All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #1458157 (stock #12337)


MAKEUP SAMPLES

28-print set of Kabuki actor's makeup samples for private study, Showa 20s (1945-54), Japan, approx. 25.7 x 18.1cm (10.11 x 7.12in) each. Paraffin paper is attached with each print...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1458040 (stock #12335)


MAD CALLIGRAPHY

Two old handmade notebooks (one with black-outed calligraphy and illustrated one), each with the sign of Katsujiro Takahashi (or Shojiro Takahashi) as the possessor himself and its date as late Edo period, 19th century, Japan, Illustrated: approx. 16.7 x 12.5cm (6.57 x 4.92in)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1457885 (stock #12333)


BEACHCOMBING MOUNTAIN-CHAWAN

Supernatural mixture object of an integrated 12-layered Japanese proto-pottery bowls (so-called 'Yamajawan' (Yama-Chawan / lit. 'Mountain tea bowl')) stuck to each other in the kiln-firing as an excavation raised from the sea, circa Muromachi period (1336-1573), approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Geological item #1457784 (stock #08301)


BLACK STONE

Kamuy kotan stone from the canyon called ‘Kamuy-kotan’ (‘Whereabouts of God’ in the Ainu language) in the western part of Asahikawa city in Hokkaido, Japan. Supernatural black creation as the God (‘Kamuy’=’Kami’) itself with no processing by human hands, except attached with a footed wood stand as an Art of Japanese ‘Suiseki’ (specifically called 'Chusho-seki' (Abstract stone))...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1457546 (stock #08298)


SALMON

Realistic wood carving salmon, early-mid 20th century, Hokkaido, Japan, approx. L 48.5cm (19.09in)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1457544 (stock #12330)


YATSUGATAKE KILLET

Anonymous vintage Japanese oil painting on canvas, with the sign of "Yatsugatake Killet" (Gap in Yatsugatake mountain ridge on the border between Nagano and Yamanashi Prefecture) and unidentified painter's name, Showa period, 20th century, F8, approx. 45.5 x 38cm (17.91 x 14.96in). Less number of colors and calm and solemn...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1457412 (stock #12329)


JIZO BOSATSU

Unique wooden 'Jizo Bosatsu' (Jizo Bodhisattva) statue with a cross-like mark at backside, as a 'Minshubutsu' (lit. "Folk Buddha") carved so freely by a certain ordinary people (as non-professional Buddhist sculptor), Edo period (1603-1868), Japan, approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1457334 (stock #08296)


BIG NOH MASK

Unusually big and really unique Japanese vintage wood carving noh mask representing a woman called 'Onnamen', with various facial expressions from various angles, Showa period, 20th century, approx. L 50.5 x 30.5 x 18cm (19.88 x 12.00 x 7.08in). Hangable on the wall if passes a string through side-holes. Some paint-peelings due to aging as seen...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1457140 (stock #08295)


CLOUD DRAGON

Late Edo period's Buddhist abstract calligraphy of 'Un-Ryu' ('Cloud-Dragon' as two kanji characters) on washi paper by a Rinzai sect's priest, 'Zoho-Monga' (1779-1840), mounted on flower-patterned textile (backing with paper) in the later years as a hanging scroll. Total with roller ends: approx. 102 x 54.5cm (40.15 x 21.45in)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1970 item #1457064 (stock #12327)


OFFERING ARRANGEMENT

Vintage Korean illustration print for the placement of offering for traditional Korean ritual, made of oiled paper, in such well-used condition as is, with repairs at backside after imported in Japan, with some expected rips, stains, and oily smells, mid 20th century, approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1456917 (stock #08294)


INARI FOXES

A pair of refined dedicatory stone carving foxes as the messengers of Inari god, with such lovely faces in aesthetic proportions, deified as ‘a-un’ (inspiration and expiration, or alpha and omega) relationship, Showa period, 20th century, Japan, approx. H 26.5cm (10.43in), in good condition though some expected aged deterioration as is...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1456900 (stock #12326)


KAPPA MASK

Mask of 'Kappa' (Water sprite as Japanese specter / ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kappa_(folklore)) made of compressed paper, Taisho period, early 20th century, Japan, approx. 17.5 x 14.5 x 6.5cm (6.88 x 5.70 x 2.55in)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Geological item #1456838 (stock #12325)


YOKAI STONE

Appreciation natural stone with such spontaneous large "pools" called 'Tamari-ishi' as a type of art of Japanese 'Suiseki', from the river in Ashoro district in Hokkaido prefecture as ‘Ashorogawa-seki', uniquly with the sense of primitive Japanese-monstrous existance like yokai. approx. 20cm x 14.5 x 9.5cm (7.87 x 5.70 x 3.74in). Only the stone itself is available to purchase...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1456836 (stock #1721)


TABI PAPER PATTERNS

34 pieces set of scarce 'tabi' (Japanese socks) patterns made of old recycled washi paper, Edo-Meiji period, late 19th - early 20th century, Japan. Large: approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1456694 (stock #08291)


WHITE JAR WITH GLAZE-FALLS

Japanese folk pottery ware, early-mid 20th century, approx. H 27 x D 24-23cm (10.62 x 9.44-9.05in). Aged deterioration as is as seen. (*Recommended to put ‘otoshi’ (inner container) into for preventing water leakage when use as a flower vase.)


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1456596 (stock #08290)


BLACK BECKONING CAT

Japanese vintage pottery 'Maneki-neko' (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maneki-neko) with such a nice indescribable facial expression, Showa period, early-mid 20th century, approx. H 20.5cm (8.07in)


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1456533 (stock #08289)


SAKAE CROSSING 1975

Anonymous vintage Japanese oil painting tittled 'Sakae Crossing' with the sign of painter (H. Shimotsuji) and date (June 23, 1975 in Nagoya) as a good old Showa scene of iconic building of 'Oriental Nakamura' (ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oriental_Nakamura) with Taro Okamoto's large mural on the main facade. Attached with an original wooden frame with no glass. approx. 43.8 x 38.5 x 4.5cm (17.24 x 15.15 x 1.77in)


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1990 item #1456222 (stock #12319)


TWO LITTLE BONITOS

Wood carving katsuo (bonito) with the sculptor's sign (as 'Masamitsu'), Showa period, 20th century, Japan, approx. 23.5 x 6 x 3cm (9.25 x 2.36 x 1.18in). *White rectangle plate is not attached.


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