Vintage Sosaku Kokeshi entitled: "Shunen | Flower Garden" by Kuribayashi, Issetsu


Dimensions 5-1/2"h

This doll is a one-of-a-kind creation with beautiful paintings on the body having the floral motif on the body deeply carved and painted. The piece emphasizes the wood grain and natural color, with Kiku as the focal point of the Kimono. Its eyes express humility, and the face is completed with narrow slanted eyes and a tiny red-painted nose. The piece is signed.

Vintage Condition: Pristine, excellent condition affording the doll age-old elegance. Retains the original craft/workmanship showing a wonderfully-developed patina commensurate with age and unrestored. The piece meets all the standards of Sosaku Kokeshi collectibles.