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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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1290646 (stock #11147)
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$140.00
Man's unlined asa (hemp) kimono with fine stripes which are silk threads. The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. In excellent condition except for a tiny hole (2mm x 2mm) in the lower back. Late 19th to early 20th century. 128cm x 136cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1290640 (stock #11172)
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$230.00
Asa (probably choma, ramie) unlined man's kimono made in Okinawa. It has fine stripes which are silk threads and the wefts are hand-plied. In excellent condition except for wear in the neck. Dyed with natural indigo. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 128cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1289460 (stock #11162)
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$70.00
Man's summer haori (jacket) made of fine silk gauze whose warps are crossed. Dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition and wearable. Late 19th to early 20th century. 126cm x 88cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1286180 (stock #11150)
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$160.00
One panel of futonji made of hand-spun cotton with dragon and bamboo motif. It is katazome (stencil-dyeing) and dyed with natural indigo. Indigo color is faded but in excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 34cm x 182cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1285856 (stock #J314)
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Incense case made of clam shell with beautiful makie whose motif is fan and gourds. It has gold painted inside. In excellent condition with a wooden box. The second half of the 19th century. W:10.5cm L:7.5cm H:4.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1285289 (stock #11144)
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Yose-gire juban (under kimono) made of silk crepe in many kinds such as komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), plain, also pongee silk (tsumugi) and wool muslin. The lining is benibana (safflower) dyed pongee silk and floss silk in the hem and wrists. In good condition except for moth holes in the red wool muslin in the back and some stains in the lining. The second half of the 19th century. 128cm x 152cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #1284689
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$1,100.00
Rare items. A set of outfits for the Japanese art of archery, a shoulder cloth and gloves. Beautiful hand-drawn paintings on both sides, a tiger and a dragon with a sign "Ganku, Hinen". Ganku (1749 or 1756~1838) was one of the prominent painters in the mid Edo period, born in Kanazawa in Ishikawa prefecture and died in Kyoto. Many of his works are left not only in temples and shrines but also in civilian houses. He was especially good at the motif of the tiger...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284553 (stock #11142)
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$130.00
Yose-gire juban (under kimono) made of silk crepe in many kinds such as komon (stencil-dyed small pattern), plain, stripes with wild silk and figured. The lining is indigo 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 except for a few stains and a few tiny moth holes in the upper front, benibana part. The second half of the 19th century. 124cm x 147cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284104 (stock #11134)
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$190.00
Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-woven pongee silk with stripes called Ki-hachijo. The ground yellow color is dyed with "kariyasu", the wild plant in many times. Ki-hachijo was originally woven in Hachijo Island from 17th century but similar pongee silk was woven in other places later. Probably this one was woven in Hachijo Island. It has natural indigo dyed pongee silk lining and also has thin floss silk inside...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1284099 (stock #11132)
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$150.00
Bag made of hand-spun cotton cloth with katazome (stencil-dyeing). The outside cloth as well as the lining are recycled from old cloth. The lining cloth is also hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It has two belts made of deer skin. What was put in is unknown, however it has rare katazome pattern and beautiful natural indigo blue. In good condition. 19th century. 57cm x 48cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1281645 (stock #11123)
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$150.00
Cape made of cotton kasuri on one side and cotton stripe on the other which are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. It is called "maru-gappa" or "hiki-mawashi". It was worn on the occasion of travel. The word "kappa" came from Portuguese "capa". The Portuguese first came to Japan ca. 17th century. The piping is made of handwoven hemp. Generally in good condition but kasuri side has a mending patch and a hole. The stripe side has wear and several holes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1281012 (stock #J311)
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$100.00
Wooden candle with a copper hook and candle plate holder with an owner's name. In good condition but has some dirt and the jointing part of the candle holder and the wood is a bit loose. 19th century. L:59cm W of the top:5.5cm W of the bottom:7.5cm Thickness:1cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1280771 (stock #J310)
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$80.00
Handmade bamboo basket which has urushi or kakishibu (persimmon juice) coated paper lining. Generally in good condition but has some minor cuts and some tiny chips in the lining. 19th century. Diameter:31cm Height:7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1280770 (stock #11117)
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$800.00
Large nobori, vertical banner post on the Tango-no-sekku (the Boy's Festival ) on May 5th which is for wishing each boy in the family grow up healthy and strong. This one has a motif of old tale "Ushiwaka-maru and Benkei". Benkei used to be a Buddhist soldier but was ousted from the temple because he was very rowdy. He decided to rob and collect 1000 swords from people. One day he encountered Ushiwaka-maru on the Gojo Big Bridge in Kyoto and assaulted him to rob the last sword, but he lost...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1280017 (stock #11114)
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$80.00
Large furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of handwoven thick asa (hemp) and dyed with natural indigo. It has the owner's name and a crest hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique. It has two mending patches and wear. Meiji period (1868~1912) 130cm x 120cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1273188 (stock #11091)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton with "Takara-zukushi" motif. It is a auspicious one which has many kinds of treasures such as treasure ball, a mallet, gold coins, a cape, deer horns, and treasure bag and a crest. In excellent condition except for a few tiny rips (2mm~1cm) in the middle part. It has katazome belt of cloth in the back. 19th century. 83.5cm x 95.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1273179 (stock #J302)
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$180.00
Small suzura, a container box which is hand-woven of willow strips. It has rims probably made of animal skin coated with urushi. In good condition except for a minor break. 19th century. 45cm x 21cm x 14cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1268996 (stock #J301)
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This is a wooden red urushi zushi which is a cupboard-like container with double doors in which a Buddhist image, Sutra, or some other objects is kept at a temple or at home. The Buddhist image inside is lost, however this zushi is well made in details such as beautiful makie work in "Seigaiha" pattern and the copper latches of the doors. The red urushi outside as well as gilted inside are in excellent condition. Probably 19th century. H:10cm W:4.5cm D:3cm