Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori GALLERY TSUMUGI
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$6,800.00
This is a beautiful and gorgeous book titled "Textiles: The Soul of India" by Hiroko Iwatate who is a prominent collector and researcher of antique and modern Indian textiles for about 40 years. There was a highly reputed exhibition of her Indian textiles collection at Japan folk Crafts Museum ( Nihon Mingei-kan ) in Tokyo in 2007 as well as in other museums in Japan. It has 207 pages with full color pictures and captions and descriptive texts in Japanese as well as in English. Published by KYU...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1393172 (stock #13047)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$2,800.00
Choken which is a costume of Noh drama worn in the scene of dancing. It is made of sik weft gauze and has wisteria design woven of gold wefts. Used but in excellent condition. The first half of the 19th century (late Edo period.) Vegetable light brown dye. 212cm x 127cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1381275 (stock #J484)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1372566 (stock #12789)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$1,900.00
Woman's kimono with "Kogin-sashi" which is embroidery with white cotton thread on indigo dyed hemp. It was made in "Tsugaru" region, now the west part of Aomori prefecture in Tohoku district. This embroidery pattern is named "Kawari yotsu mameko" which means arranged 4 beans. There are nearly 30 patterns of kogin-sashi. It has folded sleeves that means it had long sleeves and worn for special occasion, and then worn for everyday wear with folded sleeves. In good condition but has wear and mendin...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #919095
GALLERY TSUMUGI
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)
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 #1393173 (stock #13048)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$900.00
Choken which is a costume of Noh drama worn in the scene of dancing. It is made of sik weft gauze and has "Hi-ogi (painted fan, made of slats of cypress wood)" design woven of gold wefts. Vegetable indigo and yellow dye. Heavily used and has many mending stitches, holes and a rip. The first half of the 19th century (late Edo period.) 196cm x 115cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1390526 (stock #13028)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 1920 item #994329 (stock #10154)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$750.00
This is a noren which is made of hand-woven cloth, asa ( hemp ) threads for wefts and cotton threads for warps. It has "Genji-guruma" crest and bold tsutsugaki auspicious motifs such as bamboo, pine tree and plum tree blossoms. These motifs are rather common, but the hand-painting is very lively and strong. Tsutsugaki is freehand-painting using rice paste as resist. It is probably not for a shop but one of bridal goods. It is in good condition except for a small hole and ornamental stitches ar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1146149
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 #1235904 (stock #10923)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$600.00
Katazome futonji made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It has beautiful rope design which is katazome (stencil-dyeing). Consists of 5 and a half panels. In excellent condition except for several holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. 168cm x 210cm
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 #1366726 (stock #12691)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$580.00
Maku (curtain or hanging ornament) with double face. The front has beautiful and auspicious tai (red sea bream) and wave pattern which is katazome (stencil-resist-dye). It is made of 12 fragments sewn together. The lining has also katazome checker pattern. Both cloth look hand-spun cotton and the frame cloth is benibana (safflower) dyed silk crepe. In good condition except for some mening in both sides and one in the frame cloth. Late 19th to early 20th century. 106cm x 156cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #864201 (stock #9761)
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This is a waistcloth remade from fine asa ( jofu ) kimono which is called "katabira". The original "katabira" was made in late Edo period. It has beautiful embroidery with silk threads dyed with vegetable colors. In excellent condition. Late Edo period ( ca. early to mid 19th C ). 105cm x 70cm 41.3" x 27.6"
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1130981 (stock #J197)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$550.00
This is a ceramic figure of kajika ( one kind of rock fish ), which lives in clear rivers in Japan. It has strong impact and very appealing. Nagase Wataru is a contemporary pottery artist, born in Yamagata prefecture ( 1977~ )and finished graduate school at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 2002. He won many prizes and lives in Nagasaki now. His main works are creatures in the ocean and the river. In excellent condition. It comes with a wood box with his painting of the fish an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1348495 (stock #12536)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1371978 (stock #12786)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$550.00
A part boro futonji made of many hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton fragments. Late 19th to early 20th century. 68cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #829439
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1375513 (stock #J463)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$500.00
kayaku-ire (flask, gunpowder case) made of wood with rare and beautiful urushi which was made in Tsugaru in Aomori prefecture. It is Tsugaru-nuri and a half is imitating "kaba-zaiku" which is handcraft of cherry bark and the other is "kara-nuri" which has tens of layers of urushi and it sometimes takes more than 6 months to finish. In good condition but the lid is lost and urushi came off parts in the bottom. 19th century. D:15.5cm x 4cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1379815 (stock #12904)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1381421 (stock #12923)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$500.00
