Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1431285 (stock #13319)
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$100.00
Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton. It has katazome (stencil-resist-dye) carp design. it looks dyed with indigo mixed with dark color dye. The both sleeves are removed. It has some mending patches. Late 19th early 20th century. 62cm x 73cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1431284 (stock #13325)
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$100.00
A pair of tabi with sashiko which is made of white cotton cloth. In good condition but has some stains (washed). Late 19th to early 20th century. L:23cm W:10.5cm H:16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1431195 (stock #13315)
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$150.00
Noren with a crest "Maru-ni hutatsu-hiki" which is made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 130cm x 130cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1431141 (stock #13322)
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$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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1431136 (stock #13314)
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Noren with a shop logo which is "masu", a wooden box to measure rice or sake. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with kakishibu (persimmon tannnin). In good condition but has some light stains. The second half of the 19th century. 93cm x 154cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1430403 (stock #13312)
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Samurai's kaji-haori (jacket), mune-ate (breast pad) and ate (ornament in the back waist) and all pieces have Tomoe kamon (three-way family crest). The ground fabric is not sure, looks mixture of cotton and wool and the lining is cotton European print. There were many massive fires in Edo in 17th and 18th century. Edo government organized the fire prevention system by samurai and then by civilian firefighters (hikeshi) later. Civilian firefighters fought fire at the fire site but samurai did pa...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1430398 (stock #1311)
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A roll of silk cloth for a kimono with Kanoko-shibori which is very tiny shibori called Kanoko-shibori. The ground cloth is very fine figured silk. In excellent condition. 1950s to 1970s. 33cm x 12m10cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1430200 (stock #13003)
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$60.00
Two pieces of asa kaya cloth (hemp mosquito net. Warps and wefts are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dyed. Faded indigo blue and good condition. Late 19th century. 34cm x 2m80cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1428351 (stock #J579)
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$300.00
Wooden Buddha, Jizo Bosatsu which is one of the venerable entities of Bosatsu, worshipped in Buddhism. It has nice halo with treasure balls. It is not attached with the board and can not stand itself. Both arms are lost. Probably mid Edo period (18th century) Jizo Bosatsu Height:22cm with a halo Width:6cm Board Length:63cm Width:8.3cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1428019 (stock #13297)
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$100.00
A part of boro shikimono (rug) with sashiko which is made of cotton cloth such as plain, kasuri, stripes etc. The first half of the 20th century. 62cm x 150cm
All Items : New Century : Textiles : Pre 2000 item #1428017 (stock #13300)
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Noren made of thick asa (hemp) with shibori design which is indigo dyed. The dye technique is itajime shibori (board-clamped). Jointing part is hand-sewing and both hems are machine-sewn, In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 86cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1427907 (stock #J577)
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$100.00
Wood Sumikiri-bon with red urushi. Summikiri means a tray in the shape which four corners are cut. Four sides have painted in Negoro style which has partly black urushi. Used and some scratches and chips. Late 19th to early 20th century. 36.5cm x 36.5cm x 3.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1427906 (stock #13299)
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$350.00
Huge maku (curtain) made of many sake-bukuro which are recycled. It has many mending patches and stitches. The first half of the 20th century. 2m56cm x 128cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1427807 (stock #J576)
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$90.00
Small bamboo basket box with washi. The corners of the bamboo basket are rather breakable, so it has nice washi for reinforcement outside as well as inside. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 10.5cm x 16cm x 5.5cm (with a lid)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1426745 (stock #13296)
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Fireman's sashiko zukin made of indigo dye cotton with hand-stitched sashiko. The ground cloth, the lining and sashiko thread are all indigo dyed. In excellent condition, no hole, no wear. The second half of the 19th century. L:63cm, W:43cm (when it is folded)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426711 (stock #13294)
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$40.00
Sakiori obi (sash) for casual kimono. Wefts are strips recycled from cotton kimono and warps are black cotton. In excellent condition. Both ends are sewn by machine. 20th century. 14.5cm x 2mcm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426709 (stock #13293)
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$35.00
