Vintage Traditional Yajirou Kokeshi by Endo Tsutumo

Sale price$95.00

Dimensions: 6-0”h

This exceptionally beautifully finished doll utilizes traditional Yajirou family elements and techniques executed with black ink in a sumi-e style drawing of red chrysanthemum petals in the center spot under the collar, the base of the figure, and on the top of the head. The entire figure is painted is delicately painted with varying widths of horizontal stripes encircling the figure at the base and collar using red and purple ‘Rokoru Moyo’ style line-work. On the back of the doll is a delicate red iris with green foliage. The hair of the doll is seen in the bangs and side hair fringes. The face has single eyelids, eyebrows, a faint pick-shaped nose, and a tiny mouth. The piece is signed in script on the bottom by the artist. Note: There is no biographical information published on this artist.

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Condition: Excellent, original condition, with no fading or loss of color, and consistent with age and standards of collectible Yajirou Family dolls. All details are perfect and as crafted.