Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1401903 (stock #J531)
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$200.00
A pair of wood sculpture of Ebisu and Daikoku which are two of seven gods. Ebis is for good business and Daikoku is for luck with money. They are put on the ouse shrine. In good condition but some parts are missed in Ebis (left). Late 19th to early 20th century. Base:15cm x 5cm, Height:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #850647 (stock #8723)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$180.00
This is a beautiful and gorgeous silk crepe kimono. It is a young woman's formal kimono ( furisode ). It was worn in summer and has no lining. It has traditional summer motifs which are hand painted, such as maple leaves, streams and pink fringes. Some kinds of techniques are used such as embroidery with gold and silver threads and pressed gold and silver leaves. In good condition except for some stains. Ca 1920s~1930s. 128cm x 159cm 50.4" x 62.6"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #933338 (stock #9962)
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$180.00
This is a fragment of Edo kosode ( literal meaning is small sleeves ) kimono which is silk crepe with beautiful embroideries. the ground silk crepe as well as embroidery threads are dyed with vegetable dyes. This kosode kimono was worn by a woman in high ranking family. The motifs of the embroideries are chrysanthemums and a sparrow. The ground silk crepe is weak from aging. Mid to Late Edo period ( late 17th C to early 19th C ) 31cm x 118cm 12.2" x 46.4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1350655 (stock #12555)
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$180.00
Beni-itajime-zome (board-clamped dyeing with safflower) han-juban (short under kimono). The body part is hand-spun cotton and the sleeves are figured silk and the wrist parts are wool muslin. In good condition but the dirty line in the neck, rips in the front sleeve and some moth holes in the wrists. Late 19th to early 20th century. 125cm x 66cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1353914 (stock #J407)
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$180.00
Wood tray with traditional Ainu pattern made by Ainu people in Hokkaido. Generally in good condition but has some scratches and the reddish color came off. 20th century. 30.5cm x 20.2cm x 1cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1360170 (stock #12617)
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$180.00
Silk crepe cloth with beautiful embroidery of wisteria motif which is one of the long sleeves (furisode). The ground cloth is white silk crepe (chirimen) and the embroidery threads are vegetable dye. It has kata-kanoko (stencil-dye pattern) imitating small shibori pattern named kanoko shibori. In excellent condition except for a light brownish line in the center. The first half of the 19th century (late Edo period). 35cm x 190cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1367211 (stock #12705)
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$180.00
Asa (hemp) futonji, made in Ohmi region in Shga Pref. next to Kyoto. It has different asa kasuri pattern on both sides. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent codition except for one light stain (about 16cm diameter) 117cm x 138cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1399735 (stock #13108)
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$180.00
A pair of tomesode kasanegi kimono which has an inner and an outer kimono worn on a formal occasion. The outer kimono is made of rather thick silk crepe and the inner kimono (do-nuki) is made of plain weave silk for the body and same fabric for the lower part and partly in sleeves. In excellent condition except for some tiny moth holes in the plain weave inner kimono. Taisho period (1912~1925) W:128cm L:150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1405051 (stock #13161)
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$180.00
Large bag made of washi (handmade paper) and kaki-shibu (persimmon juice) painted. It is for containing cocoons used where sericulture was active such as Nagano, Yamanashi, South Tohoku etc. from Meiji to early Showa period (from the scond half of the 19th to early 20th century.) In good condition with nice mending patches. The second half of the 19th century. 73cm x 131cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1412836 (stock #J554)
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$180.00
Wood oke, a container with a handle. The strips around it are made of bamboo. Generally in good condition. It has carved character in the bottom but unreadable. The second half of the 19th century. Diameter:20.3cm, Height:23.3cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1415927 (stock #13252)
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$180.00
Cotton futonji with katazome (stencil-resist dye) dyed with vegetable indigo. The cloth is hand-spun cotton and has rather thick texture. The pattern is "Sayagata" and "Yotsume (literally forur eyes), both are traditional pattern. In excellent condition except for 3 mending patches, however not very noticeable. The second half of the 19th century. 33.5cm x 3m36cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1426707 (stock #13290)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$180.00
Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. The crest is hand-drawn by tsutsugaki technique. It has sashiko on the four corners. In excellent condition except for a cut (1cm) in the crest. The second half of the 19th century. 135cm x 137cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1005432 (stock #10198)
