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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1321815 (stock #11358)
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Shinafu noren made of 7 panels. Shinafu is fabric made from bark of shina-tree, which was used for kimono, mosquito net, bag used for sake or shoyu making and so on. Shina tree grows almost all the mountains in Japan, from Hokkaido to Kyushu. It is hand-plied and hand-woven. It has some stains, breaks and unraved parts. The second half of the 19th to early 20th century. The measurement of one panel 26cm x 166cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1321396 (stock #J353)
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$350.00
Johoji-nuri katakuchi (container with a beak) which was made in Morioka in Iwate Pref. in Tohoku. According to the document, Johoji-nuri wares were first produced in early 8th century at the Johoji Temple by Buddhist monks for their own use such as soup bowl, rice bowl and katakuchi. This one has some cuts and a crack. 19th century. Diameter with a beak:27.5cm H:14.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1321321 (stock #11355)
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Rope made of recycled cotton strips such as futonji, kimono, furoshiki and so on. It has wear. The first half of the 20th century. W:1.5cm L:4m64cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1321320 (stock #J350)
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Daifuku-cho which was used by a merchant to keep their business record (according to writings, it seems soba restaurant). This one is special because it has labels with client's name made of thin bamboo chips. The paper is handmade "washi", Japanese paper. It is from Shizuoka Pref. judging from the client's name. Showa 8 (1933). In good condition. W:15.5cm L:41.5cm H:6cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1321319 (stock #11354)
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Boro shikimono with beautiful sashiko (quilting) with white cotton thread. It has two to four layers of cotton pieces with stripe, check and plain. The first half of the 20th century. 103cm x 77cm
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1320494 (stock #J349)
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$400.00
Bandori, a pad for back-pack used on special occasion such as wedding. The ordinary one is made of only rice straw and this one has decoration hand-knitted of hemp. The shoulder belts are made of rice straw and recycled cotton strips. It is from Shonai region in Yamagata Pref. in Tohoku. The first half of the 20th century. L with belts:70cm W:26cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1320357 (stock #11351)
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Silk brocade obi, sash for rather formal kimono. It is imitating shibori pattern with embossed-like weaving. The motif is stream and bird. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 34cm x 4m
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1320351 (stock #11347)
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Pilgrim's hanten made of white cotton with many stamps of the sacred sites where the pilgrim visited. The sacred site is called "fuda-sho" where pilgrims have the temple collect their shakyo, hand-copied sutra and pay the nokyo-ryo, fee for the collection of the shakyo as a donation after a prayer, and they receive the stamp of the hoin in the nokyo-cho as well as on the hanten. The pilgrimage was carried out in Showa 44 (1969) and collected the stamp of the "Saikoku Sanju-san-kasho (33 temples)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1319342 (stock #11346)
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$320.00
Boro noragi (work wear) or juban ( under kimono) made of many kinds of recycled cloth which are hand-spun or machine-woven cotton with shibori(tie-dyeing), katazome(stencil-dyeing), kasuri(ikat), stripes and plain. Silk with katazome is used in the lining. The shibori is from Akita Pref. in Tohoku. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 130cm x 116cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1319090 (stock #11342)
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Boro small carpet mostly made of hand-spun cotton dyed with indigo. It has 4 to 5 layers and roughly sewn sashiko (stitches) with white cotton thread. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 78cm x 146cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1318638 (stock #11339)
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Rare item. Boro cotton kimono (yukata) whose original ground cloth is jishiro Narumi-kongata. It is hand-spun cotton with stencil-dyeing which is imitating shibori (tie-dyeing) made in Meiji (1868~1912). Other cloth are machine-woven cotton. The first half of the 20th century. It is worn out and has holes and dirty parts. 126cm x 133cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1317758 (stock #J346)
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$250.00
Wooden Buddhist statue, probably one of the 12 Shinsho who guard Yakushi Nyorai. Both arms and other parts are lost. 18th century or earlier. H:16.7cm W:6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1317007 (stock #J344)
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$350.00
Small wooden box with drawers which has beautiful iron work for the lock and the protecters on the corners. Coated with red urushi. It has a lock, but the key is lost. 19th century to early 20th century. In good condition except for some minor dents. 12cm x 12cm x 24.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1316899 (stock #J343)
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$280.00
Urushi small tray with gold makie whose motifs are auspicious noshi and treasures. It has an original wooden box. In excellent condition except for a chip (8mm) in the rim. Late 19th to mid 20th century. W:27cm L:18cm H:12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1316609 (stock #11336)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of choma (ramie) and all hand-sewn. Both 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 silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). It has several holes and thin parts. 19th century. 94cm x 96cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1316387 (stock #11333)
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$150.00
Carp streamer (koi-nobor) made of cotton with hand-drawn tsutsugaki design which is magoi, black carp. Koi-nobori is flown on the Boy's Festival (or Child's Festival) on May 5th. According to the old Chinese legend, carp became dragons while they swim up waterfalls so that they are the symbol of strength and success. 20th century. In excellent condition except for some small holes (1.5cm x 1.5 cm or smaller) and a few balck stains. 20th century. Sewn by machine. L:3m32cm W:98cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1315835 (stock #J342)
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$80.00
Iron yu-koboshi which is a container for remaining tea. It is called "Nanbu-tetsu" made in Morioka in Iwate prefecture in Tohoku district, which is known for excellent quality of iron ware such as the cha-gama and the tea kettle. This one has the reliefs of azami, thistle. The back of the lid and the inside of the body are enameled. In excellent condition. 20th century. Diameter od the lid:13.5cm, Height of the body:12.7cm