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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1258282 (stock #AG907)
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$60.00
A beautifully proportioned kokeshi doll from Aomori of the Tohoku region, Japan, signed by Yoshiki Sato (1949-2007), a son of Zenji Sato who was a apprentice of Hidetaro Sei, the most renowned Tsugaru kokeshi craftsman, a clean and innocent facial expression with a bold and adorable hairline, slightly "square" head shape, flawless brush strokes with striking hues, Sato's signature at the bottom, Dimensions: 1.75"w 7 1/8" h
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1257308 (stock #AG915)
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$120.00
A small and simplest form of donation box, saisen-bako, showing original fukiurushi-style lacquer finish, made from cedar and fine marbled grain wood on the facade, assumed to be zelkova (keyaki) wood, a clean and traditional architectural roof line, a up-side-down heart shape like donation "slot" is from lotus flower motif, simply push to open the closure to drop money, sliding wood at the bottom for collecting donation money, very welled used and aged condition with beautiful patinas. Ca...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1254337 (stock #AG919)
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$180.00
A very old and rare instrument used for Kagura Dance in Japan. Kagura dance translates as Japanese Shinto theatrical dance and a various types of musical instruments such as this are used. This old Kagura-bell is made from bronze for the top ornament and the very bottom part of the handle. The middle part of the handle is made from wood, which is finished with a dark lacquer. The top ornament shows three tiers of circles...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1215472 (stock #AG810)
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$40.00
Nemariko kokeshi has almost exclusively been produced in the Naruko region of Miyagi prefecture and it means "sitting" in the local direct. The doll apparently is "sitting", showing the bottom part is slightly enlarged. Simple paint strokes created a humble and innocent expression. Beautifully aged patina. Ca. mid 1900s. Dimensions: 2 1/8" diameter 3 3/4" tall
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1203881 (stock #AG807)
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$180.00
What a delightful expression. Simply it makes you feel warm and cheerful. This rare clay Ebisu mask is a good size and was hanged at a home for quite sometime. Ebisu god is one of the seven lucky gods and it has been worshipped in all over Japan. The Ebisu is symbolized as a god of fortune for farming, fishing, and food businesses especially. He is depicted wearing an eboshi-hat and holding a red snapper...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1144855 (stock #AG711)
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$70.00
This rare folk art from Japan is a wall-hanging type coin bank. A shape of Ebisu-god (one of the Seven Gods of Fortune or Seven Lucky Gods), who are considered the god of fishermen, luck, and workingmen, is centered in a "three dimensional manner." The Ebisu face painting/prints is precisely attached to the shape of the wood, which creates a very unique and humorous appearance. On the backing piece, there is a sumi-ink writing: 'Hard work brings happiness...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1103595 (stock #MISC502)
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$125.00
This heart-warming set of five postcard-size prints are made by unknown artist in the late 1900s Japan. The prints are created by the technique called Katazome, stencil print. The theme of the five prints is the people of "Snow Country", which is the northern part of Japan. Each print shows a single or a group of country folks and children in the traditional country clothing, such as straw capes, indigo kasuri kimonos, quilted wraps and so forth...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1040161 (stock #AG619)
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$280.00
One of the most loved “bucket.” This type of wooden bucket was used by rice shops for measuring rice. The full bucket measures ‘ittoh’ which is approximately 15 kilogram or 18 litter. The bucket is reinforced by rustic iron trims and the trims also define the beauty of the shape. There are a pair of handles on both sides and an inscription of ‘Kyoto’ on the side. This type of bucket is frequently used to hold magazines or as a small side table by adding a round glass top...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #935855 (stock #AG516)
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$140.00
These lovely and relatively rare candle wall-hangers/stands are made from wood and stained in black. They were well used and some rustic appearances, which obviously enhance their charm. The stands come with two old-fashioned candle sticks. Ca. Early to Mid 1900s Dimensions: 21.5" high 2"wide 5.5" deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #927340 (stock #AG613)
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$20.00
This set of five small dishes, called Mame-zara, is made from curved keyaki (zelkova) wood with Japanese lacquered finish. The color of the lacquer is "Japanese" red which has slightly an orange hue. This type of plate is used to served a few pieces of candy for tea or any other small quantity food items. Ca Mid 1900s Dimensions: Approximately 3 5/8" diameter 3/4" high
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #925481 (stock #AG612)
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$80.00
This clay figure, 'tsuchi-ningyo', is the image of Daikokuten who is one of Seven Gods of Fotune (Hichifukujin). Daikokuten is traditionally considered as a god of wealth and prosperity and is also regarded as the god of household, particularly in the kitchen. This figure possesses a warm and peaceful atmosphere and the god is standing on the top of two rice barrels. The interior of the figure is hollow and there is a small piece of ceramic ball inside to create a rustically charming sound...