “as is” with some scattered light wear or stain that does not affect the design, and retains the original craft/workmanship. Any discoloration, chipping/cracking, surface wear or structural damage noted. 


Artisan | Woodworker: Onodera, Kouraku | 1944

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Collector's note – descriptive qualities, standard characteristics & ornamentation styles:

Trained as a traditional Kijiyama artist from Akita-ken, Yuzawa-shi. In celebration of the Japanese Plum, each doll has been beautifully ornamented with the branches celebrating spring’s arrival. These tall and slender figures complement the incorporation of the tree branches reaching for the sun. Thin lines of the branches, combined with thinner internal lines, and the colorful flowers, define the three-dimensional shape.

 

Artist's signature:

onodera kouraku kokeshi sosaku artist signature