Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1351232 (stock #J388)
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Odawara chochin made of wash (handmade paper), copper and bamboo strips. The name "Odawara chochin" came from it was invented by Jinemon in Odawara (in Kanagawa Pref. now) during Kyoho period (1716~36). It is also called "futokoro chochin" as it is portable in the breast (futokoro) or in the sleeves of the kimono when one goes out. This one belonged to the doctor's. The paper part is painted with kakishibu (persimmon juice tannin) for water-proof...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1351471 (stock #12557)
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Cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with lively shrimp motif which is hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique. In excellent condition except for a mending patch which is nicely done and a small hole (7mm x 3mm). Late 19th to early 20th century. 76cm x 79cm
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 : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1369368 (stock #J442)
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A small bag made of deer skin with shibori (tie-dye) pattern. The brown color is 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 in Edo period. It has silk cords and lining. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 15cm x 18cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1368916 (stock #12733)
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Boro futonji made of indigo dyed cotton pieces. Some parts have one layer and some have 3 layers of cloth. Most of the pieces look hand-spun cotton. Late 19th to early 20th century. 134cm x 186cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1369452 (stock #12741)
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Thick shima-cho, a sample book of cortton shima (stripes) with about 870 fragments. The age is written on the cover "Meiji 3 (1870), however the age of the fragments range from very late Edo (mid 19th century) to Taisho (1920s). The first 770 fragments are late Edo and Meiji (the second half of the 19th century) and the second 101 fragments are woven in Taisho period (1912~1925). In excellent condition. 16cm x 21cm x 5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388021 (stock #13001)
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Baby's ceremonial kimono made of machine woven cotton with hand-painting with motif of noble people. It has se-mamori (charm) with silk thread. The diagonal stitches to the left means it is boy's kimono ( to the right is girl's ). In old days, it is believed that evils come from back and a baby is vulnerable without seam in the back, so se-mamori is put. In good condition but a bit dusty from aging. Dry cleaning only. Late 19th to early 20th century. 62cm x 76cm
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 : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1354836 (stock #12580)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of choma (ramie) 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 good condition but has some small holes, thin parts and three mending patches...
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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1357614 (stock #12601)
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Boro furoshiki made of hand-spun and indigo dyed cotton. It has many interesting mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 134cm x 130cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1408124 (stock #13172)
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A pair of gloves with sashiko (quilting) made of vegetable indigo dye cotton. Sashiko thread is also indigo dye cotton. Fireman's gloves with three finger parts are rather rare than mitten shape ones. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. L:45cm W:17.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1350655 (stock #12555)
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Beni-itajime-zome (board-clamped dyeing with safflower) han-juban (short under kimono). The body part is hand-spun cotton and the sleeves are figured silk and the wrist parts are wool muslin. In good condition but the dirty line in the neck, rips in the front sleeve and some moth holes in the wrists. Late 19th to early 20th century. 125cm x 66cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388901 (stock #13006)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with tsutsugaki fan and cord motif which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo. It has hand-stitches in the side hems for strength. In excellent condition except for light stains in the white parts. Late 19th to early 20th century. 131cm x 132cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1380150 (stock #12908)
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Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist-dye) butterfly motif and dyed with natural indigo. The dye technique is called "Ai-gaeshi" which is dyeing with lighter ai (indigo) after the first dyeing to make it more muted color. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 33cm x 186cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1409042 (stock #13179)
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Cotton futonji with tea utensil motif, which is hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique and made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dye. Futonji with tea utensil motif was produced in the regions where tea ceremony was active such as Iyo (Ehime Pref.), Sanuki (Kagawa Pref.) and Izumo (Shimane Pref.) Tea kettle in the center, chawan (tea bowl), cha-ire (tea container), kamashiki (placement for the tea kettle), sumi-kago (chacoal basket), trivet, flower vase and so on...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1381743 (stock #12928)
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Asa (hemp) baby's kimono with kasuri pattern which is made in Omi near Kyoto and called Omi-kasuri. Weft kasuri threads are dyed with board-clamp dye. It has se-mamori in the back which is a charm with stitches and this one is boy's kimono as they are in the left as well as in the center (girl's one is in the right). Evils are believed to come from back in old days and it protects a baby from diseases. Late 19th to early 20th century...
