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)
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$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 1970 item #1426194 (stock #13282)
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$1,400.00
Bashofu kimono with kasuri pattern whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. Kasuri yarn is hand-bound and dyed with sharinbai which grows in Okinawa and a family of rose and an evergreen shrub. The dye extracted from boiling chips of the shrub makes brown color. In excellent condition but has a few brownish spots in the back side near the right sleeve and light stains in the upper back (the last two photos). 20th century. 122cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #919095
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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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1414540 (stock #13244)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$1,200.00
Maiwai-gi which is a festive kimono of fishermem. It was given to fishermen from a master of fishermen or an owner of a fish boat on the occasion of large catch. It is mostly made of cotton with auspicious motifs with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) and partly hand painting. The original location of the Maiwai-gi is Boso peninsula in Chiba prefecture since late Edo period and spread along the Pacific Coast. This one has thick cotton lining so that it is made into yogi (kimono shaped bedding). Gene...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1087248 (stock #10462)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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)
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$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)
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$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)
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$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)
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$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 : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1146149
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$600.00
This is a pair of lions which are stone carved. In excellent condition. H:9cm, L:9.5cm, W:3.8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1401043 (stock #13123)
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$600.00
Shima-cho, a sample book of cotton stripes and checks (check pattern was also called "shima" before. Some has both stripes and kasuri. Mostly vegetable indigo dyed but some of colored warps are chemical and some fragments are machine woven. 40 pages with 613 fragments. In excellent condition. Meiji (1868~1912) 24.5cm x 18.5cm x 2.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1124906 (stock #J194)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$580.00
This is a byobu ( folding screen ) with ink-painted motifs of many kinds of town vendors such as tea, dumplings, butterflies, Japanese wine, umbrellas, lanterns, drums, candies and so on. It has 18 paintings pasted on the paper ground. It has minor rips or damages, however in good condition as a whole. 19th century or early 20th century. Measurement of one panel: W:45cm H:120.5cm Thickness:1.7cm More photos are available by request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1409042 (stock #13179)
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$580.00
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 1920 item #1348495 (stock #12536)
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$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #829439
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$500.00
This is a set of Koimari "choko" or "choku" which were originally used for containing food. Beautiful iris designs are hand-painted. Two of them have cracks inside near the bottoms, however one is only in the graze and the other is sealed. Water never oozes through either of them. Mid to late Edo period ( mid 18th to mid 19th C ). Diameter 5cm 2" Height 6.3cm 2"1/2
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1379815 (stock #12904)
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$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)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1111008 (stock #10254)
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$490.00
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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300899 (stock #11256)
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$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)
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$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)
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$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)
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$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1386457 (stock #12972)
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$450.00
Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with bold and nice family crest design which are katazome (stencil-resist-dye). It is made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. In good condition but has two mending patches and a few breaks. 19th century. 130cm x 126cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1411356 (stock #13205)
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$450.00
Silk kimono worn on the stage of Kyogen which is a traditional short comedic drama. It is often performed with Noh drama. The kimono is made of thin plain silk with katazome lattice pattern and brush dye for green parts. The lining is pongee silk. The dye is all vegetable and sumi. Kataginu and hakama (kamishimo) is worn over this kimono on the Kyogen stage. In excellent condition. 20th century. 142cm x 134cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1415147 (stock #J564)
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$450.00
Twelve Shinsho are guardian Buddhas of Yakushi Nyorai and they are 12 worriors and armoured. They have 12 animal symbols on the head. This one looks "Sarugami", monkey judging from the apprearance. Early 18th century. In good condition but some parts are lost. Height:29cm Width:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1394770 (stock #13062)
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$420.00
Cotton woman's kimono with shibori design which is hand-spun and vegetable indigo dyed. The lining is also hand-spun white cotton and also hand-spun cotton with shibori design. It is from Asamai or Yokote in Akita Pref. and shibori textile made in the regions is rather rare these days. In excellent condition. Late 19th to the first half of the 20th century. 123cm x 121cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1365577 (stock #12692)
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Sold.Thank you.
Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of asa (ramie or hemp) and dyed with indigo. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied. The frame cloth and the belts are cotton which are renewed. "Pojagi" is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patch-worked with silk or asa fragments.(reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995) Late 19th to mid 20th century. 71cm ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1369454 (stock #12742)
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$400.00
Shima-cho, a sample book of cotton stripe with about 360 fragments which are mostly hand-spun cotton and natural indigo and other vegetable dye. It has some fragments with natural beige and brown cotton (cha-wata) that means those fragments are from late Edo period (the first half of the 19th century). The book is rather newer than fragments, from late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 26cm x 17cm x 1.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1431141 (stock #13322)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$400.00
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Furoshiki with tsutsugaki auspicious motif, sho-chiku-bai which are pine, bamboo and plum blossoms. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and colored with pigments. In good condition but has a hole (2cm x 5mm) which is mended and pigment in plum blossoms is faded. Late 19th to early 20th century. 130cm x 142cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1153927 (stock #J216)
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$390.00
This is a wooden sculpture of Daikoku-sama or Daikokuten, one of the seven Japanese gods who bring luck. He is standing on the straw rice bags, holding a lucky hammer in one hand and a big sack on the shoulder. He is the god of agriculture or fertility. 18 or 19th century. In good condition. Height:13.5cm Base:5.7cm x 6.2cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1405883 (stock #13166)
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$390.00
Amazing boro cloth which is one side of body part of noragi (farm wear). The ground cloth as well as mending patches are hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. Sashiko thread is also indigo dyed cotton. Asa (hemp) thread is seen in the side seam and that means it is rather old. The second half of the 19th century. 32cm x 184cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1201363 (stock #10836)
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$380.00
This is a pair of kusari-gote (gauntlet) which are made of urushi coated iron, kusari (mail), plain and katazome asa (hemp) cloth, silk cords, buttons made of animal bone etc. The warps and wefts of the asa cloth are hand-plied. Generally in good condition but has some holes in the asa cloth and urushi came off in the back of the hands as they were actually used. It reads "27" in Kanji letters in the top. Edo period. 19.5cm x 68.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1381260 (stock #12922)
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$380.00
Kake-futon (comforter, top cover) made of hand-spun cotton with beautiful katazome (stencil-resist-dye). The pattern looks imitating shibori (tie-dye). It is natural indigo dyed. It has beautiful green cotton lining and can be used as it is, for example, for a cover or throw. In excellent condition except for a few stains and a mending patch. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 154cm x 175cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1385156 (stock #12959)
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$380.00
Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of recycled figured silk fragments which are from 19th or early 20th century. All hand sewn. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). In good condition but one belt is replaced and has some stains and minor color bleeding parts....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1386827 (stock #12980)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$380.00
Roll of hemp cloth for kaya (mosquito net) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 40cm x 10.5m (approxi.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1405673 (stock #J537)
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$380.00
Rare item. Yazutsu (quiver) made of "koyori" which is twisted washi (Japanese handmade paper) strings. The crafts made of koyori and coated with urushi were called "Kami-Nagato" and they were popular handicrafts in Edo period, such as tabacco cases, bowls and sake containers in hyotan shape and so on. It has 15 arrows made of bamboo but feathers are worn out. The quiver is in excellent condition. The 19th century. L:94cm Diameter:7.5cm