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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1280017 (stock #11114)
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Large furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of handwoven thick asa (hemp) and dyed with natural indigo. It has the owner's name and a crest hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique. It has two mending patches and wear. Meiji period (1868~1912) 130cm x 120cm
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 : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1273179 (stock #J302)
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Small suzura, a container box which is hand-woven of willow strips. It has rims probably made of animal skin coated with urushi. In good condition except for a minor break. 19th century. 45cm x 21cm x 14cm
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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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 #1256808 (stock #11040)
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Futonji made of hand-spun cotton and has katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) pattern whose motif is mums. Dyed with indigo. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 130cm x 142cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1256805 (stock #11039)
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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 #1256088 (stock #11032)
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Baby boy's ceremonial kimono made of pongee silk and has hand-drawn auspicious motifs. They are:oval gold coins, a sea bream, helmets, a mallet, a pine tree in a pot, treasure balls and so on. The lining is also pongee silk dyed with natural indigo. Belts are made of thin wool muslin. In good condition except for some stains in front. Late 19th to early 20th century. 82cm x 91cm
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 #1254188 (stock #11015)
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Bag made of fragments of silk crepe which are from the first half of the 19th century. It is consist of silk crepe with tie-dyeing, check pattern with wild silk and tabby. The dyes are: benibana (safflower), shikon (root of purple grass), indigo and so on. The lining is asa. Generally in good condition. 19th century 12cm x 15cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1252179 (stock #11003)
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Fukusa, a gift cover made of tapestry weaving silk and has the motif of carp and splashes. A gift is covered with fukusa on a traditional occasion, however it is rarely seen these days. Generally in good condition but has some dirt and folded lines. 19th century. 62.5cm x 63cm
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 #1248732 (stock #10985)
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Fukusa (gift cover) which is silk handwoven tsuzure-ori (tapestry weaving) with two men dancing. Fukusa was put on or covered a gift mostly in a happy occasion in old days. In good condition but the black eboshi (cap) of the man in the right has damage and breaks. The latter half of the 19th century. 62cm x 66cm
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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1246395 (stock #10969)
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Bag made of many kinds of Edo silk fragments such as gold brocade, silk crepe with embroidery of Edo kosode, silk crepe with shibori, Yuzen-zome, stripes etc. The cord is made of old silk threads. It has wear, rips and some of belts for the cord are lost. 19th century. W:57cm H:33cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1245828 (stock #10960)
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Boy's kimono called noshime (silk) made in Edo period, which is a name of weaving technique with warp kasuri (ikat) between the horizontal border. Noshime kimono was worn by samurai in Edo period and worn by No drama performers these days too. Another feature of this kimono is it has uneven weaving in the indigo part called shijira-ori which is worn by older people, so that this kimono might have been remade from the grandfather's. It has woven crest in the back. 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1245243 (stock #10958)
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Wrapping cloth with auspicious noshi design. Noshi is an ornament put on the gift on the happy occasion and used to be made with dried abalone strips in old days but it is replaced with paper these days. It is dyed with tsutsugaki which is the free-hand dyeing technique using rice paste as resist. Hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition except for a mending patch and some pin holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. 107cm x 118cm
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 1900 item #1242735 (stock #10946)
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Woman's kosode kimono made of blue figured silk satin and has scenery motif which is Yuzen-zome (free-hand rice paste-resist dyeing). It has large family crests, the butterfly-mon. In good condition in front but it has some moth holes and mending stitches in the back. And also, the blue color faded in lower both sides. 19th century. 126cm x 146cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1241834 (stock #10938)
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Horse ornament which is rolled around the berry. It is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The stripe pattern is katazome (stencil-dyeing) and the crests are tsutsugaki. In excellent condition. 19th century. 33cm x 3m20cm
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 #1227932 (stock #10902)
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Futonji with tsutsugaki shells with seaweeds design which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyes are natural indigo and pigments. Tsutsugaki is the dyeing technique using rice paste as resist and free-hand drawing and painting. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition except for two small mending patches. 126cm x 154cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1226551 (stock #10898)
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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 1837 VR item #1224965 (stock #10891)
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Nobori made of hand-spun cotton which was dedicated to the Suwa Shrine in Nagano Prefecture, which used to be the war god in old days. It has hand-written letters which are "Dedicated by Mr.Kobe or Kanbe in July, Bunka 4th (1807)" The letters are written in the way strong and good. Generally in good condition except for the ink bleeding and the silk belts attached are weak. 30cm x 176cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1215937 (stock #10872)
