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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1076641 (stock #10431)
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This is a silk brocade obi with karakusa pattern. It has black silk satin lining. In excellent condition. The latter half of the 19th century. 26.7cm x 3m18cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1109941 (stock #10517)
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$150.00
These are komebukuros ( rice bags ) made of several kinds of silk fragments with katazome ( stencil-dye ), shibori ( tie-dye ) kasuri ( ikat ) and brocade. The linings are hand-woven asa cloth. Komebukuro was used when people exchanged rice as gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. In good condition. The latter half of the 19th century. L:51cm x 26cm M:26.5cm x 13.5cm S:9cm x 8.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1148214 (stock #10652)
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$90.00
This is a juban ( under kimono ) made of a few kinds of silk, one is pongee silk with beni itajime shibori ( board-clamped dyeing with safflower ). The silk crepe and the pongee silk with katazome are used for the collar and the hem. In good condition except for the moth bites in the hem which has thick cotton lining. The both sleeves are lost. The last photo shows how to dye beni itajime-zome in old days. The latter half of the 19th century. 62cm x 145cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1910 item #1182924 (stock #J233)
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$380.00
This is a bamboo flower basket handwoven of bamboo strips. It has water container made of bamboo lined with copper to prevent from water leak. Meiji period (1868~1912) In good condition except for a cut and some loose bamboo strips. H:43cm Diameter:28cm Diameter of the top:16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #1187127 (stock #10782)
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$90.00
This is an "ase-hajiki" made of hand-spun soft cotton which was worn under kimono or hanten as a sweat-absorbent in summer, mainly in Tohoku district. The warps are crossed (mojiri-ori in Japanese). In good condition except for blackish stains near neck inside. The latter half of the 19th century. 50cm x 67cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1193424 (stock #10801)
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$120.00
This is a han-juban ( short under kimono ) made of hand-spun cotton and has itajime ( board-clamped ) pattern. Itajime shibori had been practiced in Kyoto from late Edo period ( the former half of the 19th century ) to early Showa period ( 1920s ), so it is called Kyo-Itajime. However, it has mostly diminished these days. This han-juban has a cotton lining and floss silk for warmth. The both sleeves are made of silk crepe. In good condition except for the dirt in the white cotton collar. The lat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1212331 (stock #J252)
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$330.00
A tsuri-dōro, a hanging lantern which was hung under the edge of the eaves in the temple or in the shrine. It has been sometimes dedicated by adherents. This one is made of copper and was actually used so that it has much rust, however no break or missing part. 19th or early 20th century. Diameter of the top:28cm Height:32cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1231486 (stock #10909)
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$400.00
Yogi is one kind of futon in the shape of kimono. The stuffed cotton and the lining were removed. It is made of hand-spun cotton and has beautiful dark green color dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. It has nice thick texture. The pattern is called "Genji-kō" which is the motif from the traditional game played by the noble people, taking a guess on the combination of the incense. In good condition except for a few rips and small holes. The latter half of the 19th century. 146cm ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1293328 (stock #J323)
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Design sample book of fukusa (gift cover) which is woodblock printed. It has 30 designs, mostly used on happy occasions except for the 5th photo, the lotus flower motif. Generally in good condition. Printed in Meiji 34 (1902) in Kyoto. 18cm x 25cm
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1370439 (stock #12762)
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$120.00
Cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with tsutsugaki poem, family crest and pine tree motifs. The poem is from Man-yo-shu (Collection of ten thousand leaves) which begins as "Aoni-yoshi Nara no miyako no ....) The writer is Ono-no Oyu Asomi who was a court official as well as a poet. He wrote it missing the glamorous Nara city when he was assigned a post in Dazaifu, now in Fukuoka Pref. in north Kyushu around 728 AD (Nara period). It is one of the most well-known poems in Man-yo-shu. It has mending...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1374181 (stock #12804)
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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) Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition and all hand-sewn but has some breaks and holes. Belts are cotton and 36cm e...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1374686 (stock #12813)
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Man's juban (under kimono) made of silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) Ainu pattern. Ainu pattern was popular in Meiji period. Generally in good condition but some yellowish stains, mainly in the upper part. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. 140cm x 122cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1386826 (stock #12979)
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A piece of boro futonji which is made of many fragments which are all vegetable indigo dye and hand-spun cotton. Second half of the 19th century. 110cm x 60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1387650 (stock #J500)
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Woodblock print with kimono design in black on white handmade paper. The design is by Kamisaka Yoshitaka, a real name of Kamisaka Sekka (1866~1942) who was a Rinpa school painter and also one of the Japanese craft designers in Meiji period. Published in 1902 in Kyoto. In excellent condition. 31 prints. 22cm x 31cm x 0.7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1387652 (stock #J501)
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Sample book of obi (sash) design which has about 338 paper fragments with direct painted designs, made in 1907 (Meiji 39). It is from obi maker in Nishijin in Kyoto. It has various designs inspired by Art Nouveau, Rinpa scool and so on. The feature of kimono and obi design in Meiji overall is rather somber and small patterns. In excellent condition. 62 pages. 42cm x 31.5cm x 2cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #687816 (stock #J077)
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$190.00
This is a wooden large size kanban (shop sign) of "ryo-gae-ya". Ryo-gae means "exchange" and ryo-gae-ya did banking business, too. Same kanji letters "ryo-gae" are engraved in both sides. It is in the shape of weight. It has many dents, chips and mending with lacquer. ca. mid or late 19th C. 53cm x 58cm 21.0"x22.8" 5.5cm 2.2" thick
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #770583 (stock #8549)
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This is a beautiful silk hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) which is made of Edo chirimen ( silk crepe ), wild silk and plain silk. The techniques are tie-dyeing, hand painting and stencil-resist-dyeing. The purple and red parts are woven of wild silk. All the cloths are dyed with natural colors such as natural indigo, safflower and so on. This juban is a good example of prominent techniques of weaving and dyeing in Edo era. It has a cotton lining. In excellent condition except for a rip ( 5cm ) i...