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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1284186 (stock #SF-110)
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Hanging Vase, Kakehanaire, by Sachiko Furuya; Honolulu, HI. Bamboo Ash glaze. Pinched body. H. 4.25"(10.75cm) x Dia. 3.75"(9.5cm.) Sachiko Furuya hails from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There, she studied pottery with Yukio Matsuura, making primarily tea wares for practitioners of the Omotesenke School of Tea. She also attended the College of Arts at Nihon University (Tokyo,) Suidobara Fine Arts Academy (Tokyo,) and has a Studio Art degree from Clark College in Dubuque, Iowa. She has exhibited h...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Japanese : Pre 1990 item #759190 (stock #T-41)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$45.00
Katazome (stencil-dyed) Maekake (apron), Shop Apron for Konnyaku Store. Indigo-dyed heavy cotton shop apron. Stencil-dyed on both sides with shop name and address: “Yamachuu,” Nihonmatsu City (Fukushima Prefecture;) braided cotton waist tie. Top line: “Naigai Nousan Shushi” (Grown from Domestic Seeds?,) 2nd line: “Konnyaku Seizou” (Konnyaku Factory,) center logo” “Yamachuu,” 1st address line: “Nihonmatsu-shi Rotari-mae” (Nihonmatsu City, in front of the Rotary,) 2nd addr...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Japanese : Pre 1990 item #759194 (stock #LE-9)
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Indigo-dyed heavy cotton shop Apron. Stencil-dyed on both sides with shop name and address: “Dai Maru,” Akita City (Akita Prefecture;) braided cotton waist tie. Top line: “Akita-shi Chuuo Oroshi Uri Ichiba” (Akita City Central Wholesale Market,) logo: “Dai Maru” (Big Circle,) 3rd line: “Akita Dai Maru Seika Kabushiki Gaisha” (Akita Dai Maru Produce Inc.,) last line: “Denwa (telephone) 0188 Daihyou (main number) 69-5591.” Very good condition. Late1900’s. L.28”(71cm) x W.18...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1283908 (stock #SF-100)
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Round Dish with flower-shaped medallions applied to 2 sides and interior, by Sachiko Furuya; Honolulu, HI. White glazes. H. 2.25"(6cm) x Dia. 7.0"(18cm.) Sachiko Furuya hails from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There, she studied pottery with Yukio Matsuura, making primarily tea wares for practitioners of the Omotesenke School of Tea. She also attended the College of Arts at Nihon University (Tokyo,) Suidobara Fine Arts Academy (Tokyo,) and has a Studio Art degree from Clark College in Dubuque, Io...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1402696 (stock #HG-112)
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Yunomi, Tea Cup; by Isamu Tagami of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko. Nami Jiro white glaze with brushwork of bamboo on snow pattern. H.3.25"(8.25cm) x Dia.3"(7.75c.) Volume=7oz(210cc.) Tagami Isamu was born in 1947 in Mooka, a village neighboring to Mashiko. He married into the Sudo family and apprenticed under Sudo Takeo. He was originally trained as a Japanese chef and had his own restaurant before embarking on a career in pottery, giving him a unique perspective on functional wares. He is currently the ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101242 (stock #NC-17)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) kanji characters "Daiou" (Great) motif; Japan, early 20th C. 2-piece Paddle-type mold to make 5 sweets. L.16.75"(42.5cm) x W.2.375"(6cm) x H.1"(2.5cm.) "Daiou" could be symbolic of any type of "greatness," but was most likely a reference to the country during the Japanese Imperial era. 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; co...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1206755 (stock #GG.H13.3A)
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Hanging Vase, Kakehanaire, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Saggar fired with grass. This pot experienced heavy charring on the bottom during firing (see enlargements.) H. 3.625"(9cm) x Dia. 3.25"(8.25cm.), with copper ring attached in back for hanging on a wall or post. 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,...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1402551 (stock #KL-6)
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Yunomi, Tea Cup, Porcelain with underglaze blue painting (uroko-mon, fish scale pattern,) by Kathy Lusher; Seattle, WA. H.3"(7.5cm) x Dia.3"(7.5cm) Volume=200ml(6.75 oz.) Kathy Lusher makes functional ceramics of an exceptional quality. The porcelain bodies and blue-green tinge to her hand-mixed glaze recipes create the ideal background to view the color of Japanese green tea. Lusher was an apprentice in Japan to well-known potter Takita Koichi, who has worked in both rural Fukushima & Tochigi P...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1287541 (stock #JM-46)
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Guinomi, Sake Cup, White Glaze with Hakeme-brushed Interior, Iron around Rim. John Miller; Portland, OR. H. 1.75" (4.5cm) x Dia. 2.875" (7.5cm.) Vol. 3oz (90cc.) John Salgir Miller was born in Elmira, NY, in 1974 and earned his BFA in ceramics and illiustration from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. He has been inspired the mingei aesthetic and by the work of Shoji Hamada since he began studying ceramics in high school. While at Mass Art studying under Ben Ryterband (who spent time stu...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1176065 (stock #B-3)
