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All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101303 (stock #MH-1)
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Miharu Hariko Papier-mache Doll; Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, ca. 1986. H.7.5"(19cm) x W.5"(12.5cm.) Figure of a Hikyaku (Courier.) Condition Notes: Cracks to paper on right leg, left arm kimono sleeve, and right hand. Helmet re-glued to head. See enlargements. The Hikyaku was the express messenger or courier of the feudal period, running messages and mail between post towns. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101253 (stock #NC-24)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Berry motif; Japan, early 20th C. 6-piece sweet mold. L.13"(33cm) x W.1.75"(3.5cm) x H.0.375"(1cm.) Condition Note: Bottom piece of mold only. No top cover. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia. In Europe; countries such as Germany, Holland, and England have a rich history of cake mold production. Materials such as wood, ceramic, glass...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101249 (stock #NC-20)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Kame (turtle) motif; Japan, early 20th C. Paddle-type mold to make 4 pieces sweets. L.13.75"(35cm) x W.2"(5cm) x H.1"(2.5cm.) The turtle symbolizes long life in many Asian cultures and was a popular motif for celebratory occasions such as weddings and New Year's. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia. In Europe; countries such as Germany,...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101246 (stock #NC-21)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Sakura (Cherry Blossom) motif; Japan, early 20th C. Paddle-type mold to make 2 pieces sweets. L.14.25"(36cm) x W.3.5"(8.75cm) x H. 0.75"(2cm.) The cherry blossom is a well-known symbol of spring, beauty, and the fleeting nature of life in Japanese culture. Most likely, these molds were used for sweets in the spring season. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101243 (stock #NC-18)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Shiitake Mushroom motif; Japan, early 20th C. Paddle-typ mold to make 4 piece sweets. L.14"(36cm) x W.2.75"(7cm) x H. .875"(2.25cm.) Condition Note: Insect damage to side of paddle. The wrinkled cap of the shiitake mushroom symbolizes old age and long life. It was used as a symbol of such on celebratory occasions. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101237 (stock #NC-19)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Noshi Kombu (kelp wrapper) motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.8.5"(21cm) x W.3.625"(9.25cm) x H. .75"(2.25cm.) Condition Note: Only bottom piece of mold. No top cover. The symbol of the kelp wrapper is used for all celebratory occasions. This is the traditional wrapping (now string or ribbon) for offering and gift envelopes. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China,...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101235 (stock #NC-16)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Shiitake Mushroom motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.5.25"(15cm) x W.3"(7.5cm) x H.1"(2.25cm.) Condition Note: Bottom piece only, no cover piece. The wrinkled cap of the mushroom symbolizes old age and long like. It was used for celebratory occasions that called for such symbolism. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia. In Europe; countries su...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101225 (stock #NC-13)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Sensu (fan) motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.9.375"(23.75cm) x W.4.125"(10.5cm) x H.1.75"(4.5cm.) Condition Note: one of the posts connecting the top to bottom pieces is missing. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia. In Europe; countries such as Germany, Holland, and England have a rich history of cake mold production. Materials such as w...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101222 (stock #NC-15)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Kiku (chrysanthemum) motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.7"(17.75cm) x W.3.5"(8.7510cm) x H.1.375"(4.5cm.) The chrysanthemum is a symbol of late fall and also used for celebratory occasions. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia. In Europe; countries such as Germany, Holland, and England have a rich history of cake mold production. Materials s...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1100973 (stock #NC-12)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Kiku (chrysanthemum) motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.6.625"(15.75cm) x W.3.5"(8.75cm) x H.1.375"(3.5cm.) The chrysanthemum is a symbol of late fall and was also a popular motif for celebratory occasions. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia. In Europe; countries such as Germany, Holland, and England have a rich history of cake mold produc...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1063588 (stock #LL-2)
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Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, by Lee Love of Mashiko (& now Minnesota.) H.3.375"(8.5cm) x Dia.5.375"(13.75cm.) This Ido-gata (well-shaped) bowl of high-feldspar Shigaraki clay was wood-fired in Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture, where Lee had completed a 3-year apprenticeship to National Living Treasure Shimaoka Tatsuzo. The impressed cord patterning on this bowl is an example of zougan-joumon (rope-impressed inlay) for which Mr. Shimaoka was granted his NLT status. The bowl is accompanied by a signed wood...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1063204 (stock #MY.Y.T)
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Mashiko-ware yunomi (tea cup),new. 2 available. A hand-thrown finely crafted artisan ware in the tradition of Mashiko folk pottery. Volume is 8 oz/240 ml. H.3.5"(9cm) x Dia.3.125"(8cm.) The orange-brown "kaki" glaze is a staple of traditional Mashiko ware that is used infrequently these days. It is made from the locally mined Oya stone. It is layered over Mashiko-guro (Mashiko black) glaze. The town of Mashiko is located about 70 northwest of Tokyo, in Tochigi Prefecture. Although there is evide...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1063152 (stock #FI-19)
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Kasuri (ikat) panel remnant with design of chrysanthemums, butterflies, and geometric squares. Japan, ca. Meji Era, 1868-1912. H.7.5"(19cm) x W.11.75"(32cm,) small 1.5cm repair patch in center. This is a wonderful example of mingei craft with a very playful image. Butterflies exist in Japanese folk imagery, but are not so common. This piece would be lovely framed.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1060406 (stock #GG.TC.9)
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Tea Cup, kumidashi style, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Red shino glaze with bottom of cup and foot left unglazed to show natural clay. H.2.75"(7cm)xDia.4.375"(11cm.)There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery and Buddhism, he was exposed to Tea practitioners who complimented his work and encouraged him to produce Tea wares....
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1060394 (stock #GG.TC.14)
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Set of 4 porcelain, saggar-fired, cups by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Grass flashings on cups similar to Bizen Hidasuki technique. Size appropriate as sakazuki sake cups or gong fu tea cups for Chinese or Taiwanese oolong or green tea. Average volume 1oz (30cc.) Hand thrown so slight size variance: H.1.25-1.375"(3.25-3.5cm) x Dia.2.25-2.375"(5.75-6cm.) There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George ev...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1060378 (stock #GG.TC.13)
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Set of 4 stoneware, saggar-fired cups by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Flashing marks of grasses similar to Bizen hidasuki technique. Suitable size as sakazuki (sake cup) or gong fu tea cup for fine Chinese or Taiwanese tea. Average volume 1 oz (30cc.) Hand thrown so slight size variance. H.1.00-1.375"(2.5-3.5cm) x Dia.2.25-2.5"(5.75-6.25cm.) There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits lo...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1060366 (stock #GG.CW.17)
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Matcha Chawan, Tea Bowl, Shino glaze, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. H.3"(7.5cm) x Dia. 4.5"(11.5cm,) Footring is square in shape, 2.375"(6cm.) There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery and Buddhism, he was exposed to Tea practitioners who complimented his work and encouraged him to produce Tea wares. Their introduction to ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1060353 (stock #GG.TC.12)
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Set of 5 small stoneware cups with Shino glaze, size appropriate for either high-grade tea or sake, average volume 2 oz (60cc.) Hand thrown so slight variance in sizes. H.1.875-2.125"(4.5-5.25cm) x Dia.2.375-2.625"(6-6.75cm). There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery and Buddhism, he was exposed to Tea practitioners who compl...