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Han-juban (short under kimono) which is made of several kinds of silk crepe, katazome (stencil-dye) and plain. All the pieces are recycled from used kimonos and beautifully remade into the han-juban. The silk crepe pieces are called "Edo chirimen" which are high quality soft silk crepe and dyed with vegetable dyes. Generally in good condition but has some dirt in the removable white collar. The silk lining cloth is dyed with benibana (safflower). The latter half of the 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1215507 (stock #10869)
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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 : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1212331 (stock #J252)
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A tsuri-dōro, a hanging lantern which was hung under the edge of the eaves in the temple or in the shrine. It has been sometimes dedicated by adherents. This one is made of copper and was actually used so that it has much rust, however no break or missing part. 19th or early 20th century. Diameter of the top:28cm Height:32cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1206960 (stock #J249)
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This is an iron candle stand with nice rust. The base part has an interesting tsuba (guard of a sword) motif. The top is a bit loose, however no problem for use. It is extensible. Height when extended:52cm H:36cm Diameter of the tsuba:8cm 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1203932 (stock #10841)
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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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1203095 (stock #10837)
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This is a cotton futonji with tsutsugaki "takara-zukushi" design, which is motifs with many kinds of treasures such as treasure ball, a scroll, a mallet, a hat, a cape, a key and treasure bag etc. It has the lining made of indigo dyed cotton cloth. In good condition except for a few holes in the lining. Late 19th to former half of the 20th century. 147cm x 166cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1201363 (stock #10836)
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This is a pair of kusari-gote (gauntlet) which are made of urushi coated iron, kusari (mail), plain and katazome asa (hemp) cloth, silk cords, buttons made of animal bone etc. The warps and wefts of the asa cloth are hand-plied. Generally in good condition but has some holes in the asa cloth and urushi came off in the back of the hands as they were actually used. It reads "27" in Kanji letters in the top. Edo period. 19.5cm x 68.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1195113 (stock #10809)
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This is a set of suo and hakama which are worn on a stage (kyogen). Suo (top) is a wide-sleeved overgarment which was worn by samurai. They are made of hemp and both warps and wefts are hand-plied. The suo has laces in front and ornaments in the crests made of deerskin. Generally in good condition but has some stains. 19th century. Suō:184cm x 84cm Hakama:L 83cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1193872 (stock #10808)
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This is a set of suo and hakama which are worn on a stage (kyogen). Suo is a wide-sleeved overgarment worn by samurai. They are made of hemp and warps are hand-plied. They have katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) Mukai-zuru ( a pair of cranes face-to-face ) pattern. 19th century. In good condition but has many moth holes in the suō and hakama. Late 19th to early 20th century. Suo W:151cm L:81cm Hakama W:56cm L:89cm
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 : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1193424 (stock #10801)
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This is a han-juban ( short under kimono ) made of hand-spun cotton and has itajime ( board-clamped ) pattern. Itajime shibori had been practiced in Kyoto from late Edo period ( the former half of the 19th century ) to early Showa period ( 1920s ), so it is called Kyo-Itajime. However, it has mostly diminished these days. This han-juban has a cotton lining and floss silk for warmth. The both sleeves are made of silk crepe. In good condition except for the dirt in the white cotton collar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #1187127 (stock #10782)
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This is an "ase-hajiki" made of hand-spun soft cotton which was worn under kimono or hanten as a sweat-absorbent in summer, mainly in Tohoku district. The warps are crossed (mojiri-ori in Japanese). In good condition except for blackish stains near neck inside. The latter half of the 19th century. 50cm x 67cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1910 item #1182924 (stock #J233)
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This is a bamboo flower basket handwoven of bamboo strips. It has water container made of bamboo lined with copper to prevent from water leak. Meiji period (1868~1912) In good condition except for a cut and some loose bamboo strips. H:43cm Diameter:28cm Diameter of the top:16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1182355 (stock #10761)
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This is a mihon-cho (sample book) of kinran (gold brocade), ginran(silver brocade), tsuzure (tapestry weave) etc. Most of the fragments were imported from China in early 16th century called "naka-watari. A few fragments were imported from Chosen (Korea). In old days, imported silk brocades were so precious that only high ranking samurai, Buddhist priests and rich civilian could afford...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1180046 (stock #10753)
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This is a samurai's hanten ( jacket ) and maetate ( apron ) which are worn in case of fire. It is made of handwoven asa ( hemp ) cloth. In good condition except for some tiny moth holes in the back. Edo period ( 18th or the former half of the 19th century ). 118.5cm x 79cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1169556 (stock #J222)
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This is an urushi ohira-wan with makie shell motif. Ohira-wan is a bowl for cooked food. Generally in good condition except for several flaws ( two in the shell, two on the rim inside of the lid and one near the rim outside of the lid ). It comes with an original wooden box. ( Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1162084 (stock #10697)
