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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 : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101304 (stock #MH-2)
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$85.00
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll. Mother nursing child. H.5.5"(14cm) x W.4.375"(11cm,) ca. 1987. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture. Excellent condition. The wonderful image of a bare-breasted woman and suckling child is one of the more popular Miharu Hariko figures. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and ...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101306 (stock #MH-3)
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Miharu Hariko, Papier-mache doll; Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1987. H.9.5"(24cm) x W.6.5"(16.5cm.) Figure of Sugawara no Michizane; a politician, poet, and scholar (845-903.) Excellent condition. The story of Michizane (Tenjin-sama) is well-known in Japan. He was a politician and scholar in the ancient Imperial capitol of Kyoto. Through a series of political back-stabbing, he was banished to Dazaifu in remote Chikuzen Province (now part of Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyushu)where he s...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101310 (stock #MH-4)
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$75.00
Miharu Hariko Papier-mache Doll; Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1987. Figure of girl, possibly an "oiran" (courtesean) with sake ewer ("hisage" / "kannabe.") H.4.75"(12cm) x W.3.25"(8.25cm.) Excellent condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bloom here in profusion. This colorf...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101502 (stock #MH-5)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Kabuki Actor Sitting on a Drum, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1987. H.6.5"(16.5cm) x W.4.5"(11.5cm.) Excellent condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bloom here in profusion. This colorful backdrop, along with a scenic rural setting, and a long craft hist...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101505 (stock #MH-6)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Young Maiden Carrying Water Buckets. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1988. H.7.5"(19cm) x W.5.5"(14cm.) Excellent Condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bloom here in profusion. This colorful backdrop, along with a scenic rural setting, and a...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101507 (stock #MH-7)
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$110.00
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of a Court Noble ("kuge") seated on a dias. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1988. H.7.5"(19cm) x W.6.5"(16.5cm.) Very good condition, slight paper cracking where sword protrudes from back of body. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bloom here in profus...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101511 (stock #MH-8)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Samurai on Horseback armed with sword, bow & arrows. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca.1988. H.7.5"(19cm) x L.7"(18cm.) Excellent Condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bloom here in profusion. This colorful backdrop, along with a scenic rural s...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101512 (stock #MH-9)
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$75.00
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Mother, Child, & Fox. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1988. H.7.25"(8.5cm) x W.3.75"(9.5cm.) Excellent Condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bloom here in profusion. This colorful backdrop, along with a scenic rural setting, and a long craft...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101513 (stock #MH-10)
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$85.00
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Daikoku, God of Wealth & one of the Seven Lucky Gods. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1988. H.5.5"(14cm) x W.3.625"(9.25cm.) Very Good condition, small paint crack on right shoulder. Daikoku stands poised with raised mallet, his magic hammer that creates an explosion of gold when struck. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from t...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101516 (stock #MH-11)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Dancing Maiden with Fan, Sword, Bow & Arrows. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1988. H.8.5"(21cm) x W.6.75"(17cm.) Very Good Condition, small 1/8" paint loss on bow. A highly expressive figure in the tradition of Miharu Ningyo Dancing Maidens. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spri...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101517 (stock #MH-12)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of elderly biwa (lute) player. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1989. H.6"(15cm) x W.2.125"(5.5cm.) With lute strapped to his back and propped up with a cane, this strolling eldery musician looks composed and serene. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bl...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101539 (stock #MH-21)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of "Hebi" (Snake) made in 1988 for the Asian Zodiac Year of the Snake in 1989. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture. H.4.75"(11cm) x Dia.2.875"(7cm.) Moveable tail. Some minor toning to paper due to age. Snake years include: 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blosso...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1176068 (stock #B-5)
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$65.00
"The Genius of Japanese Design" by Sherman Lee. 1983 second printing, Kodansha. Condition-New. 203 pages. 32 color plates, 800 B/W plaes, including 15 pages of Japanese family crests. "A superb introduction to Japanese art by one of the foremost authorities in the field. A brilliant analysis of the unique features of Japanese design and motif as represented in more than 1,500 illustrations. Valuable for the artist, designer, and art historian." Sherman E. Lee, Director of the Cleveland Museum...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1176069 (stock #B6)
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$85.00
"The Genius of Japanese Design" by Sherman Lee. 1981 First Edition, Kodansha. 203 pages. Condition: New. 32 color plates, 800 B/W plaes, including 15 pages of Japanese family crests. "A superb introduction to Japanese art by one of the foremost authorities in the field. A brilliant analysis of the unique features of Japanese design and motif as represented in more than 1,500 illustrations. Valuable for the artist, designer, and art historian." Sherman E. Lee, Director of the Cleveland Museum of ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1176070 (stock #B-7)
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"A Feast for the Eyes: The Japanese Art of Food Arrangement" by Yoshio Tsuchiya. 1985 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hardcover with original dust jacket. Condition-new. 165 pages, color & B/W plates. "The Japanese approach to food is a true art, the highest accomplishment of which, is a notch short of impossible. The way of choosing vessels, preparing and arranging food, and dining involves a quietude, a receptivity, a different timing, a space where possibilities are allowed. It leaves ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1176073 (stock #B-9)
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$125.00
"Kosode: 16th-19th Century Textiles from the Nomura Collection" by Amanda Mayer Stinchecum, with essays by Monica Bethe and Margot Paul, edited by Naomi Noble Richard and Margot Paul. 1984 First Edition, Japan Society and Kodansha. Clothbound Harcover with original dust jacket. Condition - new. 234 pages. "Rare and early kosode of the 16th and 17th centuries, known to have adorned some of the most resplendent personages of that age, lend particular distinction to this collection. The textile...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1176074 (stock #B-10)
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$185.00
"Tsujigahana: The Flower of Japanese Textile Art" by Toshiko Ito. 1985 First Edition. Clothbound Hardcover with original dust jacket. Condition-New. 202 pages, numerous color plates. "In this book, not only is the beauty of tsujigahana spectacularly reproduced for those making their first acquaintance with the subject, but a Japanese scholar at the leading edge of research casts a penetrating light on te background, technique, and chronology of the art."