Traditional Ejiko Kokeshi

Traditional Kokeshi Ejiko Container with Spinning Tops by Abo, Muchihide


Age:1970

Descriptive qualities& condition:

Dimensions: 4-1/4” dia x 4-1/2 ” h

This beautiful and exceptional traditional Ejiko container houses, four, unusual multi-sized and bright color spinning tops all that are beautifully detailed and functional. The motif on the natural finished wood represents the Kiku, (Camellia flower) with multi width and colored band decoration. The expressive and innocent face is in the style of the Nuruyu-Kei family delicately rendered with the traditional red hairbows on the side of its head with hair bangs, side fringes, single eye and button nose. The piece is signed on the bottom by Muchihide, Abo who was born in 1950.

Vintage Condition: Excellent, “as is” and retains the original craft/workmanship. No discoloration, chipping/cracking, surface wear or structural damage.