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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1343695 (stock #12505)
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Kome-bukuro (rice bag) made of fragments which are hand-spun cotton and vegetable dyed. They are: stripes, checks, katazome and plain. Komebukuro was used when people exchange rice as gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. It is made of many pieces of cotton cloth which are recycled from old kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on. Komebukuro had been used till 1920s and 30s. 19th century. Generally in good condition but the cord has wear, thin parts and mending stitches...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1342652 (stock #12476)
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Large furoshiki made of hand-spun cotton with Tatewaku, curved vertical stripes pattern and two crests. It is made of hand-spun cotton and natural color dyed. Generally in good condition except for two mending patches and color faded parts. The second half of the 19th century. 130cm x 142cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1342532 (stock #12497)
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Juban (under kimono) made of 3 kinds of silk crepe cloth. The sleeves and the collar have shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern. The top body has kanoko-shibori (tiny tie-dyeing) karakusa motif. The lower body has stencil-resist dyeing komon (small pattern ) pattern. Generally in good condition but has some thin parts. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cmx 129cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1340796 (stock #J375)
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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 1900 item #1340126 (stock #12466)
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Tsutsugaki cloth with Pheonix and paulownia motif which used to be the center part in the back of the yogi. Yogi is kind of futon in the shape of kimono. It is hand-spun cotton and dyed with pigments. In excellent condition except for a mending patch in the top. The second half of the 19th century. 77cm x 170cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1340064 (stock #12465)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of asa (ramie or hemp) and all hand-sewn. "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 ). The warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. In excellent condition with original one belt in the corner...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1339370 (stock #12461)
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Child's ceremonial kimono made of asa (hemp or ramie) whose wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. In excellent condition except for a few stains. 19th to early 20th century. 85cm x 87cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1338966 (stock #J371)
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Ko-Imari (early Imari ware) saba-choko produced in Arita in Saga prefecture in Edo 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 mid Edo period (18th century) with hand-drawn grass pattern. In excellent condition except for the original flaws fron the kiln...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1338153 (stock #11458)
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Asa (hemp or ramie) man's kimono which is unbleached and called "kibira". It is mainly produced in Takamiya in Shiga prefecture. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. Generally in good condition but has some stains and mending. The latter half of the 19th century to early 20th century. 124cm x 125cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1334833 (stock #11444)
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Fragment of Edo kosode, womans kimono whose ground cloth is rinzu (figured silk). It has embroidered flowers and kata-kanoko which is katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) imitating small round shibori pattern called "kanoko-shibori". It has wear and holes. Edo period. 31cm x 26cm Framed with paper.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1334551 (stock #12441)
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Yu-age which is made of indigo dyed cotton with tsutsuhaki auspicious motif. There was a custom in San-in district when married daughter had a baby, her parents prepared items such as yu-age (towel), ko-oi-obi (baby sling), mutsuki (diaper) and ashi-fuki (foot towel). They are called "mago goshirae". This is a yu-age used when a newborn baby had the first bath. It has red color in the corner dyed with akane (madder) or benibana (safflower) as red color was believed to expel evil...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1332730 (stock #12434)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of fragments of choma (ramie) which are from 19th or early 20th century. All hand sewn except that some fragments have original machine stitches. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork 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 )...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1332186 (stock #12429)
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A set of pilgrim's kimono (called suzukake), a belt, a pair of tabi, accessaries and the baskets for containing these items. The suzukake and the trapezoid bag are made of hand-spun cotton and tabi and the rectangular bag are made of machine-woven cotton. It has a necklace made of washi, handmade paper...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1330491 (stock #12412)
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Part of futonji with many mending patches which are old katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing). The ground cloth with spiral pattern as well as mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. All sewing threads are indigo dyed cotton. The second half of the 19th century. 64cm x 136cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1330063 (stock #12411)
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Cotton futonji with hand-drawn tsutsugaki tea utensil motif, which is made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It has tea utensils such as tea kettle, furnace, flower vase, fan, stone tea mill, tea whisk and so on. Futonji with tea utensils was mainly made in Sanuki in Kagawa Pref., Izumo in Shimane Pref., Iyo in Ehime Pref. where the tea ceremony has been popular. In excellent condition with indigo cotton frame except for many cotton dust in the back...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1328953 (stock #12405)
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Asa (hemp) Omi kasuri woman's kimono. Omi is a region in Shiga prefecture near Kyoto. Generally in good condition but holes in the lower front panel (it is hidden under the over layer when it is worn). Late 19th to early 20th century. 118cm x 131cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1327652 (stock #12398)
