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 #1365052 (stock #J432)
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Wood board used by Urushi (Japan) craftsman when he coated urushi wares and put them on it. It has many beautiful urushi drippings in red and black. 20th century. 13.5cm x 91cmx 1cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1364963 (stock #J665)
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$60.00
Urushi bento-bako made of bentwood called "mage-wappa" in Japanese and mainly made in Akita Pref. in Tohoku district. 20th century. In excellent condition except for some tiny dents in the bottom. 9.5cm x 20.5cm x 7.8cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1364962 (stock #12665)
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$80.00
Boro asa noragi (field wear) made of hand-plied asa (hemp). It has indigo dyed cotton cloth in the buttom and some mending patches. The first half of the 20th century. 63cm x 90cm
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 #1364446 (stock #12654)
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Shop hanten with katazome (stencil-dye) pattern and the shop's (or company's) logo. It has nice brown katazome cloth in both sleeve openings. Sewn by machine. In excellent condition. 20th century. 134cm x 90cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1363705 (stock #J428)
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Woodblock print book titled "Cho Sen-shu" (1000 butterflies) by Kamisaka Sekka (1866~1942). He was a modern Japanese style painter and one of the first graphic and industrial designers in Japan. The book has 2 parts. It has stylized butterflies in 25 sheets in each part, so 50 sheets of woodblock prints. In excellent condition but one page has a vertical folding line in the side rim...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1363519 (stock #12645)
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Cotton shibori (tie-dye) cloth for one kimono. It is rare as it is in the original paper wrapping when it was sold. It is written "Arimatsu Shibori" and produced by Owari Arimatsu "Takeda Kahei" which was established in Keicho 13 in Edo (1608) and the company's name changed to "Takeda Kahei Shoten" in Meiji 5 (1873). It is written "1 jo" which is for one kimono and about 12m. In good condition but might have some beige color on the selvedges from aging, however it can be cleaned by washing...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1362084 (stock #12636)
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Boro white cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with many mending patches. The ground cloth is white machine-woven cotton with subtle kasuri (ikat) pattern. Some of mending patches are hand-spun cotton. All hand-sewn. The first half of the 20th century. 115cm x 118cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1361259 (stock #12624)
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$90.00
Cotton cloth with shibori (tie-dye) seigaiha (waves) pattern and dyed with akane (madder). In excellent condition but akane color is faded and one mending patch and a few tiny holes. The first half of the 20th century. 35cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1361258 (stock #J426)
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$80.00
A set of four fans (uchiwa) made of bamboo and washi (Japanese hand-made paper). Each has hand-painted pictures and signs such as three kabuki "kumadori" which is special makeup of the kabuki player and Otahuku. All have the same written seal marks, however the name of the artist is not clear. Two are painted with kakishibu (persimmon tannin) 20th century. In excellent condition. W:30.5cm H:35.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1360928 (stock #12622)
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Boro sakiori hanten hand-woven of strips for wefts which are recycled from old indigo cotton cloth such as kimono, futonji or furoshiki etc. The warps are asa (hemp) threads. The collar panel and sleeves are made of indigo dyed cotton cloth. Late 19th to early 20th century. 122cm x 79cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1360711 (stock #J422)
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Andon (lantern) made of wood and painted with red urushi (lacquer). It is remade for electric bulb. The shade has beautiful handmade paper with seigaiha (waves) pattern. In excellent condition. 20th century. H:49.5cm Bottom box:13.5cm x 19.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1360161 (stock #12614)
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Taiten shibori man's kimono. The warps for shortening are woven as the cloth is woven. The cloth makes gathering as the warps are shortened and dyed. This shibori was called Taiten Shibori and was very popular in early Showa period (1925s to 1930s), however once declined but much used as common shibori after 1945. In excellent condition. 1920s to 1950s 138cm x 134cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1358563 (stock #J418)
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Wood container in the shape of bamboo shoot and has colorful lacquer painted. In good condition but has minor dents and dirt. The first half of the 20th century. H:14.5cm Diameter:9.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1358267 (stock #12698)
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Cotton kimono with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern. A bit of red is nice. Used but in excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 125cm x 145cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1357613 (stock #12600)
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An apron (maekake) made of indigo dyed cotton. It has hand-stitched sashiko (quilting) which is asanoha (hemp leaves) pattern. It has two layers. In excellent condition but two white cotton belts have some dirty parts. The first half of the 20th century. 44.5cm x 42.5cm The length of the belt:172cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1357531 (stock #12598)
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Woman's cotton kimono (yukata) with shibori (tie-dyeing) dragonfly motif. In good condition. The first halh of the 20th century. 128cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1357483 (stock #12597)
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$140.00
7 pieces of "saiho hinagata" which are miniature sewing samples. They were made by girl students at sewing schools from early Meiji (ca 1880) to early Showa (ca 1930s). Mostly the scale is one third of a real measurement for efficient learning. Four hakama(pants) including child's one, two kimono, one haori (jacket). All hand-sewn and in excellent condition. The measurement of haori: 43.5cm x 35.5cm