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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1409496 (stock #12075)


INTERWINING SNAKES

Anonymous wood carving okimono sculpture of intertwining multiple snakes with rivet-eyes which applies its natural gnarl to the main form as the less arrangement with more imagination. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1409181 (stock #05196)


2 PIECES OF WELL-USED AND MATURED KASHIGATA

'Kashigata' wooden molds with carvings of monkey, bird, and peach for making a traditional Japanese confectionery called ‘Rakugan’ (Rice-flour cake). Showa period, early 20th century, Japan. In well-used condition, with such aesthetic warmful texture as is.

Monkey and bird: approx. 32 x 9 x 9cm (12.59 x 3.54 x 3.54in), Peach: approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1408936 (stock #12072)


FAMILIAL FOUR JAPANESE DOLL HEADS

Unique set of four refined Japanese hina doll heads like a family (man and woman, and two children) made of 'toso' (type of wood composition) and wood. Early 20th century, Japan.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1408686 (stock #08113)


NEW KOKESHI

Traditionally 'kokeshi' is a Japanese simplified single wooden doll composed of only two parts of head and body with no arms or legs. This is a vintage modern kokeshi doll categorized as 'Sosaku kokeshi' (lit. 'Creative kokeshi doll') made by Mogami Minoru, composed of two surreally abstracted kokeshi dolls based on traditional form and style with quite next level perspective. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1408618 (stock #09586)


TWO IRON BUDDHAS

Two pieces of dripped natural iron lumps with such scaly texture occured by ironmaking, like iron stalactite just like the figure of Buddha with aesthetic perspective. Early 20th century, Japan.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1408068 (stock #05189)


ANDON

Quite a simple and unique stand type 'andon' (Japanese lantern) made of wood, bamboo, and iron in such aesthetic rhythm and proporsions. Showa period, early 20th century. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1407995 (stock #05188)


PAPER-MACHE SUISEKI

Paper-mache object made with a Japanese appreciation-stone called 'suiseki' as its mold (*Photo #10. But, not attached.).
Enjoy the feeling of gap that originally heavy stuff is expressed with Japanese washi paper as such light material.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1407898 (stock #02163)


SEKIBUTSU

Stone Buddhist image ('sekibutsu') from Kyoto/Osaka area in Japan. Kamakura-Muromachi period, 13-15th century.
Such profound medieval sekibutsu made of solid granite ('mikageishi') from the region is hardly found today so that highly valued.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1407689 (stock #05186)


WOODEN ROOF TILE MOLD

Beautiful curve line and beautiful taste, as probably used for quite a unique Japanese architecture's. Showa period, mid 20th century. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1407350 (stock #05182)


COLOR SAMPLE BOOK OF KIMONO FABRIC 02

Some loss of fabric samples, but as the result, turned to be a unique and more adorable design book with such aesthetic original blank composition and layout by its maker. 1930s, Japan. 30pp. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1407349 (stock #05181)


COLOR SAMPLE BOOK OF KIMONO FABRIC 01

Some loss of fabric samples, but as the result, turned to be a unique and more adorable design book with such aesthetic original blank composition and layout by its maker. 1930s, Japan. 30pp. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1407335 (stock #09573)


VULGAR HYOTTOKO MASK

Japanese wood carving *Hyottoko mask as this is a vulgar clown type with projecting mouth to the utmost limit, eyelashes, and nostril hairs. Showa period, 20th century...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1407295 (stock #08109)


IRON SANDALS

No rubber, no leather, or no other material, besides iron. 100% iron. For what? or by who? as its details unknown as is. Such unique refined handicrafts acquired from a mingei collector in Japan as its provenance. Showa period, 20th century. approx. L 23cm (9.05in), W 9cm (3.54in), H 11.5cm (4.52in)


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1407003 (stock #09569)


GANGI HEAD

Tin plate-repaired head part of 'Gangi' (Japanese folk wooden tool for stuffing reed into thatched roof). Early Showa period, 20th century. approx. 17.5 x 18.5 x 7.5cm (6.88 x 7.28 x 2.95in)


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1406895 (stock #09568)


REVERSIBLE WOODBLOCK OF FUDO MYOO

Woodblock for printing ‘gofu’ paper talisman, with a Sanskrit letter which stands for 'Fudo Myoo' (Acala, one of the Five Wisdom Kings) at both side, and the kanji letters of Mt. Mido as its 'sango' (honorific mountain name prefixed to a temple's name) and Kofukuji as its esoteric Buddhist temple's name. 19th - early 20th century, Japan. approx. 236 x 176mm (9.29 x 6.92in), T 16mm (0.62in)


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1406708 (stock #08108)


HANNYA MASK

Quite a unique wood carving 'Hannya' (Horned demoness) mask with such mad expression but somehow funny, probably made and actually used for the local Kagura dance at somewhere in Japan, early 20th century. Its sculptor's name of 'Seiho' at the backside. Aged paint loss and wormholes as is. (*Attached a wire for hanging it on the wall for shooting its photos.)

Total: approx. L 25.5cm (10.03in), W 13.3cm (5.23in), D 7cm (2.75in)


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1406702 (stock #09567)


HAARII OAR 02

Wooden oar of the decorated 'Sabani' (small dragon-shaped fishing boat) for 'Haarii' (Okinawan boat race of the sea-god festival for praying for safe voyage and good catch and to thank the sea for its blessings) in used condition as is. Henoko, Okinawa, 20th century. approx. L 127cm (49.99in)


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1406701 (stock #09566)


HAARII OAR 01

Wooden oar of the decorated 'Sabani' (small dragon-shaped fishing boat) for 'Haarii' (Okinawan boat race of the sea-god festival for praying for safe voyage and good catch and to thank the sea for its blessings) in used condition as is. Henoko, Okinawa, 20th century. approx. L 129cm (50.78in)


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