This Kokeshi, crafted by Hajime Miyashita, invites you into a world where traditional Japanese artistry and contemporary design converge. Hajime Miyashita, born in 1930, has been a luminary in the Kokeshi doll-making world, creating pieces that are not only collectibles but also embody the rich cultural tapestry of Japan. His life and work have been dedicated to producing Kokeshi that tell stories, capturing the essence of Japanese traditions and aesthetics.
The Kokeshi features a distinctive red hairpin, elegantly securing the neatly tied-up hair, symbolizing a blend of tradition and subtle beauty. Adorning a kimono, embellished with flowers at the hem, it is gracefully complemented by a red haori (kimono jacket), adding a layer of depth and cultural significance to the piece. The doll is meticulously placed on a small square base, showcasing the artist's stamp, a testament to its authenticity and craftsmanship.
Not only a treasure for collectors, this Kokeshi also serves as a splendid interior decoration and a thoughtful gift for enthusiasts of Japanese culture, intertwining aesthetic appeal with cultural richness.