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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #992742 (stock #FI-5)
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Matsue Hariko Tawara Ushi, Paper Mache Ox Carrying Rice Bales from Matsue, Shimane Prefecture. Ca. early 1970's. Made by H. Kimura. L.3.375"(8.5cm) x H.2"(5cm) x W.2.375"(6cm.) Matsue paper mache dates back to the Edo Period (1600-1868) and has a robust charm. In this rural area, the Ox signifies a good harvest. Matsue is known in the West as the long-time Japanese home of writer Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904.)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #992746 (stock #FI-6)
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Matsue Hariko Koma, paper mache horse from Matsue, Shimane Prefecture. H.3.25"(8.5cm) x L.3"(7.5cm) x W.1"(2.5cm). Ca. early 1970's, made by H. Kimura. Painted paper, straw tail. Matsue paper mache dates back to the Edo Period (1600-1868) and has a wonderful robust charm. The horse, in this rural area, is a symbol of good harvest. Matsue is known in the West as the long-time Japanese home of writer Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904.)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #993352 (stock #FI-1)
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Hirosaki Hato Bue, Clay Pigeon Whistle from Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture. Painted clay; L.6"(15cm) x H.4"(10cm) x 2.5"(6.5cm.)ca. 1970's. Condition very good, small paint chip on left eye (see enlargement #3.) The hato bue has been a popular folk toy of Aomori, and other regions of Japan, since the Edo Period (1600-1868.) In particular, it is said that the fuedal lord of the Hirosaki district allowed local roof tile- making potters to use the fuedal kilns to make additional functional wares and f...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #993356 (stock #FI-2)
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Kubi Furi Tora; Bobbing Head Paper Mache Tiger from Nishi-Oodera, Okayama Prefecture. H.6.5"(16.5cm) x L.6.25"(16cm) x W.2"(5cm.) Painted paper mache, ca. early 1970's. Excellent condition WITH ORIGINAL BOX. Paper mache folk crafts were popular in Nishi-Oodera since the mid-late Edo Period (1600-1868.) This particular style of tiger with high hip, curled tail, heavy black stripes, and fierce countenace has been produced since about 1897. This tiger image has been sold in the Inland Sea region as...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #993577 (stock #FI-9)
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Akebi Hato Guruma, Vine Pigeon on Wheels; Nozawa, Nagano Prefecture. L.4.75"(12cm) x W.2.375"(6cm) x H.2.5"(6.5cm.) ca. 1972, woven akebi vine. The region of Nozawa has long been known for vine weaving craftsmanship, producing utilitarian items like hats, baskets, and teapot trivets. Vines were sourced from nearby mountains and then bleached naturally in local hot springs. In the late Edo Period (1600-1868,) during the Tempo Reign (1830-1844;) these techniques were used to begin creating folk to...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #993718 (stock #FI-4)
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Takamatsu Yomeiri Ningyo; Clay Bridal Trousseau Dolls from Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Shikoku Island. Set of 5 depicting auspicious images: Happy Couple, Dog, Rabbit, Ebisu with Tai (Sea Bream,) Dog with Tai. H. .75" to 1.125" (2cm-2.75cm) x W. .875" to 1.375" (2.25cm - 3.5cm;) painted clay, ca. 1972. Condition notes: .75cm paint chip on back of Ebisu, paint chipped away on fish of Dog with Tai figure. Others all in excellent condition. Takamatsu Yomeiri (Bride entering marriage) Ningyo (...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #993724 (stock #FI-8a,b)
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Paper mache Daruma Dolls from Tamashima district of Kurashiki in Okayama Prefecture by Ono Ichi, ca. 1972. Pair or single, smaller (FI-8b): H. 4.875"(12.2cm) x W.3.5"(9cm.); larger (FI-8a): H.5.25"(13.25cm) x W.3.375"(8.5cm.) Painted paper mache. These dolls were made in 11 sizes ranging from 11 - 45cm. The small one here is the second smallest size made, known as "9-go", and the larger is an "8-go" size. Condition notes: The larger Daruma is intact but there are cracks in the paper and a number...
