Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1383630 (stock #12946)
Haruko Watanabe
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Silk maru-obi for formal kimono. The width is folded in half, so that the cloth has doulble width. It has traditional sparrow and bamboo motif. The colors are beautiful gold, dark purple, dark green, black and gray. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 33.5cm x 4m8cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1383304 (stock #12621)
Haruko Watanabe
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Boro sakiori vest whose wefts are strips recycled from old indigo hand-spun cotton textiles. Warps are asa (hemp). The first half of the 20th century. 36cm x 65cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1382864 (stock #J487)
Haruko Watanabe
$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 1960 item #1382743 (stock #12943)
Haruko Watanabe
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Silk meisen kimono with geometric kasuri pattern. Both weft and warp kasuri threads are dyed with stencil-resist-dye. In excellent condition except for several tiny spots in the white cotton lining. Mid 20th century. 128cm x 154cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1382378 (stock #J486)
Haruko Watanabe
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A pair of "Ashimoto andon (foot lantern)" made of wood, bamboo and washi (Japanese handmade paper). The wood frame is painted with "Tame-nuri" which is one of techniques of urushi. Clear urushi is painted on red urushi. The paper is replaced from shoji-gami (white paper for a screen) to recycled washi which was a record book of a merchant in late Edo period. Washi is made from paper mulberry bark and very strong. With carton boxes. 20th century. In excellent condition...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1382045 (stock #12936)
Haruko Watanabe
$150.00
Silk meisen tanmono (a bolt of kimono fabric) for making a kimono. It is Heiyo kasuri (double kasuri) and warps as well as wefts kasuri threads are stencil-resit dyed. In good condition but the ground color of one side became a bit yellowish from long time storage. Mid 20th century. 36cm x 9m44cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1381807 (stock #12930)
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Cotton cloth with Arashi-shibori which is one kind of tie-dye invented in Arimatsu-Narumi in 1880. The cloth is wrapped around a big pole and thread is also rolled around it. The cloth is compressed and dyed. This cloth is remake and made of 4 fragments and has 4 mending patches. It also has a patch written as "hara-maki(belly band)". Te first half of the 20th century. 77cm x 75cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1381417 (stock #J485)
Haruko Watanabe
$500.00
Takatori-yaki mizusashi (water jar) in shape of hyotan (gourd) used for chado (tea ceremony). Made by Matsushima Hiroaki (1898~unknown) who established "Yasaburo-gama (kiln)" in Yokohama. In excellent condition with an original box. The first half of the 20th century. H:14cm Diameter:16cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1381260 (stock #12922)
Haruko Watanabe
$380.00
Kake-futon (comforter, top cover) made of hand-spun cotton with beautiful katazome (stencil-resist-dye). The pattern looks imitating shibori (tie-dye). It is natural indigo dyed. It has beautiful green cotton lining and can be used as it is, for example, for a cover or throw. In excellent condition except for a few stains and a mending patch. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 154cm x 175cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1381259 (stock #12921)
Haruko Watanabe
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Large furoshiki made of asa (hemp) with hand-written owner's name. It has some mending patches and wear. The first half of the 20th century. 154cm x 174cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1381112 (stock #12917)
Haruko Watanabe
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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 #1381110 (stock #J480)
Haruko Watanabe
$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 : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1380838 (stock #J479)
Haruko Watanabe
$90.00
Trunk box made of wicker, bamboo and leather. It has washi (Japanese handmade paper) lining with kanji letters. It has black leather for reinforcement. In good condition but has some wear in the leather. It is tight when the lid is put on the box, so better to use separately. The first half of the 20th century. 44cm x 31cm x 24cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1380835 (stock #12915)
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Four panels of cotton cloth with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern which are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. They are from Tohoku district, probably from Akita prefecture. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. Can be sold by one panel for $70. 33cm x 124cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1380374 (stock #J477)
Haruko Watanabe
$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 : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1379403 (stock #12900)
Haruko Watanabe
$130.00
4 pieces of meisen kimono cloth which are "toki-mono" that means unsewn and washed cloth. It has double ikat colorful spiral pattern. In good condition but each has some light stains and rips. Two long pieces for body and each has 9cm cut of the neck part in the middle. 36cm x 2m68cm Two pieces for sleeves. Each has some stains and rips in the top sleeve. 36cm x 170cm Mid 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1379008 (stock #J472)
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Withy basket handmade of willow strips. It has bamboo on the rim, cow skin on the corners and on the lid. In good condition except for some of paper lining in the lid came off. The first half of the 20th century. 53cm x 36cm x 17cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1378924 (stock #12886)
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Pilgrim's cotton sodenashi (vest) with many stamps of holy places where she (woman pilgrim). She took the pilgrimage to "Saikoku-sanjyu-san-kasho" where are 33 temples (holy places) in Osaka-fu, Kyoto-fu, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama and Gifu prefectures. She completed all the pilgrimage and the vest has all 33 stamps. The date is Showa 3-nen (1928). In excellent condition. 48cm x 72cm