Handed-down manuscript of secret document of how to phlebotomy and acupuncture for horse, Edo-Meiji period, 19th century, Japan, approx. 430 x 15cm (169.29 x 5.90in). Attached with a wooden box.
Expected stain due to age...
Traditional Korean wooden funerary figure as the ornament for funeral bier called 'sangyeo' (ref.; https://folkency.nfm.go.kr/en/topic/detail/236 / https://londonkoreanlinks.net/2012/07/07/korean-funerary-figures-pr/),
Late 20th century. approx. H 24.8 (9.76in), L 18cm (7.08in)...
BOXED MINIMUM BUDDHAS AND AMIDA NYORAI
Fourteen pieces of wood carving 'kebutsu' (small image of Buddha placed on the head of Buddha statue or Bosatsu statue or on its halo) and one Amida Nyorai (Amithaba), Edo period, 19th century, Japan.
Six of those are replaced with later pieces like from Meiji period. Color-fading and some damage due to age as is. Large kebutsu: approx. 3cm (1.18in), Amida Nyorai: approx...
99 KAMON CREST STENCILS
Small 'katagami' (paper stencils) of various 'kamon' (Japanese family crests). Meiji period (1868-1912). approx. 9.5 x 9.8cm (3.74 x 3.85in). Most are unused as seen, with such beautifully delicate cut...
NUPTIAL OCTAGONAL SEWING BOX
Traditional Korean octagonal sewing box sent to a bride-to-be from a groom-to-be,
as a light-weight paper-mache gem but with the sense of profound presence in such largeness, shape, and lovely color pattern reminded of 'Obangsaek' (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obangsaek),
early-mid 20th century, approx. H 19.5cm (7.67in), D 32cm (12.59in)...
kris, Java, Indonesia It is about a kris whose blade in pamor comprises 11 undulations .la has a Singa lion or a Mythical animal in the upper part. The finely granulated brass Mendak Wooden handle representing a very well executed cockatoo. I love animal art and bought it for this cockatoo! Sheath chiselled in openwork brass with floral motifs .the blade inserts perfectly in the wrangka
kris from the second half of the 20th century with an older blade
HAWK AND WHALE
Two abstractions of "Hawk flying above rock" and "Whale", as Japanese wooden (driftwood or gnarl) ‘okimono’ (ornament for ‘tokonoma’ (alcove of Japanese tea room)) that applies the form created by natural forces to its main body with the minimum human processing (only bottom cut and varnishing). 20th century. Hawk: approx. H 40cm (15.74in), Whale: approx...
AUSPICIOUS BRASS SPOONS
Six pieces of rare type of traditional Korean brass spoons inscribed with auspicious single kanji letter which stand for 'Fortune' or 'Congratulations', early-mid 20th century. Each different length because of handmade.
Fine used vintage condition as is, with some expected slight scratches and dents but less rust. approx...
SEVENTY THREE FACES
Assorted mixture of wrapped heads of girl and Kintaro (Hero boy of Japanese folklore) dolls made of toso (type of wood composition) and man-made hair, Showa period, 20th century, Japan.
Small: approx. 5cm (1.96in), Large: 15cm (5.90in)...
THREE RICE CAKE MOLDS
Decoratively and also practically aesthetic set of three Korean wood carving molds with bird-handle for making rice cake, 20th century. Fine condition with some slight signs of use as is.
Japanese art brut pastel (and oil?) painting on the wooden board attached with white-painted frame with pale blue border of all sides, as this is a hand-made object (mixed media) itself rather than just a painting itself, made as a present to a Japanese female named "Anko" from its artist oneself named "Goda" as written at the backside, in aesthetically damaged vintage condition as is. Showa period, 20th century. approx...
Aged Japanese wood carving *'Okame' mask for the use of folk theatrical performance (such as 'Kyogen' (Noh comedy)) as type of 'Kuwae-men' mask worn to hold backside projection in mouth,
made more humorously than usual, Edo period, 19th century, approx. H 15.5 x W 15.3 x D 4.5cm (6.10 x 6.02 x 1.77in)...
a fine betelnut box in the shape of a pumpkin ;cambodia
the leaves around the stem are very well executed
7cm /5cm wide 5 high
two little chips at the edage of the lid only the bigger one is photographed the other one is very tiny
Pair of aged Japanese clay fox dolls as the messengers of god based on Cult of Inari once been dedicated to ‘kamidana’ (household Shinto shrine) in an old Japanese house in Okayama prefecture for many years dated back from 19th century. In such naturally and aesthetically well-sooted condition, with some damage due to age as is as seen. approx. H 9.7 x D 6 x W 4cm (3.81 x 2.36 x 1.57in)
selected by hotoke
Japanese stone fox images dedicated to a certain shrine of Aomori prefecture in Tohoku region, like a lovely parent-child relationship (as a large one and two small ones). Taisho - Early Showa period, early 20th century.
Some stains and damage due to age as is as seen. Large: approx. H 13.4cm (5.27in), 5.5 x 9cm (2.16 x 3.54in)
selected by titcoRet
* Please understand that EMS shipping fee is a...
IMARI STICKING CHAWAN
Such a unique lump of the potsherds of Imari porcelain tea bowls sticking together naturally in kiln-firing, early-mid 20th century, Japan. approx. H 7cm (2.75in), 12 x 9cm (4.72 x 3.54in)
selected by Jinta
* Please understand that EMS shipping fee is additionally charged, and also confirm our Sales Policy before purchase, since your order will be assumed to have fully acknowledged our Sale...
Precious Japanese wood carving Shinto god image with the presence, Edo period (1603-1868), approx. H 27 x W 16 x D 8cm (10.62 x 6.29 x 3.14in).
Worn-out slant-eyed face due to age, but somehow looks like an 'Enma' (The King of Hell).
Standable with three bamboo skewers stuck in the bottom and an attached obsidian.
selected by titcoRet
* Please understand that EMS shipping fee is additionally c...
So lovely Japanese zelkova wood carving maneki-neko (beckoning cat) okimono, Showa period, early-mid 20th century. Unique and refined with timeworn elegance as is. Slight cracks at head as seen.
approx. H 21 x W 9.7 x D 9.5cm (8.26 x 3.81 x 3.74in)
selected by hotoke
* Please understand that EMS shipping fee is additionally charged, and also confirm our Sales Policy before purchase, since your ord...