Vintage Japanese Textile exquisitely hand sewn to create a haute couture table runner. The obi features elegant silver threads woven into delicate petals with a three dimensional effect...
A spectacular Taisho (1912-1926)maru obi woven on both sides in vastly different patterns. Maru obis usually feature the same pattern on both sides and this style of vintage Maru obi is rare to find.
On one side, there is an overall pattern of beautifully detailed Shishi (Lion Dog) that serve as guardians to both Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples. Vividly decorated with botan and other motifs woven with brightly coloured threads...
A gorgeous home decor table runner hand sewn from vintage Japanese obi. It is the perfect home decor accessories or gift.
Very elegant and eye catching, this table runner is 100% hand sewn with no machine stitching making it a haute couture home decor accessory.
It features a medley of floral details and generous amounts of gold thread that reflects under light...
In flattened ovoid form. Screw-type stopper with silver mounts. Height 2½". Thanks.
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Hexagon shape with hole, the seal with two character mark. .5" H x 1.125" W. Excellent condition.
A very unique and bold hanaire designed by Kanetsugu Tahara before he became the current 13th generation Tahara Tobei. This piece is in the shape of a kinuta stone used to beat silk cloth therefore it boast a thick solid base using generous amounts of clay creating a rather imposing atmosphere. It flaunts the elements characteristic of Hagi ware such as the use the exposure of rough clay, pockmarks and glaze in creamy white and blushing undertones...
An exquisite and rare Taisho (1912-1926) period Maru Obi with entirely different patterns on each side. This is the most formal of Japanese obis and due to its intensive use of silk and labour this style has not been produced for decades.
What makes this maru obi special?
A typical maru obi has the same design on both sides with small variations in the colour only...
This set of 12 monthly natsume is crafted in the style that was favoured by Lord Ii Soukan (1815 -1860) the daimyo of the Omi Hikone clan and a high ranking official in the Tokugawa Clan. II Soukan (Naosuke) was an avid practitioner of tea ceremony and wrote two books on the topic. However he is better known for the Harris Treaty which allowed American merchants access to Japanese ports.
All 12 natsumes are crafted of natural wood with skillfully applied lacquer...
The round bowl's rim is pinched into 4 upturned edges. This dainty celadon bowl comes with its wood storage box. It is in overall good condition.
Height: 2 1/2"
Width: 6 3/8"
Box Dimension: 7 3/4" x 7 3/4" x 3 3/4"
approximate dimensions of largest piece: 28.5in x 12in
1990s beautiful handmade war rug depicting the Soviet exodus of Afghanistan in 1989. Rug was made shortly after. Unique green background dye with detailed border and symmetrical chevron at the top makes this rug especially attractive. Rug is in new condition with no damage. Durable for floor use or sized for wall hanging.
24" x 28"
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