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 #1366052 (stock #12681)
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Tsuno-buuro made of asa (hemp) dyed with kaki shibu (persimmon tannin). It is for grains or beans. It is hand-sewn the long cloth diagonally so that it is a bit strechable. It has many mending patches and moth holes. late 19th to mid 20th century. 45cm x 101cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1365577 (stock #12692)
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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of asa (ramie or hemp) and dyed with indigo. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied. The frame cloth and the belts are cotton which are renewed. "Pojagi" is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patch-worked with silk or asa fragments.(reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995) Late 19th to mid 20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1365319 (stock #12670)
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$150.00
Unlined summer formal kimono made of silk crepe. It has beautiful sailboats, waves (Seigai-ha) and pine trees motif. In excellent condition except the ground black has slightly faded, a small stain (third photo) and the gold thread came off (fifth photo). The first half of the 20th century. 126cm x 153cm
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
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1357368 (stock #12596)
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Cotton futonji with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern which was done in Arimatsu Narumi region in Aichi Pref. It has been known for the product place of shibori textiles since Edo period. The cloth is hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. The first half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 130cm x 180cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1357366 (stock #12594)
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$330.00
Sakiori sodenashi (vest) made of strips recycled from old kimono, futonji and so on. The wefts are cotton strips and warps are hemp threads. The belts and piping are indigo dyed cotton. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 40.5cm x 76cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1355540 (stock #12588)
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Silk juban (under kimono) made of three kinds of beni-itajime cloth which is board-clamp dyeing with beni (safflower), however it is not sure all the dye of this juban is natural beni or chemical. The last photo shows how to dye beni-itajime. In excellent condition except for some tiny moth holes in the wool muslin in the hem. The first half of the 20th century.126cm x 129cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1354245 (stock #12574)
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Boro small rug made of hand-spun cotton with Narumi-kongata. It is katazome (stencil-resist-dyeing) imitating shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern and dyed with natural indigo. The lining is machine-woven cotton. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 65cm x 67cm
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 : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1353518 (stock #12568)
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$250.00
Han-juban (short under kimono) made of indigo dyed cotton. It has sleeves made of hand-spun cotton with jishiro (white ground) katazome which is rather rare comparing indigo ground. In excellent condition except for a bit of dirty parts in the wrists in the sleeves. The first half of the 20th century. 115cm x 60cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1353121 (stock #12567)
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$220.00
Woman's coat for kimono made of high quality and soft figured silk. It has katazome pattern in beautiful and bright colors. In excellent condition. It has plain weave orange silk lining. In excellent condition. 118cm x 94cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1351333 (stock #J399)
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$20.00
Paper stencil for kimono or futonji which are made of wash, Japanese handmade paper. The first paper stencil resist dyeing appeared in the Kamakura and Nanboku-cho period (1185~1392). It was applied for many items later, such as samurai's kamishimo(komon), civilian's kimono, No-drama costume and so on. Mino-gami (handmade paper made in Mino in Gifu Pref.) is used for the stencil...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1350791 (stock #12556)
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$330.00
Sodenashi (vest) made of indigo dyed cotton with reinforcement cloth for shouldering which has hand-stitched sashiko. It also has nice sashiko in both sides. In good condition. The first half of the 20th century. 45cm x 73cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1350368 (stock #12554)
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Beautiful gold brocade obi (sash) for a formal kimono. Maru-obi is made of wide obi cloth which is folded in half so that only one side has a seam. It has auspicious seven treasures motif. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 33.5cm x 4m4cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1350313 (stock #J386)
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A pair of wooden lacquer plates with hand-painted Daruma (Bodhidharma) who is the founder of the Zen, a sect of Buddhism. The gold daruma and the daruma doll are hand-carved. In excellent condition except for a tiny chip (1.5mm) on the rim of one of the plates and a very slight hair line on the surface of the other. Diameter:17cm, H:4cm The first half of the 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1349765 (stock #12543)
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Fireman's hanten (coat) with hand-stitched sashiko (quilting). It is from Hachinohe city in Aomori prefecture in Tohoku district. It has beautiful hand-stitched sashiko. The first half of the 20th century. In good condition. 120cm x 99cm
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 1960 item #1347283 (stock #12530)
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$70.00
A roll of cloth (tan-mono) for one kimono. It has double ikat geometric pattern. In excellent condition but has one moth hole and two yellowish line in the outer folded part from long time storage. Mid 20th. 36cm x 11m84cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1346956 (stock #12526)
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Sakiori hanten made of cottton strips for wefts, which are recycled from old futonji. kimono, furoshiki and so on. Warps are white cotton. The collar is indigo dyed cotton kasuri cloth. In ecellent condition except for some wear in the neck. The first half of the 20th century. 108cm x 68cm