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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1950 item #1413387 (stock #09625)
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$250.00


RED DOLL HEAD

Wood carving doll head which is the only one coated in red paint among the stock of Japanese doll maker as this is probably sort of one's fundamental sample. Showa period, early 20th century. Paint-peeling at the bottom as is. approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1413385 (stock #05218)
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$250.00


IRON CANDLESTAND AND ROUND STONE

Beautiful unique proportions with mature well-used iron texture, and aesthetic coincident with such stone. Showa period, early 20th century, Japan.

Candlestand: approx. H 17cm (6.69in), D 13cm (5.11in), Stone: approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1413197 (stock #05217)
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$200.00


TSUTSUS

Aggregate of each unique old small conic tube of Japanese yuzen dyeing tool made of 'washi' paper coated in 'kakishibu' persimmon tannin called 'tsutsu' used for squeezing starch out. Solid make in unused condition with no cut of tip. Showa period, 20th century.

Large: approx. H 28cm (11.02in), Small: approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1413103 (stock #09623)
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$300.00


VOTIVE IRON SANDALS

Iron 'waraji' (straw sandals) dedicated to a shrine or temple for wishing goodwalker or godspeed, with such beautiful presence with rusty texture. Early Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1980 item #1413102 (stock #12084)
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$180.00


KARAKURI LION DANCE

Anonymous handmade trick toy of 'shishimai' lion dance made of a miniature 'shishigashira' lion's face mask with such stand and 'karakuri' mechanism (Mouth opens and ears go up and down, when push the bamboo part. Probably the stand was originally once covered with cloth.). Showa period, 20th century. Japan. approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1413101 (stock #05216)
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$440.00


TAGETA

Japanese clogs called 'Tageta' used in agricultural work at rice fields or in walking through marshy ground. Early Showa period, early 20th century. approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1413071 (stock #08124)
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$280.00


BRONZE TOAD

Lovely solid old Japanese bronze toad okimono, Showa period, 20th century. approx. L 18cm (7.08in), W 16cm (6.29in), H 13.5cm (5.31in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1413070 (stock #05215)
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$230.00


SMALL SMALL SHRINE

Cute but also dignified miniature shrine made of tin and wood to enshrine a very small 'Tenjin' (The Deified spirit of Sugawara Michizane, as The God of Learning) like a grain of rice. Meiji-Taisho period, early 20th century, Japan. approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1412983 (stock #05214)
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$350.00


SICKLE HANGER

Handmade wooden hanger for farm tool used at Japanese farmhouse. Showa period, early 20th century. Rustic and tasteful forming as is. approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1980 item #1412870 (stock #08122)
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$250.00


OGRE WITH TIGER-PANTS

Lovely old pottery figurine of 'Oni' (Japanese ogre/demon/goblin) with *tiger-patterned short pants. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Some stains and flaws due to age as is. Can't stand on own feet. Attached with wooden box. (But, not attached with metal ball or black object used in the pics). approx...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1412866 (stock #09620)
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$230.00


18 FAMILY CREST BLOCKS

Wooden 'kashigata' (confectionery mold) with the carvings of various family crests for making the ordered sweets (for gift) as the use of professional Japanese pastry chef. Showa period, 20th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1412828 (stock #09619)
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30 ABSTRACT LASTS OF TABI

Quite unique custom-made molds of 'tabi' Japanese socks made of the mixture of reused scratch papers and textiles used by the professional tabi maker in Meiji - Early Showa period, late 19th - early 20th century, Japan.

Small: approx. 12.5cm (4.92in), Large: approx. 33.5cm (13.18in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1412823 (stock #12083)
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$250.00


DRIFTING CLOG

A piece of 'geta' (Japanese wooden clog) adrift on river or sea for long time, shaped naturally as such an well-simplified object of art in wabi-sabi condition. Early 20th century (or could be earlier like Edo period?). Rare find. Thong was attached in later years. approx. 24 x 11.5 x 1cm (9.44 x 4.52 x 0.39in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1412753 (stock #09618)
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$300.00


HORSE-DECORATIONS

Japanese ornamental housings made of waste pieces of colorful boro textile, small 'temari' (traditional Japanese handballs), and bells with nice clear sounds. Meiji - Early Showa period, late 19th - early 20th century, Japan. approx. L 36-40cm (14.17-15.74in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1412752 (stock #05213)
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$350.00


QUEEN BOXES

Quite rare finds of such lovely handmade beekeeping wooden boxes for queen bee. Showa period, 1950-60s, Japan. Large one had been actually directly sent as a stamped mail at that time.

