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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1315828 (stock #J341)
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Basket made of yama-budo (crimson glory vine) for body part and akebi (akebia vine) for handles. It is from Tohoku region, North-East of the Honshu. In excellent condition. 20th century. 48cm x 33cm x 16cm (body part)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1970 item #1315591 (stock #J340)
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Mingei wooden box with carving. In good condition but has some dents and scratches on the lid. 20th century. 13.5cm x 29cm x 5.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1310148 (stock #11301)
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Woman's cotton kimono (yukata) with shibori pattern. The ground cloth is vertical rib weave. In excellent condition. 20th century. 130cm x 156cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1309896 (stock #11295)
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Pilgrim's coat made of asa (hemp) with hand-written Buddhist sutra. It also has stampted Zao Gongen who is a main image of the Kinpusen-ji temple and Ominesan-ji temple. It has many red stamps of holy places where the pilgrim had visited such as Ominesan-ji, Kinpusen-ji, Zaodo etc. which are located between Wakayama and Nara prefecture where "shugen-sha ( holy man )" has been practicing Shugendo. The area was designated as "World Heritage". The first half of the 20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1301490 (stock #J330)
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$60.00
Bamboo basket with silk cloth which is plain weave with Chinese figure design. The lining is twill weave silk cloth. In good condition except for a few tiny holes and the some of bamboo strips in the corners have minor cuts. The first half of the 20th century. Basket:16cm x 22cm x 6cm, Cloth:14.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1301380 (stock #11259)
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Miyako-jufu man's kimono hand-woven of choma (ramie) and dyed with Ryukyu-ai. The wefts and the warps are hand plied. Miyako-jofu has been woven in Miyako Island in Okinawa since 14th century. It was called "Satsuma-jofu" in Edo period as the island belonged to Satsuma feudal domain. It was imposed as tax. It is time-consuming process of thread making, thread plying, weaving as matching the wefts and warps kasuri patterns. It is pounded with mallet to make it shiny after the cloth is woven...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1300037 (stock #11248)
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Woman's unlined kimono made of pongee silk with itajime-shibori (board-clamped dyeing) pattern. It looks chemical indigo-dyed. In excellent condition except for a small brown stain in the back sleeve (5mm x 5mm). The first half of the 20th century. 120cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1296896 (stock #11223)
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$350.00
Boro futonji whose ground cloth and most of the mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It used to be a futon cover so that it still has cotton dust. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 63cm x 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1296503 (stock #11221)
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Four pieces of cotton velvet with motifs of Gion or Gion matsuri in Kyoto. Clockwise from the top left: 1.Gissha and pine tree, 40.5cm x 31cm 2. Chidori and skewered dumplings, 31cm x 37cm 3.Yasaka Tower and moon, 26.5cm x 40cm 4.Naginata-boko, a float with a long-handled sword on the roof, of the Gion Matsuri held in July, 35cm x 34.5cm Generally in good condition but some silver or gold parts have wrinkled lines. 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1295033 (stock #11212)
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Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are mostly hand-spun and vegetable dyed cotton. The ground cloth is natural indigo dyed katazome (stencil-dyeing). Late 19th to mid 20th century. 125cm x 184cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1294164 (stock #11208)
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Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with very fine sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are also cotton. The first half of the 20th century. 59cm x 57cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1293557 (stock #J325)
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Small wooden (kiri, paulownia) drawer coated with red urushi and has beautiful gold makie in front. It also has nice metal fitting for ornament as well as reinforcement. The drawers have green silk lining. In good condition, no distortion except for some stains in gold makie, some chips on the edge and urushi came off in the bottom. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 16.5cm x 17.5cm x 21.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1292124 (stock #11195)
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Sakiori sodenashi (vest) whose wefts are recycled strips torn from old cotton kimono, futonji and so on. The warps are asa (hemp). The sakiori textiles were mostly made in the regions along the Japan Sea side where the cold weather made it hard to cultivate cotton. It has beautiful hand stitching (sashiko) in the top of the back, in the shoulders and in the both sides. In excellent condition and looks scarcely worn. Late 19th mid 20th century. 59cm x 91cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1288024 (stock #J317)
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Akebi vine basket used in the field or in the mountain. It is from Tohoku (East-North) district. It has a rope made of cotton strips recycled from old cotton cloth such as kimono or futonji. In excellent condition. 20th century. w:49cm H:30cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1286850 (stock #11156)
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Boro futonji whose ground cloth is hand-spun cotton with stripes and the mending patches are hand-spun as well as machine-woven cotton. Late 19th to mid 20th century. It has many thin parts. 102cm@‚˜ 166cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1286845 (stock #11155)
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Cotton futonji with tsutsugaki design which is made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo. The motifs of the round crest are: crane, peony, wisteria, bamboo, cherry blossom, pine tree, plum flower and so on. In excellent condition except for a few unnoticeable stains. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 99cm 144cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1283116 (stock #J312)
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Wooden tray with hand-carved Arabesque design. In excellent condition. 20th century. Diameter:30cm Height:2.6cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1277234 (stock #11095)
