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Modern Creative Kokeshi Pair, Kouson Sato, Otafuku

$100.00

Quantity Available: 1

Inventory Number: 72937

  • Modern Creative Kokeshi Pair, Kouson Sato, Otafuku
  • Modern Creative Kokeshi Pair, Kouson Sato, Otafuku Modern Creative Kokeshi Pair, Kouson Sato, Otafuku

NAME: Modern creative Japanese kokeshi pair of Otafuku (Okame) and Hyottoko plus stand

MAKER: Kouson Sato

SIZE: 5-3/4" & 6" (14.6 & 15.5cm), the stand is 8-1/4" x 4-5/8"

CONDITION: Otafuku has a small knot on the top of the head.

Hyottoko has chips in his blue paint and several age spots on the face. He has a light scratch and ding on the front body.

NOTES: Ms. Kouson's kokeshi faces are usually easily recognizable. They are soft and gentle looking. This pair is quite different and is fashioned after two famous Japanese characters, Otafuku (goddess of mirth) & Hyottoko (fire man) They are made in two pieces and looks to be of two different types of wood.

Clever design. Otafuku is normally seen with full cheeks. In order to give that appearance, the center of the face is concave with the nose sticking out. Hyottoko is blowing at a fire and his lips are set to do so.

INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS: Shipping on this set will cost up to US$32 or US$17 in addition to the automatic charge of $15.00 for U.S. addresses. Please contact us with intent to buy so that it can be packed, weighed and the extra shipping charges added to the doll BEFORE the purchase is made.


This product was added to our catalog on Friday 18 October, 2013.

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