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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1387654 (stock #12997)
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$280.00
Boro child's han-juban without sleeves of which ground cloth is hand-spun cotton with katazome (stencil-resist dye) and vegetable indigo dyed. It has beautiful mending stitches with indigo dye cotton threads. It has almost worn out se-mamori (charm) in the upper back. Late 19th to early 20th century. 33cm x 45cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1248732 (stock #10985)
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$90.00
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 #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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323844 (stock #11365)
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Two hand-knitted bags made of asa (hemp) for travel. They are diagonally back-packed or around the waist. The top one is natural color and the bottom one is natural indigo dyed. In excellent condition except for some wear in the strings. Late 19th to early 20th century. Top L:50cm Bottom: L:55cm
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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$200.00
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 #1380566 (stock #12914)
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$50.00
Small furoshiki made of hand-spun cotton for wefts and hand-plied hemp for warps. It has owner's name stitched in the corner. In excellent condition. 57cm x 53cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323842 (stock #11353)
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Baby's kaya (mosquito net) made of asa (hemp) whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. The frame cloth is hand-spun cotton. Generally in good condition but has some mending patches and holes. Late 19th to early 20th century. w:70cm L:104cm H:66cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1380152 (stock #12910)
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Two tsuno-bukuro (literally horn-bag) made of taima (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. They are hand-sewn diagonally so that a bit stretchable. They look used at sake (japanese wine) maker or seller. Both are in excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 133cm x 43.5cm, 115cm x 39cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1195113 (stock #10809)
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$350.00
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 #907658 (stock #9863)
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$50.00
This is a komebukuro ( rice bag ) which is made of plain silk crepe, silk crepe with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and Yuzen zome ( paste-resist ). Komebukuro was used when people exchanged rice as a gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. It has a beautiful silk cord with tassels. In good condition except for a small moth holes. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 38cm x 30cm 15.0" x 11.8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1367253 (stock #12702)
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Tsutsugaki furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with hand-drawn auspicious traditional motifs such as pine tree, bamboo and plum flower (Sho Chiku Bai). It is made of four panels of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It is remade from larger furoshiki or futonji. In good condition except for some indigo faded parts. Late 19th to early 20th century. 120cm x 130cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1323348 (stock #11370)
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$130.00
Asa (hemp) woman's kimono whose warps as well as wefts are hand-plied. It looks so called "akaso kasuri" and if it is so, made in Yamato (Nara Pref.) Generally in good condition but has some wear, stains and holes. Meiji period (1868~1912) 132cm x 133cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #628968 (stock #J051)
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$250.00
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1373554 (stock #J457)
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A snow hat, “yuki-boshi” handmade of palm fiber and has indigo dyed cotton lining. It was used by a hunter, “matagi”. It is from Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. In good condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 49cm x 59cm
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 #1227932 (stock #10902)
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$380.00
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 #1366726 (stock #12691)
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$580.00
Maku (curtain or hanging ornament) with double face. The front has beautiful and auspicious tai (red sea bream) and wave pattern which is katazome (stencil-resist-dye). It is made of 12 fragments sewn together. The lining has also katazome checker pattern. Both cloth look hand-spun cotton and the frame cloth is benibana (safflower) dyed silk crepe. In good condition except for some mening in both sides and one in the frame cloth. Late 19th to early 20th century. 106cm x 156cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1261136 (stock #J296)
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$250.00
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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1380151 (stock #12909)
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$130.00
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 except for two mending patches (3cm x 1cm, 2mm x 2mm). Late 19th to early 20th century. 33cm x 186cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #994329 (stock #10154)
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$750.00
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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1326438 (stock #12390)
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Boro tsutsugaki cloth with hand-drawn 'baku' motif, which is an ancient Chinese imaginary animal and believed to eat nightmare. It was futonji or furoshiki and made into noren (curtain). It is hand-spun cotton dyed with natural indigo. It has many mending patches, holes and some seams are machine sewn. 19th century. 108cm x 112cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1367091 (stock #12697)
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$200.00
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1244732 (stock #J277)
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$120.00
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1169556 (stock #J222)
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$220.00
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #622872 (stock #J047)
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$120.00
These are rather casual urushi wooden plates compared with fancy gold-lacquered ones. In nicely simple shape. In excellent condition, however not as smooth and shiny as fancy lacquer wares. Meiji era. Diameter 16cm 6" Height 1.7cm 1"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #845465
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$280.00
This is a large wooden container with a lid for sweets with beautiful mikie which is hand painted with gold urushi ( Japanese lacquer ) and whose motifs are autumn plants. In good condition except for a dent on the lid. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ). Diameter of bowl 25cm 9.8" Height with lid 12cm 4.7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1342664 (stock #J377)
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$90.00
Urushi wood candle stand with thin mum petals in the bottom, which are cut out from very thin wood sheet and pasted. It has sprinkled dust particles (makie), probably made from shell. In good condition except for white stain in the bottom. Late 19th to early 20th century. Height: 32cm Diameter of the bottom: 9.5cm
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 : 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 : Pre 1920 item #1359305 (stock #12612)
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$90.00
One panel of cloth with tsutsugaki anchor design. Tsutsugaki is free-hand painting with rice paste as resist. The cloth is hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 33.5cm x 183cm
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 : Dolls : Pre 1920 item #1365592 (stock #J434)
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$500.00
A pair of Musha-ningyo, samurai dolls which are displayed on the Boy's Festival on May 5th. The left is higher rankig samurai and the right is the subordinate samurai. Both are beautifully made in details with accessories such as swords, hats etc. In good condition except for a few parts are missing and the silk cloth of the left one has wear. Left doll: 20cm x 30cm, Right doll: 24cm x 22cm Late 19th to early 20th century. With a wood box.
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 #1311615 (stock #11309)
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Asa (choma, ramie) woman's han-juban, a short under kimono. It is probably Echigo-jofu made in Niigata prefecture, which is hand-woven of choma, ramie and both the wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has double kasuri(ikat) pattern whose motifs are phoenix, fan, turtle and plum flower. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 86cm x 65cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1327174 (stock #12387)
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$220.00
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