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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1458008 (stock #J665)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
Wood Sumikiri-bon with red urushi. Summikiri means a tray whose four corners are cut. Four sides have painted in Negoro style which has partly black urushi. Used and some scratches and chips in both sides . Late 19th to early 20th century. 36.5cm x 36.5cm x 3.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1457786 (stock #13558)
Haruko Watanabe
$280.00
Asa (hemp) noren (shop curtain) with "Mitsui" which is a logo of a noted general trading company and was a successful kimono textile dealer in Edo period. Both warp and weft are hand-plied and all hand-sewn. In good condition and has some wear on the selvedge from heavy use and washing. Late 19th early 20th century. W:144cm, L:132cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1457514 (stock #13554)
Haruko Watanabe
$280.00
Kimono, called "suzukake" worn by a Shugen-sha or Yamabushi who practiced Shugendo. "Suzu" means bamboo grass. Shugendo is the Japanese unique religion combining Buddhism, Shintoism, and worship of nature (mountains). A practitioner (shugen-sha) trained himself in the holy mountains that is ascetic and very painstaking. It is made of thick cotton and has red and black stamps and hand-writing which read Mt. Fuji and Ontake-san. Mt...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1457061 (stock #13550)
Haruko Watanabe
$900.00
Amazing boro which used to be noragi (work wear). It is made of many fragments of vegetable indigo dye and hand^spun cotton cloth. It is from cold areas such as Tohoku or Japan Sea Side where cotton could not be cultivated and cotton cloth for kimono was expensive so that people bought fragments which were brought from warm areas such as Shikoku , Kandsai or Chubu districts. The second half of the 19th century. Measurement: Approx. 160cm x 150cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1456697 (stock #J660)
Haruko Watanabe
$60.00
Worn out washi book covers and a piece of old washi which has four layers. Brown cover is dyed with kakishibu (persimmon tannin) and blue one is vegetable indigo dye. The second half of the 19th century. Book covers: 15.5cm x 22.5cm, 18㎝~26cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1456602 (stock #13547)
Haruko Watanabe
$380.00
Uma-gake (horse cover) made of hand-spun cotton and has hand-drawn tsutsugaki design and katazome (stencil-resist-dye) checker board pattern. This colorful one was used for a festival or a ceremony. In excellent condition. 19th century. 31.5cm x 2mm72cm The last image is one hint how uma-gake was used from the woodblock print, ukiyo-e by Katsushika Hokusai (1760~1849)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1456587 (stock #13546)
Haruko Watanabe
$400.00
Uma-gake (horse cover) made of hand-spun cotton and has hand-drawn tsutsugaki design whose motifs are hyotan (gourd), tassel and kanji letters. Letters can be either the place or horse's name. This colorful one was used for a festival or a ceremony. It has red cotton lining. In excellent condition. 19th century. 31.5cm x 2m36cm The last image is one hint how uma-gake was used from the woodblock print, ukiyo-e by Katsushika Hokusai (1760~1849).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1456586 (stock #13545)
Haruko Watanabe
$300.00
Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton and katazome (stencil-resist-dye) and shibori (tie-dye) pattern which are vegetable indigo dye. Shibori is made in Yokote in Akita prefecture. 19th century. 56cm x 59cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1456404 (stock #13544)
Haruko Watanabe
$70.00
A fragment of cotton cloth with tsutsugaki turtle and crane design which is an auspicious motif. The cloth is hand-spun cotton and natural dye. It is probably a fragment of nobori (banner). It has calligraphy in one of the hems, but not readable. In good condition. The first half of the 19th century. 32cm x 74.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1456335 (stock #J659)
Haruko Watanabe
$200.00
Sample book of komon (literally small pattern) fragments which are silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) pattern. Komon kimono was worn by samurai for a formal kimono (kamishimo) in Edo (now Tokyo) in Edo period whose textile was originally asa (hemp or ramie). Komon became popular among civilians later. Komon kimono has been also made in Kyoto since 1200 years ago when the stencil paper made of washi was invented...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1455697 (stock #J655)
Haruko Watanabe
$330.00
Wood katakuchi (a bowl with a spout) which is called Johoji-nuri. It is originated from the Johoji temple founded by a monk, Gyoki in early 8th century in Johoji-cho, Ninohe city, Iwate prefecture. It was made by monks for their own use and the technique was spread among common people later for their daily use. It has hand-drawn chrysanthemum design with red urushi on black urushi ground. Generally in good condition but has some uneven surface and some scratches inside. 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1455467 (stock #J653)
Haruko Watanabe
$130.00
Two Saga-men, Okame and Hyottoko which were sold in front of temples in Saga region in Kyoto since late Edo period (the first half of the 19th century). They were sold as charms against bad luck and evil but interrupted in early 20th century and revived in 1950s. Both are made in late 19th to early 20th century. Many layers of wastepaper are pasted on the plaster model and colored. Hyottoko-men is not finished. Okame mask has some paint came off...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #1457663 (stock #J666)
Haruko Watanabe
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A large bag for cocoons which is made of layers of old wash (Japanese handmade paper). Washi fragments are from "daihukucho" which is a merchant's record book with hand-writing with sumi (ink). The sericulture has been practiced since before B.C. in Japan and the sericulture industry was at the peak in 1930s when 40% of farmers engaged in sericulture. The second half of the 19th century. L:128cm, W:77cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1457541 (stock #J663)
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Tenmokujawan, a tea bowl which is mended with another broken piece of pottery and kintsugi. The mending technique is called "Yobitsugi", however it is not found in a dictionary. Tenmokujawan is a pottery tea bowl which is fired with Tenmoku glaze (iron glaze). It is made in Seto in Aichi prefecture, one of places where copies of Chinese potteries were manufactured. 17 or 18th century. Diameter:11.8cm, h:6.3cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1457539 (stock #J663)
Haruko Watanabe
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Tenmokujawan, a tea bowl which is mended with kintsugi with seigaiha (wave pattern) makie. Tenmokujawan is a pottery tea bowl which is fired with Tenmoku glaze (iron glaze). It is made in Seto in Aichi prefecture, one of places where copies of Chinese potteries were manufactured. 17th or 18th century. Diameter:11.8cm, H:5.8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1457413 (stock #13556)
Haruko Watanabe
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Furoshki (wrapping cloth) made of taima (hemp) whose both warp and weft are hand-plied. It has hand written shop logo, or family crest and an owner's name. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 70cm x 70cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1455736 (stock #13541)
Haruko Watanabe
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Nobori with hand-painted tiger motif which is an animal symbol for 2022. It is made of hand-spun cotton and remade to double face, in half length of the original one. Generally in good condition but has some stains and moth bites. 19th century. 32.5cm x 2m28cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1455652 (stock #J654)
Haruko Watanabe
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Kohai, a halo made of metal (copper). Very little bit of gold plate is left. 19th century. L:38.5cm, W:13cm