Small: approx. L 5cm (1.96in), Large: approx. L 10cm (3.93in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1412602 (stock #09616)
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$230.00


SMALL WOODEN MORTAR

Probably once used for grinding herb. Meiji - Early Showa period, late 19th - early 20th century, Japan. Quite a refined mature texture as is due to use and age. Crack as seen. approx. D 21-22cm (8.26-8.66in), H 16.5cm (6.49in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1412461 (stock #05211)
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$180.00


BLACK CYLINDER

Japanese wooden tool used as a thread-spool. Showa period, 20th century. Simple, rustic, and tasteful form of art. approx. H 22cm (8.66in), D 15cm (5.90in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1412138 (stock #09613)
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$250.00


KURA

Clay savings box immitated the form of traditional 'Kura' (Japanese storehouse). Taisho - Early Showa period, early 20th century, Japan. approx. 10 x 7.5 x 8cm (3.93 x 2.95 x 3.14in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1412019 (stock #09612)
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$250.00


BLACK STEAMER

Wooden steamer made with no nails but tenons, covered with such aesthetic blackness with soot from the everyday life of ordinary people. Meiji - Early Showa period, late 19th - early 20th century, Japan. approx. 30.5 x 25 x 24cm (12.00 x 9.84 x 9.44in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1412016 (stock #05208)
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$280.00


GORINTO

Dedicatory wooden 'Gorinto' (Five-tiered stupa) with Sanskrit characters, composed of the five different forms of square, circle, triangle, semicircle, and 'hoju' (precious stone) that stands for earth、water、fire、wind, and void (as The Five Elements). Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. H 17cm (6.69in), 5.5 x 5cm (2.16 x 1.96in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1411824 (stock #08119)
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$250.00


WATER FLOW HANADOME

'Hanadome' (Flower-stopper) of 'Ryusui-mon' (Flowing water design), as a flower arrangement tool for stabilizing the root of flowers, made of lead alloy or bronze, with the sign of "Nakao-made" and unidentified craftsman's name. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Quite a rare design with refined roughness and fluctuation. Aged deterioration as is as seen.

approx. 15.5 x 13 x 5.1cm (6.10 x 5.11 x 2.0in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1411753 (stock #08118)
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$250.00


PROTOTYPE AINU ITA TRAY

'Ita' as a traditional wood carving tray made and used by Ainu people, and this is more like a rare find as the prototype. "1976, Prototype, Madeanno" at the backside. Single crack as seen. approx. D 29.7-30cm (11.69-11.81in), H 1.3cm (0.51in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1411744 (stock #05206)
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$400.00


BUDDHIST SUTRA LETTERPRESS

Japanese Buddhist sutra, called 'Hannya Shingyo' (Originally, 'Pranja-para-mita'). Solid rubber letterpress types with metal base as unique remains of refined craftsmanship from an old printing shop. Showa period, 20th century, Japan.

approx. 32 x 24 x 2.5cm (12.59 x 9.44 x 0.98in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1411626 (stock #09609)
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$280.00


OKUAIZU FOLKCRAFT TOOL

Very unique wooden folkcraft tool from a village of 'Matagi' (Traditional winter hunters in Tohoku mountains) in a deep mountain in Okuaizu area (Reference: http://www.okuaizu.net/en/about-okuaizu/) used for taking bean pod off from the ear. Meiji - Early Showa period, late 19th - early 20th century, Japan. approx. L 335mm (13.18in), D 125-135mm (4.92-5.31in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1411039 (stock #09606)
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$450.00


HAIRSTYLE SAMPLE

Vintage Japanese hairstyle sample with hand-painted faces and hairstyles on papers pasted on cardboards used as the teaching material at barbers' school (as the predecessor of the present Central Hairdressing & Beauty College, Tokyo). Showa period, 20th century.

Face length: approx. 180-213mm (7.08-8.38in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1411038 (stock #09605)
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$380.00


TAI TOWER

Wooden 'Kashigata' (Japanese confectionery mold) with carvings of 'Tai' (Sea breams) for making the five pieces with reversible design at once. Taisho-Showa period, early 20th century. Damage at the lower part as is.

