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Haruko Watanabe is going to give a talk about "meisen kimono" at Shibui Antiques at 38 Washinton St. Brooklyn, NY at 19:00 on Nov. 3.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1126872 (stock #10577)
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$120.00
This is a nobori (vertical banner) which was post on the Tango-no-sekku (the Boy's Festival ) on May 5th which is for expressing the hope that each boy in the family will grow up healthy and strong. The iris leaves are put in the bath on the day as their flagrance is believed to drive away bad air. The banner has motifs of stream and iris which are katazome stencil-dyeing ). It is made of hand-spun cotton. In good condition except for some stains. The former half of the 20th century. 34cm x 3m7...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1126629 (stock #10576)
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This is a kaji-banten ( fireman's coat ) made of thick cotton cloth. It has two kinds of cotton cloth sewn together inside, one has katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) asa-no-ha ( hemp leaf ) pattern and the other has tsutsugaki cloud pattern. It is in excellent condition except for some wear in the hem and wrist areas. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 116cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1125753 (stock #10572)
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$330.00
This is a sodenashi ( sleeveless ) han-juban ( under kimono ) made of hand-spun cotton with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and dyed with natural indigo. The jishiro ( white ground ) katazome is left fewer than indigo ground one. The latter half of the 19th century. In good condition except for two small holes in front ( 2cm x 2cm, 8mm x 8mm ), one in the back ( 1cm x 1cm ) and two minor cuts. 40.5cm x 54cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1124906 (stock #J194)
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$580.00
This is a byobu ( folding screen ) with ink-painted motifs of many kinds of town vendors such as tea, dumplings, butterflies, Japanese wine, umbrellas, lanterns, drums, candies and so on. It has 18 paintings pasted on the paper ground. It has minor rips or damages, however in good condition as a whole. 19th century or early 20th century. Measurement of one panel: W:45cm H:120.5cm Thickness:1.7cm More photos are available by request.
All Items : New Century : Prints : Contemporary item #1124142
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2940.00 yen
This is a book of the woodblock prints by Rinpa school painters such as Furuya Korin ( 1875~1910 ), Kamisaka Sekka ( 1806~1942 ), Nakamura Hochu ( ~1819 ) and Taniguchi Kokyo ( 1864~1918 ) published by Unsodo in 2005. This book is consist of the selected works of their original woodblock print books published during Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ). It has 85 pages with more than 120 prints in full color. Written in Japanese only. ISBN 978-4-7538-0198-5 Brand new. 24cm x 24cm
All Items : New Century : Prints : Contemporary item #1124140
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2940.00 yen
This is a book of the copies of the woodblock prints by Kamisaka Sekka (1866~1942) which is titled "Momoyo-gusa" published by Unsodo in 2009. Kamisaka Sekka was a pioneer of modern Japanese design as well as a "Rinpa Master". Rinpa is one of the schools of Japanese style painting which was founded by Tawaraya Sotatsu and Ogata Korin in late 16th C. Kamisaka Sekka was born in Kyoto and studied Japanese style painting from 16 years old and became a designer of crafts and decorative arts. The origi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1122402 (stock #10561)
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$230.00
This is a cotton furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) with beautiful sashiko ( quilting ) for strength as well as ornament. It is dyed with natural indigo. Used but in excellent condition except for a few tiny holes. The former half of the 20th century. 132cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1119900 (stock #J186)
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$280.00
This is a lithograph print by Morita Kohei ( 1916~1994 ) who was a Japanese style painter and studied under Yasuda Yukihiko. It is titled "Sakura-fubuki ( petals of the cherry blossoms are blowing in the wind )". His works are known that they got subjects from old stories and histories. It is 74th of the 100 prints. In excellent condition with his own sign and original seal. Measurement of the frame:55cm x 60cm Measurement of the print:32cm x 41cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1119069 (stock #10548)
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$110.00
This is a nobori ( vertical banner ) which is made of hand-spun thick cotton. It has a crest and hand-drawn wave design. In good condition. The latter half of the 19th century. 33.5cm x 2m57cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1950 item #1112274 (stock #J181)
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These are wood curved miniature masks of various faces. They are: Okame ( or Otafuku ), Hannya, Hyottoko, Okame, Man, Old man ( clockwise from top left ). Okame or Otafuku is a derogatory name for a female clown or middle aged woman with an ugly face. Hannya is also a woman's face with horns with expression of rage. Hyottoko is a name of male clown or derogatory name for a man. It is said he is blowing on a fire with a bamboo pipe. Generally in good condition except for some dirt and some hairs ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1111008 (stock #10254)
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$490.00
This is a futon cover with rare and modern pattern ( probably the Big Dipper or the Septentrions ) which is katazome ( stencil-dye ). It is made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It has thick texture. In good condition but has some indigo faded parts and a few mending patches in the back. The seams in the middle and both in the top as well as in the bottom are sewn by machine. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 188cm x 189cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1110992 (stock #10523)
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$190.00
This is a dochugi made of kudzu fiber for wefts and cotton threads for warps, which is worn outdoor over kimono. Kudzu textile was mainly made in Kakegawa, in Shizuoka prefecture. The latter half of the 19th century. In good condition except for a rip in one side and small moth holes and wear. 138cm x 106cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1109941 (stock #10517)
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$150.00
These are komebukuros ( rice bags ) made of several kinds of silk fragments with katazome ( stencil-dye ), shibori ( tie-dye ) kasuri ( ikat ) and brocade. The linings are hand-woven asa cloth. Komebukuro was used when people exchanged rice as gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. In good condition. The latter half of the 19th century. L:51cm x 26cm M:26.5cm x 13.5cm S:9cm x 8.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1108755 (stock #10514)
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This is a sakiori kotatsu-kake ( cover ) woven of shreds for wefts which are recycled from old kimono, futon cover, furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) and so on. Warps are asa ( hemp ) threads. Kotatsu is a heater put in a wooden frame and covered with futon ( cover ). The wefts of this one are colorful silk and cotton threads. In excellent condition. 20th century. 177cm x 175cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1105342 (stock #10508)
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This is a shima-cho, a sample book of many kinds of cotton stripes. It has hand-spun as well as machine-spun cotton pieces and also has some silk stripe pieces. It has 28 pages and 529 pieces of fragments altogether. In excellent condition. 19th century ( Meiji ). 21cm x 14.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1105136 (stock #10506)
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$180.00
This is a sakiori sodenashi ( vest ) from Tohoku district, which is hand-woven of cotton strips which are torn from old cloth, such as kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on. Warps are asa ( hemp ) threads. It has beautiful mixed color of natural indigo and others. It has indigo cloth with fine sashiko ( quilting ) in the top of the back. In good condition except for one of the side is open as threads are cut. The former half of the 20th century. 38.5cm x 67cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1950 item #1104462 (stock #J172)
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$120.00
This is a four panel byobu ( folding screen ) with ink-paintings of nature on washi ( Japanese paper ). It has the artist's rakkan ( stamps ), but it is unable to identify. In good condition, but has some patina, a few rips and stains. Early to mid 20th century. Size of one panel:40.5cm x 51cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1104306 (stock #10501)
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Rare item. This is a sodenashi ( vest ) worn by a child pilgrim. It has hand-written kanji letters which show the year "Tenpo 3rd ( 1832 )", the place "Shonai ( in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku region ), the name, the 33rd place etc. It is made of hand-spun cotton and the rectangular cloth in the back looks dyed with benibana ( safflower ). It has a hole and a rip in the top in the back. 33.5cn x 47.5cm