All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1394775 (stock #J521)
Eboshi was a hat which an adult man put on when he wore Japanese formal clothing from the Heian period (Late 8th to Late 12th century) to modern times. It is worn by Shinto priests, or selected people in the ceremonies and festivals. Made of washi (Japanese handmade paper ) and painted with black urushi. The cord is also washi. In excellent condition with original wood box. Early 20th century. 25cm x 15.5cm x 16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1244732 (stock #J277)
Small wooden urushi katakuch which is also called "Tengu chōshi" as it has long beak. It is used for sake ( Japanese wine ) or liquid. The outside is coated with black urushi and inside is coated with red urushi. Generally in good condition except for tiny chips and urushi came off in the bottom. Late 19th to early 20th century. Diameter:12.3cm, 16cm (with a beak) Height:7.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1193871 (stock #10806)
This is a han-bakama worn at the Kyogen which is the comical play performed together with the no drama but it is sometimes performed alone. This han-bakama is made of asa ( hemp ) with various round crests which is called "Kyogen-mon" and mostly they symbolize treasures. Generally in good condition except for some small moth holes in the back. 20th century. L:85cm W:56cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1373554 (stock #J457)
A snow hat, “yuki-boshi” handmade of palm fiber and has indigo dyed cotton lining. It was used by a hunter, “matagi”. It is from Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. In good condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 49cm x 59cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1403208 (stock #EW3135)
A finely potted Hirado dish featuring three figures wearing capes and carrying heavy packages upon their backs descending down a high mountain trail. Inferred by the small gnarled Pine trees on the wayside. Although no particular scene is identifiable the figures are in Hokusai “style”. The reverse is painted with a Karakusa arabesque and has a single spur mark within the base of the footring. The dish dates to the late Edo period and the middle of the 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400755
This is a Japanese antique Indigo dyeing and kihada dyeing of Slightly thick cotton tsutsugaki furoshiki textile of Meiji era rickshaw. Rickshaw (car) is a car designed to transport people with the power of people, and became popular in the Meiji era. This is a furoshiki with the crest of the store. It has discoloration and Small hole. It is a very good condition . It has discoloration and Small hole...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1209585 (stock #2610)
EastWest Gallery
£ 120.00
Sale Pending
A Chelsea-Derby dish copying a version of the Ko Imari Kuri-zu Shuronogata dish see EW 2608, decorated in a combination of underglaze cobalt blue and additional enamels. The dishes have a ground foot-ring which is characteristic of the output of the Chelsea factory. The dish is in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration, some light stacking wear to the enamels and gilding to the rim. The dish measures 22cm in diameter and stands approximately 3.8cm high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1408124 (stock #13172)
A pair of gloves with sashiko (quilting) made of vegetable indigo dye cotton. Sashiko thread is also indigo dye cotton. Fireman's gloves with three finger parts are rather rare than mitten shape ones. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. L:45cm W:17.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1370063 (stock #12759)
Han-gapp made of kazu fiber (vine) for wefts and indigo dyed cotton threads for warps. The style is influenced by a western design. It was worn over kimono when one went out, for instance, going travel. In excellent condition eccept for one cord in the upper fronyt is damaged and a small stain, however in excellent condition for yhis age, The buttons are animal horn. 19th century. 12759
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1327359 (stock #4360)
A set of five Japanese Kyoyaki plates, 19th century. The plates are made of refined stoneware with the creamy finely crackled glaze that is synonymous with the Kyoto area. The painting is carefully executed and of high quality.