As tower: approx. 225 x 160 x 95mm (8.85 x 6.29 x 3.74in), Center piece: approx. 160 x 96 x 70mm (6.29 x 3.77 x 2.75in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1410922 (stock #09604)
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$400.00


WILD TREE AS GOD

Japanese okimono of naturally growing tree (driftwood?) attached with a pedestal, relates deeply with the dedication of Japanese physiolatry as 'Yorishiro' (Object representative of a divine spirit) or possibly 'Konsei-sama' (Phallus). Showa period, early 20th century. approx. H 28cm (11.02in), 49 x 17cm (19.29 x 6.69in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1410849 (stock #12078)
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$200.00


CALM

Attractively skillful or unskillful anonymous painting drawn on a wooden board. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. 33 x 24.5 x 0.4cm (12.99 x 9.64 x 0.15in). Slightly peeled off.


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1410848 (stock #09603)
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$400.00


SNAKE

Anonymous wood carving snake okimono sculpture that applies its original natural shape to the snake's winding form (motion) with the less arrangement (carved eyes and cut bottom attached with felt for its stability) with more imagination. Showa period, early 20th century, Japan. In aesthetic original condition as is, with some cracks.

approx. L 45cm (17.71in), H 27cm (10.62in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1410602 (stock #05201)
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$230.00


WOODEN MOLD FOR BASEBALL CAP

Quite a rare vintage Japanese artisan's tool. Showa period, early 20th century. Simple and unique form with aesthetic texture. approx. 20 x 26cm (7.87 x 10.23in), H 13cm (5.11in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1410580 (stock #09599)
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$480.00


TEN SACRED TREASURES

Japanese paper hanging scroll with hand-drawn 'Tokusa-no-kandakara' (The ten sacred treasures, such as two types of mirrors, one sword, four types of precious stones, and three types of shawls) appeared in 'Sendai Kujihongi' (Ancient Japanese History (completed in 9th century)) as a "Shinto scripture" (General term for the literature which provide the basis for religious belief in Japanese Shinto), with the signature of 'Hakuryushin' (lit. W...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1410578 (stock #05200)
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$280.00


MEDETAI KASHIGATA

Large aluminum 'Kashigata' (Japanese confectionery mold) with such beautiful and dynamic carving of sea bream made for special use of happy event (because the Japanese word "Medetai" (Auspicious) has the homophone of "Tai" (Sea bream) as traditional wordplay). Showa period, 20th century. approx. 36 x 25 x 5cm (14.17 x 9.84 x 1.96in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1410302 (stock #02175)
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$350.00


HANAKAGO

'Hanakago' (Japanese flower basket) made of bamboo and wood, Taisho-Showa period, 20th century.
In fine condition, with some stains and scratches due to age and use.

approx. H 45cm (17.71in), D 24-25.5cm (9.44-10.03in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1960 item #1410230 (stock #02174)
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$500.00


TAKEKAGO BY IWAO HONAN

Refined Japanese 'takekago' bamboo basket made by a bamboo work artisan in Oita prefecture, Iwao Honan (probably the 1st). Showa period, Pre-1960s. His works are highly admired today in Japan.

approx. H 43cm (16.92in), D 13cm (5.11in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1410162 (stock #09593)
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$200.00


KIRIGAMI

Set of 10 different types of 'Kirigami' (Art of Japanese papercutting) made by a paper pattern artisan (for kimono fine pattern), including carriage, double-crane, 'oiran' (high-class prostitute), deer, general, etc. Total 29 pieces. Taisho-Showa period, early 20th century, Japan. approx. 12cm (4.72in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1970 item #1410058 (stock #08115)
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$300.00


NO HANAKAGO

Zen triangular 'hanakago' (bamboo flower basket) for simple and minimal flower arrangement with infinite perspectives and dimensions. Early-mid 20th century, Japan.
No craftsman's sign, but very refined and aesthetic make as a rare unique find. Generally recommended with simple single flower, but personally more like recommended for the use of flower arrangement with no flower, for the arrangement for nothingness. Enjoy.

approx. H 32cm (1...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1409180 (stock #12074)
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$300.00


13 WOODEN MOLDS AND 22 PAPER-MACHE MOLDS FOR DOLL WIG

13 pieces of wooden molds and 22 pieces of paper-mache molds for making Japanese doll wig, acquired from a long-established doll shop in Japan, as mixture set of different age pieces between Taisho-Showa period, 20th century. Specially well-used aged wood piece turns to matured with such blackness like atmosphere of god's figure.

