Japanese traditional crafts
Hakata dolls/Tsutomu Tsushida




■ Hakata Dolls by Tsutomu Tsushida

Tsutomu Tsushida
Tsutomu Tsushida has been making Hakata dolls with highly drawing technique and beautiful aesthetic sense. Mr.Tsushida's Hakata doll is extremely beautiful that are drawn most carefully with proficient skills by many Japanese fine brushes. Moreover, Tsutomu Tsushida has been making a delicate and cute painted Hakata doll.
Japanese woman has a peculiar feeling when considering small things as cute. One of the doll making artists who are producing "Utsukushiki things" that Sei-Shonagon wrote as anything small (Utsukushiki things) is cute in "Makura no Soushi" over 1000 years ago."Utsukushiki things" means beautiful in contemporary Japan.
Mr. Tsushida makes sure large size traditional Hakata doll called "beautiful woman (Geisha)" and "Kurodabishi (samurai)". Mr. Tsushida can be said not only as a traditional craft of Hakata dolls, but also a doll making artist who inherits the unique aesthetic sense of old times Japanese.

geisha dolls
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Geisha doll/Fuji-no-kotobuki
Drawing design depends on each time.
samurai dolls
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Samurai doll/Kuroda-bushi
Drawing design  depends on each time.

Lately News■Hakata doll in zodiac animals
The zodiac sign is wild boar at 2019.It turned from a dog to wild boar.

animal dolls
Wild bore of Hakata dolls by Mr.Tsushida making.
animal dolls
A dog of Hakata dolls by Mr.Tsushida making last year.
 
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Hakata dolls
Ariake
 
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Shun-ran
 
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Taishi
 
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 Yuya
 
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Owl
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 kai-so
 
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Miyabi
 
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Chitose
 
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Genji-Monogatari
 
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Jizo
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Kantenkichi
 
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Mizuho
 
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 Kai-awase
 
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Otogi-neko
 
animal dolls
Cat and dog

Tsutomu Tsushida
 Hakata Dolls Japanese Traditional master-craftman