Brancusi Kokeshi

item : Kokeshi Designer : Katsumi ASABA Traditional craft : Traditional Miyagi kokeshi dolls

Kokeshi dolls were originally given to congratulate a woman on being blessed with a child. This endearing work of an adorable child kokeshi doll represents the love between a man and takes as its motif Brancusi's The Kiss. It was made in Naruko, Miyagi Prefecture, the oldest center for the production of kokeshi dolls in the Tohoku region.

Set of Small Plates with Numeric Designs

On the Head (Lemon/Blue)

○△□ paulownia coffret

Barred Sharaku

Hand-painted Candles Dragon / Morning Glor

Frog Top (Green/Black)

Asura Kokeshi

Little Dragon

Little Dragon / Colony

Mondrian Box

Folding screen of giant wild goosse pagoda

Folding screen of Dongba

Folding screen of tale of the sun and moon

Ostrich Egg Matryoshkas

Brancusi Kokeshi

Hanako (Red / Black)

Striped Kokeshi

Bobble Kokeshi (Red / Black)

Eight Suns (White)

Sun Disc (White)

Rising Sun (White)

Eight Suns (Black)

Sun Disc (Black)

Rising Sun (Black)




Writing Box

Tale of the Sun

Tale of the Moon

Casino Boxes

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