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Sakiori obi (sash) for casual kimono. Wefts are strips recycled from silk kimono and warps are cotton. In excellent condition. 20th century. 13.5cm x 2m36cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426708 (stock #13292)
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$40.00
Sakiori obi (sash) for casual kimono. Wefts are strips recycled from silk kimono and warps are black cotton. In excellent condition. 20th century. 13.5cm x 2m40cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1426707 (stock #13290)
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$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 : 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 #1426066 (stock #13280)
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Boro furoshiki with many mending patches with various cloth and interesting mending stitches. The ground cloth is thin cotton cloth in gray. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 126cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1426064 (stock #13279)
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Ojiya-chijimi unlined summer kimono which is produced in Ojiya in Niigata prefecture. Chijimi is that: the wefts are twisted choma (ramie) yarn and warps are untwisted choma so that it makes uneven surface like crepe (chijimi). It has kasuri rectangular pattern. The second half of the 20th century. in excellent condition. 132cm x 140cm
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1425430 (stock #J575)
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Bag handmade of bamboo strips with nice color. Handles are also made of thin bamboo sticks. In excellent condition, no break or loose part. The second half of the 20th century. W:39cm, H:23cm, 6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1425429 (stock #13277)
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$100.00
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Two panels of asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth whose wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. It has beautiful faded vegetable indigo color. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 35cm x 1m96cm each.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1425126 (stock #13276)
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Sakiori obi for a casual kimono. The warp is white cotton and the weft is strips recycled from old kimono, mostly cotton. In excellent condition and red strips look beni-bana (safflower) dye. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 15cm x 2m56cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1422511 (stock #J571)
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13 temari (traditional decorative ball) with colorful silk thread embroidery. In excellent condition except for one whose thread is loose (the last image). Late 20th century. Diameter:14cm x 1, 12cm x 3, 9cm x 4, 8cm x 2, 6cm x 3
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1422337 (stock #13274)
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$120.00
A pair of cotton tabi with sashiko and a pair of kokake. Tabi is made of hand-spun white cotton and has nice sashiko for strength. Soles are machine-woven. Kokake is also made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and has fine sashiko for also strength. Kokake has no soles and it is worn over zori (Japanese sandals) for warmth and waterproof in winter. Both are in excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. Tabi L22.5cm, W10cm, H13cm Kokake L26cm, H14cm
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1420268 (stock #137271)
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Two pieces of yogi (bedding) which are hand-sewn by a girl student at the sewing school which were established around 1880. It is called "hinagata" and generally one third of measurement of a real one. The left one is sodenashi yogi (sleeveless top cover) and the right one is yogi (top cover with sleeves). The purpose of making sewing samples is efficiency for time and material. It has been made till 1940s in the sewing school of which students are mostly girls. Each hinagata has a student's nam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1420262 (stock #13270)
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Furoshiki with tsutsugaki "Mukai Cho" (facing butterflies) family crest. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. In excellent condition except for light stains along the jointing seams. The second half of the 19th century. 101cm x 108cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1420089 (stock #13269)
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Katazome (stencil-resist-dye) futonji with sea bream and fishing rod motif. It is twill weave and has thick texture. Dyed with indigo. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 142cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1418953 (stock #13267)
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Child's haori (jacket) made of meisen with kasuri pattern. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 98cm x 70cm
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 : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1417627 (stock #13263)
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$60.00
Two panels of cotton cloth with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) Janome-gasa pattern. Janome-gasa is an umbrella made of bamboo and kakishibu painted washi. The cotton cloth is hand-spun and has rather thick texture. It is made to two panels of noren. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 63cm x 142cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1417533 (stock #12841)
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Small boro made of two panels of hand-spun and vegetable indigo dye cotton. The brown threads are "cha-wata (brown cotton) which is natural undyed cotton and rather old. All hand sewn with vegetable indigo dye cotton thread. The second half of the 19th century. 0cm x 90cm