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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1381743 (stock #12928)
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Asa (hemp) baby's kimono with kasuri pattern which is made in Omi near Kyoto and called Omi-kasuri. Weft kasuri threads are dyed with board-clamp dye. It has se-mamori in the back which is a charm with stitches and this one is boy's kimono as they are in the left as well as in the center (girl's one is in the right). Evils are believed to come from back in old days and it protects a baby from diseases. Late 19th to early 20th century...
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 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 1900 item #1193871 (stock #10806)
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$120.00
This is a han-bakama worn at the Kyogen which is the comical play performed together with the no drama but it is sometimes performed alone. This han-bakama is made of asa ( hemp ) with various round crests which is called "Kyogen-mon" and mostly they symbolize treasures. Generally in good condition except for some small moth holes in the back. 20th century. L:85cm W:56cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1182224 (stock #J231)
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This is a bamboo flower basket with a water container. It has a sign which reads "Kohsai". In excellent condition, no break or cut. Meiji period (1868~1912) H:56cm Diameter of the top:11.5cm Bottom:16cm x 16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1280771 (stock #J310)
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$80.00
Handmade bamboo basket which has urushi or kakishibu (persimmon juice) coated paper lining. Generally in good condition but has some minor cuts and some tiny chips in the lining. 19th century. Diameter:31cm Height:7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1244733 (stock #J278)
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$350.00
Bamboo basket for flower arrangement. It has very special shape and nicely aged. It has beautiful "otoshi", a water container made of bamboo and coated with urushi. In excellent condition except the handle is a bit loose. Late 19th to early 20th century. H:35cm L:27cm W:21cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1910 item #1182924 (stock #J233)
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$380.00
This is a bamboo flower basket handwoven of bamboo strips. It has water container made of bamboo lined with copper to prevent from water leak. Meiji period (1868~1912) In good condition except for a cut and some loose bamboo strips. H:43cm Diameter:28cm Diameter of the top:16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1273179 (stock #J302)
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$180.00
Small suzura, a container box which is hand-woven of willow strips. It has rims probably made of animal skin coated with urushi. In good condition except for a minor break. 19th century. 45cm x 21cm x 14cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #856617
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$70.00
This is a basket woven of thin cane strips. In good condition except for cane strips being loose around the handles. It has silk cloth attached inside. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) Size of the bottom: 13cm x 30cm 5.1" x 11.8" Height 6.9"
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1259495 (stock #J295)
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$100.00
Five Nyoi-hoju or Nyoi-hoshu which are molded metal in the shape of flaming jewel. Nyoi-hoju is believed that once it is obtained, all the one's wishes are fulfilled in the Buddhism. Two are almost perfect condition but three have some lost parts. 19th century or before. 5.5cm x 6.5cm x 1cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1124906 (stock #J194)
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$580.00
This is a byobu ( folding screen ) with ink-painted motifs of many kinds of town vendors such as tea, dumplings, butterflies, Japanese wine, umbrellas, lanterns, drums, candies and so on. It has 18 paintings pasted on the paper ground. It has minor rips or damages, however in good condition as a whole. 19th century or early 20th century. Measurement of one panel: W:45cm H:120.5cm Thickness:1.7cm More photos are available by request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #829439
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$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 : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #834326
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$330.00
This is a set of koimari small choku or choko which were originally made for containing food. Elaborate mijin karakusa pattern is hand-painted. All the pieces are in excellent condition. Late Edo period. Diameter 4.7cm 1.9" Height 4.7" 1.9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #739355 (stock #J092)
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$800.00
This is an imari ( ko-imari ) white glazed jar. It goes well with flowers in any color as it has white glaze. In good condition, except for a hair line in the glaze. Mid Edo era ( ca. 18th C ). Height 20cm 7.9" Diameter of the top 4cm 1.6" Diameter of the body 11cm 4.3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1837 VR item #830962
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$220.00
