Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori Haruko Watanabe
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1189619 (stock #J237)
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$160.00
This is a pair of bamboo ornaments with carved Chinese-style poetry, however some Chinese characters are not readable, so its meaning is not clear either. In good condition. W:9.5cm, L:94cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1182226 (stock #J233)
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$90.00
This is a pair of tokkuri for sake (Japanese wine) with beautiful hand-painted crane designs which are exactly same pattern on both ones. Probably made in Kyoto (Kyo-yaki). In excellent condition with no chip or crack. It comes with an original wooden box. H:16cm Diameter of the top:3.2cm Diameter of the bottom:4.5cm 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1152927 (stock #10671)
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$150.00
This is a L size kome-bukuro ( rice bag ) made of many kinds of hand-spun cotton with katazome, stripes and checks. Komebukuro was used when people dedicated rice to shrines or they exchange it as gifts. In good condition but has several mending patches. The former half of the 20th century. 80cm x 52cm ( when it is flat )
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1144652 (stock #10641)
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$90.00
This is a meisen kimono with geometric pattern in white, red and black. In good condition except for the blackish part in the back ( not stain but weaving flaw ) and some stains in the front lining. 1950s 128cm x 150cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1133592 (stock #10605)
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This is a pair of kyahan ( shin cover ) made of natural indigo dyed cotton and has beautiful and elaborate sashiko ( quilting ). It is from Tohoku ( east-north ) district. In good condition. The former half of the 20th century. 36cm x 13.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1132506 (stock #10601)
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This is a pair of tabi (�@socks ) with beautiful sashiko ( quilting ). It is made of natural indigo dyed cotton and sashiko threads are cotton. It has cotton flannel lining. In good condition. Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:22cm W:9.5cm H:11.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1122402 (stock #10561)
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This is a cotton furoshiki ( wrapping cloth ) with beautiful sashiko ( quilting ) for strength as well as ornament. It is dyed with natural indigo. Used but in excellent condition except for a few tiny holes. The former half of the 20th century. 132cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1119900 (stock #J186)
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$280.00
This is a lithograph print by Morita Kohei ( 1916~1994 ) who was a Japanese style painter and studied under Yasuda Yukihiko. It is titled "Sakura-fubuki ( petals of the cherry blossoms are blowing in the wind )". His works are known that they got subjects from old stories and histories. It is 74th of the 100 prints. In excellent condition with his own sign and original seal. Measurement of the frame:55cm x 60cm Measurement of the print:32cm x 41cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1119069 (stock #10548)
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$110.00
This is a nobori ( vertical banner ) which is made of hand-spun thick cotton. It has a crest and hand-drawn wave design. In good condition. The latter half of the 19th century. 33.5cm x 2m57cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1111008 (stock #10254)
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$490.00
This is a futon cover with rare and modern pattern ( probably the Big Dipper or the Septentrions ) which is katazome ( stencil-dye ). It is made of hand-spun cotton and natural indigo dyed. It has thick texture. In good condition but has some indigo faded parts and a few mending patches in the back. The seams in the middle and both in the top as well as in the bottom are sewn by machine. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 188cm x 189cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1950 item #1104462 (stock #J172)
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$120.00
This is a four panel byobu ( folding screen ) with ink-paintings of nature on washi ( Japanese paper ). It has the artist's rakkan ( stamps ), but it is unable to identify. In good condition, but has some patina, a few rips and stains. Early to mid 20th century. Size of one panel:40.5cm x 51cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1103446 (stock #10500)
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$150.00
This is a typical early Showa ( 1920s to 1930s ) kimono which has striking colors, red silk lining and made of high quality soft silk. The ground is figured silk and has katazome ( stencil dyed fan motifs. This kimono is for a girl, so a bit smaller than adult's. In good condition but has some light stains in both of the front sleeves. Early Showa ( 1920s~30s ). 120cm x 140cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1099758 (stock #10495)
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This is a sodenashi ( vest ) of sori-hiki ( sledge-hauling ) from Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. It has rectangular pieces of cloth with sashiko ( quilting ) attached in one of the shoulders and in front diagonally for strength and ornament. It is made of hand-woven cotton stripe and it has hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton for the lining. In excellent condition. 50.5cm x 81cm Late 19th to early 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1098675 (stock #J160)
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$220.00
These are plates with hand-painted Kenzan style design of autumn flowers such as chrysanthemums and balloon flowers. They have kanji letters "Kenzan" in the back. Ogata Kenzan ( 1663~1743 ) was a potter as well as a Rinpa school painter. He was a younger brother of Ogata Korin who was a prominent painter and a founder of Rinpa school painting. They collaborated in some of potteries. Kenzan style potteries with "Kenzan" sign have been made in large number till these days...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1096425 (stock #10489)
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$80.00
This is a woman's lined kimono which is made of soft silk crepe with geometric pattern. The modern pattern kimono are often seen among kimonos made between 1920s and 1930s. The katazome dye was done over the original ground ( re-dyed ) that was often practiced as recycling. One can see the original dot pattern. In good condition but has some dirt in the neck and other parts. 1920s to 1930s. 126cm x 141cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1091169 (stock #10479)
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This is a sodenashi ( sleeveless ) made of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It has horizontal sashiko ( quilting ). It was made in Aomori prefecture in Tohoku district. The former half of the 20th century. In excellent condition. 38cm x 92cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1074834 (stock #10416)
