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"Modern Design Meisen Kimono" exhibition at the Anna Leonowens Gallery at NSCAD University in Halifax, Canada was a great success. You can look at the report at: Haruko Watanabe Home
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1306575 (stock #J337)
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$50.00
A pair of urushi plates made of wood with hyotan (gourd) design which is hand-painted with red urushi. They were made in Wajima in Ishikawa prefecture that is one of the main product places of urushi wares. Generally in good condition except for some wear of red urush, but not serious, and also a tiny chip in the bottom in one of the plate. Late 19th to early 20th century. Diameter: 14cm H:2cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1306569 (stock #J336)
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$70.00
Hanging candle holder made of wood and coated with urushi. It has a metalwork crest and a candle holder. It has the owner's name and the date and year when it was got, Feb.1896. In excellent condition. 1896, Meiji 28. 5cm x 42cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1305997 (stock #11286)
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$450.00
Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of fragments of choma (ramie) and cotton. All hand sewn. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is made with patch-work with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). This one is made of old fragments of choma whose wefts and warps are hand-plied...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1304403 (stock #11279)
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$120.00
Tsuno-bukuro which was used for the grain. It is made of asa (hemp) and whose selvedges are diagonally sewn together so that the bag is a bit stretchable. The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It has the owner's name and the place in Shiga prefecture. It has some mending stitches with white cotton threads. Late 19th early 20th century. W:56cm L:126cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1304401 (stock #11278)
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$100.00
Han-juban which is hand-woven of asa (hemp) and has double ikat pattern. The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with natural indigo. It has white cotton piping under the arms for reinforcement. Probably it was produced in Omi in Shiga prefecture. In good condition but has many mending patches inside, which are neatly done. Late 19th to early 20th century. 102cm x 59cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1304396 (stock #11277)
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Omi kasuri baby's kimono hand-woven of asa (hemp) with double ikat pattern which is rather typical one of the Omi kasuri. Omi is located in Shiga prefecture near Kyoto. In excellent condition except for a hole in the back (1.2cm x 1.2cm) and the seams under the sleeves are loose. Late 19th to early 20th century. 66cm x 75cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1304335 (stock #J335)
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$120.00
Sake (Japanese wine) container made of big dried gourd. It has the hand-drawn poem associated with sake and the autograph. It has the cord made of bast fiber and the wooden lid. In excellent condition. 19th century. L:51cm Diameter:18.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1304315 (stock #11276)
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$80.00
Ase-hajiki" made of hand-spun soft cotton which was worn under kimono or hanten as a sweat-absorbent in summer, mainly in Tohoku district. The warps are crossed (mojiri-ori in Japanese). It has natural indigo color warps and wefts which make check pattern. It has beautiful asa katazome cloth in the top inside, whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition except the indigo dyed warps have wear. 19th century 60cm x 63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1304314 (stock #11275)
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$190.00
Ase-hajiki" made of hand-spun soft cotton which was worn under kimono or hanten as a sweat-absorbent in summer, mainly in Tohoku district. The warps are crossed (mojiri-ori in Japanese). It has natural beige color warps and wefts which make check pattern. The both sleeves are made of beautiful asa katazome cloth whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied and dyed with natural indigo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1304212 (stock #11274)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of choma (ramie) and all hand-sewn. "Pojagi" is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patch-worked with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). This one is made of fragments of old choma (ramie) and dyed in sumi (black ink). 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1303303 (stock #11273)
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$650.00
Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of silk gauze and figured silk fragments which are from 19th or early 20th century. All hand sewn. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). In excellent condition except for three mending patches and two tiny moth holes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1301785 (stock #J334)
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Tobacco case with wood netsuke. It is made of deer skin with letters and a crest which are dyed with the technique called "fusube-gawa". The deer skin is smoked with burning rice straws and gets brown color. Fusube-gawa is used for armors or wallets in Edo period. It has carved wooden netsuke. In good condition except for open seam in the side. 11.8cm x 17.5cm Diameter of netsuke: 6cm 19th century
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1301783 (stock #J333)
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Hyotan (gourd) made of paper yarn and urshi coated. It is handwoven of Japanese paper@yarn which is made from kozo tree fiber and coated with urushi, lacquer. This paper craft is called "kami nagato" or "nagato" and it is durable and waterproof so that it was made into many kinds of folk crafts such as bowl, tobacco pipe case, lunch box, water bottle and so on in Edo period. It has hand-painted maple leaf design with red urushi. This gourd was probably used for liquid. 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300899 (stock #11256)
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$480.00
Asa (hemp) wrapping cloth with hand-drawn tsutsugaki noshi design. Noshi is an auspicious motif which used to be flattened abalone strips and was decorated on a gift. The wefts and warps are both hand-plied. It is colored with pigments. In good condition except for some wear and stains. 19th century. 84cm x 103.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300897 (stock #11255)
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$380.00
Asa (hemp) cloth with tsutsugaki shrimp which is an auspicious motif. It symbolizes longevity showing that one can live long till having the waist bended. It is made of asa (hemp) and the wefts and warps are hand-plied. It is colored with pigments. 19th century. In good condition but has some wear, stains and indigo color faded parts. 90cm x 65cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1300390 (stock #11251)
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$90.00
Three komebukuro made of many kinds of recycled silk fragments. It was used when people exchanged rice or donated it to shrines or temples. In good condition except for the largest one has wear and some holes and mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. L:28cm x 23cm M:26cm x 24.5cm S:21cm x 11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300379 (stock #11250)
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$180.00
Man's kimono with crests which is made of asa (hemp) and dyed with natural indigo. The wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. It has thick and stiff texture. In good condition except for some wear and indigo color faded parts and also, a few blackish stains. 19th century. 120cm x 126cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1299684 (stock #11247)
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Yose-gire juban (under kimono) made of silk in many kinds such as silk crepe, figured silk, pongee silk and wild silk. The patterns are: komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), stripes, checks, kasuri (ikat) and solid color. The lining is indigo dyed pongee silk and floss silk in the hem. All the dyes are vegetable such as benibana (safflower), indigo, purple grass root and so on. In excellent condition. Mid 19th to early 20th century. 127cm x 138cm