Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1381275 (stock #J484)
Haruko Watanabe
$2,000.00
Chinese lacquer tiered food boxes with mother-of-pearl inlay. In good condition but has a mending in one of the sides of the top tier, a few minor dents and a shell fragment came off part in the lid. 13cm x 24cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #919095
Haruko Watanabe
1200.00 yen
This is a book about meisen kimono design. Mangekyo is kaleidoscope in English and it symbolizes its crisp and dazzling color. It has 220 kimonos with eye-catching and beautiful patterns in full color. Meisen kimono was very popular among young women in Taisho and early Showa Period ( 1920s~1940s ) as a casual kimono. It is a pocket edition and has 255 pages. Only written in Japanese. Author: Miyagawa Takeshi. Publisher: Seigensha. The first edition published: June 6 2009. Shipping to U.S. $6.00...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1087248 (stock #10462)
Haruko Watanabe
$1000.00
This is a suo kamishimo ( top and bottom which were a formal kimono for samurai in Edo period ). The occasion when this suo kamishimo was worn is not clear ( ceremony or stage ). This suo kamishimo is made by hand-plied and hand-woven asa ( hemp ) cloth with bold tatewaku pattern which is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). It has round bunches of asa threads for ornaments which are called "kiku-toji" or "kikuji". In excellent condition except for a small moth holes and a rip ( 11th and 12th photos ). ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1390526 (stock #13028)
Haruko Watanabe
$850.00
5 panels of noren made of asa (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dyed. The top hem and belts are hand-spun and vegetable indigo dyed cotton. The beige stripes are cotton threads. In excellent condition. 19th century. 160cm x 138cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1412018 (stock #13216)
Haruko Watanabe
$700.00
Kaji-banten or Hikeshi-banten, fireman's jacket with sashiko. It has katazome brick pattern and dyed with vegetable indigo. Generally in good condition but has some indigo faded part in the back and wear in the wrists. The second half of the 19th century. 122cm x 84cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1408076 (stock #13173)
Haruko Watanabe
$680.00
Cotton Kurume kasuri futonji with a castle motif. Kurume in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu has been one of the main product places of indigo dyed cotton kasuri since late Edo period (early 19th century). It is made of hand-spun cotton that means probably it was made before Meiji 15 (1882) and vegetable indigo dyed. In excellent condition except for minor brown stains only in the back. It has white cotton belt for hanging in the back. The second half of th 19th century. 129cm x 158cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1426051 (stock #13278)
Haruko Watanabe
$650.00
Bashofu kimono hand-woven of banana fiber for both wefts and warps. The yarn is rather thicker and tougher comparing with very fine yarn for thinner and higher quality bashofu, so that it is for a everyday kimono or work wear. Brown stripes are also banana fibers. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition except for a mending near the lower side in the back and wear near neck. 104cm x 115cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1440123 (stock #13382)
Haruko Watanabe
$600.00
Rare item. Rokushaku Kanban which was worn by a palanquin bearer (kago-kaki) who was a servant worked for a feudal lord (tono-sama) and a bearer of a palanquin when the lord went out. There are various theories that the kimono is called "Rokushaku-Kanban": servants worked in the lord's residence or a castle are called "rokushaku" and the kimono has "kanban" which means a symbol or a family crest. Another theory is the length of the kimono is 6-shaku (approx.2m). This one is made of hemp whose w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1348495 (stock #12536)
Haruko Watanabe
$550.00
Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with tsutsugaki orizuru (origami crane) motif and dyed with natural indigo. It has green color lining which is also hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and yellow color. In excellent condition except for a hole near hem in the indigo cover, indigo faded parts and some holes in the green lining. Late 19th to early 20th century. 158cm x 188cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1431582 (stock #13324)
Haruko Watanabe
$550.00
Sakiori coat recycled from indigo cloth. Wefts are indigo cotton strips, and also asa (hemp) yarns. Warps are hemp. It has beautiful sashiko under armpits with cotton threads and around neck with hemp threads. in good condition but indigo blue much faded in front and other parts. The first half of the 20th century. 86cm x 103cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1379815 (stock #12904)
Haruko Watanabe
$500.00
Miyako-jofu woman's kimono with fine kasuri which is hand-woven of choma (ramie) and dyed with Ryukyu-ai. Wefts and warps are hand plied. Miyako-jofu has been woven in Miyako Island in Okinawa since 14th century. It was called "Satsuma-jofu" in Edo period as the island belonged to Satsuma feudal domain. It was imposed as tax. It is time-consuming process of thread making, thread plying, weaving as matching wefts and warps kasuri pattern. It is pounded with mallet to make it shiny after the clo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1381417 (stock #J485)
Haruko Watanabe
$500.00
Takatori-yaki mizusashi (water jar) in shape of hyotan (gourd) used for chado (tea ceremony). Made by Matsushima Hiroaki (1898~unknown) who established "Yasaburo-gama (kiln)" in Yokohama. In excellent condition with an original box. The first half of the 20th century. H:14cm Diameter:16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1409042 (stock #13179)
Haruko Watanabe
$500.00
Cotton futonji with tea utensil motif, which is hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique and made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dye. Futonji with tea utensil motif was produced in the regions where tea ceremony was active such as Iyo (Ehime Pref.), Sanuki (Kagawa Pref.) and Izumo (Shimane Pref.) Tea kettle in the center, chawan (tea bowl), cha-ire (tea container), kamashiki (placement for the tea kettle), sumi-kago (chacoal basket), trivet, flower vase and so on. Late 19th to early 20th c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300899 (stock #11256)
Haruko Watanabe
$480.00
Asa (hemp) wrapping cloth with hand-drawn tsutsugaki noshi design. Noshi is an auspicious motif which used to be flattened abalone strips and was decorated on a gift. The wefts and warps are both hand-plied. It is colored with pigments. In good condition except for some wear and stains. 19th century. 84cm x 103.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1315831 (stock #11331)
Haruko Watanabe
$480.00
Futonji made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. It has karakusa pattern which is katazome (stencil paste-resist dyeing). It has cotton lining which is also hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. In good condition but has some stains and a small hole. Late 19th to early 20th century. 154cm x 188cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1382237 (stock #12937)
Haruko Watanabe
$480.00
Man's han-gappa which was worn over kimono when he went out and made of hand-spun cotton, both outside and the lining. It is in very dark green, dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. It has beautiful two kinds of katazome (stencil-resist dye) for lining which is natural indigo dyed. The collar is made of imported wool. The fasteners made of spiral cord show it was made in Tenpo in late Edo period (1831~1845) according to the "Kinsei Fuzoku-shi" written by Kitagawa Morisada beginning fro...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1405055 (stock #13162)
Haruko Watanabe
$480.00
Boro cloth whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are all hand-spun and vegetable indigo dye cotton. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 130cm x 101cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1111008 (stock #10254)
Haruko Watanabe
$450.00
This is a futon cover with rare and modern pattern ( probably the Big Dipper or the Septentrions ) which is katazome ( stencil-dye ). It is made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It has thick texture. In good condition but has some indigo faded parts and a few mending patches in the back. The seams in the middle and both in the top as well as in the bottom are sewn by machine. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 188cm x 189cm