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This is a Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of pieces of asa ( linen ) and some are hand-plied and hand-woven. "Pojagi" is general name for a wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is made of patchworked 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 made of fragments of asa and hand-sewn together. It is chemical dyed...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1056973 (stock #10346)
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This is an extra large komebukuro ( rice bag ) made of hand-spun cotton and dyed with natural indigo and vegetable brown color. Komebukuro was used when people exchange rice as gift or donated it to a shrine or a temple. It is made of many pieces of cotton cloth which are recycled from old kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on as cotton was precious in old days. Komebukuro had been used till 1920s and 30s. It has check, stripe and katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) pattern...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1036959 (stock #J131)
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$80.00
These are a tokkuri and two choko for cold sake ( Japanese wine ). All are mold made. In excellent condition. Early to mid 20th century. Height:15cm Diameter of the bottom:7cm Diameter of the top:3.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1021580 (stock #5101)
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$170.00
This is an obi ( sash ) made of light beige plain weaving silk and black silk satin for the lining. It has beautiful and delicate freshwater crabs, traps and nadeshiko design which are stencil-dyed. It has 5 and a half design altogether. In excellent condition for this age except for a few black spots. Early 20th century. 29.5cm x 380cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1021102 (stock #10239)
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$110.00
This is a silk shijira-ori ( a kind of silk crepe ) summer unlined kimono with kasuri ( ikat ) pattern. Shijira-ori is woven of warps which have different tensile strength and make shrinkage, or the same technique for wefts. This kimono has shijira-ori in some wefts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1020234 (stock #10236)
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$50.00
This is a silk meisen Haori which is heiyo-gasuri. As for the heiyo-gasuri, warps and wefts are stencil printed separately and then machine-woven. Heiyo-gasuri made it possible to make more vivid, colorful and free design. It has reddish brown flowers with gray and yellow in beige ground. It has silk lining with beautiful stencil-printed flowers pattern and hand-braided cords in front. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 128cm x 78cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #991844 (stock #10142)
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$120.00
This is a cloth for an obi ( sash ) made of silk gold brocade. It has 60% of pattern of the cloth ( roku-tsū obi ) and 40% is plain, without pattern. The ground is beautiful gold color and the karakusa pattern is woven of gold threads and colorful ones. The 6th and 7th photos are backside. In excellent condition. Mid 20th century. 34.7cm x 4m76cm
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 1940 item #953990 (stock #91033)
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This is a noragi ( farm wear ) made of cotton cloth with shibori and cotton jacquard. The beautiful shibori cloth was produced in Asamai region in Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. Asamai region has been one of the producing places of shibori cloth since mid 19th century. The shibori techniques are Boshi shibori ( capped motifs ), Hira-nui maki-age shibori ( stitched & bound ) and Ori-nui shibori ( folded & stitched ). In excellent condition. Early to mid 20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #919095
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1200.00 yen
This is a book about meisen kimono design. Mangekyo is kaleidoscope in English and it symbolizes its crisp and dazzling color. It has 220 kimonos with eye-catching and beautiful patterns in full color. Meisen kimono was very popular among young women in Taisho and early Showa Period ( 1920s~1940s ) as a casual kimono. It is a pocket edition and has 255 pages. Only written in Japanese. Author: Miyagawa Takeshi. Publisher: Seigensha. The first edition published: June 6 2009. Shipping to U.S...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #859295 (stock #9744)
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$50.00
This is a silk meisen haori ( jacket ). Meisen textile is a kind of pongee silk which is machine woven and has kasuri ( ikat ) pattern. Meisen kimono was very popular among young women as a casual kimono between 1920s and 1950s and many of them have eye-catching bold and contemporary design. Mid Showa period ( ca. 1940s~50s ). In excellent condition. 126cm x 87cm 49.6" x 34.3"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #850647 (stock #8723)
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$180.00
This is a beautiful and gorgeous silk crepe kimono. It is a young woman's formal kimono ( furisode ). It was worn in summer and has no lining. It has traditional summer motifs which are hand painted, such as maple leaves, streams and pink fringes. Some kinds of techniques are used such as embroidery with gold and silver threads and pressed gold and silver leaves. In good condition except for some stains. Ca 1920s~1930s. 128cm x 159cm 50.4" x 62.6"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #826603 (stock #5132)
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This is a man's juban ( under kimono ) which is made of silk crepe. The scenery of steep Mt. Hakone and travelers are depicted with katazome ( stencil-resist-dyeing ) and the motif seems to be taken from famous Ando Hiroshige's ukiyo-e ( wood block print ), titled "Tokaido 53 post stations". Early Showa period ( 1920s~1940s ). In good condition except for several stains ( 2cm x 2cm ~ 0.5cm x 0.5cm ).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #818766 (stock #8668)
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$100.00
This is an extraordinary silk haori with bold design of maple leaves and square paper. In excellent condition except for some stains ( not very noticeable ) and both sleeves in front have jointing seams. Taisho or early Showa period ( 1920s~1930s ). 126cm x 97cm 50" x 38"
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$65.00
This is a beautiful and gorgeous book titled "Textiles: The Soul of India" by Hiroko Iwatate who is a prominent collector and researcher of antique and modern Indian textiles for about 40 years. There was a highly reputed exhibition of her Indian textiles collection at Japan folk Crafts Museum ( Nihon Mingei-kan ) in Tokyo in 2007 as well as in other museums in Japan. It has 207 pages with full color pictures and captions and descriptive texts in Japanese as well as in English...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #733972 (stock #8459)
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This is a nice silk woman's juban ( under kimono ) with kabuki drama motifs which are hand-painted. In good condition except for a few moth eaten holes and light stains. Taisho or early Showa era ( 1920s~1930s ). 123cm x 125cm 48.4" x 49.2"
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...