Approximately 18.6cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #844731 (stock ##8718)
This is a dochu-gi ( coat ) made of kudzu-fu ( gross cloth ) which is hand woven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo. Dochu-gi is a coat for outdoor or travel and kudzu-fu one was worn in summer. This dochugi is black and dyed with Japanese ink. In good condition except for a moth holes in the black wool collar and some in the body part. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( ca. mid to late 19th C )...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1411169 (stock #13200)
Pilgrim's sodenashi made of hand-spun cotton with writhings which are the name of the pilgrim, the year (Meiji 5, 1871) etc. The places of pilgrimage is Saigoku Sanju-Sansho (33 holy places in the west) which are for worship of Kannon and the oldest places of pilgrimage. Those are located in Kyoto, Osaka, Gifu, Hyogo, Nara, Shiga and Wakayama. The cloth in the back is also hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dye. In excellent condition. 45cm x 57cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1392341 (stock #13039)
Boro asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) with mending patches. It has beautiful indigo faded color. The second half of 19th century. Washed but still has brown stains. 105cm x 185cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1419108
Japanese Edo to Meiji period bronze mirror (kagami) with handle, decorated in relief with palm leaves and flowers. Inscribed with the Fujiwara Shigeyoshi maker’s mark. Measures 8 1/8” long x 5 3/4" diameter. 19th century. Very good overall condition. There is a tiny nick at the bottom of the handle. From the Sahuarita, Arizona collection of former expatriates to Okinawa in the 1970s. Stand not included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1341428 (stock #021758b)
The size of Bowl: 6 1/4” Dia x 2 1/4” High. This is beautiful fine quality Japanese Ko Imari Bowl with Dragon design finely painted with unusual and delicate fine line painting. The shape and quality of bowl as well as the condition of bowl is great. No chip, no crack and no hairline as well as no kiln flaw. Also, none scratch. The bowl sit well. It is rather deep and larger than regular Namasu Ko Imari Bowl. No scratch at all. Dating the bowl from 1800-1830, Edo kouki...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1412587 (stock #RAJ-3)
Since Satsuma printed porcelain have got a great reputation at Expo 1867 in Paris, Satsuma brand has been very popular in Europe.The specialization on making body and printing has been going on in early Meiji period, the bodies was made in Satsuma area Kagoshima pref.and was printed in Yokohama or Kyoto and so on. This piece was printed at Chindo workshop in Yokohama. It has sophisticated patterns of mainly fishes. And there is a tiny chip repaired on the edge. SIZE: 21.4cm(D)/2.4cm(H)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1381508 (stock #4486)
Hawkes, Asian Art
Sale Pending
A Japanese porcelain haisen, a high-footed basin for washing sake cups when entertaining. This Arita example was made in the first half of the 19th century, 1820~860.

The Shibata Collection illustrates an identical example, #4109.

Approximately 15.8 cm diameter, 11 cm tall. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1378932 (stock #J471)
Samurai's fan made of Japanese handmade paper, bamboo strips painted with urushi. It has red sun in one side and gold moon on the other side. In good condition but has some wear on the paper. The first half of the 19th century. 53cm x 30cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1400201 (stock #EW3116)
A Japanese porcelain wine ewer or Chosi of cylindrical form decorated in underglaze blue with alternating horizontal bands of flowers (auspicious gobenka)and pinnate leaves (resembling Asters). The design perhaps influenced by the Chinese Aster pattern of the Kangxi period and the later, Mid Qing, provincial Chrysanthemum pattern (see the Desaru Wreck). The ewer dates to the first half of the 19th Century. The Chosi measures 10.5cm in diameter and stands 15cm high. The foot-ring measures 7cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1304204 (stock #2870)
A rectangular bronze suiban decorated with patterns of swimming Koi in fast flowing water. The design apparently largely cold worked rather than cast and patinated with a reddish brown finish. The moulded handles in the form of Kuwai, the marshland Japanese Arrowhead plant. The suiban measures 18.5cm long, excluding the handles, and 13cm wide and stands 7.2cm high to the rim and weighs approximately 1.1kg. The bronze is in good, sound condition. It dates to the late Meji period. Shipping within ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1349152 (stock #EW2987)
A dish of auspicious shuronagata, hemp palm form, decorated in gilt outlined enamels with Bamboo and Prunus, emblematic of the season of Spring and the New Year. The reverse decorated with three pairs of ribbon tied shippo, and a six character reign mark for the Chinese Emperor Chenghua. The base of the dish supported by set of 4 spur marks distributed in a Y shaped form. The dish was probably produced at the Kakiemon kiln in the Nangawara valley. See no 254 at page 135 Kakiemon – The Whole A...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1355884 (stock #EW3014)
A Namasu or small serving bowl in revived Kakiemon style decorated with a depiction of the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove in low moulded relief; here represented by just two of them. The Sages were synominous with a hedonistic lifestyle of drinking and poetry. The foliate rim of the dish with a fuchi beni, brown glaze. The central roundel in the well of the bowl decorated with a Namban or Tojin style figure of a European with a two legged long tailed dog like creature. This is the kind of novel...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1373338 (stock #EW3063)
