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All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101526 (stock #MH-18)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of a Farmer Riding a Cow holding a sickle. A possible reference to the Kusakari Kannon (Grass Cutting Kannon (J. Kannon,[Goddess of Mercy,] Chinese - Kwan Yin/Guanyin, Sanskrit - Avalokitasvara.) Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1999. H.9.25"(23.5cm) x L.9.25"(23.5cm.) Cow has nodding head in the tradition of paper-mache "beko" cows/oxen of NE Japan. Excellent Condition...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101521 (stock #MH-15)
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$110.00
Miharu Hariko papier-mache dolls of Hina Ningyo (Imperial Couple) traditinally displayed in the month of March for Girls Day (March 3rd.) Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1992. Empress: H.4.875"(12cm) x W.3.625"(9.25cm,) Emperor: H.5.375"(13.5cm) x W.3.75"(9.5cm.) Condition Note: hat of Emperor cracked and repaired. Small crack on back of Emperor where sword protrudes from body...
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...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Contemporary item #819931 (stock #MY.K.1)
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$95.00
Mashiko-ware kyusu (side-handled teapot), new. A finely crafted artisan ware in the tradition of Mashiko folk pottery. 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. Drips of Mashiko-guro (Mashiko black) adorn the shoulders of the pot. Volume is 3 cups/750ml. H.4.5"(11.5cm) x W.7.5"(19cm.) The town of Mashiko is located about 70 miles northwest of Tokyo, in Tochigi Prefecture...
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...
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...
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...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101310 (stock #MH-4)
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Miharu Hariko Papier-mache Doll; Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1987...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101520 (stock #MH-16)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of a Yakko, the lower rank samurai manservant who often ran in front of the samurai retinue carrying banners, trunks, etc. He carries a lantern with the name "Sagamiya" on it. Pairs with MH-14. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1991. H.7.75"(19.5cm) x W.3.125"(8cm.) 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 fac...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1110190 (stock #KG-35)
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Mayoke Yama Uba, Shinshuu (Nagano Prefecture.) Wood with bark intact, and straw rope. This folk toy depicts a Yama Uba (Mountain Hag) who is also called Yamamba in other parts of Japan. "Mayoke" means "amulet" or "charm," so the item is intended to ward off evil or bad luck, even though Yama Uba are often referred to in stories much like the bogey man is depicted in America. The Yama Uba does have a benevolent side as well, as a Yama Uba was said to be the mother of the legendary mountain boy he...
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...
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 : Ceramics : Contemporary item #819939 (stock #MY.Y.X)
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Mashiko-ware yunomi (tea cup),new. A hand-thrown finely crafted artisan ware in the tradition of Mashiko folk pottery. 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. Volume is 9 oz/250 ml. H.3.75"(9.5cm) x Dia.3.25"(8cm.) The town of Mashiko is located about 70 northwest of Tokyo, in Tochigi Prefecture. Although there is evidence of pott...
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 #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 : Ceramics : Contemporary item #819934 (stock #MY.Y.Q)
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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.3.5"(9cm) x Dia.3"(7.75cm.) 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 evidence of potter...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #414493 (stock #KG-2)
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Miharu Nigyou papier-mache rooster. Height: 6". From the artisan studio of Hashimoto Hiroji in Miharu-machi (town), Fukushima Prefecture. In the Asian zodiac, the rooster corresponds with the current year 2005, in a 12-year cycle. 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 co...
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...