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$170.00
This is a gorgeous gold brocade obi ( sash ) for formal kimono. It is Jacquard weave which was imported from Europe in 19th century and was popular for formal sash in late 19th century. This sash has fine chrysanthemum and stream motifs in beige ground. In excellent condition. Late 19th century. 28.5cm x 3m88cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1021580 (stock #5101)
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$170.00
This is an obi ( sash ) made of light beige plain weaving silk and black silk satin for the lining. It has beautiful and delicate freshwater crabs, traps and nadeshiko design which are stencil-dyed. It has 5 and a half design altogether. In excellent condition for this age except for a few black spots. Early 20th century. 29.5cm x 380cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1133772 (stock #J203)
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$160.00
This is a wooden miniature Buddha. It is made of one piece of wood except for the upper head part. It used to be gilt Buddha, but most of it is peeled off. There is some parts the gilt is slightly left ( look at the fifth photo ). Except for that, in good condition. H:17cm W: 4.7cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1189619 (stock #J237)
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$160.00
This is a pair of bamboo ornaments with carved Chinese-style poetry, however some Chinese characters are not readable, so its meaning is not clear either. In good condition. W:9.5cm, L:94cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1246877 (stock #J281)
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$160.00
Negoro-nuri large tray made of wood. Negoro-nuri was originally made in Kishu (Wakayama and the southern part of Mie Pref.) by Buddhist monks between 13th and 16th century. It was made for their daily use such as trays, plates and bowls. The feature of Negoro-nuri is vermilion urushi, functional and simple design. Also, the more used, the more under painted black urush comes out. In excellent condition except a tiny chip. 20th century. With an original box written as "made by Heian" Diameter:35...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1373830 (stock #12796)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$160.00
Komebukuro (rice bag) made of fragments which are hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. Some fragments have cha-wata (brown cotton) which has natural light brown color. The cords are made of hemp. Kome-bukuro was used when people dedicated rice to temples or shrines. In good condition but has some mending patches and holes. The second half of the 19th century. 78cm x 45cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1390478 (stock #13026)
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$160.00
Silk man's juban (under kimono) with sparrow motif which is kata-yuzen. It is kata-zome (stencil-resist-dye) and colored by hand. In excellent condition except for a few light stains in middle front. The first half of the 20th century. 135cm x 132cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1103446 (stock #10500)
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$150.00
This is a typical early Showa ( 1920s to 1930s ) kimono which has striking colors, red silk lining and made of high quality soft silk. The ground is figured silk and has katazome ( stencil dyed fan motifs. This kimono is for a girl, so a bit smaller than adult's. In good condition but has some light stains in both of the front sleeves. Early Showa ( 1920s~30s ). 120cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1152927 (stock #10671)
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$150.00
This is a L size kome-bukuro ( rice bag ) made of many kinds of hand-spun cotton with katazome, stripes and checks. Komebukuro was used when people dedicated rice to shrines or they exchange it as gifts. In good condition but has several mending patches. The former half of the 20th century. 80cm x 52cm ( when it is flat )
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1980 item #1197753 (stock #10828)
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$150.00
This is a bag made of cotton fragments. It is from Northwest India. The cotton woodblock prints are used in the upper part and in the lining. All hand-sewn. 20th century. In good condition except for a stain. 59cm x 95cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1226551 (stock #10898)
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$150.00
Hinagata (sample book of hanten (short jacket) design which is wood-block print. Hinagata is a sample design book and it was for customers when they make orders. The designs are stencil-dyed in the back of hantens which were worn by workers such as shop clerks, fish market workers, firemen and so on. This book is a remake of the original book as the ground paper had many damages so that the original design hantens were cut out and pasted on Japanese paper and newly bound. It has 62 hantens in di...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1320532 (stock #J347)
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$150.00
Large plate with hand-painted turnips and hoju (treasure ball) design, both are auspicious motifs. It is Shida-yaki made in Shida in Saga Pref. in Kyushu, which has been made since 18th century. Bakumatsu (mid 19th century) In excellent condition. Diameter:28.5cm H:5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1340796 (stock #J375)
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$150.00
