Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1378282 (stock #12872)
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Buddhist hichi-jo kesa, seven-strip Buddhist surplice worn over hoi, clerical garment. It is made of fragments of two kinds of brocade which can be made in Japan as well as in China. The lining is figured weave silk. All natural dye. Generally in good condition but has some wear and rips. 19th century. 2m x 112cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1372566 (stock #12789)
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$1,900.00
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Woman's kimono with "Kogin-sashi" which is embroidery with white cotton thread on indigo dyed hemp. It was made in "Tsugaru" region, now the west part of Aomori prefecture in Tohoku district. This embroidery pattern is named "Kawari yotsu mameko" which means arranged 4 beans. There are nearly 30 patterns of kogin-sashi. It has folded sleeves that means it had long sleeves and worn for special occasion, and then worn for everyday wear with folded sleeves...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1249401 (stock #10992)
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Beautiful katazome (stencil-dyeing) futonji made of hand-spun cotton. It is dyed with indigo and probably black and gray pigments. Three panels are sewn by machine and has two horizontal jointing seams also sewn by machine. 19th century. 102cm 188cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1386827 (stock #12980)
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$380.00
Roll of hemp cloth for kaya (mosquito net) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 40cm x 10.5m (approxi.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1372689 (stock #12790)
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Noren (curtain) made of hand-spun cotton with katazome (stsncil-resist-dye) carp motif which is natural indigo dyed. This carp motif is named "Koi-no-taki-nobori" depicting carp swimming up a fall that symbolizes strength and success. In good condition but has indigo bleached parts and two mending patches. The second half of the 19th century. 96cm x 161cm
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 1900 item #1393172 (stock #13047)
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Choken which is a costume of Noh drama worn in the scene of dancing. It is made of sik weft gauze and has wisteria design woven of gold wefts. Used but in excellent condition. The first half of the 19th century (late Edo period.) Vegetable light brown dye. 212cm x 127cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1379000 (stock #12893)
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Basho-fu kimono which is handwoven of banana fiber and both warps and wefts are hand-plied. It has indigo dyed katazome (stencil-resist-dye) which looks dyed later with natural brown color for the ground. The original kimono has stripes. Generally in good condition but has some minor wear, holes and brown color faded parts. The second half of the 19th century. 114cm x 106cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1379442 (stock #12901)
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Patched han-juban (short under kimono) made of recycled silk fragments from old kimono. They are: figured silk, silk crepe with katazome (stencil-resist-dye), shibori, itajime shibori (board-clamp-dye) etc. The lining is hand-spun cotton dyed with benibana (sufflower). In good condition except for the wear in the beige silk crepe in the lower sides. 19th century. 122cm x77 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1370733 (stock #12771)
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Futonji made of hand-spun cotton with tsutsugaki phoenix motif. The dye is natural indigo and pigments. In excellent condition but has a mending and a light brownish stain in the wing. The second half of the 19th century. 124cm x 142cm
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 1900 item #1392341 (stock #13039)
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Boro asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) with mending patches. It has beautiful indigo faded color. The second half of 19th century. Washed but still has brown stains. 105cm x 185cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1390708 (stock #13032)
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Fukusa (gift cover) or furoshiki (wrapping cloth made of old European prints (sarasa) in both sides. One side has motif of beautiful autumn plants and flowers and leaves in the other. Hand-sewn and in excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 70cm x 72cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1386457 (stock #12972)
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$450.00
Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with bold and nice family crest design which are katazome (stencil-resist-dye). It is made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. In good condition but has two mending patches and a few breaks. 19th century. 130cm x 126cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1397325 (stock #13083)
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Asa (hemp) man's kimono whose warps and wefts are hand-plied and vegetable indigo dyed. In excellent condition but has some stains. The second half of the 19th century. 120cm x 75cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1203932 (stock #10841)
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$330.00
This is a handwoven silk brocade sash made in late Edo period (baku-matsu), mid 19th century. Generally in good condition but some wefts are loose from aging. 33cm x 4m20cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1087248 (stock #10462)
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$1000.00
