Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1383305 (stock #J489)
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A set of three trays which can be nested. They are Kamakura-bori which is traditional craft in Kamakura in Kanagawa Pref. which is chiseled in hardwood and repeatedly lacquered in black and vermilion. Smaller two trays can be nested in the large one. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 35.5cm x 54cm (large one)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1252184 (stock #11006)
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Girl's cotton kimono with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern. It is lined with thick cotton, so that it was worn in winter. The lining is also cotton. In excellent condition and looks rarely worn. 20th century. 104cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1337575 (stock #J369)
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Handwoven bamboo rectangular bamboo basket where letteres or documents were put. In excellent condition. 20th century. 23.5cm x 31cm x 6.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1254120 (stock #J288)
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J288.00
Small ema which is a wooden plaque with painting of a horse or other motif and dedicated to a shrine or a temple for prayer or gratitude. It has a sign "Hie Shrine" which is located in the center of Tokyo. Generally in good condition. 20th century. W:15.5cm H:9.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1399639 (stock #13107)
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Juban (under kimono) made of thick silk crepe with hand-painting (Yuzen-zome) of Furyu Odori (dance) which is a motif from a pair of byobu (screen), titled “Kaka Yurakuzu Byobu” It is a screen which is a National Treasure made in 17th century depicting people dancing under the cherry blossoms (right panel) and aronia (left panel). In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. With a name inside, but unreadable. 130cm x 130cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #924307 (stock #9926)
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This is a cotton kimono with beautiful colorful noshi design which is tsutsugaki technique. Tsutsugaki is freehand painting using rice paste as resist. "Noshi" is an ornament which used to be made of flattened abalone strips and put on a gift in old days, but it is replaced with paper these days. In good condition except for some stains in the left front sleeve ( 1cm x 1cm ) and in front body. This one was worn at a festival or on stage. Sewn by machine...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1382864 (stock #J487)
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$250.00
Wood bowl (shikarinpah) with bird motif, made by Ainu craftsman in Hokkaido. All hand-carved and in excellent condition. 20th century. L:24cm W:10.5cm H:5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1200950 (stock #10835)
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This is an obi (sash) cloth with Bingata pattern. Bingata is the traditional dyeing technique which can trace back to 13th century. It is originated from the dyeing for the formal and ceremonial kimono for the women in the Ryukyu royal family in Okinawa Islands. Only the royal and warrior (samurai) class were allowed to wear Bingata in old days...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1380374 (stock #J477)
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$90.00
Large lantern of a shrine made of paper, bamboo strips, wood plate and metal handle and straps. In good condition except for several holes and rips. 20th century. Length when extended: 72cm Diameter: 41cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1349255 (stock #J380)
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$100.00
Wooden urushi Bento-bako (lunch box) made in Wajima in Ishikawa Pref. Wajima-nuri has been made in the region since mid 17th century. It has removable two pieces for a partition between rice and dishes and one plate. In excellent condition except for some hairline in the bottom. 20th century. 25.5cm x 15.5cm x 6.3cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1332402 (stock #12430)
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Cotton kimono (yukata) for a woman with swallow and spider web motif. Sewn by hand. In excellent condition. 20th century. 128cm x 138cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1310000 (stock #11300)
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Cotton fragments with hand-sewn sashiko (quilting) which are unfinished except for one piece of wrist guard (center). They are supposed to be made to tabi, socks with sashiko. They are from Tohoku (North-East) district. The threads of quilting is cotton or hemp. 20th century. The wrist guard: 12cm x 37cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1381112 (stock #12917)
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A piece of cotton cloth with Ainu embroidery which is all hand-stitched. It has cotton lining. In excellent condition. 20th century. 38cm x 36cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1381274 (stock #J483)
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$200.00
Flower vase (hana-ire) made of Jindai-sugi, Japanese cedar which is said to be a few thousand years old. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century (crafted) H:31cm, 16cm x 25cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1980 item #1197753 (stock #10828)
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$150.00
This is a bag made of cotton fragments. It is from Northwest India. The cotton woodblock prints are used in the upper part and in the lining. All hand-sewn. 20th century. In good condition except for a stain. 59cm x 95cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1246877 (stock #J281)
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$160.00
Negoro-nuri large tray made of wood. Negoro-nuri was originally made in Kishu (Wakayama and the southern part of Mie Pref.) by Buddhist monks between 13th and 16th century. It was made for their daily use such as trays, plates and bowls. The feature of Negoro-nuri is vermilion urushi, functional and simple design. Also, the more used, the more under painted black urush comes out. In excellent condition except a tiny chip. 20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1364519 (stock #12659)
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Sakiori obi (sash) handwoven of strips which are recycled from old silk kimono. The warps are also silk threads. It has beautiful mixture of many colors. In excellent condition. 20th century 14.8cm x 3m20cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #984011 (stock #10122)
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$120.00
This is a piece of noh drama costume which is called "Choken". Choken is made of silk gauze or weft silk gauze with woven designs with gold and colored threads. It is worn by a dancer or noble man in the noh stage. This choken has woven design of Hagi ( Japanese clover ) and Nadeshiko ( Dianthus ) with gold threads. In excellent condition. 20th century. 40cm x 160cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1387289 (stock #12975)
