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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1349254 (stock #J379)
Haruko Watanabe
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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 : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1408525 (stock #J540)
Haruko Watanabe
$100.00
A pair of choku with mesh design which can be used for either sake or tea. One is in ecxcellent condition and the other has two minor hair line but no problem for use. 19th century. Diameter:6cm H:6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1412169 (stock #13213)
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A bag made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with vegetable indigo. It has katazome (stencil-resist-dye) Cho-mon, butterfly family crest. In good condition except for a few stains. The first half of the 19th century. 29cm x 42cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1300897 (stock #11255)
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Asa (hemp) cloth with tsutsugaki shrimp which is an auspicious motif. It symbolizes longevity showing that one can live long till having the waist bended. It is made of asa (hemp) and the wefts and warps are hand-plied. It is colored with pigments. 19th century. In good condition but has some wear, stains and indigo color faded parts. 90cm x 65cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1378932 (stock #J471)
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Samurai's fan made of Japanese handmade paper, bamboo strips painted with urushi. It has red sun in one side and gold moon on the other side. In good condition but has some wear on the paper. The first half of the 19th century. 53cm x 30cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1133775 (stock #J202)
Haruko Watanabe
$130.00
These are two wooden miniature Fudos ( Cetaka ) who is the incarnate of Dainichi Nyorai, the highest ranking Buddha. It is said that he can change evil minds of demons and make them good. He has an expression of rage, holding a sword in the right hand, the kensaku ( originally a trap for birds or small animals ) in the left hand ( Both are lost of these Fudos ). One is standing on a rock, but this wooden one is not an original. Right-H: 12cm W: 7.5cm Left-H: 10.5cm W: 4.2cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1412836 (stock #J554)
Haruko Watanabe
$180.00
Wood oke, a container with a handle. The strips around it are made of bamboo. Generally in good condition. It has carved character in the bottom but unreadable. The second half of the 19th century. Diameter:20.3cm, Height:23.3cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1382237 (stock #12937)
Haruko Watanabe
$480.00
Man's han-gappa which was worn over kimono when he went out and made of hand-spun cotton, both outside and the lining. It is in very dark green, dyed with natural indigo and vegetable yellow. It has beautiful two kinds of katazome (stencil-resist dye) for lining which is natural indigo dyed. The collar is made of imported wool...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1180046 (stock #10753)
Haruko Watanabe
$350.00
This is a samurai's hanten ( jacket ) and maetate ( apron ) which are worn in case of fire. It is made of handwoven asa ( hemp ) cloth. In good condition except for some tiny moth holes in the back. Edo period ( 18th or the former half of the 19th century ). 118.5cm x 79cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1182355 (stock #10761)
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This is a mihon-cho (sample book) of kinran (gold brocade), ginran(silver brocade), tsuzure (tapestry weave) etc. Most of the fragments were imported from China in early 16th century called "naka-watari. A few fragments were imported from Chosen (Korea). In old days, imported silk brocades were so precious that only high ranking samurai, Buddhist priests and rich civilian could afford...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1374346 (stock #J460)
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Torii (shrine gate) made of iron plate and painted with red urushi (lacquer). Red urushi came off and rustic. It was dedicated to a shrine by a follower. Edo priod or later. W:20cm H:22.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1397232 (stock #13079)
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Hakama (pants) with tsutsugaki bold wave design which is made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. Probably worn on the stage. It has many holes and stains. The belt is komon (small pattern) which is stencil-resist-dye. The first half of the 19th century. L:84cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1415147 (stock #J564)
Haruko Watanabe
$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 : 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1317758 (stock #J346)
Haruko Watanabe
$250.00
Wooden Buddhist statue, probably one of the 12 Shinsho who guard Yakushi Nyorai. Both arms and other parts are lost. 18th century or earlier. H:16.7cm W:6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1700 item #1388930 (stock #J502)
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A pair of hina dolls, Obina (male,right) and Mebina (female, left) which are displayed on Hina Matsuri on March 3rd . It is also called "Momo-no-sekku" or "Girl's Day" History of Hina dolls can trace back to Heian period (A.D.794~1185), but Hina doll display began in early Edo and became more gorgeous later. Paper Hina dolls were made in early Edo period (early 17th century) They have beautiful hand-painting of women on their costume. In good condition but have some damages. 17th century...