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All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #820225 (stock #MY.MYW)
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Mashiko-ware yunomi (tea cup),new. This is a kata (mold) made yunomi, refered to in the local Mashiko dialect as a "mambo" yunomi. It has been a standard production item in Mashiko for many years. This cup features a Thickly applied white glaze over a black glaze resisted in a grass pattern. Volume=8 oz/220ml. H.3.5"(9cm)xDia.3"(7.75cm.) The town of Mashiko is located about 70 northwest of Tokyo, in Tochigi Prefecture...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Contemporary item #820217 (stock #MY.Y.G)
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Mashiko-ware yunomi (tea cup),new. Volume is 8.5 oz/240 ml. H.3.5"(9cm) x Dia.3"(7.75cm.)A hand-thrown finely crafted artisan ware in the tradition of Mashiko folk pottery. Over a white glaze is a traditional pattern known as "sansui," (literally, mountain & water) landscape painting. This pattern was used in other folk potteries as well, such as Shigaraki, Seto, & Soma; and has been a traditional pattern in Mashiko since the 19th century...
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...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1101537 (stock #MH-19)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of "Daiko Uchi Onna" (Dancing Girl Holding Drum.) Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 2008. H.6.625"(17cm) x W.3.75"(10cm.) 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...
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...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1101538 (stock #MH-20)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of "Ne Ushi" (Reclining Cow / Ox) made in 2008 for the Year of the OX in 2009. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture. H.2.25"(5.5cm) x L.4.75"(12.5cm.) Excellent condition. Asian Zodiac Ox years: 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture...
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...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101522 (stock #MH-17)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Daikoku, God of Wealth and one of the Seven Lucky Gods. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1999. H.5.125"(13cm) x W.7"(18cm.) Excellent Condition. Here, Daikoku stands with arms outstretched, his kimono dispaying a pattern of pines, camellia, & wisteria, and the sleeves seemingly flapping in the wind. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #819937 (stock #MY.Y.C)
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Mashiko-ware yunomi (tea cup),new, set of 4. A hand-thrown finely crafted artisan ware in the tradition of Mashiko folk pottery. Volume is 8oz/220 ml. H.3.375"(8.5cm) x Dia.2.875"(7.25cm.) Complements Kyusu #MY.K.3...
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 : Contemporary item #414490 (stock #KG-1)
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Hariko Ningyo (papier-mache folk doll). Height: 3". From Miyagi Prefecture, City of Sendai, this folk toy is an example of the tradition "Sendai Hariko". It is a rooster, one of the 12 animals of the Asian zodiac, and corresponds to the current year, 2005. It was made at the artisan studio of Takahashi Hashime, a long-time craftsman in Sendai. For more information on the history of papier-mache dolls in the Tohoku (NE Japan) region, please see the catalogue listing for Miharu Ningyo of Fukushima...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #725260 (stock #KG-26)
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Saitama Inu Hariko: painted paper; H.3" x L.3.5"; contemporary; Saitama Prefecture. The dog in Japanese folk lore symbolizes many things. This one can be a talisman for easy child birth (as dogs experience) and as a protector of children. Dogs in general are symbols of protection and loyalty, and also have the ability to recognize demons (and other animals such as fox and tanuki) in human form. The techinique of “hariko” (papier-mache) is said to have come to Japan from China during the Mu...
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 : New Century : Ceramics : Contemporary item #819932 (stock #MY.K.3)
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Mashiko-ware kyusu (side-handled teapot), new. A finely crafted artisan ware in the tradition of Mashiko folk pottery. An ash glaze creates a rich green coating, and drips over the shoulder of the irabo-glazed teapot. Volume is 2 cups/500ml. H.4"(10cm) x W.6.75"(17cm.) Complements Yunomi (Teacup) #MY.Y.C. The town of Mashiko is located about 70 northwest of Tokyo, in Tochigi Prefecture. Although there is evidence of pottery manufacture in the region of Mashiko as far back as the 8th century; pro...
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 : Ceramics : Contemporary item #819935 (stock #MY.Y.K)
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Mashiko-ware yunomi (tea cup),new. A hand-thrown finely crafted artisan ware in the tradition of Mashiko folk pottery. Volume is 9 oz/250 ml. H.3.75"(9.5cm) x Dia.3.25"(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. Complements Kyusu (Teapot) #MY.K.5, The town of Mashiko is located about 70 northwest of Tokyo, in Tochigi Prefecture...
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 : Ceramics : Contemporary item #819933 (stock #MY.K.5)
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Mashiko-ware kyusu (side-handled teapot), new. A finely crafted artisan ware in the tradition of Mashiko folk pottery. A traditional Mashiko-guro (Mashiko Black) glaze is used on this pot, with lines of kaki and nami-jiro (white) glazes criss-crossing over the shoulders of the pot. Volume is 1.5 cups/350ml. H.3.5"(9cm) x W.7.5"(19cm.) Complements Yunomi (Teacup) #MY.Y.K. The town of Mashiko is located about 70 northwest of Tokyo, in Tochigi Prefecture. Although there is evidence of pottery manuf...