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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...
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 : 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 #1382237 (stock #12937)
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$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 : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #829439
Haruko Watanabe
$500.00
This is a set of Koimari "choko" or "choku" which were originally used for containing food. Beautiful iris designs are hand-painted. Two of them have cracks inside near the bottoms, however one is only in the graze and the other is sealed. Water never oozes through either of them. Mid to late Edo period ( mid 18th to mid 19th C ). Diameter 5cm 2" Height 6.3cm 2"1/2
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1180046 (stock #10753)
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$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 #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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1324605 (stock #12377)
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A pair of shin cover for a woman put on when she traveled, which is made of plain weave silk and dyed with natural indigo. It has hand-spun cotton lining and silk crepe laces with shibori which are dyed with benibamna, safflower. 19th century. In excellent condition except for some stains. 12cm x 28cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1405051 (stock #13161)
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Large bag made of washi (handmade paper) and kaki-shibu (persimmon juice) painted. It is for containing cocoons used where sericulture was active such as Nagano, Yamanashi, South Tohoku etc. from Meiji to early Showa period (from the scond half of the 19th to early 20th century.) In good condition with nice mending patches. The second half of the 19th century. 73cm x 131cm
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 : 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 1900 item #877191 (stock #9782)
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This is a "shimacho", a sample book of hand woven and natural indigo and vegetable dyed cotton. It has amazing 37 pages and 567 pieces and there is few shimacho which has so many pieces and in good condition. Some pieces were woven in Edo and some were in Meiji period. In excellent condition. Late Edo to early Meiji period ( ca. mid to late 19th C ) 13cm x 20.5cm 5.1" x 8.1"
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 1900 item #1412018 (stock #13216)
Haruko Watanabe
$700.00
Kaji-banten or Hikeshi-banten, fireman's jacket with sashiko. It has katazome brick pattern and dyed with vegetable indigo. Generally in good condition but has some indigo faded part in the back and wear in the wrists. The second half of the 19th century. 122cm x 84cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1388637 (stock #13005)
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Wa-sarasa futonji made of cotton and dyed with pigments. Wa-sarasa is Japanese calico which is first made in Edo period immitating calico from abroad and stencil-resit dye or woodblock print. The product places were Nabeshima (Saga Pref. in Kyushu), Sakai (Osaka), Nagasaki (Kyushu) etc, however it is not clear where this futonji was made. In excellent condition. The latter half of the 19th century. 130cm x 168cm