This is tsumugi-silk indigo dye katazome textile in Edo period(1800-1868).
Very, it is wonderful touch. The motif of the stream is very graceful with the butterfly. It dyes it with the indigo of nature. There is neither stain nor damage. It is very good. Textile seems to be hand spun and woven, and has soft touch.
size:128cm x 122cm (50.4" x 48")
DESCRIPTION: Three rare Edo Period (c. 1790 ‚Äď 1810), festival banners, hand woven of hemp and decorated with colored zodiac animals dyed in the freehand paste resist technique, tsutsugaki. To remain straight and highly visible in parade processions, these tall banners would have been mounted on poles from the top and along one side using a series of fabric tabs attached to the banner...
Japanese Edo Period Peddlar's Box, gyoshobako, kiri wood throughout with mixed metal for original hardware of brass and iron on locks, side carrying rings, double safe compartments, with the lower inside containing a removable safe box with 3 drawers, worn condition with original finish, 11"W 19"D 26"H.
This carving out of Japanese 'kiri' or paulownia wood is from the early 1800's when a monk named Mokujiki was on a pilgrimage throught Japan and left carvings at temples he stayed at. This piece has no sanskrit around the halo as do most of Mokujiki's works and is not carved out of Japanese elm but the expression is very much like other Mokujiki works leading us to believe it is one of his works. A wonderful playful expression. c.1805. (18" x 8" x 7") (46cm x 20cm x 18cm)...
This lovely Japanese Arita somestuke (blue and white porcelain) plate with a scalloped or ‚Äúrinka‚ÄĚ rim is decorated with a central medallion surrounded by a paneled border, and it dates to the Edo period (late 18th century). The interior edge of the dish is hand painted with an unusual honeycomb-like design which alternates with leafy sections. These panels surround a central medallion of shochikubai (pine, plum and bamboo) framed by a flower head band...
Estimated from 18th 19th century, Japanese imari porcelain bowl set with overglaze in enamel. They are very good in condition.
Size:5.6cm high by 10.2cm wide(2.2" by 4")
Shipping and handling cost is free. All regular items are shipped via EMS (Most reliable Service in Japan). It takes four to seven days to the U.S...
An attractive Japanese blue and white porcelain soba choko with banana leaf, fence and chidori in mist decoration supported by single blue line all over double blue line. The inside rim with blue and white fret band and the bottom inside with a single flower within double blue line. The glazed foot ring surrounding a wide, unglazed band centering a recessed, glazed center. The white glaze very slightly blue tinged...
This is Japanese Indigo dye Stripe weave futon Cover from the Edo era to the Meiji era(1800-1880).
This material is cotton. It was made all by hand. It has a few thin stains. However, it does not stand out. It has a little repair traces. It does not have damage and is in a very good state. As for it, lining is indigo dyeing cotton.
size:147cm x 188cm (58.3" x 74")
Rare piece, carved of stagantler depicting a blind man walking on a stick upon Getas while blowing a whistle to make himself not overrun. Unsigned, early 19th c., height 6,3 cm. Good condition and nice patina.
From an old collection built up in the sixties and seventies of last c. For further pieces, please contact me.
Edo period, 18-19th century
approx. 23.7 x 15.3cm / 5.5cm in height (9.33in, 6.02in, 2.16in)
Valuable Shino piece as handed down, though missing the wooden box (tomobako) for its history.
Specially categorized as E-Shino (Pictured Shino ware) for its faint but tasteful abstract picture of inside.
Massive mold coated in quality glossy feldspar glaze, with aesthetic natural expression of its mature texture...
Early 19th century boxwood netsuke of an alert kirin sitting on oval base with its head raised, flames licking the sides of his body. Great inquisitive face, wonderful depiction of its tail and bumpy spine, eyes are inlaid with bronze. Fantastic sheen from wear, superb patina, very pleasant to hold. Height 1 9/16 inches.
Early 19th century ivory netsuke of two quails sitting on millet stalks with leaves. Superb quality carving - see the alert faces, differentiated feathers and finely carved millet stalks, eyes inlaid with black horn. Beautiful wear and patina turning yellow on the bottom where netsuke was touching the silk of kimono, old age lines. Classic netsuke in great condition. Height 1 inch.
This is Edo period(1800-1867) elegant yuzen-dye silk furisode kimono.
It is very beautiful furisode kimono.
It has a thin stain and few pinholes.
However, it is in a very good state.
size:153cm x 125cm (60.2" x 49.2")
This is thick indigo dye hemp tsutsugaki horse cover textile of the Edo period (1800-1867) It is a very wonderful feel.It is made of hand-spun and hand-woven and natural indigo dyed hemp.
Although it has change of the color of indigo dyeing, it is a very good condition.
size:107cm x 95cm (42.1" x 37.4")
Early 19th century boxwood netsuke of resting shishi scratching its ear with its hind foot, its mouth open. Rare subject, superb carving with exceptional depiction of its body bulk, beautiful bumps carved all over its body, great face, excellent wear and patina consistent with age. Signed TOMOCHIKA on the bottom - the artist is Tomochika the First listed on p. 1148 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick...