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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1417170 (stock #13257)
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$150.00
Kaji-zukin (fireman's hood) made of vegetable indigo dye cotton with hand-stitched sashiko. Sashiko thread is also indigo dyed cotton. The feature of this zukin is the crest in the front head which is hand-embroidered "Tsuta" character. Water was poured over head before a fireman entered a fire site. Late 19th to early 20th century. Cloth in the back of the front panels is cotton with stripes. In excellent condition. Width when folded:31cm, Length:49cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1417161 (stock #13256)
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Beautiful Okinawan uchikui which is a furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with cherry blossom design. The dye technique is tsutsugaki and bingata-zome which is traditional Okinawan dyeing technique adding colorful vegetable color or pigment. Uchikui is dyed with either tsutsugaki or katazome (stencil-resist-dye). Uchikui is used for not only wrapping but also covering gifts. This uchikui is two panels sewn together. Wefts are choma (ramie) and warps are cotton...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1416875 (stock #13255)
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$380.00
Amazing boro futonji with mending patches which are kasuri, katazome (stencil-resist-dye), stripes and so on. Some fragments are hand-spun cotton and some are not. It might be from Kansai district as it has some Yamato Kasuri (cotton white ground kasuri) which was woven in Nara from Late Edo (mid 19th century). It has holes and some fragments whose wefts are lost. The second half of the 19th century. 192cm x 208cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1416456 (stock #13254)
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Fragments of silk brocade for Meiji obi (sash). Jacquard loom was imported from France in mid 19th century and silk brocade with exquisite small pattern was much produced in Nishijin in Kyoto. Some have washi lining and others have not. Meiji period (1868~1912) 78 frgments from 13.5cm x 5.5cm to 34.5cm x 29cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1416270 (stock #J567)
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Rare item. Hand-painted sample pictures of Meibutsugire which is imported fabrics from China, India, Persia, South East Asia etc. between early 12th and early 18th century. They were mainly silk brocades and silk damask which were used for scroll mountings, fukusa and bags for tea utensils. Meibutsugire literally means named fabrics. According to writings in the back, it is painted by "Seika" in Kumamoto prefecture in Kyushu in 18th century. In excellent condition. paintings in 28 pages...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1416016 (stock #J565)
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4 sheets of "tatougami" made of recycled washi (Japanese handmade paper) used at a pawn shop. Hocked items were wrapped in this tatougami and kept. It is made of used washi with letters and kakishibu is thinly painted. Each one has the name of the pawn shop. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition but a few moth bite holes. 77cm x 77cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1415927 (stock #13252)
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$180.00
Cotton futonji with katazome (stencil-resist dye) dyed with vegetable indigo. The cloth is hand-spun cotton and has rather thick texture. The pattern is "Sayagata" and "Yotsume (literally forur eyes), both are traditional pattern. In excellent condition except for 3 mending patches, however not very noticeable. The second half of the 19th century. 33.5cm x 3m36cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1415147 (stock #J564)
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$450.00
Twelve Shinsho are guardian Buddhas of Yakushi Nyorai and they are 12 worriors and armoured. They have 12 animal symbols on the head. This one looks "Sarugami", monkey judging from the apprearance. Early 18th century. In good condition but some parts are lost. Height:29cm Width:12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1414897 (stock #13248)
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Noren made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable dyed (probably kakishibu) and all hand-sewn. It has "Yotsume" family crest. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 122cm x 126cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1414831 (stock #13246)
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Kaji-zukin (fireman's hood) made of vegetable indigo dye cotton with hand-stitched sashiko. Sashiko threads is also indigo dyed cotton. Judging from the logo in the front panel, hiragana "To" shows it belongs to the "To" brigade of the number 10-kumi (group 10). Edo hikeshi had "I-Ro-Ha 47 groups. Water is poured over hood, hanten, gloves and so on before a fireman entered fire site. The second half of the 19th century. In excellent condition. Width when folded:42cm, Length:56cm
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1414728 (stock #J560)
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$120.00
Hyotan design sake container which is made of kami-ito (paper cord) and painted with urushi and has momiji (maple leaves) with red urushi. Crafts made of paper cord were very popular in Edo period and they were called "Kami Nagato", those are bowls, tabacco cases, inro (small container for a personal seal) and so on. In excellent condition but the plug is lost. 19th century. Height:18cm, Diameter:10cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1413518 (stock #J559)
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$150.00
A wooblock print book whose pictures were originally by Ando Hiroshige (or another name Utagawa Hiroshige) who was a prominant and well known ukiyoe-shi (1797~1858). This book was edited in Ansei 2nd (1855). In good condition but has some patina from aging. 11.5cm x 18cm x 0.5mm 38 pages
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1413515 (stock #J558)
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Sake (or water) container made of hyotan painted with kakishibu (persimmon juice) many times. It has hand-bladed silk cord for decoration and carrying. In excellent condition except for a bit of wear in the tassels. Late 19th to early 20th century. L:44cm Diameter:8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1413514 (stock #13239)
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Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with beautiful sashiko and two tassels. The ground cloth is hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dye. Sashiko thread is white cotton. It has rare the owner's name and the place in Ishikawa prefecture. The second half of the 19th century. In excellent condition. 100cm x 97cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1413067 (stock #J557)
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$90.00
Three pieces of old kashi-gata, wood mold for sweets. It has kamon (family crest) carved. They have wear and holes. They have termaite-resistant treatment now. The second half of the 19th century. The largest one:20cm x 12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1413061 (stock #J556)
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Tabi patterns made of recycled used washi (handmade paper) with sumi handwritings. Some are pairs and the others are not. They are both soles and insteps. Largest sole:L24.5cm x W10cm, Smallest one:L17xcm x 7.5cm In good condition. Late 19th to early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1413058 (stock #J555)
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$150.00
A container for gun powder used by samurai. It is in shape of hyotan, but made of wood and painted with urushi. The netsuke in the shape of mokugyo (temple block) with delicate carving. 19th century. In good condition. H:14cm Diameter:8cm