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Modern Creative Kokeshi, Iguchi, 15-15/16"

  • Modern Creative Kokeshi, Iguchi, 15-15/16"
  • Modern Creative Kokeshi, Iguchi, 15-15/16" Modern Creative Kokeshi, Iguchi, 15-15/16"

NAME: Modern creative Japanese kokeshi, name is Kumo Ai or "Cloud Love", signature board and original box

MAKER: Satoru Iguchi

SIZE: 15-15/16" (40.5cm), diameter at the widest point is 6-1/2" (16.5cm), weight is over 12 pounds with the box.

CONDITION: Excellent. Doesn't look like she was ever displayed but there are a few scratches and a small dent on the left side.

The dark spot in the front, at the bottom back and along the bottom are the natural coloring of the wood, just under the surface. You can see several darker streaks on the doll just below the surface as the one in front. The cloud in front was carved and happened to dig into the darker wood.

NOTES: Mr. Iguchi was born 1948 and studied under Master Craftsman, Sansaku Sekiguchi. He is a multi-award winner including the Prime Minister Prize. You can find one of his dolls in the Usaburo Museum and here is an example of another: Iguchi

The design is all carved. The only paint is a little silver at the neck (under kimono) and at the sleeve. She has the carved nose which is usually an indication of a high end doll.

Stunningly beautiful doll.

This doll will ship at no extra charge worldwide. (The cost of international shipping is about US$106.00)

U.S. customers will be refunded the difference between international and national shipping, up to $50 depending on your zone. OR, you may contact us first and the price will be adjusted before the purchase.

This product was added to our catalog on Monday 19 August, 2013.

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