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All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1130981 (stock #J197)
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$380.00
This is a ceramic figure of kajika ( one kind of rock fish ), which lives in clear rivers in Japan. It has strong impact and very appealing. Nagase Wataru is a contemporary pottery artist, born in Yamagata prefecture ( 1977~ )and finished graduate school at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 2002. He won many prizes and lives in Nagasaki now. His main works are creatures in the ocean and the river. In excellent condition. It comes with a wood box with his painting of the fish an...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1130460 (stock #10594)
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This is a boro futon cover which has countless mending patches, wear, lost parts and so on. The ground cloth as well as most of the mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton and some are hand-spun white one. The former half of the 20th century. 158cm x 190cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1129869 (stock #10591)
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This is a furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) made of cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It has tai ( sea bream ) motif drawn with tsutsugaki technique which is free-hand paste-resist dyeing using a cone-shaped tool. Tai is a symbol of luckiness and eaten on a happy occasion. It has exactly same tsutsugaki picture on both sides that requires higher skill than the one side tsutsugaki. Generally in good condition but has some indigo color faded parts, several dark spots, a few small holes and rips. The...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1129868 (stock #10590)
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This is a furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It has noshi design drawn with tsutsugaki technique which is free-hand paste-resist dyeing using a cone-shaped tool. Noshi is an ornament put on a gift, which was made of abalone strips bound together in old days, but paper one is replaced these days. It has some holes and mending patches. The latter half of the 19th century. 99cm x 126cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1126874 (stock #10578)
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$150.00
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 sword and iris which are katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) tsutsugaki. In good condition except for some stains. The former half of the 20th century. 33.5cm x 2m80cm
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1115334 (stock #10535)
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This is a yosegire han-juban made of many kinds of silk fragments, such as silk crepe with shibori, plain weave silk with katazome ( stencil-dye ), yama-mayu ( wild silk ), stripes and so on. The fabric in the lower part is rather rare itajime shibori ( board-clamped ) in purple-blue silk crepe. Generally in good condition except for the damages in the black or brown cloth as iron is used for the catalyst. The latter half of the 19th century. 119cm x 71cm
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 : Baskets : Pre 1910 item #1110995
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This is a small box called "tsuzura" for containing small items. It is handwoven of fine bamboo strips and has beautiful Japanese paper with gold and silver foil for the lining. It has some cut, rips and many damages in the lining. 19th or early 20th century. 23cm x 31cm x 4.5cm