A decorative and colourful Arita nagazara or long dish decorated with a central botan-mon, double Peony motif with alternating panels of Chrysanthemums and under-glaze blue Chrysanthemum leaf arabesques, and Shishi, lion dogs, set against an iron red Peony Petal ground. The dish is good condition, with the exception of a small shallow flake to the top left hand corner of one of the dishes. Dating circa 1760-90, Horeki to Meiwa, late Mid Edo, a similar dish is illustrated in the Complete Catal...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400903 (stock #13120)
Bag made of taima (hemp) with shop's logo. Both side have rope so that it might have been back packed. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied and all sewn. In good condition but has dirt from heavy use. The second half of the 19th century. 40cm x 60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1425429 (stock #13277)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$100.00
Sale Pending
Two panels of asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth whose wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. It has beautiful faded vegetable indigo color. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 35cm x 1m96cm each.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1408806
This is a Japanese antique handspun & natural indigo dye cotton thick textile of Lattice pattern.It has no stain or damage. It is a very Excellent condition.It is a warm cotton with good touch. Size:Length:140cm / 55.1inch Width: 65cm / 25.5inch
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1395989 (stock #EW3107)
A hexagonal moulded small bowl or mukuzuke decorated with alternating panels of Buddhist Lions and Peonies painted in a limited three colour palette of iron red, green and yellow enamels and a Camelia flower to the interior of the bowl based on a Chinese wucai pattern of the late Ming period. A cheerful auspicious pattern celebrating the season of spring. The Buddhist lions rendered as playful characters rather than as fierce guardians. A mukuzuke of round form with everted rim with an almost i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1401277 (stock #13124)
Omigasuri child's kimono made of asa (hemp). Omi region is located near Kyoto and asa textiles have been woven since ca.12th century there. Wefts are dyed with clamp-board so that white horizontal bars are in the selvedge. Meiji (1868~1912) The white cloth of the belts and inside is hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition. 82xm x 76cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1229996
Distressed Japanese Iki mask with crystal eyes. Gofun finish over dry lacquer composition. Details including veins, wrinkles and furrows. The surface is in a distressed state with significant losses and some 'alligatored' texture possibly from exposure to elements. Would make a worthy conservation project for someone with the patience to recoat and touch up losses (the missing left ear being most challenging.) Length, about 9 1/4 inches (23.49 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1373971 (stock #12802)
A panel of boro asa kaya (mosquito net) with mending patches which are asa as well as cotton cloth. The wefts and warps of the ground asa are hand-plied. Late 19th to early 20th century. 34cm x 176cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1399476 (stock #13104)
Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. It has rare one version of a crest "Hanabishi-mon." In excellent condition except for some light stains. The second half of the 19th century. 100cm x 106cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1416456 (stock #13254)
Fragments of silk brocade for Meiji obi (sash). Jacquard loom was imported from France in mid 19th century and silk brocade with exquisite small pattern was much produced in Nishijin in Kyoto. Some have washi lining and others have not. Meiji period (1868~1912) 78 frgments from 13.5cm x 5.5cm to 34.5cm x 29cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1420262 (stock #13270)
Furoshiki with tsutsugaki "Mukai Cho" (facing butterflies) family crest. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. In excellent condition except for light stains along the jointing seams. The second half of the 19th century. 101cm x 108cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #878283 (stock #9800)
This is a tsuno-bukuro which is made of hand-woven asa and used for grains. "Tsuno" means "horn" in Japanese. It has some mending patches and holes. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. late 19th C to early 20th C ). 37cm x 106cm 14.6" x 41.7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1417750
This Bajo Hai style Sake cup made in Japan about 120 years ago. Size H: 60mm x W:58mm (2.4"H x 2.30" W) Condition Overall good, no cracks and no chips Original box is provided
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1417292 (stock #4580)
An old Japanese letter mounted as a scroll. The author is not known but was considered of sufficient merit to be mounted as a scroll. The writing paper has a hard to see light embossing of a Chinese style pattern. This shows best when written upon, otherwise it is practically invisible. A curious feature of this scroll is the addition of another document on the reverse. This does not appear to be a patch repair, rather is seems to be a complete document. The woven silk mount looks quite old. The...