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #998824 (stock #AA-2)
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Kogo (Incense Container) by Kawai Takeichi; Kyoto, 1972. Dark green glaze. 2.25"(5.75cm) square x 1.75"(4cm) high. This piece was acquired on a visit to the Kawai pottery on August 9, 1972 and has had one owner since then. Kawai Takeichi (1908-1989) is the nephew of legendary Mingei (Folk Craft) Movement potter Kawai Kanjiro (1890-1966;) who along with Yanagi Soetsu, Hamada Shoji, Bernard Leach, and others were the first-generation leaders of this movement. Kawai Takeichi began his apprecticeshi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1063154 (stock #FI-12)
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This tsumugi (raw, knobby silk, similar to tweed) purse was purchased at the well-known Kyoto antique textile shop Nakamura Chingiriya in 1972. It is unused and still has original box. H.6"(15cm) x W.6.25"(16cm.) Snap closes on one side, with eyelet for a hand, shoulder, or waist strap on the other. Indigo dyed folk materials and an elegant purse design make it suitable for kimono or jeans.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1110176 (stock #KO-99)
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Kokeshi, Sakunami-kei, Miyagi Prefecture, by Hiraga Teruyuki. Showa 47 (1972) March 1. H.11.75” x Dia.1.5”(24 x 3.25 cm) Inscription: Nagoya Kokeshi-kai, nihyaku kai, Hesei 7-gatsu, 9-nichi. (Nagoya Kokeshi Club, 200th Meeting, July 9, 1995) Dentou, or "traditional," kokeshi hail from the northeastern part of Japan known as the Tohoku region. Tohoku is comprised of Aomori, Akita, Yamagata, Iwate, Miyagi, & Fukushima Prefectures. They are colorfully painted (or bare, in the case of one...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1110177 (stock #KO-108)
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Kokeshi, Naruko-kei, Miyagi Prefecture, by Itou Shouichi. H.9.5” x Dia.1.875” ca. 1970-1980. Dentou, or "traditional," kokeshi hail from the northeastern part of Japan known as the Tohoku region. Tohoku is comprised of Aomori, Akita, Yamagata, Iwate, Miyagi, & Fukushima Prefectures. They are colorfully painted (or bare, in the case of one Nambu-kei kokeshi from Iwate) wooden dolls of female gender that have been around since at least the Edo Period (1600-1868) and are still produced and so...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1110178 (stock #KO-105)
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Kokeshi, Yajiro-kei, by Niiyama Shinji, Miyagi Prefecture. H.9.5” x Dia.1.25”. Dentou, or "traditional," kokeshi hail from the northeastern part of Japan known as the Tohoku region. Tohoku is comprised of Aomori, Akita, Yamagata, Iwate, Miyagi, & Fukushima Prefectures. They are colorfully painted (or bare, in the case of one Nambu-kei kokeshi from Iwate) wooden dolls of female gender that have been around since at least the Edo Period (1600-1868) and are still produced and sold today at...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1110179 (stock #KO-102)
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Kokeshi, Togatta-kei, by Satou Jirou, Miyagi Prefecture. Birth date = Taisho 4 (1915) July 13. H.9.5” x Dia.1.375”(24 x 3.5 cm) Dated: 59-sai (59 yrs old)=1974. Dentou, or "traditional," kokeshi hail from the northeastern part of Japan known as the Tohoku region. Tohoku is comprised of Aomori, Akita, Yamagata, Iwate, Miyagi, & Fukushima Prefectures. They are colorfully painted (or bare, in the case of one Nambu-kei kokeshi from Iwate) wooden dolls of female gender that have been around si...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1110180 (stock #KO-98)
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Kokeshi, Yamagata-kei, Yamagata Prefecture, by Kobayashi Seijiro. Birth date=Taisho 7 (1917) July 14. H.11.75” x Dia.2”(30 x 5 cm). Dentou, or "traditional," kokeshi hail from the northeastern part of Japan known as the Tohoku region. Tohoku is comprised of Aomori, Akita, Yamagata, Iwate, Miyagi, & Fukushima Prefectures. They are colorfully painted (or bare, in the case of one Nambu-kei kokeshi from Iwate) wooden dolls of female gender that have been around since at least the Edo Period (...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1110181 (stock #KO-103)
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Kokeshi, Tsuchiyuu-kei, Fukushima Prefecture, by Abe Ichiro. H.11.5”(29cm) x Dia.1.75”(4.5cm.) Dentou, or "traditional," kokeshi hail from the northeastern part of Japan known as the Tohoku region. Tohoku is comprised of Aomori, Akita, Yamagata, Iwate, Miyagi, & Fukushima Prefectures. They are colorfully painted (or bare, in the case of one Nambu-kei kokeshi from Iwate) wooden dolls of female gender that have been around since at least the Edo Period (1600-1868) and are still produced and...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1110182 (stock #KO-107)
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Kokeshi, Yamagata Tendou-kei, Yamagata Prefecture, by Kamio Keisaburo. H.12”(30.5cm) x Dia.1.875”(4.75cm.) Dentou, or "traditional," kokeshi hail from the northeastern part of Japan known as the Tohoku region. Tohoku is comprised of Aomori, Akita, Yamagata, Iwate, Miyagi, & Fukushima Prefectures. They are colorfully painted (or bare, in the case of one Nambu-kei kokeshi from Iwate) wooden dolls of female gender that have been around since at least the Edo Period (1600-1868) and are still ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1110183 (stock #KO-100)
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Kokeshi, Togatta-kei, Miyagi Prefecture, by Satou Tetsurou. Birthdate = Showa 7 (1932) Jan. 25. H.11.75” x Dia.1.5”(30 x 4.5 cm) Dated (collector's date): 55.5.27 = 1980. Dentou, or "traditional," kokeshi hail from the northeastern part of Japan known as the Tohoku region. Tohoku is comprised of Aomori, Akita, Yamagata, Iwate, Miyagi, & Fukushima Prefectures. They are colorfully painted (or bare, in the case of one Nambu-kei kokeshi from Iwate) wooden dolls of female gender that have bee...