Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori GALLERY TSUMUGI
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #933338 (stock #9962)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$180.00
This is a fragment of Edo kosode ( literal meaning is small sleeves ) kimono which is silk crepe with beautiful embroideries. the ground silk crepe as well as embroidery threads are dyed with vegetable dyes. This kosode kimono was worn by a woman in high ranking family. The motifs of the embroideries are chrysanthemums and a sparrow. The ground silk crepe is weak from aging. Mid to Late Edo period ( late 17th C to early 19th C ) 31cm x 118cm 12.2" x 46.4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #926148 (stock #9943)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$90.00
This is a boy's dochugi made of hand-woven tsumugi ( pongee silk ). Dochugi is a kind of coat worn over a kimono when one goes out. In good condition except for some faded part in front. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. 1900s~1920s ) 101cm x 63cm 39.8" x 24.8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #923716 (stock #9925)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$80.00
This is a panel ( one haba ) of katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) cloth which is hand-woven and natural indigo-dyed cotton. It has beautiful pattern with gray. In excellent condition except for two small holes ( 8mm x 8mm, 3mm x 3mm ). Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) 35.5cm x 164cm 14" x 5ft5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #923713 (stock #9924)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$90.00
This is a panel ( 1 haba ) of katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) cotton cloth which is hand-woven and natural indigo dyed. It has beautiful and rare pattern with blue color. In excellent condition. Meiji period ( 18868~1912 ) 34cm x 174cm 13.4" x 5ft9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #918954 (stock #9904)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$70.00
This is a kome-bukuro ( rice bag ) made of pieces of silk crepe with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), shibori ( tie-dyeing ) and hand-painting. Kome-bukuro was used when people exchanged rice or beans as a gift, or donated them to a shrine or a temple till early Showa period ( ca 1940s ). Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ) In good condition except for some small moth holes. 42.5cm x 30.5" 16.7" x 12"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #910785 (stock #9871)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$140.00
This is a hagi-juban ( patched ) made of several kinds of silk such as silk crepe with katazome, with tie dyeing or just plain silk crepe and tsumugi ( pongee silk ). They are all handwoven and most of them are dyed with vegetable color. In excellent condition except for one of the fragments is lost in the right shoulder. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( mid to late 19th C ) 128cm x 138cm 50.4" x 54.3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #907658 (stock #9863)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 1900 item #900035 (stock #9849)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$90.00
This is a tsugi ( patched ) juban ( under kimono ) made of many kinds of silk such as plain silk with fine katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), silk crepe with katazome and silk crepe with katazome and embroidery which is recycled from Edo kosode. Edo kosode is a kimono worn by a woman in Edo period. In good condition except for a mending patch ( 5cm ) and some of embroidered threads are lost in the both sleeves and dirty line in the neck part. Early Meiji period ( ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #899275 (stock #9844)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$60.00
This is a sodenashi ( sleeveless ) juban ( under kimono ) made of several kinds of silk cloth. Beautiful silk crepe with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) pieces are used in the collar part. It also has fine katazome and check patterns. In excellent condition. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ). 42cm x 50cm 16.5" x 19.7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #883207 (stock #9817)
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This is a gorgeous hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) which is made of many kinds of silk such as plain silk with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ), silk crepe with itajime ( board-clamp-dyeing ) and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and shibori ( tie-dyeing ), wild silk and so on. This piece was exhibited in the show in Japan. It has thin cotton lining inside. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( ca. mid 19th C to early 20th C ). In excellent condition except for a few tiny moth holes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #878892 (stock #9806)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$130.00
These are a pair of ornaments for a horse used in case of ceremony or festival. They are made of red wool with embroidery and cotton with katazome ( stencil-resist-dyeing ). Sewn by hand as well as machine. In good condition except for a few moth holes and rips. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. late 19th C to early 20th C ). Length 173cm 5ft7.5inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #878283 (stock #9800)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$100.00
This is a tsuno-bukuro which is made of hand-woven asa and used for grains. "Tsuno" means "horn" in Japanese. It has some mending patches and holes. Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. late 19th C to early 20th C ). 37cm x 106cm 14.6" x 41.7"
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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #874761 (stock #9788)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$150.00
This is a cotton furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) made of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. Karakusa and crest designs are "tsutsugaki" which is free hand painting using rice paste as resist. In good condition except for about ten holes and rips ( 1~2cm ). Meiji or Taisho period ( ca. late 19th to early 20th C ). 120cm x 122cm 47.2" x 48"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #868029 (stock #9774)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$200.00
This is a tsutsugaki furoshiki made of hand-spun cotton cloth dyed with natural indigo and has nice thick texture. Tsutsugaki is the free hand-painting with rice paste as resist. It has vigorous karakusa ( Japanese arabesque ) pattern. In excellent condition except for a mending patch and a jointing seam. Meiji period ( 1868~1912 ). 101cm x 115cm 39.8" x 45.3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #865130
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This is an extraordinary and incomparable book of "Boro-Rags and Tatters from the Far North of Japan" edited by Yukiko Koide and Kyoichi Tsuzuki. This book was newly issued on Jan.7,2009. The boro collection in this book is owned by Chuzaburo Tanaka, 75 years old, who was born in Aomori prefecture and has been dedicating to ethnological field work in the region. It has Japanese as well as English description. It has 120 pages with beautiful photos...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #864201 (stock #9761)
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This is a waistcloth remade from fine asa ( jofu ) kimono which is called "katabira". The original "katabira" was made in late Edo period. It has beautiful embroidery with silk threads dyed with vegetable colors. In excellent condition. Late Edo period ( ca. early to mid 19th C ). 105cm x 70cm 41.3" x 27.6"
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 #845465
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #844731 (stock #8718)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$120.00
This is a dochu-gi ( coat ) made of kudzu-fu ( gross cloth ) which is hand woven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo. Dochu-gi is a coat for outdoor or travel and kudzu-fu one was worn in summer. This dochugi is black and dyed with Japanese ink. In good condition except for a moth holes in the black wool collar and some in the body part. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( ca. mid to late 19th C )...
