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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1154439 (stock #J217)
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This is a furosaki byobu, a folding screen which is a one of the utensils used in the tea ceremony. It is put near the furnace. It is made of wood frame and reversible, one side is Japanese paper with Umebachi-mon pattern and the other side is ajiro, wickerwork. In excellent condition. H:54.5cm L:86.3cm Thickness:1.8cm ( Measurement of one panel ). 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1154535 (stock #10678)
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This is a nobori made of cotton cloth with hand-painted Shōki and oni (ogre). The nobori with pictures of worriors has been flied on the Tango-no-Sekku ( the boy's festival ) since mid Edo period (18th century). The pigment colors are faded but in good condition. The former half of the 20th century. 107cm x 242cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1169556 (stock #J222)
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This is an urushi ohira-wan with makie shell motif. Ohira-wan is a bowl for cooked food. Generally in good condition except for several flaws ( two in the shell, two on the rim inside of the lid and one near the rim outside of the lid ). It comes with an original wooden box. ( Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1200950 (stock #10835)
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This is an obi (sash) cloth with Bingata pattern. Bingata is the traditional dyeing technique which can trace back to 13th century. It is originated from the dyeing for the formal and ceremonial kimono for the women in the Ryukyu royal family in Okinawa Islands. Only the royal and warrior (samurai) class were allowed to wear Bingata in old days. It is katazome (stencil-dyeing) and colored with pigments and then the color gradation is added, that is called "irozashi" which is the feature of the B...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1224965 (stock #10891)
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Nobori made of hand-spun cotton which was dedicated to the Suwa Shrine in Nagano Prefecture, which used to be the war god in old days. It has hand-written letters which are "Dedicated by Mr.Kobe or Kanbe in July, Bunka 4th (1807)" The letters are written in the way strong and good. Generally in good condition except for the ink bleeding and the silk belts attached are weak. 30cm x 176cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1327174 (stock #12387)
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Hagi-isho juban made of many kinds of recycled silk cloth from old kimono, which are: silk crepe with katazome, shibori, itajime shibori (board clamp-dyeing), plain silk, stripes woven of wild silk. The dyes are all vegetable and the lining is benibana dyed plain weave silk. This kind of yose-gire juban was worn at the Bon Dance in Nishimonai in Akita prefecture. In excellent condition except for some worn out and lost fragments in both sleeves. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 147cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1332402 (stock #12430)
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Cotton kimono (yukata) for a woman with swallow and spider web motif. Sewn by hand. In excellent condition. 20th century. 128cm x 138cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1350368 (stock #12554)
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Beautiful gold brocade obi (sash) for a formal kimono. Maru-obi is made of wide obi cloth which is folded in half so that only one side has a seam. It has auspicious seven treasures motif. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 33.5cm x 4m4cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1362084 (stock #12636)
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Boro white cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with many mending patches. The ground cloth is white machine-woven cotton with subtle kasuri (ikat) pattern. Some of mending patches are hand-spun cotton. All hand-sewn. The first half of the 20th century. 115cm x 118cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1363519 (stock #12645)
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Cotton shibori (tie-dye) cloth for one kimono. It is rare as it is in the original paper wrapping when it was sold. It is written "Arimatsu Shibori" and produced by Owari Arimatsu "Takeda Kahei" which was established in Keicho 13 in Edo (1608) and the company's name changed to "Takeda Kahei Shoten" in Meiji 5 (1873). It is written "1 jo" which is for one kimono and about 12m. In good condition but might have some beige color on the selvedges from aging, however it can be cleaned by washing. The ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1369435 (stock #12737)
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Yosegire-juban recycled from many silk crepe fragments which are all vegetable-dye and from late Edo period (around mid 19th century). They are:katazome and wild silk stripe dyed with shikon (root of purple grass), katazome (stencil-resist dye) dyed with indigo and benibana (safflower), itajime (board-clamp dye) dyed with benibana which is the center cloth in the back. The lining is plain weave benibana dyed silk. It has thick cotton in the hem. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19t...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1370586 (stock #12767)
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Rare item. Baby's ceremonial kimono with rare and beautiful Art Deco design which is made of high quality soft silk crepe. In excellent condition but has light stains ins the lower part in the lining and very slight red color in the collar belt. The first half of the 20th century. 84cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1374778 (stock #12814)
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Cotton woman's kimono with shibori spiral pattern. It looks scarcely worn and shibori is still fresh. In excellent condition. 20th century. 130cm x 156cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1379811 (stock #12903)
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Man's juban (under kimono) made of good quality figured silk with free hand-painted Karajishi motif. It is also called "Chinese Lion" which has been one of the popular motifs of the Japanese style painting, sometime with botan (peonies). The lions are very lively. The body parts look widened in the back as well as in the front from original. In good condition except for some yellowish parts from aging. The first half of the 20th century. 132cm x 143cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1382043 (stock #12934)
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Tsumugi (pongee) kimono with geometric kasuri pattern which is in very dark brown, white and dark orange red line. Unlined and hand-woven. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 130cm x 161cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1382378 (stock #J486)
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A pair of "Ashimoto andon (foot lantern)" made of wood, bamboo and washi (Japanese handmade paper). The wood frame is painted with "Tame-nuri" which is one of techniques of urushi. Clear urushi is painted on red urushi. The paper is replaced from shoji-gami (white paper for a screen) to recycled washi which was a record book of a merchant in late Edo period. Washi is made from paper mulberry bark and very strong. With carton boxes. 20th century. In excellent condition. 18cm x 18cm x 37cm (with a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1386045 (stock #12970)
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Han-gappa (or dochu-gi) made of kudzu fiber for wefts and cotton for warps, all vegetable 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 from 1837 to 1867. Slits with piping are for swords. Kudzu kimono was mainly made in Kakegawa region in Shizuoka prefecture. In excellent condition except for a few small burnt holes in front a...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1387546 (stock #J498)
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Design book of Japanese traditional patterns which are originally designed by Katsushika Hokusai (1760?~1849), a notable and prominent Ukiyo-e-shi. The title is "Shin-gata Kommon-cho", a new komon design book. It has a pair of two designs, which are woodblock print, black line in one page and colored in the other and each has a name. 74 patterns in a ciecle. In excellent condition. Published in Taisho 14 (1925) by Okamoto Ihei in Kyoto. 22cm x 17cm x 2cm