BORO OF INDIGO DYED HEMP
Boro of undone 'kaya' mosquito net with multiple patched textiles. Fine aged indigo dye texture. 19th century, Japan. approx...
Three(3) Japanese Hina Dolls, Meiji period, 9 1/4" to 6 1/4" high, 4 3/4" to 5 1/2" wide, 3" deep, with humorous face expressions were very well executed, carved out of the wood and lacquered, all have glass eyes. Each guys wearing silk garment and hat. Three(3) pieces of accessories came with doll set and the condition is good except silk garments are stained slightly with age and one(1) hat has loose rope.
Two small Japanese porcelain dishes used for small side servings or morsels - both decorated with blue underglaze and polychrome overglaze enamels. One with asymmetric floral decoration and gilt foliate rim and spurious Chenghua mark inside the foot. The other octagonal with dragon decoration in the cavetto surrounded by flowering karakusa enclosed within alternating red and blue panels and the verso with geometric patterns...
A beautiful pair of Japanese bowls by Koransha, “the company of the scented orchid”, c 1920 or earlier. Decoration in under-glaze blue of leaves, and berries and smaller leaves in over-glaze red and turquoise. Height "2¼/ 6 cm, diameter "4/ 10,5 cm. Condition: restored chip to foot-rim of one bowl, as seen on photos.
Japanese Hagoita (battledore), a decorated display baton for shuttlecock, crafted of a thick piece of kiri (Paulownia) painted on one side of waves, pine boughs and cloud, the backside in relief fabric application in a raised design of the female folk tale character Murasame, the brine bearer dressed in kimono and tall gold cap carrying a water bucket free standing and attached with four red cords. Minor signs of wear otherwise fine condition. 19-1/4â€ High. Early 20th Century.
Powerful and large lacquered wooden lipped bowl (for pouring sake) from Kutsuki in Shiga prefecture, Japan, so-called 'Kutsuki Katakuchi'. Refined well-used texture and presence.
Meiji period (1868-1912). approx...
A charming pair of wall pockets each moulded as two boys holding up a large sack. The are painted in the imari palette.
Dating from the Meiji period, they stand 19cms high and together weigh 882 gms.
They are in very good condition. There is wear to the gilding. The underglaze blue has slightly over-run on the rim of one vase (original).
Japanese Meiji period woodblock print by Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) from the series "Pride of Tokyo - Famous Things" featuring famous places, products, and people of Tokyo. The top section features preserved foods, a kimono fabric sample is at the lower left, and a beauty reading a newspaper within a bamboo frame is at the lower right...
A pair of wood sculpture of Ebisu and Daikoku which are two of seven gods. Ebis is for good business and Daikoku is for luck with money. They are put on the ouse shrine. In good condition but some parts are missed in Ebis (left). Late 19th to early 20th century. Base:15cm x 5cm, Height:12cm
1700s / 1800s
The lacquered case opens to reveal a molded earthenware figure of Fudo Myoo, one of the 'five great kings of ligh.” The ceramic figure has an old, restuck break horizontally across the top of the base, otherwise it is in very good condition. The figure sits neatly into a carved recessed part of the interior base of the case. The case is lacquered a brownish black and is in good condition. Acquired in Kyoto in the early 1970s.
Height: 3 ¾ in.
Edo period, 1700s / 1800s
A molded clay Buddha image encased in a lacquered wood shrine with a gilded interior. A small bronze ring on top allows attachment to the obi sash of an individual's kimono. There are some losses to the lacquer normal wear from use and handling. Acquired in Japan in the early 1970s.
Height: 3 3/8 in.
Asa (hemp) noren (curtain) with warp kasuri pattern whose wefts anf warps are hand-plied. It is dyed with vegetable indigo and all hand-sewn. In excellent condition but the middle panel has jointing seam in the top part. Late 19th to early 20th century. 101cm x 156cm
Two matching Imari dishes or plates, circa 1880. Dishes measure 8 1/2" in diameter X 1 1/4 " high. Condition: The condition of both dishes is excellent. Free shipping within the USA.
Japanese Kutani Porcelain Sake Cup Washer with Cover, Ca. 1910, late Meiji period, 5 1/4" high with cover on, 6 1/4" diameter-top rim, overglaze scenery of bridge over the river, and country houses and Pink Cherry Blossom trees decorated and highlighted with brilliant raised gold decoration. It looks like the pig walking on the bridge with flag? The Bowl is resting above the attached three(3) wide legs, all in one(1) piece. Signed in red "Kutani" on the bottom. The condition is good.
19th century Edo period Japanese kashira (metal pommel at the end of the hilt of a sword) depicting a moon partly obscured by clouds above a bay with drying fishing nets, and a single reed with shakudo leaves. Elegant design with a melancholic mood, superbly made, crisp metalwork, in excellent condition. Length 1 3/8 inches.
Finely cast bronze censer on three cloud-shaped feet with a décor on the body of an elephant on one side, a baku on the other on a background of very fine repetitive fretwork, patinated in a rich brown. Stick-like handles parallel to the body. Bottom left undecorated, with a seal: Seimin sei (Cast by Seimin). Japan, Edo period, early 19th century.
Original cover lost and replaced by a wooden Chinese cover.
H w/o cover 3-1/8 in.; H w. cover 4-1/2 in; W 4-1/4; diam...
Beautiful antique Japanese Imari pair of gourd shaped dishes with blossoming cherry tree design. Seal in blue on the bottom. Age: Late Meiji Period.
Size: 6.5" length x 5" height.
This old wood netsuke figure is 3 inches tall and 1 inch wide. It depicts a long haired, bearded sage (or hermit) holding a staff. It is not signed and is in great condition.