Cotton kimono (yukata) with shiro-kage shibori (litellary means white shadow) which is seen less than general indigo ground shibori kimono. Natural indigo dye. It has rather soft texture. Meiji period (1868~1912). In excellent condition except for a few light stains. 124cm x 128cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1111008 (stock #10254)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1295033 (stock #11212)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$480.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are mostly hand-spun and vegetable dyed cotton. The ground cloth is natural indigo dyed katazome (stencil-dyeing). Late 19th to mid 20th century. 125cm x 184cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300899 (stock #11256)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1385712 (stock #12969)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$450.00
Vest made of tiny bamboo beads and all hand-strung with cotton threads. It was worn till early 20th century (Quin Dynasty) as an underwear of silk garments, especially in the southern China or neighboring countries. It made a wearer keep cool and avoid the outer garment wetting by sweat. Generally in good condition but almost 30 beads are missing. 19th to early 20th century. 48cm x 52cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1386457 (stock #12972)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 1940 item #1394770 (stock #13062)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1395547 (stock #13067)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$420.00
Kappa (cape) made of cotton kasuri on both sides which are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. It is called "maru-gappa" or "hiki-mawashi" in old days. It was worn on the occasion of travel over kimono. It has washi (Japanese handmade paper) between two cotton cloth which is washed out and soft. The word "kappa" came from Portuguese "capa". The Portuguese first came to Japan in 17th century. The piping is made of handwoven hemp. Generally in good condition but has some holes and wear in cords. ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1365577 (stock #12692)
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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)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 : 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 : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1201363 (stock #10836)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1227932 (stock #10902)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$380.00
Futonji with tsutsugaki shells with seaweeds design which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyes are natural indigo and pigments. Tsutsugaki is the dyeing technique using rice paste as resist and free-hand drawing and painting. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition except for two small mending patches. 126cm x 154cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1371177 (stock #12778)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$380.00
Hanten made of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It has beautiful zanshi-ori lining which is hand-woven of domestic leftover threads. They are also hand-spun and natural indigo dyed or natural brown cotton (cha-wata). In excellent condition and wearable. 20th century. 128cm x 77cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1381260 (stock #12922)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1390062 (stock #13019)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$380.00
Boro cloth with asa (hemp) and cotton fragments. Two kind asa fragments have fine katazome patterns. Vegetable indigo dyed and brown hemp is kakishibu (persimmon tannin) dyed. Cotton cloth is hand-spun and sewing thread is asa (hemp). 19th century. 60cm x 122cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1180046 (stock #10753)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$350.00
This is a samurai's hanten ( jacket ) and maetate ( apron ) which are worn in case of fire. It is made of handwoven asa ( hemp ) cloth. In good condition except for some tiny moth holes in the back. Edo period ( 18th or the former half of the 19th century ). 118.5cm x 79cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1377399 (stock #12859)
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$350.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are all hand-spun and natural indigo dye, except for one fragment with fine stripes. Washed, but still has some dark brown stains. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 168cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1390709 (stock #13034)
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$350.00
Boro kimono whose ground cloth is cotton stripes as well as mending patches. The first half of the 20th century. 112cm x 110cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #992747 (stock #10145)
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$330.00
Rare item. This is a beautiful white kasuri child's summer kimono which is made of hand-spun ( twined ) hemp and dyed with natural indigo. Produced in Omi in Shiga prefecture near Kyoto. In good condition. Late 19th or early 20th century. 106cm x 108cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1125753 (stock #10572)
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$330.00
This is a sodenashi ( sleeveless ) han-juban ( under kimono ) made of hand-spun cotton with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and dyed with natural indigo. The jishiro ( white ground ) katazome is left fewer than indigo ground one. The latter half of the 19th century. In good condition except for two small holes in front ( 2cm x 2cm, 8mm x 8mm ), one in the back ( 1cm x 1cm ) and two minor cuts. 40.5cm x 54cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1203932 (stock #10841)
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$330.00
