This Japanese Vintage Kyo-yaki Pottery Kogo Ornament of Hina Dolls was made by the famous Kyoto potter Gako Kitamura. This is just one of our many kogo in different motif and pottery and many by famous potters, please see the store for more. A kogo is usually made for the tea ceremony, and holding small incense balls in as part of the ceremony. The kogo are also wonderful items of character to decorate with, and to place other small items in around the house. This was in made in the motif of boy and girl Hina dolls, representing what is now called 'Children's Day' is in May. Hinamatsuri 2017 in Japan this year is on March 3rd, it is soon here! This piece is all handmade and hand decorated, It is done very well and a very nice, colorful piece. It comes with the original signed tomobako made especially for this item which is very important for the value of and care and storage for this piece. The potter has inscribed his name on the bottom of the piece as well as the tomobako. In excellent condition, no cracks or chips. Please see the pictures and ask any questions. We are non-house smokers and do not smoke around our wares and our very careful with them to have clean hands and in the packing. We have noticed smells from items received recently, again please let us know if you have any questions. This one has no smells, this is from a well- known and honest, quality antiques dealer's piece.
SIZE: Width 2.4 inches or 6 cm, Length 1.6 inches or 4cm: Height 3.1 inches or 8cm
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