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Kijiyama Traditional Kokeshi, Sasaki, Set of 8

$175.00

Quantity Available: 1

Inventory Number: 71490

  • Kijiyama Traditional Kokeshi, Sasaki, Set of 8
  • Kijiyama Traditional Kokeshi, Sasaki, Set of 8 Kijiyama Traditional Kokeshi, Sasaki, Set of 8

NAME: Kijiyama traditional kokeshi set of 8 descending in size

MAKER: Haruo Sasaki

SIZE: Range from 10-3/4" (27.5cm) to 2-1/2" (6.2cm)

CONDITION:
Doll #1, (largest) has a few hairline cracks on the back and a big knot on the back of the head that has a heavy coat of wax on it.
Doll #2 also has a few cracks (natural wood flaws) on the right side and a mid sized dent on the top of the head.
Doll #3 is good.
Doll #4 is good.
Doll #5 has a small gouge in the lower back.
Doll #6 has a little bit of wood discoloring on the lower back.
Doll #7 is good.
Doll #8 is good.

NOTES: I received many of the same doll in different sizes. They were part of a collection in Japan. There are only signatures on several of the larger dolls. These were probably two sets originally. I decided to take 8 of the best condition dolls and sell them as a signed set. The other group was partially broken as not everyone wants so many dolls.

They do look good all in a row even though there is no picture showing this. Made of the lovely keyaki (zelkova) wood. This is probably Mr. Sasaki's signature design although he also does the famous kite doll.

INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS: Shipping on this doll set will cost up to US$75 or an additional US$55 ($75 less $20 U.S. no charge shipping). Please contact us with intent to buy so that it can be packed, weighed and the extra shipping charges added BEFORE the purchase is made.


This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 11 June, 2013.

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