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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1340531 (stock #12469)
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$200.00
Shonai-obi which was made in Shonai region in Yamagata Pref. in Tohoku district. The feature of the obi (sash) is the wefts are Japanese paper threads and warps are cotton threads dyed with natural indigo. The white paper wefts are seen in the selvedge. In excellent condition except for the lost part in one of the fringes. The first half of the 20th century.26cm x 3m26cm (without fringes)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1340530 (stock #12468)
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child's boro kimono made of cotton stripes and has many mending patches. Both ground cloth as well as mending patches are hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 98cm x 104cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1340275 (stock #12467)
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Sodenashi (sleeveless) han-juban (short under kimono) made of silk crepe for outside and cotton for inside. Inside has katazome (stencil-resist dyeing) which is hand-spun cotton. The red muslin wool in the collar has many moth holes. 19th century. 41.5cm x 58cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1340212 (stock #J374)
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$250.00
Rustic copper flower vase with original box with the craftsman's sign but it is not unable to identify. The handle looks influenced by Art Deco style. It was the 40th anniversary gift of the company. In excellent condition. 20th century. Height:22cm Diameter:14.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1340210 (stock #J373)
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$100.00
Bamboo basket box with a lid for papers and letters. In excellent condition except for one break in one corner. The first half of the 20th century. 22cm x 27.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1340126 (stock #12466)
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$800.00
Tsutsugaki cloth with Pheonix and paulownia motif which used to be the center part in the back of the yogi. Yogi is kind of futon in the shape of kimono. It is hand-spun cotton and dyed with pigments. In excellent condition except for a mending patch in the top. The second half of the 19th century. 77cm x 170cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1340064 (stock #12465)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of asa (ramie or hemp) 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 ). The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. In excellent condition with original one belt in the corner. The second half of the 19th to e...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1340063 (stock #J372)
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$80.00
Two woodblock printed books of gesaku or gisaku (popular story). Both have beautiful woodblock print covers. Right: "Kyokaku-den" author: Rakutei Saiba (1848~1854) published in Kaei 7 (1855) Kyokaku was a man who had a spirit of chivalry and "weakened the strong and helped the weaks" Left: "Shiranui-monogatari" author: Ryukatei Tanekazu (1807~1858). Published in Ansei 5 (1858) Toyokuni is an painter for woodblock prints for both books and there is a stamp of Kunisada in the left one. The right ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1339720 (stock #12464)
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$400.00
Woman's formal kimono with Yuzen-zome vine design. Miyazaki Yuzensai, who was a folding fan painter, improved and completed the paste resist dyeing in the second half of the 17th century so that it is called Yuzen-zome. The outline is drawn by rice paste and color dyed, and then the paste is washed away. Part of the leaves have embroidery with gold thread. In excellent condition except for one crest in front has wear. The ground cloth is silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) small pat...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1339719 (stock #12463)
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$600.00
Silk crepe woman's formal kimono with Yuzen-zome peony and lily of the valley design. Miyazaki Yuzensai, who was a folding fan painter, improved and completed the paste resist dyeing in the second half of the 17th century so that it is called Yuzen-zome. The outline is drawn by rice paste and color dyed, and then the paste is washed away. The flowers are beautifully painted and pistils and part of the leaves have embroideries. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1339371 (stock #12462)
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Baby's cotton kimono (yukata) with one kind of katazome which is called "chu-sen". Generally, yukata, tenugui (cotton hand towel) and fukin (kitchen cloth) are dyed with the technique. Tan-mono (roll of cloth) are folded in many layers and each layer is applied with paste resist and then dye is poured. In good condition except for some sprinkled tiny stains. The first half of the 20th century. 59.5cm x 61.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1339370 (stock #12461)
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$60.00
Child's ceremonial kimono made of asa (hemp or ramie) whose wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. In excellent condition except for a few stains. 19th to early 20th century. 85cm x 87cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1338975 (stock #12460)
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Chogappo which is made of plain weave silk fragments. All hand sewn with red silk threads. "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 ). This one is called "sanpo", one kind of pojagi which is a cover for a tray or a table with food. Originally it has oiled paper in the back but...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1338966 (stock #J371)
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$150.00
Ko-Imari (early Imari ware) saba-choko produced in Arita in Saga prefecture in Edo period.Soba-choko was used for food in older days, but it became used also for soba soup to be dipped in later. The ko-imari were exported from Imari port so that it is called Imari ware. This one was made in mid Edo period (18th century) with hand-drawn grass pattern. In excellent condition except for the original flaws fron the kiln. Diameter of the top: 7cm Diameter of the bottom: 4.5cm Height: 5.5cm
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1338911 (stock #J370)
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$120.00
Ikkan-bari basket made of bamboo and paper. Ikkan-bari is a Japanese traditional craft which is: many layers of washi (Japanese handmade paper) are pasted on the bamboo or wood frame, or wood or clay mold. And then coated with urushi or kaki-shibu (persimmon juice) when it becomes dry and hard. It has paper(not Japanese paper) pasted on the bamboo basket and coated with kaki-shibu. Cloth hand-painted daruma and Benkei are collaged on both sides. In excellent condition. Contemporary. Diameter: 33...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1338424 (stock #11459)
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Large furoshiki made of hand-spun cotton with tsutsugaki karakusa (arabesque) pattern. Tsutsugaki is the dyeing technique which is free hand drawing with rice paste for resist. It is dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. Generally in good condition but has some holes and rips. Late 19th to early 20th century. 130cm x 144cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1338153 (stock #11458)
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Asa (hemp or ramie) man's kimono which is unbleached and called "kibira". It is mainly produced in Takamiya in Shiga prefecture. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. Generally in good condition but has some stains and mending. The latter half of the 19th century to early 20th century. 124cm x 125cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1338152 (stock #11457)
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Vintage silk obi (sash) with gorgeous and beautiful embroidery which is hard to find this quality these days. It is plain weaving but the moire pattern can be seen. The design looks influenced by the Art Deco design that was also popular in Japan then. In excellent condition. Early Showa (1925 to 1930s) 32.5cm x 4m10cm