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Modern Creative Kokeshi, Sekiguchi, Tale of Genji #73123

$148.00

Quantity Available: 1

Inventory Number: 73123

  • Modern Creative Kokeshi, Sekiguchi, Tale of Genji #73123
  • Modern Creative Kokeshi, Sekiguchi, Tale of Genji #73123 Modern Creative Kokeshi, Sekiguchi, Tale of Genji #73123

NAME: Modern creative Japanese kokeshi, Tale of Genji

MAKER: Sansaku Sekiguchi

SIZE: 2-3/4"h x 5" x 4" (not including the stand). The stand is 5-3/4" x 4-1/2" x 3/4" high.

CONDITION: Good condition with a little bit of excess glue by Genji's head in the front and a dent on the back.

NOTES: The dolls are attached to the stand. Included is the signature board and a gold screen. The design was done by the burnt wood technique.

From the Book, "Tale of Genji" written by (Ms.) Murasake Shikibu in the 11th century. It's considered the greatest work of Japanese literature and the first novel in the world.

Current production of this doll finds Genji on the opposite side. Current price for this new is approx. $180.00 for the doll itself. The older design has a simpler design and less paint.

Mr. Sekiguchi was born in 1925 and is still busy creating his masterpieces. He is a multi-award winning artist which includes multiple prime minister awards. He is perhaps the most known kokeshi maker worldwide.

INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS: Shipping on this doll will cost approximately US$25. An invoice will be sent covering the difference between actual cost less any shipping paid with the order.


This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 25 November, 2018.

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