Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
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 #1368915 (stock #12732)
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Boro futonji with two faces, the face side is hand-spun and indigo dyed check and stripes. The lining is made of brown cotton fragments. Late 19th early 20th century. 130cm x 168cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1368170 (stock #12710)
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Cotton Kurume kasuri futonji with a ship motif. Kurume in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu has been one of the main product places of indigo dyed cotton kasuri since late Edo period (early 19th century). It is made of hand-spun cotton that means probably it was made before Meiji 15 (1882) and natural indigo dyed. The last photo and the information are from the book "Ai no Hana Orinasu Kasuri" published by Ai Kobo in 1998. It also has hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed lining...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1367396 (stock #J435)
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6 fragments of indigo dyed washi (Japanese handmade paper) which have rather thick texture. It is not sure what were these fragments used for, possibly a book cover or wrapping. The various indigo colors are very attractive. They are wrapped also nice washi, handmade paper. Edo period (17 or 18 century) 25cm x 24cm
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
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 1900 item #1366530 (stock #126807)
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Kimono with beautiful tsutsugaki flowers such as peony, mum, paulownia flower, bamboo etc. It was worn at the festival in Tsushima Island located between Kyushu and Korea on the Japan Sea. It is made of hand-spun thick cotton. 19th century. Used but in good condition. 120cm x 125cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1366514 (stock #12686)
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Beautiful woman's juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton for the body and sleeves. The sleeves have silk crepe with check pateern with yana-mayu(wild silk). It has two kinds of beni-itajime (board-clamped), benibana (safflower) dyed. The collar is silk crepe with yuzen and a bit of embroidery. In excellent condition except for wear in the collar. 19th century. 126cm x 70.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1365788 (stock #12679)
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Fireman's coat with beautiful sashiko (quilting) all by hand. It is a coat design and has pokets on both sides made in Meiji period. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 126cm x 100cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1364615 (stock #12664)
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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 ). It is made of choma (ramie) and the wefts are hand-plied. In good condition but some green color bleeding. Late 19th to early 20th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1364310 (stock #12653)
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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 ). It is made of choma (ramie) and the warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It has three mending patches, some small holes and wear...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1363791 (stock #12652)
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Asa kasuri kimono called "Akaso kasuri" which was woven in Omi region (in Shiga Perf.) till Meiji period. The wefts kasuri is dyed with itajime (board-clamp-dye). In eccellent condition but has a hole in the upper lining. Late 19th early 20th century. 120cm x 139cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1363211 (stock #12642)
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Yuzenzome figured sik girl's kimono. It has hand drawn Yuzen-zome cranes, bamboos, plum flowers, pine trees which are all auspicious motifs. It has se-mamori (charm) which is made of silk threads in the back. The baby's kimono is called "Hitotsu-mi" which has no seam in the back and the evil believed to come from th back, so that it has charm sewn in the back. tThe ornamental stitches for the belts in front have same purpose. In good condition but has some stains especially in front...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1360929 (stock #12623)
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Han-juban made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with benibana (safflower). The dye technique is Beni-itajime which is board-clamp dye. The cloth is folded in 8 layers between two boards which are pattern carved and generally about 12 boards are used to dye about 22m length of cloth. Beni-itajime was mostly dyed in Kyoto until the end of Edo period but it was practiced in other places later. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 64cm x 72cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1360170 (stock #12617)
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Silk crepe cloth with beautiful embroidery of wisteria motif which is one of the long sleeves (furisode). The ground cloth is white silk crepe (chirimen) and the embroidery threads are vegetable dye. It has kata-kanoko (stencil-dye pattern) imitating small shibori pattern named kanoko shibori. In excellent condition except for a light brownish line in the center. The first half of the 19th century (late Edo period). 35cm x 190cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1359307 (stock #12613)
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Fragment of Narumi-Kongata (also called "Urumi-zome") which is one kind of katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing). It is hand-spun cotton cloth and dyed with natural indigo. In good condition but has two holes. The second half of the 20th century. 33.5cm x 66cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1358564 (stock #12610)
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Cotton cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo dyed with katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) pattern. The motif is traditional bamboo. In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 34cm x 81cm
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 : 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 : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1354834 (stock #J409)
