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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1381275 (stock #J484)
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$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 : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1385712 (stock #12969)
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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 : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1146149
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$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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1980 item #1372526 (stock #J454)
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Chinese or Korean basket box made of thin paper cord and painted with reddish urushi (lacquer). It has beautiful motif of dragon face on the lid. In excellent condition. Probably 20th century. 20.5cm x 29cm x 6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #663840
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$200.00
This is a hard cover 300 page book about fukusa-Japanese gift covers written by Takemura Akihiko, published by Iwasaki Bijutsu-sha in 1991. It has full color pictures of about 100 fukusa made in Edo and Meiji era and its history, usage, Japanese culture relating to it and so on. Mostly written in English. A4 size (8.5"x11.2") 1.2" thickness. Shipping to U.S. by EMS $38.00
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 #1381743 (stock #12928)
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Asa (hemp) baby's kimono with kasuri pattern which is made in Omi near Kyoto and called Omi-kasuri. Weft kasuri threads are dyed with board-clamp dye. It has se-mamori in the back which is a charm with stitches and this one is boy's kimono as they are in the left as well as in the center (girl's one is in the right). Evils are believed to come from back in old days and it protects a baby from diseases. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition except for a tiny hole near neck in th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1354834 (stock #J409)
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Cover for tanto (short sword) or other item made of animal skin and coated with urushi. It has the crest of "Roku-mon-sen" meaning six coins which is the crest of Sanada clan. In the clan, Sanada Yukimura is especially known for a genius strategist of war. He challenged his arch enemy Tokugawa for his lord Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 17th century. The lining is thin silk cloth. In excellent condition. Edo period. 32cm x 4.7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1193871 (stock #10806)
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This is a han-bakama worn at the Kyogen which is the comical play performed together with the no drama but it is sometimes performed alone. This han-bakama is made of asa ( hemp ) with various round crests which is called "Kyogen-mon" and mostly they symbolize treasures. Generally in good condition except for some small moth holes in the back. 20th century. L:85cm W:56cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1400132 (stock #J529)
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$200.00
Bag made of deer skin with asa (hemp) rope which is vegetable indigo dyed. The usage is not clear, possibly by "Hikeshi (fireman)" or samurai. In good condition except for two breaks in the top and near bottom parts. 19th century. 26cm x 62cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1407464 (stock #J538)
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$90.00
Bamboo basket container coated with urushi. It is handwoven of bamboo strips and covered with washi (Japanese handmade papaer), and then painted with black urushi. It has a label inside which says "Kataji kawago" which used to be a basket made of bamboo or wicker and covered with deer skin, or covered with washi later. It also says it was made in Ise in Mie Prefecture. It has vegetable indigo dyed washi lining. Generally in good condition but has many parts urushi came off, breaks and wear. 1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1244733 (stock #J278)
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Bamboo basket for flower arrangement. It has very special shape and nicely aged. It has beautiful "otoshi", a water container made of bamboo and coated with urushi. In excellent condition except the handle is a bit loose. Late 19th to early 20th century. H:35cm L:27cm W:21cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #856617
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$70.00
This is a basket woven of thin cane strips. In good condition except for cane strips being loose around the handles. It has silk cloth attached inside. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) Size of the bottom: 13cm x 30cm 5.1" x 11.8" Height 6.9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1259495 (stock #J295)
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$100.00
Five Nyoi-hoju or Nyoi-hoshu which are molded metal in the shape of flaming jewel. Nyoi-hoju is believed that once it is obtained, all the one's wishes are fulfilled in the Buddhism. Two are almost perfect condition but three have some lost parts. 19th century or before. 5.5cm x 6.5cm x 1cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1124906 (stock #J194)
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$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 : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1408525 (stock #J540)
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$100.00
A pair of choku with mesh design which can be used for either sake or tea. One is in ecxcellent condition and the other has two minor hair line but no problem for use. 19th century. Diameter:6cm H:6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #829439
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$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 : 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