Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1416016 (stock #J565)
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4 sheets of "tatougami" made of recycled washi (Japanese handmade paper) used at a pawn shop. Hocked items were wrapped in this tatougami and kept. It is made of used washi with letters and kakishibu is thinly painted. Each one has the name of the pawn shop. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition but a few moth bite holes. 77cm x 77cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1414797 (stock #J561)
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Ema (pictorial offering) with hiragana letter "me". Ema is originally painted with a horse motif, but others too, later. It is offered to a shrine or a temple wishing for good lucks. Late 19th to early 20th century. In good condition. 17cm x 11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1414728 (stock #J560)
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$120.00
Hyotan design sake container which is made of kami-ito (paper cord) and painted with urushi and has momiji (maple leaves) with red urushi. Crafts made of paper cord were very popular in Edo period and they were called "Kami Nagato", those are bowls, tabacco cases, inro (small container for a personal seal) and so on. In excellent condition but the plug is lost. 19th century. Height:18cm, Diameter:10cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1405673 (stock #J537)
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$380.00
Rare item. Yazutsu (quiver) made of "koyori" which is twisted washi (Japanese handmade paper) strings. The crafts made of koyori and coated with urushi were called "Kami-Nagato" and they were popular handicrafts in Edo period, such as tabacco cases, bowls and sake containers in hyotan shape and so on. It has 15 arrows made of bamboo but feathers are worn out. The quiver is in excellent condition. The 19th century. L:94cm Diameter:7.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1400132 (stock #J529)
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$200.00
Bag made of deer skin with asa (hemp) rope which is vegetable indigo dyed. The usage is not clear, possibly by "Hikeshi (fireman)" or samurai. In good condition except for two breaks in the top and near bottom parts. 19th century. 26cm x 62cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1379446 (stock #J474)
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$90.00
Two weights made of solid and rather heavy wood which were used when "habaki", leg guards were made. The technique is warp twinning. In excellent condition. 610gm for two. 19th century. Diameter:10cm H:10cm The 8th image is from "Nihon-no-nuno, Genshifu Tanbou" Bessatsu Taiyo published by Heibon-sha in 1989. Othe three images are examples of "habaki"
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1373113 (stock #J456)
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Asa (hemp) hand-knitted and and indigo dyed bag and a willow basket which are used on travel. The bag is in excellent condition but the basket has some rifts on the rim. They came originally together. 19th century. The length of the bag:67cm The basket:33cmx 16cm x 7cm
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...