This is a suo kamishimo ( top and bottom which were a formal kimono for samurai in Edo period ). The occasion when this suo kamishimo was worn is not clear ( ceremony or stage ). This suo kamishimo is made by hand-plied and hand-woven asa ( hemp ) cloth with bold tatewaku pattern which is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). It has round bunches of asa threads for ornaments which are called "kiku-toji" or "kikuji". In excellent condition except for a small moth holes and a rip ( 11th and 12th photos )...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1410484 (stock #13192)
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Extra large size furoshiki made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. It has the shop's name and other designs. In good condition but has two mending patches (9cm x 15cm, 7cm x 10cm). The second half of the 19th century. 170cm x 174cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1038669 (stock #10289)
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$70.00
This is a cloth hand-plied and hand-woven of asa ( hemp ) and it is not dyed, so it has natural color. It has rough and thick texture. In good condition except for some rifts. Late 19th century. 35.5cm x 3m48cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1309380 (stock #11290)
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Boro futonji made of many cotton fragments which are all hand-spun and natural indigo-dyed. Thy are: stripes, ikat, stencil-dye, tie-dye and plain (shima, kasuri, katazome, shibori and muji). It has beautiful mending stitches which are hemp (asa) threads. 19th century. 90cm x 188cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1322245 (stock #11360)
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Woman's asa (probably choma) kimono worn in summer. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. In good condition except for some light stains and a hole in the silk cloth in the back of the panel in front. 19th century. 124cm x 145cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1402738 (stock #13134)
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$280.00
Sodenashi (vest) made of silk crepe fragments which are: katazome (stencil-resist-dye), stripes with yama-mayu (wild silk), itajime (clamp-board dye), plain etc. All vegetable dye such as indigo, benibana (safflower), shikon (root of purple grass). In excellent condition. The second half of the 19th century. 37cm x 57cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1397323 (stock #13082)
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Girl's ceremonial kimono with hand-painted auspicious motifs such as plum tree with flowers, pine trees and bamboos. It is made of asa (taima or choma, hemp or ramie) and both wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has a charm with silk threads in the back. The second half of the 19th century. In excellent condition except for minor wear in the white lining in the wrist. 69cm x 75cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1403935 (stock #13142)
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$60.00
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Oshi-e, litterally "pressed picture" which is made of fragments of antique European prints and the motif is a young woman in Edo period. The history of Oshi-e date back to Heian period, found in Shosoin Treasures (around 10th century) It was very popular toy in Edo period with motif of Kabuki Theatre actors. The ground paper is "Itame-gami" which is ten layers of washi and has thin cotton lining so that it looks like a shallow relief...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1416875 (stock #13255)
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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 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 #1324724 (stock #12380)
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A pair of man's kyahan (shin cover) put in case of travel which is made of indigo dyed cotton stripes. In excellent condition. 19th century. W:40cm L:27.5cm
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 : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1133772 (stock #J203)
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$160.00
This is a wooden miniature Buddha. It is made of one piece of wood except for the upper head part. It used to be gilt Buddha, but most of it is peeled off. There is some parts the gilt is slightly left ( look at the fifth photo ). Except for that, in good condition. H:17cm W: 4.7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1133775 (stock #J202)
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$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 #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 : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1375802 (stock #J464)
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Wooden Buddhist zushi (altar) which has writings in the botton as "Kaei Gan-nen (1848)", place and name of the busshi who made this zushi. In good condition but has some parts urushi came off. H:41cm W:24.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1412836 (stock #J554)
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$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 : 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 : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1407464 (stock #J538)
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$90.00
Bamboo basket container coated with urushi. It is handwoven of bamboo strips and covered with washi (Japanese handmade papaer), and then painted with black urushi. It has a label inside which says "Kataji kawago" which used to be a basket made of bamboo or wicker and covered with deer skin, or covered with washi later. It also says it was made in Ise in Mie Prefecture. It has vegetable indigo dyed washi lining. Generally in good condition but has many parts urushi came off, breaks and wear...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1367396 (stock #J435)
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$90.00
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