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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: www.contemporary-design-kimono.com
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1274880 (stock #11094)
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$380.00
Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of silk crepe fragments which are from 19th century, however it looks patch-worked later. 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 ) 119cm x 117cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1274879 (stock #11093)
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$90.00
Beautiful ornamental balls with hand-wound silk threads. All are in excellent condition. 20th century. Diameter of the largest:15cm The smallest:7cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1273970 (stock #11092)
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$150.00
Silk brocade cloth woven with supplementary wefts on dark blue twill ground. It might be a cloth for a stage costume such as hakama (pants) worn at Noh drama or Kyogen. In excellent condition. 41.5cm x 3m16cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1273836 (stock #J307)
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$150.00
Lantern made of wood frame and bottom coated with urushi, bamboo handle and paper. It is used for tea ceremony held at night. In excellent condition except for sparkled stains in the paper. 20th century. 26.5cm x 26.5 x 29cm (35cm with handle) With original carton box.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1273819 (stock #J305)
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$280.00
Wood natsume (matcha container) with gorgeous gold makie in Rinpa design of waves and plovers. The plovers are "raden", design in mother-of-pearl inlay. In excellent condition. 20th century. Diameter:7cm Height:8cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1273809 (stock #J303)
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$450.00
Oribe tea bowl (matcha jawan) by Kato Jyuemon (1894~1974) who was born in Gifu prefecture and was identified as intangible cultural heritage of Gifu prefecture in 1958. He was inspired with Mino Momoyama pottery and made varieties of pottery with traditional technique such as Shino, Kiseto, Oribe, Mino etc. 20th century. In excellent condition with silk crepe shihuku (bag)and original box with sign. 14cm x 11cm x 7.5cm
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1271544 (stock #11086)
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Boro child's kimono made of hand-spun cotton with kasuri (ikat) pattern outside. The lining and mending patches are also hand-spun cotton. The kasuri fabrics are Kurume kasuri produced in Kurume region in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu. It has three different kind of kasuri patterns. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 64cm x 61cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1270058 (stock #11085)
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$600.00
Okuso-zakkuri, a noragi hanten woven of hemp waste for wefts which is by-product of hemp thread making. Warps are hemp threads. It has beautiful sashiko (stitches) in the shoulders for strength. The collar and sleeves are indigo-dyed cotton cloth. In excellent condition except for a hole in the lower back (1.5cm x 1.5cm). The first half of the 20th century. 122cm x 81cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1268996 (stock #J301)
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$150.00
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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1268986 (stock #J300)
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$250.00
Miniature zushi with a tiny wooden Buddhist image (Dainichi-nyorai) inside. Zushi 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. This one is made of wood and coated with black urushi and gilded inside. The Dainichi-nyorai is a wood sculpture and original so that it is not removable. It might have been taken with a traveler. The Dainichi-nyorai is very well done in details...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1268445 (stock #J299)
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$250.00
Candle stand made of brass. It is in the shape of "hoju" which means jewel and the auspicious motif. It was used in the temple or the shrine. In excellent condition except for some patina. 19th to mid 20th century. H:18.5cm W:11.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1268119 (stock #11084)
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$250.00
Silk man's juban (under kimono) with hand-painted "ronin" motif who is a masterless samurai. His typical outfit is "kinagashi" style without hakama (pants) and put on "sugegasa" which is a braided hat of straw (sedge). It has a poem but unreadable. In excellent condition. 20th century. 142cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1268118 (stock #11083)
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$70.00
Boro asa (hemp) cloth whose warps and wefts look hand-plied. Dyed with natural indigo and has beautiful faded indigo blue. It has wear, holes and jointing seams. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 57cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1267736 (stock #11082)
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$160.00
Yu-age, a towel used for bathing of a new-born baby. There was a custom to give yu-age in celebrating the birth of a baby in Izumo district, now the east part of Shimane prefecture. It was believed that natural indigo repels insects and benibana protects a baby from eye disease. Made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and benibana (safflower). In good condition except for two small holes, mending patches including one in the corner of the benibana part...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1267724 (stock #11081)
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Cotton baby's unlined kimono with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern. It is never worn and brand new condition. It has the stamps of the passing the inspection, price, product place etc. It was made in Aichi prefecture. It looks dyed in chemical indigo and sewn by machine, however the stamp tells it was made before 1940s. 68.5cm x 64.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1267438 (stock #11080)
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5 rice bags made of indigo dyed cotton fragments which are recycled from old cotton kimonos, futonji and so on. All of them are indigo dyed and the patterns are:stripes, checks, kasuri(ikat), plain etc. Some of them are hand-spun cotton. The rice bag was used when people contributed rice or grain to a shrine or a temple, or exchange them as gifts. Most of the bags are in excellent condition but one has some wear and holes. Also one cord is damaged (the smallest one)...