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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 : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #515039
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$110.00
Girl's gorgeous and elegant formal kimono. Petals of wisteria are appliqued. Generally good condition. Soft silk. 1920s~1930s. 124x139cm 48.8x54.7"
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Contemporary item #605553 (stock #J036)
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$250.00
Azuma Hideo (1950~ ) is an emerging urushi artist and craftsman whose work is novel and creative. This is a wooden bowl on which camellias and a plum tree with blossoms are carved and painted with urushi (Japanese lacquer). In excellent condition. Contemporary. Height 11cm 4.3" Diameter 16.5cm 6.5"
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Contemporary item #611977 (stock #J041)
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$320.00
Japanese Lacquer (Urushi) bowl made by Azuma Hideo (1950~ ) who is an emerging urushi artist and a craftsman. Gourds are hand-carved on wooden base and red and black urushi are lacquered. Brand-new condition. Contemporary. Height 8.5cm 3.3" Diameter 13.5cm 5.3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #622872 (stock #J047)
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$120.00
These are rather casual urushi wooden plates compared with fancy gold-lacquered ones. In nicely simple shape. In excellent condition, however not as smooth and shiny as fancy lacquer wares. Meiji era. Diameter 16cm 6" Height 1.7cm 1"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #625638 (stock #6052)
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$280.00
Gorgeous fukuro obi for furisode ( formal kimono for young woman ) with pattern of flying cranes and phoenixes. Silk woven with gold threads. In excellent condition. Taisho or early Showa era (1920s~1930s). 33cm x 4m4cm 13"x13ft1/4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #628115 (stock #7277)
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$180.00
Ikat (kasuri) double checkers pattern futon cover, hand woven cotton dyed with natural indigo. It has several mending patches(two of 3x5cm and two of 3x3cm) but in good condition as a whole. Meiji era( 1868~1912 ). 130cm x 220cm 4.3ft x 7.2ft
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #628394 (stock #J049)
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$180.00
This wooden tobacco tray with drawers is an another example of beautiful craftsmanship in old days. Two copper containers are for ash (larger one) and water(smaller one). Noshi (an ornament put on a gift ) pattern is carved out in the back. In good condition except for two chips in front. Meiji era ( 1868~1912). Height 16.5cm 6.5" Width 24.5cm 9.6" Depth 14cm 5.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #628968 (stock #J051)
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$450.00
Gorgeous gold raised lacquerwork (taka-makie) wan with rare pattern of cocoons, moth and mulberry leaves. Both a lid and a bowl are amazingly thin. This wan shows an prominent craftsmanship in Meiji when makie technique was full bloomed. Meiji era (1986~1912). In excellent condition. Diameter 13cm 5.1" Height 7.5cm 2.9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #630039 (stock #J012)
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$150.00
Makie wan with classical patterns of flying cranes and pine trees. This makie is delicately and beautifully hand painted with gold urushi. Late Edo or Meiji era (ca. 1850s~1900s). In excellent condition. Diameter 12.5cm 4.9" Height 8.5cm 3.3"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1950 item #647752 (stock #J315)
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$310.00
Katakuchi bowl is originally made for pouring sake or other liquid from a spout made in one side. This one is a nice variation of katakuchi by Sakakura Shinbei 14th (born in 1926). Hagi ware is produced in Hagi in Yamaguchi prefecture. In excellent condition with a signed box. Originally there were set of ten, however five now. Mid Showa era (ca. 1950s~1960s). Diameter 13cm x 11cm (5.1"x4.3") Height 6cm (2.4")
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #649769 (stock #7315)
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$210.00
Beautiful tie-dyeing cotton futon cover dyed with indigo. In excellent condition. Early Showa era. 120cm x 146cm 47.2"x57.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #652550 (stock #7322)
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$150.00
Beautiful boro futon cover, mostly mended with hand woven and natural indigo dyed cloth. Meiji era (1968~1912). 86cm x 108cm 34"x42.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #655048 (stock #7326)
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$330.00
Gorgeous boro sashiko (quilted) rug made of pretty katazome (stencil-dyeing), kasuri (ikat), koshi (check) and shima (stripes) cotton cloth, all hand woven and natural indigo dyed. Both sides are beautiful. Meiji or Taisho era (1900s~1920s). 94cm x 174cm 37"x68.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #658461 (stock #J068)
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$110.00
Very original plates made of three color clay. Waso Hideatsu (1948~) is a potter born and working in Kyoto. In excellent condition with a signed box. Mid Showa era (1960s~1980s). Diameter 13.5cm 5.3" Height 1.8cm 0.7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #663840
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$200.00
This is a hard cover 300 page book about fukusa-Japanese gift covers written by Takemura Akihiko, published by Iwasaki Bijutsu-sha in 1991. It has full color pictures of about 100 fukusa made in Edo and Meiji era and its history, usage, Japanese culture relating to it and so on. Mostly written in English. A4 size (8.5"x11.2") 1.2" thickness. Shipping to U.S. by EMS $38.00
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #681702 (stock #6086)
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$150.00
Fukuro obi with contemporary wave crest pattern (sei-gai-ha). The same pattern in both sides but the 40% of the pattern of each side is left colorless, only beige with wave crest pattern. In good condition except for patinas on both ends and one of gold threads is loose. Early Showa (ca. 1930s). 32.5cm x 406cm 12.8"x13.3ft
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #682464 (stock #J075)
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$90.00
This is a three-way use candle stand made of iron. It can be put horizontal, vertical and hung. It is rusty but in good condition. Probably late 19th C. Length 24cm 9.4" Height 11cm 4.3" Diameter of round part 6cm 2.4" when it is put horizontal
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #685286 (stock #7374)
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$50.00
Small fukusa with good hand-painting of an old man and plum tree motif on plain silk. It has small light stains but in good condition as a whole. Taisho or Showa era (1920s~1930s). 35cm x 35cm 13.8"x13.8"