Largest wooden piece: approx. H 17cm (6.69in), Paper-mache: approx. 5.6cm ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1408843 (stock #09589)
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$280.00


SEMAMORI BOOK

Anonymous sample book with such beautiful and rare various 38 designs of delicate ‘semamori’ (amulet stitch sewn on child kimono for keeping away from evil spirit) called 'semamoricho' handed down through the two generations of mother and daughter. Early 20th century, Japan. approx. 15.5 x 8cm (6.10 x 3.14in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1408744 (stock #08114)
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$250.00


CAGE

Anonymous old handmade architectural cage (for bird? or insect?) made of wood, tinplate, and wire, as a unique Japanese mingei brocante made by an unknown connoisseur. Showa period, 20th century. Originally such bamboo sieve was contained in inside when acquired, though its usage unidentified. Generally usable condition, but with some expected damage as is as seen due to use and age.

approx. H 38 x W 26.4 x D 32cm (14.96 x 10.39 x 12.59in)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1408743 (stock #09588)
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$250.00


DRAWING PAD

Anonymous private drawing pad with wide range of his/her own history from the infantile graffiti of prewar time to the grown skillfull drawing of postwar time, during early Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Expected stains due to age as is. approx. 15.5 x 10.7 x 4cm (6.10 x 4.21 x 1.57in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1408677 (stock #09587)
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$280.00


TILE SHRINE

'Hokora' (Small shrine) made of tile specially seen in Okayama prefecture, Japan, worshiped 'Kojin' (lit. 'Furious god' / God of cooking stove) into and placed on the hill behind for looking out over the ancestral ground and house. Early 20th century. Chip at roof and some moss naturally attached with as is.

approx. H 21.7cm (8.54in), W 20.9cm (8.22in), D 15cm (5.90in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1408605 (stock #05192)
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$350.00


NUMBERED PAPER BUNDLE

I'm not sure really, but I think originally those are the old tags for luggages or so on. Early Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Such tied up layers of papers becomes a lump as an object by itself, and so unique and rare hardly seen. approx. 46 x 27 x 18cm (18.11 x 10.62 x 7.08in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1408367 (stock #05191)
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$200.00


OPEN-AIR HOUSE

Expansive and humorous tin house without cage made of such limited materials disposed nearby. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. Diameter 13cm (5.11in), Height 15cm (5.90in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1407996 (stock #09580)
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$230.00


DONKORO GAME OF TOGATTA HOT SPRING TOWN

Drawing and wooden spinning top used for exclusively unique gambling game in Togatta hot spring town in Miyagi prefecture called 'Donkoro' made by the local kokeshi doll craftsman (*Togatta Kokeshi is another traditional tourist icon besides hot spring in the area). Showa period, 20th century, Japan.

Paper: approx. 635 x 338mm (24.99 x 13.30in), Top: approx. 14cm (5.51in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1407899 (stock #09579)
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$300.00


WOOD CARVING SALMON

Anonymous coloured wood carving salmon. Showa period, 20th century, Japan.
Curiously like a similar feeling of woodblock print texture somehow...
Small chip at tail fin and cracks at mouth as seen.

approx. L 50cm (19.68in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1407691 (stock #02162)
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$450.00


BAMBOO BASKET

Meiji-Showa period, early 20th century, Japan. Once used for silkworms at a farmhouse, from a mingei collector as its latest provenance. Such refined sooty condition and lovely slight bigger size than usual. Quite a rare find today.

approx. H 21-23cm (8.26-9.05in), 35 x 33cm (13.77 x 12.99in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1407690 (stock #09578)
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$1,500.00


ULTIMATE BORO

Taisho-Showa period, early 20th century, Japan. From the collection of an antique dealer who acquired it in Shonai area in Yamagata prefecture 20 years ago. Layered boro cotton textiles to make it a thick and fat textile itself, and formed like a sleeping bag (for infant use?). Such used boro but clean condition (though some dust and slight holes).

approx. 120 x 63cm (47.24 x 24.80in), T 5-6cm (1.96-2.36in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1407651 (stock #08110)
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$300.00


BIRDCAGE

Anonymous handmade architectural birdcage made of wood and wire as a unique Japanese brocante. Showa period, 20th century. Such refined decadence in elegance. Rare find. approx. 25.5 x 15cm (10.03 x 5.90in), Height with handle 22cm (8.66in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1407645 (stock #09576)
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$300.00