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 1920 item #994329 (stock #10154)
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This is a noren which is made of hand-woven cloth, asa ( hemp ) threads for wefts and cotton threads for warps. It has "Genji-guruma" crest and bold tsutsugaki auspicious motifs such as bamboo, pine tree and plum tree blossoms. These motifs are rather common, but the hand-painting is very lively and strong. Tsutsugaki is freehand-painting using rice paste as resist. It is probably not for a shop but one of bridal goods...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #856617
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This is a basket woven of thin cane strips. In good condition except for cane strips being loose around the handles. It has silk cloth attached inside. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) Size of the bottom: 13cm x 30cm 5.1" x 11.8" Height 6.9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1303303 (stock #11273)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of silk gauze and figured silk fragments which are from 19th or early 20th century. All hand sewn. "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 ). In excellent condition except for three mending patches and two tiny moth holes...
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 : 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 #1381421 (stock #12923)
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Cotton kimono (yukata) with shiro-kage shibori (litellary means white shadow) which is seen less than general indigo ground shibori kimono. Natural indigo dye. It has rather soft texture. Meiji period (1868~1912). In excellent condition except for a few light stains. 124cm x 128cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1394774 (stock #J520)
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"Soshoku Zuan-shu", a collection of woodblock prints with 40 designs which look influenced by Arts and Crafts Movement, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. The white ground parts have spots, but the colored parts are in good condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 26cm x 36.3cm x 1.5cm More images are available by request.
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 #1387542 (stock #12992)
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Asa (hemp) noren (curtain) with warp kasuri pattern whose wefts anf warps are hand-plied. It is dyed with vegetable indigo and all hand-sewn. In excellent condition but the middle panel has jointing seam in the top part. Late 19th to early 20th century. 101cm x 156cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1366595 (stock #12688)
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Hanten, called "suzu-kake" worn by a Shugen-sha or Yamabushi who practiced Shugendo. Shugendo is the Japanese unique religion combining Buddhism, Shintoism, and worship of nature (mountains). A practioner (shugen-sha) trained himself in the holy mountains that is ascetic and very painstaking. This one is made of asa (hemp) for warps and cotton for wefts. It has letters as "Kongo-Zao-Daigongen" which is the main buddha in Kinpusen-ji in Nara. In excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1388632 (stock #13004)
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Yogi futonji made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo. Yogi is one kind of futon in the shape of kimono. It is good for cold climate as it can fit shoulders and keeps warmth. It is an item of a bride. It has auspicious motifs such as orizuru (origami crane), bamboo, pine tree, plum flower etc. In excellent condition. Late 19th early 20th century. 126cm x 148cm
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 : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1401903 (stock #J531)
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A pair of wood sculpture of Ebisu and Daikoku which are two of seven gods. Ebis is for good business and Daikoku is for luck with money. They are put on the ouse shrine. In good condition but some parts are missed in Ebis (left). Late 19th to early 20th century. Base:15cm x 5cm, Height:12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1414797 (stock #J561)
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Ema (pictorial offering) with hiragana letter "me". Ema is originally painted with a horse motif, but others too, later. It is offered to a shrine or a temple wishing for good lucks. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition. 17cm x 11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1394775 (stock #J521)
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Eboshi was a hat which an adult man put on when he wore Japanese formal clothing from the Heian period (Late 8th to Late 12th century) to modern times. It is worn by Shinto priests, or selected people in the ceremonies and festivals. Made of washi (Japanese handmade paper ) and painted with black urushi. The cord is also washi. In excellent condition with original wood box. Early 20th century. 25cm x 15.5cm x 16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1381275 (stock #J484)
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Chinese lacquer tiered food boxes with mother-of-pearl inlay. In good condition but has a mending in one of the sides of the top tier, a few minor dents and a shell fragment came off part in the lid. 13cm x 24cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1383278 (stock #12944)
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A pair of waraji (sandals) made of strips which are recycled from asa (hemp) cloth. In good condition but some of laces are lost. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 23cm x 8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1367091 (stock #12697)
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Child's costume probably worn at a ceremony related to "yusoku" which is traditional events of Imperial court, court aristocracy, samurai etc. It is made of plain weave and sheer silk in beautiful green. In excellent condition except for one rip in the neck. Late 19th to early 20th century. 93cm x 85cm