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Cover for tanto (short sword) or other item made of animal skin and coated with urushi. It has the crest of "Roku-mon-sen" meaning six coins which is the crest of Sanada clan. In the clan, Sanada Yukimura is especially known for a genius strategist of war. He challenged his arch enemy Tokugawa for his lord Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 17th century. The lining is thin silk cloth. In excellent condition. Edo period. 32cm x 4.7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1353521 (stock #12569)
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Han-juban (short under kimono) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with beni-itajime (board-clamped dyeing) with benibana (safflower). Beni-itajime-zome was practiced much in Shonai region in Yamagata Pref. as it was the main product place of benibana in Edo and Meiji period. In good condition but it has some tiny moth holes in right side and light dirty line in the neck. The second half of the 19th century. 61cm x 56cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1352878 (stock #12566)
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Asa (hemp) kimono with fine kasuri pattern whose warps and wefts are hand-plied and natural indigo dyed. It is Echigo (Niigata Pref.) or Noto (Ishikawa Pref.) jofu. Jofu is asa (hemp) or choma (ramie) cloth for kimono whose warps and wefts are hand-plied. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 121cm x 143cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1351480 (stock #12558)
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Cotton futonji with tea utensil motif, which is hand-drawn with tsutsugaki technique and made of hand-spun cotton. 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, cha-ire (tea container), kamashiki (placement for the tea kettle), scroll, trivet, feather and so on. Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition. 128cm x 150cm
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1351232 (stock #J388)
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$200.00
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 : 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 : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1349254 (stock #J379)
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7 pieces of mukozuke which is one of tablewares in which usually raw fish or vinegored fish is served. Oribe-yaki is one kind of Mino-yaki made in Gifu Pref. All the pieces are in excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. H:8cm, D:8cm $45 for each. 6 pieces available.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1348495 (stock #12536)
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Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with tsutsugaki orizuru (origami crane) motif and dyed with natural indigo. It has green color lining which is also hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and yellow color. In excellent condition except for a hole near hem in the indigo cover, indigo faded parts and some holes in the green lining. Late 19th to early 20th century. 158cm x 188cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1344046 (stock #12508)
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Yosegire-juban (under kimono) made of fragments recycled from old kimono. They are: silk crepe with beni-itajime shibori (board-clamped dyeing), katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing), figured silk etc. All the fragments are vegetable dyed such as beni (safflower), shikon (purple grass root) and ai (indigo) etc. It has pongee silk lining and some threads are hemp. In excellent condition. 19th century. 124cm x 151cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1342532 (stock #12497)
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Juban (under kimono) made of 3 kinds of silk crepe cloth. The sleeves and the collar have shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern. The top body has kanoko-shibori (tiny tie-dyeing) karakusa motif. The lower body has stencil-resist dyeing komon (small pattern ) pattern. Generally in good condition but has some thin parts. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cmx 129cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1340796 (stock #J375)
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Ko-Imari (early Imari ware) saba-choko produced in Arita in Saga prefecture in late Edo or Meiji period. Soba-choko was used for food in older days, but it became used also for soba soup in which soba to be dipped later. The ko-imari were exported from Imari port so that it is called Imari ware. This one was made in late Edo to Meiji period (19th century) with hand-drawn yabane (plume) pattern. In excellent condition except for the original flaws from the kiln. Diameter:7.5cm H:5.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1340126 (stock #12466)
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Tsutsugaki cloth with Pheonix and paulownia motif which used to be the center part in the back of the yogi. Yogi is kind of futon in the shape of kimono. It is hand-spun cotton and dyed with pigments. In excellent condition except for a mending patch in the top. The second half of the 19th century. 77cm x 170cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1340064 (stock #12465)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of asa (ramie or hemp) 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 excellent condition with original one belt in the corner...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1338966 (stock #J371)
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Ko-Imari (early Imari ware) saba-choko produced in Arita in Saga prefecture in Edo period. Soba-choko was used for food in older days, but it became used also for soba soup in which soba to be dipped later. The ko-imari were exported from Imari port so that it is called Imari ware. This one was made in mid Edo period (18th century) with hand-drawn grass pattern. In excellent condition except for the original flaws fron the kiln. Diameter of the top: 7cm Diameter of the bottom: 4.5cm Height: 5.5c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1334551 (stock #12441)
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Yu-age which is made of indigo dyed cotton with tsutsuhaki auspicious motif. There was a custom in San-in district when married daughter had a baby, her parents prepared items such as yu-age (towel), ko-oi-obi (baby sling), mutsuki (diaper) and ashi-fuki (foot towel). They are called "mago goshirae". This is a yu-age used when a newborn baby had the first bath. It has red color in the corner dyed with akane (madder) or benibana (safflower) as red color was believed to expel evil. Baby's eye and ...