EMA OF COW

Worshipper’s wooden tablet dedicated to the shrine called ‘Ema’ (lit. ‘Horse picture’), with the painting of a cow in such melancholic atmosphere. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. 57 x 38cm (22.44 x 14.96in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1407520 (stock #09575)
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$280.00


BORO POUCH FOR WHETSTONE

Quite an unusal and rare grindstone pouch woven with the strings made of waste pieces of torn boro textiles by primitive Japanese knitting technique called 'Angin' succeeded from the Jomon period (c.14,000-300BCE). Early Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Slight stain of iron rust as is. approx. L 21.5cm (8.46in), W 10cm (3.93in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1407355 (stock #12067)
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$150.00


ME NO EMA

Ema of eyes. Worshipper's wooden tablet dedicated to the shrine called 'Ema' (lit. 'Horse picture'), with the painting of two Japanese hiragana letters of 'ME' which stand for "Eyes" as the prayer for cure of eye disease. Showa period, early 20th century, Japan. Crack at upper part as is. approx. 17.5 x 22 x 1.3cm (6.88 x 8.66 x 0.51in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1407341 (stock #09574)
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$330.00


HYAKUMANBEN COUNTER

Buddhist wooden prayer counter used for the ritual of the Pure Land called 'Hyakumanben' that recites “Namu Amida Butsu” hundreds of thousands times by multiple (more than ten) prayers together at the same time for the same purpose. Early 20th century, Japan. Unit of hundred for the upper part and thousand for the lower. approx. H 273mm (10.74in), 333 x 95mm (13.11 x 3.74in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1940 item #1407163 (stock #05180)
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$230.00


FRAGMENTS OF ANATOMICAL MODEL

Old Japanese anatomical model of human body made of cardboard, as a set of a leg and a part from chin to shoulder, Showa period, early 20th century. Such unique abstract forms with refined mature texture.

Leg: approx. L 58cm (22.83in), Chin to shoulder: approx. L 43cm (16.92in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1406707 (stock #12064)
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$130.00


FOX ITAE

'Itae' (votive panel painting) of Inari fox by Mori Shingoro in Showa 16 (1941), Japan. Loss of gofun pigment, and some stain at center part. approx. 35.5 x 24.5 x 0.5cm (13.97 x 9.64 x 0.19in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1406626 (stock #09565)
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$450.00


STATUES OF THE 16 RAKANS

Wood carving object with the statues of 16 'Rakan' (Buddhist monks who has attained nirvana). Taisho-Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. 42.5 x 12.2cm (16.73 x 4.80in), H 18.5cm (7.28in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1406553 (stock #05175)
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$230.00


BARK-BRAIDED SNAKE

Okinawan folk toy, Showa period, 20th century. approx. L 20cm (7.87in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1406050 (stock #05174)
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$300.00


TOMOE SHRINE CREST

Metal 'Shinmon' (Shrine crest) attached on well-used wooden board, which is called 'Hidari Mitsudomoe' (Left threefold tomoe) as a type of traditional 'Tomoe-mon' (Comma-like swirl crest) widely used in Shinto shrines and as a family emblem. Probably originally used for the dedication or as a part of building material of shrine. Early Showa period, early 20th century, Japan.

approx. H 25cm (9.84in), W 36cm (14.17in), T 4cm (1.57in) ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1405850 (stock #09559)
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$180.00


BAMBOO ZUSHI

Aesthetically coarse bamboo zushi shrine in sooted condition, early 20th century, Japan. Some worm holes at inner bottom as is. approx. H 286mm (11.25in), W 115mm (4.52in), D 105mm (4.13in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1405845 (stock #12061)
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$200.00


MYSTERIOUS TALISMANS 27pc

Quite unique and mysterious printed paper talismans with some words like "cursed with kami (god)" and etc. Specific origin unknown. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. 15.5 x 9cm (6.10 x 3.54in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1405340 (stock #08103)
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$250.00


UMO

"Unidentified Mingei Object", carved from a massive single wood with no joint, with a cramp for a crack. Tohoku region, Japan, early 20th century. A component of machine? or a completed tool by itself? Close Encounter of The What Kind...

approx. H 29cm (11.41in), 23 x 19.5cm (9.05 x 7.67in)


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