Kuribayashi Issetsu (1924 - 2011)

Kuribayashi began his Kokeshi career in 1955. He is considered to be one of the founding fathers of the Sosaku Kokeshi movement. A multi award winner. His works were displayed in the Government Pavilion of the Japan International Exposition held in Osaka in 1970 and at the Nuremberg Toy Museum in Germany.

Kuribayashi Issetsu
height: 3cm, 4cm