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This is a large size cover ( probably for a chest ) or a banner with the names of the owner and the town which are drawn with tsutsugaki technique. It is made of thick hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition. The late 19th or early 20th century. 220cm x 186cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1156003 (stock #J218)
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These are five koimari plates with an anchor and waves motif. In excellent condition, with no chip, crack or hairline. The latter half of the 19th century. L:18.2cm W:10.5cm H:3.8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1153927 (stock #J216)
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This is a wooden sculpture of Daikoku-sama or Daikokuten, one of the seven Japanese gods who bring luck. He is standing on the straw rice bags, holding a lucky hammer in one hand and a big sack on the shoulder. He is the god of agriculture or fertility. 18 or 19th century. In good condition. Height:13.5cm Base:5.7cm x 6.2cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1151617 (stock #10668)
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This is a yogi, a kind of futon shape of kimono. The outside cloth is asa (hemp) and the lining is cotton katazome ( stencil-dye ) and asa cloth. All the cloth are hand-woven and vegetable dyed. It is stuffed with "okuso" which is hemp wastes produced in making of hemp threads...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1148214 (stock #10652)
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This is a juban ( under kimono ) made of a few kinds of silk, one is pongee silk with beni itajime shibori ( board-clamped dyeing with safflower ). The silk crepe and the pongee silk with katazome are used for the collar and the hem. In good condition except for the moth bites in the hem which has thick cotton lining. The both sleeves are lost. The last photo shows how to dye beni itajime-zome in old days. The latter half of the 19th century. 62cm x 145cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1146149
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This is a pair of lions which are stone carved. In excellent condition. H:9cm, L:9.5cm, W:3.8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1133775 (stock #J202)
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These are two wooden miniature Fudos ( Cetaka ) who is the incarnate of Dainichi Nyorai, the highest ranking Buddha. It is said that he can change evil minds of demons and make them good. He has an expression of rage, holding a sword in the right hand, the kensaku ( originally a trap for birds or small animals ) in the left hand ( Both are lost of these Fudos ). One is standing on a rock, but this wooden one is not an original. Right-H: 12cm W: 7.5cm Left-H: 10.5cm W: 4.2cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1133772 (stock #J203)
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This is a wooden miniature Buddha. It is made of one piece of wood except for the upper head part. It used to be gilt Buddha, but most of it is peeled off. There is some parts the gilt is slightly left ( look at the fifth photo ). Except for that, in good condition. H:17cm W: 4.7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1125753 (stock #10572)
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This is a sodenashi ( sleeveless ) han-juban ( under kimono ) made of hand-spun cotton with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and dyed with natural indigo. The jishiro ( white ground ) katazome is left fewer than indigo ground one. The latter half of the 19th century. In good condition except for two small holes in front ( 2cm x 2cm, 8mm x 8mm ), one in the back ( 1cm x 1cm ) and two minor cuts. 40.5cm x 54cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1124906 (stock #J194)
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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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1110992 (stock #10523)
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This is a dochugi made of kudzu fiber for wefts and cotton threads for warps, which is worn outdoor over kimono. Kudzu textile was mainly made in Kakegawa, in Shizuoka prefecture. The latter half of the 19th century. In good condition except for a rip in one side and small moth holes and wear. 138cm x 106cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1109941 (stock #10517)
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These are komebukuros ( rice bags ) made of several kinds of silk fragments with katazome ( stencil-dye ), shibori ( tie-dye ) kasuri ( ikat ) and brocade. The linings are hand-woven asa cloth. Komebukuro was used when people exchanged rice as gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. In good condition. The latter half of the 19th century. L:51cm x 26cm M:26.5cm x 13.5cm S:9cm x 8.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1100311 (stock #J163)
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These are a pair of "choshi" for sake ( Japanese wine ) which are made of wood and coated with urushi. It has beautiful contrast of three urushi colors, red, black and natural wood. Choshi is a container for liquid, which has a handle and a beak. These ones have handles with black urushi, the top parts and lids with red urushi and the bottoms are coated with fuki-urushi, which is the technique that once coated urushi is wiped, so that the beautiful wood grain can be seen. The inside is also coat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1094981 (stock #10485)
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This is a sakiori sodenashi ( sleeveless ) which is hand-woven of cotton strips which are torn from old cloth, such as kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on. Warps are also cotton threads. It has beautiful mixed color of natural indigo and others. It has wear and mending patches and both sides are open. Late 19th to early 20th century. 61cm x 90cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1093664 (stock #10483)
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This is a fragment of kosode with embroideries. Kosode is a woman's kimono till Edo period, a predecessor of a modern kimono. Kosode literally means "small sleeve" but it actually means sleeves with small wrists opening, on the other hand, sleeves with wide openings are called hirosode. This fragment is made of silk crepe and dyed with benibana ( safflower ) which was very precious dye. The white small circles are boshi-shibori ( capped ). In good condition generally except for a small hole and ...