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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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101240 (stock #NC-22)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Ninjin (carrot) motif; Japan, early 20th C. Paddle-type mold with handle. L.12.375"(31.5cm) x W.3.25"(8cm) x H.1.25"(3cm.) Name of confectionery "Shirokiya" on side. Condition Note: minor insect damage to back of paddle. 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 o...
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 #1101228 (stock #NC-23)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Warabi (fiddlehead fern) motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.5.875"(15cm) x W.3"(7.5cm) x H.1"(2.25cm.) Condition Note: No top cover, bottom piece only. 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, plastic,...
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1100846 (stock #NC-11)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Cherry Leaves motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.8.5"(21cm) x W.5.0"(12.75cm) x H.1.5"(4cm.) As a symbol of spring, the cherry is often depicted in blossoms. But in this case it is the leaves that are featured. There are actually sweets that are wrapped in cherry leaves. 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 Germ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1100845 (stock #NC-14)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Kiku (chrysanthemum) motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.5.875"(15cm) x W.3.0"(7.5cm) x H.1.75"(4.5cm.) 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 production....
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1063590 (stock #LL-1)
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Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, by Lee Love of Mashiko (& now Minnesota.) H.3.5"(9cm) x Dia.5"(12.5cm.) Mashiko black (mashiko- guro,) white (nami-jiro,) and brown/persimmon (kaki) glazes. Gas-fired, ca. 2005. This Ido-gata (well-shaped) bowl was fired in Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture, where Lee had completed a 3-year apprenticeship to National Living Treasure Shimaoka Tatsuzo. It features a lustrous Mashiko-guro (Mashiko Black) glaze highlighted by areas of the traditional kaki (persimmon) glaze widely ...
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 : 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 : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1063148 (stock #FI-11 A/B)
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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 : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1062098 (stock #YC-155)
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Yunomi, Tea Cup, by Hamada Shinsaku; Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. ca. 1990-1995. H.3.125"(7.75cm) x Dia.3"(7.5cm.) With signed wooden box. "Yunomi - Shinsaku." Hamada Shinsaku is the second son of National Living Treasure, Hamada Shoji and successor of the Hamada kiln. He is the father of Hamada Tomoo, who is currently gaining international popularity as representative of the 3rd generation of Hamada potters. Shinsaku was born in 1929 and apprenticed to his father to become a master potter high...
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....