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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1280770 (stock #11117)
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Large nobori, vertical banner post on the Tango-no-sekku (the Boy's Festival ) on May 5th which is for wishing each boy in the family grow up healthy and strong. This one has a motif of old tale "Ushiwaka-maru and Benkei". Benkei used to be a Buddhist soldier but was ousted from the temple because he was very rowdy. He decided to rob and collect 1000 swords from people. One day he encountered Ushiwaka-maru on the Gojo Big Bridge in Kyoto and assaulted him to rob the last sword, but he lost...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1273188 (stock #11091)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton with "Takara-zukushi" motif. It is a auspicious one which has many kinds of treasures such as treasure ball, a mallet, gold coins, a cape, deer horns, and treasure bag and a crest. In excellent condition except for a few tiny rips (2mm~1cm) in the middle part. It has katazome belt of cloth in the back. 19th century. 83.5cm x 95.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1266244 (stock #11070)
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Dochu-gi (coat) made of kudzu-fu (kudzu is "devil's tongue in English), which is handwoven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo period. Dochu-gi is a coat for outdoor or travel. It has a black wool collar and buttons made of silk cords in almost perfect shape which are usually damaged. In excellent condition except for a tiny moth hole in the wool collar and the black piping has wear...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1264643 (stock #11059)
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Fireman's hood made of deer skin with check patterns which are dyed with the technique called "fusube-gawa". The deer skin is smoked with burning rice straws and gets brown color. Fusube-gawa is used for armors or wallets. The lining is cotton cloth dyed with kaki-shibu (persimmon tannin juice). Very good condition but has some stains and wear. 19th century. L:48cm W:41cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1261136 (stock #J296)
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Wooden urushi katakuch which is used for sake ( Japanese wine ) or liquid. The outside is coated with black urushi and inside is coated with red urushi. It has the orner's crest in the bottom. It is used and has many scratches and parts urushi came off. 19th century. Diameter: 22cm, 26.5cm with a beak Height: 17cm
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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1259378 (stock #11048)
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A curtain made of thick crepe with shibori(tie-dyeing) design. It is hung horizontally and has belts made of paper and probably used on stage or at ceremony. The dyes are all vegetable, benibana (safflower), indigo (ai) and shikon (purple grass root). In good condition except some belts have wear. 19th century. W:3m92cm L:60cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1256805 (stock #11039)
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$220.00
Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) pattern. Dyed with indigo. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition except for one jointing seam in one of the panel. 126cm x 192cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1255347 (stock #11025)
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Wallet made of silk dark velvet outside and brocade inside. It has a beautiful and elaborate hand-carved clasp whose motif is "karajishi", an imaginary animal looks like a lion. Used but in good condition. 19th century. 21cm x 14cm (when it is folded)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1249401 (stock #10992)
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Beautiful katazome (stencil-dyeing) futonji made of hand-spun cotton. It is dyed with indigo and probably black and gray pigments. Three panels are sewn by machine and has two horizontal jointing seams also sewn by machine. 19th century. 102cm 188cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1247729 (stock #10973)
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Futonji with maru-mon which are tsutsugaki round crests of auspicious motifs such as a crane, a turtle, bamboos, pine trees, plum flowers, cloves, scrolls, noshi, shells with sea weeds etc. The designs are dyed with tsutsugaki technique which is free-hand resist-dyeing using rice paste and dyed with natural indigo. It is made of hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 129cm x 159cm
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1244732 (stock #J277)
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Small wooden urushi katakuch which is also called "Tengu chōshi" as it has long beak. It is used for sake ( Japanese wine ) or liquid. The outside is coated with black urushi and inside is coated with red urushi. Generally in good condition except for tiny chips and urushi came off in the bottom. Late 19th to early 20th century. Diameter:12.3cm, 16cm (with a beak) Height:7.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1235904 (stock #10923)
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Katazome futonji made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. It has beautiful rope design which is katazome (stencil-dyeing). Consists of 5 and a half panels. In excellent condition except for several holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. 168cm x 210cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1231486 (stock #10909)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1226551 (stock #10898)
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$150.00
Hinagata (sample book of hanten (short jacket) design which is wood-block print. Hinagata is a sample design book and it was for customers when they make orders. The designs are stencil-dyed in the back of hantens which were worn by workers such as shop clerks, fish market workers, firemen and so on. This book is a remake of the original book as the ground paper had many damages so that the original design hantens were cut out and pasted on Japanese paper and newly bound...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1215507 (stock #10869)
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$70.00
Sash made of thin wool muslin with scenery of a fishing village. The lining is black silk satin. Wool muslin was first woven in late 19th century in Japan and it was used for a shawl and juban (under kimono) etc. The wool muslin is in excellent condition but the black silk satin is a bit weak and has some rips. Late 19th to early 20th century. 27cm x 3m28cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1203932 (stock #10841)
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$330.00
This is a handwoven silk brocade sash made in late Edo period (baku-matsu), mid 19th century. Generally in good condition but some wefts are loose from aging. 33cm x 4m20cm