Meiji Period, late 1800s
This bronze sculpture of a ram is rather heavy cast and has well-delineated features in both face and coat. It is in good condition and it has its original applied reddish-brown patina overall. No signature is present. This particular subject is not often seen among Japanese bronze sculptures, and it is likely from a set of twelve zodiac figures...
This is Edo period(1800-1867) elegant yuzen-dye silk furisode kimono.
It is very beautiful furisode kimono.
It has a thin stain and few pinholes.
However, it is in a very good state.
size:153cm x 125cm (60.2" x 49.2")
This is Antique Mongolia Carpet shibori textile 18th century.
It is very rare shibori textile.
It has some damage portions and stains.
However, it is in a good state.
size:206cm x 136cm (81.1" x 53.5")
This is Fabulous Shimacho Fabric Collection Book From edo-Meiji.(1800-1870) Shima cho was made for collect woven pattern samples by weaver or fabric collector in olden times.
Some fabrics are detached.
As a whole it is in very good condition.
This piece is made of 302 pieces cotton/silk fragments, which has beautiful stripe/check pattern. There is text 1880, Meiji period.
Some fabrics are detached.
size:23cm x17cm (9.06" x 6.69")
24 pages, 302 pieces fabric
These bottles were commissioned by the Dutch who had their trade base on the artificial island of Decima, Nagasaki. Made of porcelain and decorated in transfer technique. 'Japanschzoya'means: Japanese Soy, CPD stands for 'Compradoor Decima' and means: trader at Decima. The same text can be found in the round seal on the back. H. 17,5 cm. Excellent condition.
This stunning sesame-seed yellow tokoname vase is a unique creation. The motif encompasses 2 writhing dragons emerging in and out from the misty clouds, until they emerge to embrace the vase, forming the exquisite handles. Each dragon is meticulously hand-sculpted in exacting detail. Varying bands of impressed designs are found within the inner lip, as well as around the mouth rim, shoulder, stem, and foot rim, for a total of 5 concentric bands in all...
Set of 6 antique charming Japanese celadon shaped porcelain fish plates. The plates are decorated with red and gold scales and gold fins. They measure 9.25" long 5.5" tall. the bowl is supported with a round rim on the base, it is coated with a pale turquoise glaze. Meiji period pre-1900.
This is Dramatic Hagoromo Motif kabuki Uchikake kimono in the late Edo period.(1800-1867)
It all is expressed with embroidery. It is wonderful beautiful uchikake kimono.
It does not have a stain. It has few small small holes in lining cloth. It has the portion from which slight embroidery separated. However, it is not conspicuous. Its design is bold and artistic! It is really an wearable art!
I recommend very excellent uchikakekimono to your collection.
size:160cm x120cm (63" x 47.2")
This is a large size cover ( probably for a chest ) or a banner with the names of the owner and the town which are drawn with tsutsugaki technique. It is made of thick hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition. The late 19th or early 20th century. 220cm x 186cm
It is silk yosegire Patchwork jyuban kimono textile of the Edo era(1800-1868). It has a thin stain. However, it does not have damage. It is very good condition. It has the linen sewing thread by an original of the Edo era, too.
size:148cm x 122cm (58.3" x 48")
Old (1920's) Japanese Bronze Daruma Signed
It is 11.2 inches (28.5 cm) tall by 6.25 inches (15.8 cm) wide. It is 5.5 Lb.
It is in good condition with no repairs, chips, cracks or dents except missing accessory, surface wears,stain, pitting at the edge and a hole at the top (as seen in the photos).
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This is a part of Deer dance (folk dance) cotton Costume rare (1868-1912).
It is very impressive and is like a folk handicraft. It has thin stain and damage. However, it is very good condition generally.Straw enters inside.
size:64cm x 62cm (25.2" x 24.4" )
This is kinkoma-Embroidery silk fukusa textile dragon of the Edo era(1800-186). It does not have a stain and damage. It is very good condition.
The lining is white cotton, and a signature is written.
size:53cm x 53cm (20.9" x 20.9")
This is cotton tsutsugaki shirushi-hanten coat textile of the Meiji era(1868-1912).
It is made of hand-spun and the feel that is warm with thick cotton. It has a few thin stains and one damage. However, it is very good condition.
size:86cm x 128cm (33.9" x 50.4")
This nicely executed ivory carving of a geisha is a late Meiji period (1868~1911) product. It depicts a formally dressed geisha holding a flower in her right hand and an umbrella in her left hand. It is 6 ¼” high, 1 ¾” wide and 1 ½” thick. The artist’s signature, “Masayuki,” is on the bottom. Aside from some hair line cracks due to age, it is in great condition.
Antique Japanese carved wooden figure of Nio (Buddhist temple guardian), carved of wood with wonderful details and intensity of expression, traces of original pigment, once guarded the exterior gate to Buddhist temple, on metal stand, Edo Period.
Size of figure: 30" high x 17" wide x 7" deep.
Size on metal stand: 32" high x 18" wide x 12" deep.