All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #774603 (stock #J099)
This is an iron candle stand with beautiful rust. The jointing part of the platform and the pole is a bit loose, however no problem for use. The pole used to be extensible but it does not work now. In good condition as a whole. Late Edo era ( early or mid 19th C. Height 56cm 22inch Length of the base 27.5cm 10inch4/5 Diameter of the platform 18cm 7inch Diameter of the top 10cm 4inch
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #770583 (stock #8549)
This is a beautiful silk hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) which is made of Edo chirimen ( silk crepe ), wild silk and plain silk. The techniques are tie-dyeing, hand painting and stencil-resist-dyeing. The purple and red parts are woven of wild silk. All the cloths are dyed with natural colors such as natural indigo, safflower and so on. This juban is a good example of prominent techniques of weaving and dyeing in Edo era. It has a cotton lining...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #739355 (stock #J092)
This is an imari ( ko-imari ) white glazed jar. It goes well with flowers in any color as it has white glaze. In good condition, except for a hair line in the glaze. Mid Edo era ( ca. 18th C ). Height 20cm 7.9" Diameter of the top 4cm 1.6" Diameter of the body 11cm 4.3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #698201 (stock #7393)
This is a futon cover on which fundo ( weight ) and owner's name inside are stencil-resist dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition. Late Meiji or Taisho era ( ca. 1900s .) 133cm x 152cm 52.4"x59.8"
This is a wooden large size kanban (shop sign) of "ryo-gae-ya". Ryo-gae means "exchange" and ryo-gae-ya did banking business, too. Same kanji letters "ryo-gae" are engraved in both sides. It is in the shape of weight. It has many dents, chips and mending with lacquer. ca. mid or late 19th C. 53cm x 58cm 21.0"x22.8" 5.5cm 2.2" thick
This is a hard cover 300 page book about fukusa-Japanese gift covers written by Takemura Akihiko, published by Iwasaki Bijutsu-sha in 1991. It has full color pictures of about 100 fukusa made in Edo and Meiji era and its history, usage, Japanese culture relating to it and so on. Mostly written in English. A4 size (8.5"x11.2") 1.2" thickness. Shipping to U.S. by EMS $38.00
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #630039 (stock #J012)
Makie wan with classical patterns of flying cranes and pine trees. This makie is delicately and beautifully hand painted with gold urushi. Late Edo or Meiji era (ca. 1850s~1900s). In excellent condition. Diameter 12.5cm 4.9" Height 8.5cm 3.3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #628968 (stock #J051)
Gorgeous gold raised lacquerwork (taka-makie) wan with rare pattern of cocoons, moth and mulberry leaves. Both a lid and a bowl are amazingly thin. This wan shows an prominent craftsmanship in Meiji when makie technique was full bloomed. Meiji era (1986~1912). In excellent condition. Diameter 13cm 5.1" Height 7.5cm 2.9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #628115 (stock #7277)
Ikat (kasuri) double checkers pattern futon cover, hand woven cotton dyed with natural indigo. It has several mending patches(two of 3x5cm and two of 3x3cm) but in good condition as a whole. Meiji era( 1868~1912 ). 130cm x 220cm 4.3ft x 7.2ft