Ko-Imari (early Imari ware) saba-choko produced in Arita in Saga prefecture in late Edo or Meiji period. Soba-choko was used for food in older days, but it became used also for soba soup in which soba to be dipped later. The ko-imari were exported from Imari port so that it is called Imari ware. This one was made in late Edo to Meiji period (19th century) with hand-drawn yabane (plume) pattern. In excellent condition except for the original flaws from the kiln. Diameter:7.5cm H:5.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1365319 (stock #12670)
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$150.00
Unlined summer formal kimono made of silk crepe. It has beautiful sailboats, waves (Seigai-ha) and pine trees motif. In excellent condition except the ground black has slightly faded, a small stain (third photo) and the gold thread came off (fifth photo). The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 153cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1382045 (stock #12936)
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$150.00
Silk meisen tanmono (a bolt of kimono fabric) for making a kimono. It is Heiyo kasuri (double kasuri) and warps as well as wefts kasuri threads are stencil-resit dyed. In good condition but the ground color of one side became a bit yellowish from long time storage. Mid 20th century. 36cm x 9m44cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1400618 (stock #J478)
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$150.00
A pair of small bamboo basket boxes handmade of bamboo strips with colored strip ornament. Both are in excellent condition. 20th century. Large box 15cm x 21cm x 6cm, Small box 11.5cm x 16cm x 5.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1401550 (stock #13126)
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$150.00
Woman's kimono madeof hand-spun cotton with shibori pattern. It is dyed with vegetable indigo. The white cloth in the upper inside is also hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1412379 (stock #13229)
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"Nuno Sashi Habaki", a pair of shin covers with sashiko for protecting shin and ankle when a woman worked in the field. It has a fragment with sashiko for reinforcement and both cloth are hand-spun cotton. Sashiko thread is indigo dyed cotton. It has originally a cord in the center but lost. The last image is from the book "Noragi" written by Fukui Sadako published by Hosei University Shuppan-kyoku. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition but has some mud stains. 36cm x 12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1413058 (stock #J555)
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$150.00
A container for gun powder used by samurai. It is in shape of hyotan, but made of wood and painted with urushi. The netsuke in the shape of mokugyo (temple block) with delicate carving. 19th century. In good condition. H:14cm Diameter:8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1413515 (stock #J558)
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$150.00
Sake (or water) container made of hyotan painted with kakishibu (persimmon juice) many times. It has hand-bladed silk cord for decoration and carrying. In excellent condition except for a bit of wear in the tassels. Late 19th to early 20th century. L:44cm Diameter:8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1413518 (stock #J559)
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$150.00
A wooblock print book whose pictures were originally by Ando Hiroshige (or another name Utagawa Hiroshige) who was a prominant and well known ukiyoe-shi (1797~1858). This book was edited in Ansei 2nd (1855). In good condition but has some patina from aging. 11.5cm x 18cm x 0.5mm 38 pages
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1414122 (stock #13243)
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$150.00
Pilgrim's hanten made of thin white cotton with many stamps of the sacred sites that are called "Shodo-shima Hachiju-Hachi-kasho Reijo (Shodo Island 88 holy places) located in Kagawa prefecture in Shikoku. The pilgrimage route was opened in late 17th century. The head band has stamps from Omine-san (Mt.Omine) in Nara prefecture. No sign of a place in the belly band. In good condition but has a few stains. The first half of the 20th century. Hanten:120cm x 64cm, Head Band:30cm x 92cm, Belly Band:...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1418479 (stock #13265)
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$150.00
Juban (under kimono) made of three kinds of silk cloth. One is silk crepe with yamamayu (wild silk) stripes and the other is silk crepe with stripes. The third one is tsumugi (pongee silk) with katazome komon (stencil-resist-dye small pattern). All natural dyed. Yamamayu (wild silk) is rare and precious comparing with cultured silk. It is hardly dyed, so that it stands out shiny when woven together with silk crepe. It is sewn with very fine choma (ramie) thread so that it is rather old. The lini...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1980 item #1420734 (stock #J573)
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$150.00
Miniature set of koi-nobori (carp streamer) which is put up on the Boy's Festival (or Child's Day on May 5). It is often decorated with miniature yoroi-kabuto (armors) or samurai dolls. Carp is a symbol of strength and success. 1970s. Two banners and outer cloth of two carp are synthetic. In good condition except for a small tip in the one of spears and one of tiny screw for wheels (yaguruma) is lost. It comes with original carton box. Highest: 1m7cm, Blue carp L:25cm Red carp L:15cm Black woo...