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$50.00
Piece of cloth with Ainu design embroidery which is for study. The ground cloth and embroidery cloth are cotton. It has cotton padding. In excellent condition. 20th century. 31cm x 28cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1296895 (stock #11222)
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Three pieces of cotton velvets with Kyoto motifs which are printed. Top:"Gozan-no-okuribi" on the Daimonji-yama which is the Buddhism event held on August 16. Right:Kiyomizu Temple with maple leaves. Left:Umebachi-mon pattern which is the traditional pattern, the motif of plum flowers. In good condition. 20th century. 35cm x 35cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1408129 (stock #13175)
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Yukata (cotton unlined kimono) with shibori (tie-dye) whose motifs are tomoe (three-way), aboshi (fishing net being dried) and a logo with the character uma (horse). The shibori techniques are: Miura shibori and Ori-nui shibori (folded and stitched). It is hand-sewn and all tie-dye is by hand. Vegetable indigo dyed. In excellent condition. 20th century. 126cm x 131cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1154439 (stock #J217)
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This is a furosaki byobu, a folding screen which is a one of the utensils used in the tea ceremony. It is put near the furnace. It is made of wood frame and reversible, one side is Japanese paper with Umebachi-mon pattern and the other side is ajiro, wickerwork. In excellent condition. H:54.5cm L:86.3cm Thickness:1.8cm ( Measurement of one panel ). 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1197739 (stock #J244)
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$50.00
This is a pair of roji geta (clogs) which are used at the tea ceremony. Instead of zōri (sandals), they are used in case of snow or rain in the roji (adjacent garden). Used but in good condition. The base is made of cedar and straps are made of bamboo skin. 9.5cm x 25cm four pairs are available
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1401905 (stock #13127)
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Minsa-ori obi (sash) for a man which is made of plain weave cotton and dyed with Ryukyu Ai (indigo). It is woven in Yaeyama Islands and it was a gift from a woman to a man. The features are: four and five rectangular kasuri patterns and centipede pattern on both sides. In excellent condition. 20th century. 2m4cm x 5.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1980 item #1259380 (stock #J294)
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$50.00
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Small box made of bamboo with Korin style urushi painting. The bamboo is called "goma-take" which means it has many small goma (sesame) like particles on the surface. It has the sign of "Heian Zohiko" that has been a urushi maker in Kyoto. It has brown urushi coated inside. In excellent condition with an original box. 20th century. W:8cm L:11.3cm H:5.3cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1382043 (stock #12934)
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Tsumugi (pongee) kimono with geometric kasuri pattern which is in very dark brown, white and dark orange red line. Unlined and hand-woven. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century. 130cm x 161cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1980 item #1197743 (stock #10826)
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$110.00
This is a woman's wedding blouse with mirror work. It is worn by the Banjara people in South India. In good condition except for some mirrors are lost. All hand sewn and embroidered. 20th century. W:65cm L:53cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1381110 (stock #J480)
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$80.00
Wood ladle made by Ainu people who are aborigines in Hokkaido. All hand-carved from a wood board. In excellent condition except for a bit of wear in the lower rim. 20th century. L:36cm W:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1381267 (stock #J481)
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$90.00
Wood board used by "nurishi", a lacquer-painting craftsman putting urushi ware on it. It has many beautiful urushi drippings in red, brown and black. 20th century. 10cm x 90cmx 1cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1381271 (stock #J482)
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$90.00
Wood board used by "nurishi", a lacquer-painting craftsman putting urushi ware on it. It has many beautiful urushi drippings in red, brown and black. 20th century. 10cm x 90cmx 1cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1408524 (stock #J539)
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Urushi tray from a collector made by a lacquer ware artist in Kamakura, but unidentifiable. In excellent condition except for minor wear on the rim. 20th century. Diameter:31cm, H:2.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #692382 (stock #J079)
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$320.00
This is a gorgeous bizen flower vase (hana-ire) made by Matsushima Hiroshi ( 1960~ ) who won a prize of Japan Art Crafts Association and many prizes also. This hana-ire has beautiful yo-hen ( discoloration of ceramic ware ). Bizen ware has a history of one thousand years and its feature is that it is burnt long time without glaze with high-heat, so that it causes natural and attractive discoloration in a kiln. In excellent condition with an original signed wooden box...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1229542 (stock #10906)
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Sakabukuro with mending stitches and patches which was used in the process of making sake (Japanese wine). The rice malt is put in and pressed so that sake is extracted. It has many mending stitches and patches. It used to be a bag, but the seams are opened. 20th century. 60cm x 70cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1408292 (stock #J541)
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Ema (pictorial offering) with Red and Blue Ogre (green this one) motif. 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. It has a stamp in the back but unreadable. 20th century. 14.5cm x 10.2cm x 0.8cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1353914 (stock #J407)
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$180.00
Wood tray with traditional Ainu pattern made by Ainu people in Hokkaido. Generally in good condition but has some scratches and the reddish color came off. 20th century. 30.5cm x 20.2cm x 1cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1338975 (stock #12460)
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Chogappo which is made of plain weave silk fragments. All hand sewn with red silk threads. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). This one is called "sanpo", one kind of pojagi which is a cover for a tray or a table with food...