This is a handwoven silk brocade sash made in late Edo period (baku-matsu), mid 19th century. Generally in good condition but some wefts are loose from aging. 33cm x 4m20cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1350791 (stock #12556)
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$330.00
Sodenashi (vest) made of indigo dyed cotton with reinforcement cloth for shouldering which has hand-stitched sashiko. It also has nice sashiko in both sides. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 45cm x 73cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1357366 (stock #12594)
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$330.00
Sakiori sodenashi (vest) made of strips recycled from old kimono, futonji and so on. The wefts are cotton strips and warps are hemp threads. The belts and piping are indigo dyed cotton. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 40.5cm x 76cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #692382 (stock #J079)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$320.00
This is a gorgeous bizen flower vase (hana-ire) made by Matsushima Hiroshi ( 1960~ ) who won a prize of Japan Art Crafts Association and many prizes also. This hana-ire has beautiful yo-hen ( discoloration of ceramic ware ). Bizen ware has a history of one thousand years and its feature is that it is burnt long time without glaze with high-heat, so that it causes natural and attractive discoloration in a kiln. In excellent condition with an original signed wooden box. Height 34.5cm 13.6" D...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1200688 (stock #10833)
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$320.00
This is a cotton Kurume kasuri futonji. It is said that Kurume kasuri was first woven ca.1800 in Kurume in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu. Its features are geometric and wood block like patterns and some have light blue indigo color. It was designated as important intangible cultural heritage in 1957, however only a few families are practicing traditional way of produce such as hand-binding, natural indigo-dyeing and hand-weaving these days. This one is handwoven and looks natural indigo dyed. Generall...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1332089 (stock #12427)
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$300.00
Baby's kimono made of soft cotton with shibori pattern and dyed with akane (madder). It has interesting shirring in both wrists. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 70cm x 60.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1254120 (stock #J288)
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J288.00
Small ema which is a wooden plaque with painting of a horse or other motif and dedicated to a shrine or a temple for prayer or gratitude. It has a sign "Hie Shrine" which is located in the center of Tokyo. Generally in good condition. 20th century. W:15.5cm H:9.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1119900 (stock #J186)
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$280.00
This is a lithograph print by Morita Kohei ( 1916~1994 ) who was a Japanese style painter and studied under Yasuda Yukihiko. It is titled "Sakura-fubuki ( petals of the cherry blossoms are blowing in the wind )". His works are known that they got subjects from old stories and histories. It is 74th of the 100 prints. In excellent condition with his own sign and original seal. Measurement of the frame:55cm x 60cm Measurement of the print:32cm x 41cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1191186 (stock #J239)
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$280.00
This is a bentō-bako (lunch box) which contains plates and boxes. All made of wood and coated with urushi. It has Makie of plum flower motif. Generally in good condition but the sliding lid is a bit tight because of buckle from aging and hair line cracks in one of the plates. Also, the outer box has mending in the top corner. The former half of the 20th century. Dimension: 22.4cm x 12.8cm x 22cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1316899 (stock #J343)
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$280.00
Urushi small tray with gold makie whose motifs are auspicious noshi and treasures. It has an original wooden box. In excellent condition except for a chip (8mm) in the rim. Late 19th to mid 20th century. W:27cm L:18cm H:12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1377675 (stock #12862)
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$280.00
Chogappo made of fragments of choma (ramie) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. "Pojagi" is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patch-worked with asa (mainly choma, ramie) fragments.(reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995) It has white and light beige natural color choma fragments. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition and all hand-sewn ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1378282 (stock #12872)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$280.00
Buddhist hichi-jo kesa, seven-strip Buddhist surplice worn over hoi, clerical garment. It is made of fragments of two kinds of brocade which can be made in Japan as well as in China. The lining is figured weave silk. All natural dye. Generally in good condition but has some wear and rips. 19th century. 2m x 112cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1379515 (stock #J475)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$280.00
Tools and a bucket used by a collector of urushi-tree sap. The surface of the urushi (lacquer) tree is cut and sap oozes. The wood bucket is a container for the tools and came originally together with the tools. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition. Tools L: 18cm to 12.5cm Bucket Diameter: 20.5cm H: 21cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1393743 (stock #J510)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$280.00
Basket made of rare walnut bark which was used by a farmer or a mountain worker. In good condition except for a few breaks in the rim. The first half of the 20th century. W:28cm H:31cm