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"Tezukuri no Bi: Okinawa Kurashi to Mingu" ("Handmade Beauty: Okinawa Life and Crafts") in Japanese, 1972. Condition-very good. Soft bound with original dust jacket. 160 pages with 148 B/W photos, plus essays on Okinawan life and craft. Illustrations and descriptions include: baskets, pottery, textiles, farming tools, furniture, architecture, and even handmade karate weapons.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1177421 (stock #B-21)
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Otafuku: Joy of Japan, bu Amy Katoh. 2005, Tuttle. 192 pages. Condition=New. In English & Japanese. "Amy Katoh explores the colorful world of Otafuku. Katoh traces Otafuku's roots and folk beginnings, showing her many delightful aspects and providing a magical glimpse into this charming and little-known corner of Japanese culture that is sure to enchant readers. This book is filled with more than 100 color photos of Otafuku images selected from the collection of hundreds that Katoh has amass...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #787480 (stock #SC-CD)
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“Sacred Clay” (Red Lightning World, 2006) brings together three highly acclaimed artists in an intimate and improvisational dialogue that gives voice to our primal origins within the earth, and breathes life into all things created of the earth; our vesels, our instruments, ourselves. Ceramic Artist Rod Kendall of Olympia, WA creates ceramic versions of traditional ethnic instruments from the modern and ancient worlds as well as his own unique creations. Native-American cedar flutes, Afric...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #521116 (stock #NJ-1)
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Kasuri Kimono "te-ui ai ji e-gasuri koushigara kimono" (Hand-woven indigo dye picture ikat lattice [checked] pattern kimono.) Yanagi Yoshitaka (7.25.1911 ~ 8.20.2003) Cotton, ikat weave. L.60 x W.48” ca. 1955 Yanagi Yoshitaka was a well-known Japanese weaver and textile educator. He was the nephew of Folk Craft Movement (Mingei Undou) founder Yanagi Soetsu, and was a founding member of Shin-Kougei Bu (New Crafts Club) along with his uncle and the potter Hamada Shoji. His entire lif...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #521124 (stock #NJ-2)
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Kasuri Kimono. Kumejima, Okinawa Prefecture; ca. 1960. "Kumejima kasuri dorozome ni gyoku kasuri" (ikat, mud-dyed, 2 pattern per panel, kasuri kimono from Kumejima [an island of Okinawa Prefecture.]) L.60 x W.48” Kumejima tsumugi (Kumejima Silk Pongee) The stylized patterns depicted are described by the following Okinawan words: (squares) taachi busaa, (rectangles) mimichikitou “pig trough”, (lattice/check) kujiri koushi, (zig zag) miji fuu “water clouds”. The color ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #998586 (stock #AA-1)
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Hamada Shoji saku (made by Shoji Hamada,) Ryuukyuu Kamado (Okinawa Kiln,) Aka-e Chawan (Red overglaze enamel Tea Bowl,) 1972. H. 3”(7.75cm) x Dia. 4.5”(11.5cm.) Footring diameter 2”(5cm.) Weight 13.5oz(384g.) Signed wooden box included. Okinawan motif and color palette (red, green, ochre on white background) on bowl with 9 facets around (see enlargement #2, bottom view.) Small areas of glaze loss around rim (see enlargement photos & comments below) measuring from 30mm to 2.5cm in length....
All Items : Artists : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1051919 (stock #GT.mimi)
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"MIMI" ('mimi" is the Japanese word for "ears.")Sculpture, bronze fabrication with patina, Gerard Tsutakawa, 2001. H.12"(30.5cm) x W.10.25"(26cm) x D.4.375"(11cm). Gerard is a 3rd generation Japanese-American and a 2nd generation artist. His father's name, George Tsutakawa, is nearly synonymous with the word "sculpture" in the Pacific NW region. Gerard worked in his father's studio, learning to fabricate large bronzes and fountain sculptures. He was a student and apprentice to his father, and h...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1063148 (stock #FI-11 A/B)
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$125.00
Two tsutsugaki (hand drawn rice paste resist indigo dyed) panels of (most likely) a 4-panel futon-ji (Bed Cover,) with design of various tea cermony implements, chadogu, used during the "ro" (hearth) season. These include tea whisk (chasen,) charcoal pieces, trivet for holding the water kettle, and feather for sweeping ash from the tatami. The center has the two sides of an unknown family crest of floral design. Japan, ca. mid-late 19th C. The textiles have a paper backing indicating they were p...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1231017 (stock #AA1)
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Hamada Shoji saku (made by Shoji Hamada,) Ryuukyuu Kamado (Okinawa Kiln,) Aka-e Chawan (Red overglaze enamel Tea Bowl,) 1972. H. 3”(7.75cm) x Dia. 4.5”(11.5cm.) Footring diameter 2”(5cm.) Weight 13.5oz(384g.) Signed wooden box included. Okinawan motif and color palette (red, green, ochre on white background) on bowl with 9 facets around (see enlargement #2, bottom view.) Small areas of glaze loss around rim (see enlargement photos & comments below) measuring from 30mm to 2.5cm in length. M...