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Mae-kake (apron) made of indigo dyed cotton cloth with sashiko (quilting). It has two layers of cloth which look machine-woven and the sashiko thread is white cotton. The belts are made of hand-spun cotton. In excellent condition except for some indigo bleeding in the belts. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 55cm x 53cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1273970 (stock #11092)
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$100.00
Silk brocade cloth woven with supplementary wefts on dark blue twill ground. It might be a cloth for a stage costume such as hakama (pants) worn at Noh drama or Kyogen. In excellent condition. 41.5cm x 3m16cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1266142 (stock #11068)
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$80.00
Meisen kimono with geometric pattern which is weft kasuri. Meisen is a plain weave silk cloth whose patterns are such as checks, stripes, weft kasuri, warp kasuri and double kasuri. The word kasuri means ikat. Meisen is woven of second grade silk threads so that it was worn as a daily kimono. They have bold and modern designs comparing with formal kimonos. In excellent condition. The lining is cotton. Early Showa period,1930s. 122cm x 141cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1266135 (stock #11067)
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$80.00
Meisen haori with double ikat patten which is wood and cloud motif. Meisen is a plain weave silk cloth whose patterns are checks, stripes, weft kasuri, warp kasuri and double kasuri. The word kasuri means ikat. Meisen is woven of second grade silk threads so that it was worn as a daily kimono. They have bold and modern designs comparing with formal kimonos. This one has woods motif with double ikat patten. It has palin weave silk lining with beautiful katazome (stencil-dyeing) flower pattern...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1257551 (stock #J291)
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Bamboo basket for flower arrangement handwoven of bamboo strips. It has a water container made of copper. In good condition but has a bamboo strip loose part on the rim of the boat . Late19th to mid 20th century. L:40cm W:19cm (10th photo) H:28cm Diameter of the container:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1255671 (stock #11030)
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Pilgrim's hanten made of gray cotton with Sanscrit letters which are the symbols of the Buddhas. And also "Omine-san" in kanji letters which is located in Nara prefecture. It has been the hallow mountain and the center of the ascetic training, called shugen-do. This hanten has printed images of "En-no-gyosha, a founder of the shugen-do and "Fudo" in the back. In good condition except for light stains. It comes with an original sash. The first half of 20th century. 130cm x 95cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1254120 (stock #J288)
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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 1950 item #1253285 (stock #11012)
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Sakiori kotatsu-kake ( cover ) woven of cotton strips for wefts which are recycled from old kimono, futon cover, furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) and so on. Warps are asa ( hemp ) threads. Kotatsu is a heater made of wooden frame where charcoals or a briquette of coal are put and covered with a futon ( cover ). The lining is cotton stripe and has a bit of yellowish parts. In good condition but has a cotton kasuri mending patch, some wear and wefts loose parts. 20th century. 168cm x 164cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1248013 (stock #10982)
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Sakiori hanten made of cotton strips recycled from old cloth, such as kimono, furoshiki, futonji and so on. The wefts are cotton and warps are asa (hemp) threads. It has beautiful sashiko (stitches) on the shoulders. Generally in good condition but has some wear in the collar and in the both shoulders. The first half of the 20th century. 119cm x 79cm
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1234332 (stock #J263)
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$90.00
Pair of lacquer trays with hand-painted dragonfly, Japanese silver grass and bush clover which are motifs of autumn. Generally in good condition but the dragon one has minor chips on the rim and the other one has a flaw. The former half of the 20th century. Diameter:24.5cm Height:2.2cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1231341 (stock #J260)
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Bamboo flower basket in gourd design. It is handwoven of bamboo strips and decorated with branches. It has a metal water container. In good condition but has some shiny parts, so that it is possible it was coated with lacquer later. Former half of the 20th century. W:45cm D:23cm H:39cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1224989 (stock #J257)
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$40.00
Wooden figure of Tosa-inu (Tosa dog) representing Yokozuna (grand champion of sumo ). Tosa is located in Kochi prefecture in Shikoku district. In good condition except for some dirt in the ropes. 20th century. W:10.3cm x H:10.3cm D:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1209996 (stock #10858)
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A rice bag made of many pieces of cotton stripes which are recycled from old kimono, furoshiki, futonji and so on. It was used when people dedicated rice to temples or shrines, or exchanged rice as gifts. In good condition except for some wear. The former half of the 20th century. 74cm x 37cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1209572 (stock #10853)
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$130.00
Unlined woman's summer kimono with whirlpool pattern. The pattern is stencil-dyeing on kinu-chijimi (silk crēpe) ground. Generally in good condition but has some yellowish parts in the back (not very noticeable). Mid 20th century. 162cm x 142cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1200688 (stock #10833)
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$320.00
This is a cotton Kurume kasuri futonji. It is said that Kurume kasuri was first woven ca.1800 in Kurume in Fukuoka Pref. in Kyushu. Its features are geometric and wood block like patterns and some have light blue indigo color. It was designated as important intangible cultural heritage in 1957, however only a few families are practicing traditional way of produce such as hand-binding, natural indigo-dyeing and hand-weaving these days. This one is handwoven and looks natural indigo dyed...
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 : 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 1950 item #1193538 (stock #10804)
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$70.00
This is a meisen kimono with double kasuri pattern which is abstract scenery of the garden. In excellent condition except for some stains in the upper part of the lining. Mid 20th century. 160cm x 148cm