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Some of my Favorite unsigned Kokeshi

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Japanese Dolls83 of 250Traditional Kijiyama KokeshiSosaku Kokeshi  by Minoru Owada
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There are many creative Kokeshi that are unsigned by the artist. The practice of signing their pieces wasn't really prevalent in the early stages of Kokeshi particularly if they were intended as souvenirs at local Onsen. Some were made by artist that became quite popular as the Kokeshi Boom took over Japan as a result of the Mingei movement in mid 1950s through 1970s and artist began to sign their pieces as more collectors began inquiring about specific styles and types.

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