This is a set of koimari hakuji ( white glaze ) small plates in pretty flower design. In excellent condition. Late edo period ( 18th to mid 19th C ). Diameter 10.5cm 4" Depth 3cm 1"1/5
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1340796 (stock #J375)
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$150.00
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1349254 (stock #J379)
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$45.00
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 #1156003 (stock #J218)
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$350.00
These are five koimari plates with an anchor and waves motif. In excellent condition, with no chip, crack or hairline. The latter half of the 19th century. L:18.2cm W:10.5cm H:3.8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1320532 (stock #J347)
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$150.00
Large plate with hand-painted turnips and hoju (treasure ball) design, both are auspicious motifs. It is Shida-yaki made in Shida in Saga Pref. in Kyushu, which has been made since 18th century. Bakumatsu (mid 19th century) In excellent condition. Diameter:28.5cm H:5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1338966 (stock #J371)
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$150.00
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 : 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 : Earthenware : Pre AD 1000 item #1246884 (stock #J282)
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$250.00
Sueki large jar which is s grayish earthen vessel and was first made by Korean potter between mid 5th and 8th century. In good condition except for a half-round mending in the top (see the 5th photo) Height:32cm Diameter:28cm It comes with wooden box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1375513 (stock #J463)
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$500.00
kayaku-ire (flask, gunpowder case) made of wood with rare and beautiful urushi which was made in Tsugaru in Aomori prefecture. It is Tsugaru-nuri and a half is imitating "kaba-zaiku" which is handcraft of cherry bark and the other is "kara-nuri" which has tens of layers of urushi and it sometimes takes more than 6 months to finish. In good condition but the lid is lost and urushi came off parts in the bottom. 19th century. D:15.5cm x 4cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #628394 (stock #J049)
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$180.00
This wooden tobacco tray with drawers is an another example of beautiful craftsmanship in old days. Two copper containers are for ash (larger one) and water(smaller one). Noshi (an ornament put on a gift ) pattern is carved out in the back. In good condition except for two chips in front. Meiji era ( 1868~1912). Height 16.5cm 6.5" Width 24.5cm 9.6" Depth 14cm 5.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #981381 (stock #J114)
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$190.00
This is a portable candle stand made of iron. It has beautiful patina but has wear and chip, too. 19th century. Length: 23cm Height: 13cm Diameter of the plate: 13cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1374346 (stock #J460)
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$50.00
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1353920 (stock #J406)
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$250.00
4 wood containers, a set of 3 nested pieces and one. They have urushi coated which is called "tamenuri". It is one kind of urushi which is vermillion or Bengara (Bengal red) is undercoated and after it is dry, suki-urushi (clear lacquer) is overcoated. The date when they are acquired is written in the bottom of the nested ones, that is Meiji 18 (1886) and also the owner's name. In good condition, no noticeable damage and crack, however they are not good for containing liquid...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1376791 (stock #J464)
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Yumihari-chochin (portable lantern) made of wood for a brace. The lantern is made of bamboo strips, washi (Japanese handmade paper) painted with kaki-shibu (persimmon tannin) and thin wood and iron. Yumi means "bow" as the brace looks like it. In good condition but the kaki-shibu paper has some rips in the upper part. The second half of the 19th century. H:46cm Diameter:20cm
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #774955 (stock #J101)
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$90.00
This is a portable lantern made of a kind of a vine plant and Japanese paper coated with persimmon tannin for water proof. It has holes in the paper part and rifts in the woven vine part. Ca. 1900s. Diameter 20cm 7inch4/5 Height when extended 24cm 9inch2/5
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 : 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 : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1349339 (stock #J382)
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$100.00
Wooden juzai-kagi which is hung over the furnace, or a cane which has natural spiral shape. What kind of wood is not clear very solid. Probably 19th century. L:98.5cm Diameter:about 5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #698201 (stock #7393)
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$220.00
This is a futon cover on which fundo ( weight ) and owner's name inside are stencil-resist dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition. Late Meiji or Taisho era ( ca. 1900s .) 133cm x 152cm 52.4"x59.8"