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 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 1837 VR item #829439
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$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 1900 item #823326 (stock #8676)
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$50.00
This is a hakama ( pants ) which is hand woven of kudzu fibers for wefts and cotton threads for warps. Kudzu-fu was mostly produced in Kakegawa in Shizuoka prefecture in late Edo. This kudzu-fu hakama was worn in summer. In good condition except for several holes ( 1cm x 1cm ~ 0.5mm x 0.5mm ). Length 82cm. Late Edo or early Meiji period ( mid or late 19th C ).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #789714 (stock #8584)
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$70.00
This is a formal woman's kimono with hand painted pattern in the rim. It has two layers in front and rim which have same patterns on both layers. Meiji era ( 1868~1912 ). In excellent condition. 126cm x 154cm 50inch x 61inch
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #782967 (stock #8575)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$180.00
This is an Omi-kasuri child's summer kimono. Omi-kasuri is a fabric woven of hemp and produced in Omi region in Shiga prefecture near kyoto. It is hand woven kasuri ( warp and weft ) and dyed with natural indigo. In excellent condition except for a few stains in the front body and a small hole and rifts in the neck. Meiji era ( 1868~1912 ). 82cm x 104cm 32inch x 41inch
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #776212 (stock #8553)
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$180.00
This is a hai-isho made of silk crepe and plain silk. The techniques are shibori ( tie-dyeing ), katazome ( stencil-resist-dyeing ). It has an elaborate komon cloth for which very finely cut stencil paper is used. It is all dyed with natural colors such as natural indigo, safflower and so on. It has many moth holes and rifts. Ca. mid 19th C. 124cm x 136cm 49inch x 53inch1/2
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #774603 (stock #J099)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$250.00
This is an iron candle stand with beautiful rust. The jointing part of the platform and the pole is a bit loose, however no problem for use. The pole used to be extensible but it does not work now. In good condition as a whole. Late Edo era ( early or mid 19th C. Height 56cm 22inch Length of the base 27.5cm 10inch4/5 Diameter of the platform 18cm 7inch Diameter of the top 10cm 4inch
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #770583 (stock #8549)
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This is a beautiful silk hagi-isho juban ( under kimono ) which is made of Edo chirimen ( silk crepe ), wild silk and plain silk. The techniques are tie-dyeing, hand painting and stencil-resist-dyeing. The purple and red parts are woven of wild silk. All the cloths are dyed with natural colors such as natural indigo, safflower and so on. This juban is a good example of prominent techniques of weaving and dyeing in Edo era. It has a cotton lining...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #739355 (stock #J092)
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$450.00
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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #698201 (stock #7393)
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$120.00
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"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #687816 (stock #J077)
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$190.00
This is a wooden large size kanban (shop sign) of "ryo-gae-ya". Ryo-gae means "exchange" and ryo-gae-ya did banking business, too. Same kanji letters "ryo-gae" are engraved in both sides. It is in the shape of weight. It has many dents, chips and mending with lacquer. ca. mid or late 19th C. 53cm x 58cm 21.0"x22.8" 5.5cm 2.2" thick
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #630039 (stock #J012)
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$100.00
Makie wan with classical patterns of flying cranes and pine trees. This makie is delicately and beautifully hand painted with gold urushi. Late Edo or Meiji era (ca. 1850s~1900s). In excellent condition. Diameter 12.5cm 4.9" Height 8.5cm 3.3"
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 : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #628115 (stock #7277)
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$100.00
Ikat (kasuri) double checkers pattern futon cover, hand woven cotton dyed with natural indigo. It has several mending patches(two of 3x5cm and two of 3x3cm) but in good condition as a whole. Meiji era( 1868~1912 ). 130cm x 220cm 4.3ft x 7.2ft
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"