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Yose-gire han-juban (short under kimono) made of many kinds of silk fragments which are:silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist dyeing), shibori, plain, checks and stripes with wild silk, figured silk, wool muslin and so on. The lining is hand-spun cotton. It has some parts where fragments are lost and many small moth holes especially in the wool muslin. Late 19th to early 20th century. 62cm x 60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1327174 (stock #12387)
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Hagi-isho juban made of many kinds of recycled silk cloth from old kimono, which are: silk crepe with katazome, shibori, itajime shibori (board clamp-dyeing), plain silk, stripes woven of wild silk. The dyes are all vegetable and the lining is benibana dyed plain weave silk. This kind of yose-gire juban was worn at the Bon Dance in Nishimonai in Akita prefecture. In excellent condition except for some worn out and lost fragments in both sleeves. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cm x 147cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1326820 (stock #12396)
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Asa (hemp) kasuri kimono made in Omi in Shiga Pref. near Kyoto. Kasuri threads are dyed with itajime (board-clamped). In good condition except for one hole in the front hem and some stains. Meiji period (1868~1912) 96cm x 92cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1326438 (stock #12390)
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Boro tsutsugaki cloth with hand-drawn 'baku' motif, which is an ancient Chinese imaginary animal and believed to eat nightmare. It was futonji or furoshiki and made into noren (curtain). It is hand-spun cotton dyed with natural indigo. It has many mending patches, holes and some seams are machine sewn. 19th century. 108cm x 112cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1325800 (stock #12388)
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A pair of woman's tekko (hand cover) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. Laces are made of silk crepe dyed with vegetable purple, It was put on in case of travel. The lining cloth is also hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. Generally in good condition but has some light stains and holes. 19th century. L:28cm W:11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1325163 (stock #12385)
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Sodenashi (vest) or called 'dogi' which is worn between outer kimono and juban in cold season. It has thin cotton lining. It is made of many kinds of silk fragments such as figured, stripes, katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) and shibori. The red shibori cloth in front is thin wool muslin and has some moth holes. The lining is cotton. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition. 33cm x 63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1324724 (stock #12380)
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A pair of man's kyahan (shin cover) put in case of travel which is made of indigo dyed cotton stripes. In excellent condition. 19th century. W:40cm L:27.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1324721 (stock #12379)
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A pair of tabi (top) and a pair of tabi cover (ko-kake). The pair of tabi is made of white hand-spun cotton and has mending stitches in the sole. The pair of ko-kake has sashiko (quilting) with white cotton thread for warmth and strength. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. Tabi L:22.5cm W:9.3cm Tabi cover L:22cm H:3.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1324605 (stock #12377)
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A pair of shin cover for a woman put on when she traveled, which is made of plain weave silk and dyed with natural indigo. It has hand-spun cotton lining and silk crepe laces with shibori which are dyed with benibamna, safflower. 19th century. In excellent condition except for some stains. 12cm x 28cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1324316 (stock #J355)
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Purse made of deer skin which has design by smoking with stencil on it. It is called "fusube-gawa". It has beautiful metal work of "Fujin" who is a god of wind and controles it. Fujin and Raijin, who controles thunder, is a popular motif and often seen in many art works and crafts. The most well-known one is "Fujin Raijin-zu Byobu (folding screen)" by Tawaraya Sotatsu. The fujin is hand-carved of copper and has silver inlay. He has a big bag with full of air. The purse has three pockets...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323844 (stock #11365)
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Two hand-knitted bags made of asa (hemp) for travel. They are diagonally back-packed or around the waist. The top one is natural color and the bottom one is natural indigo dyed. In excellent condition except for some wear in the strings. Late 19th to early 20th century. Top L:50cm Bottom: L:55cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323842 (stock #11353)
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Baby's kaya (mosquito net) made of asa (hemp) whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. The frame cloth is hand-spun cotton. Generally in good condition but has some mending patches and holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. w:70cm L:104cm H:66cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323348 (stock #11370)
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Asa (hemp) woman's kimono whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It looks so called "akaso kasuri" and if it is so, made in Yamato (Nara Pref.) Generally in good condition but has some wear, stains and holes. Meiji period (1868~1912) 132cm x 133cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1323198 (stock #J354)
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Pillow made of cow skin with embossed pattern which is called "Kin-kara-kawa" in Japan. It is thin leather with gold or silver patterns which was introduced from Europe during the Edo period. It is not clear this one is from Europe or made in Japan. Probably 19th century. In good condition but the colors are faded and has some holes. Diameter: 14cm L: 22.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1322763 (stock #11362)
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Cotton futonji made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist dyeing) karakusa pattern. It is natural indigo dyed and it is from Tohoku district. Heavily used and has mending patches and stitches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 94cm x 152cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1322245 (stock #11361)
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Woman's asa (probably choma) juban, under kimono worn in summer. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. In good condition except for some light stains and a hole in the silk cloth in the back of the panel in front. 19th century. 124cm x 145cm
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 : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1320532 (stock #J347)
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1317758 (stock #J346)
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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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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