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All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #409145 (stock #EC-2)
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Framed Woodblock print by Kyoto artist Clifton Karhu. Image of "Ginkakuji" (The Temple of the Silver Pavillion"), a well-known Kyoto landmark. Contrary to many of Karhu's prints which use multiple colors in architectural scenes, this print uses only shades of indigo within the strong black key lines, as well as the masterful use of woodgrain in the foreground to capture the famous dry garden at this temple. The use of various shades of indigo is reminiscient of the "aizuri-e", blue prints, of th...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #409141 (stock #EC-1)
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Framed woodblock print by Kyoto artist, Clifton Karhu. "Afternoon in Gion" shows an image down a street in this well-known distrct of Kyoto. Signed and dated, 1978, #17 of edition of 100. Image size: H.16 x W.16", Frame size: H.22 x W.21.5". Print and frame are both in good condition. Clifton Karhu was born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1927. His early experience in Japan was as an American soldier, stationed at Sasebo from 1946 to 1948; then later as a missionary for the Lutheran Church from 1952 ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #407920 (stock #SF-4)
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Ido-style (deep well) matcha jawan (Tea Bowl) made by contemporary ceramic artist, Sachiko Furuya. Height: 3.5", Dia. 3.5". Sachiko Furuya hails from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There, she studied pottery with Yukio Matsuura, making primarily tea wares for practitioners of the Omotesenke School of Tea. She also attended the College of Arts at Nihon University (Tokyo,) Suidobara Fine Arts Academy (Tokyo,) and has a Studio Art degree from Clark College in Dubuque, Iowa. She has exhibited her wor...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #407914 (stock #SF-3)
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Kashibachi are serving dishes for Japanese sweets, often used in the Tea Ceremony, but can be used for multiple purposes, This round dish with low walls, made by contemporary ceramic artist Sachiko Furuya, has a height of 1.5" and an average diameter of 7.5". Sachiko Furuya hails from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There, she studied pottery with Yukio Matsuura, making primarily tea wares for practitioners of the Omotesenke School of Tea. She also attended the College of Arts at Nihon University ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #407908 (stock #SF-5)
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"Kashizara" are serving dishes (lit. "plates") for Japanese sweets, often used in the Tea Ceremony, but can be used for multiple purposes. This footed dish, made by contemporary ceramic artist Sachiko Furuya, stands 2.5" tall at the uplifted corners, and is 6.875" wide. Sachiko Furuya hails from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There, she studied pottery with Yukio Matsuura, making primarily tea wares for practitioners of the Omotesenke School of Tea. She also attended the College of Arts at Nihon...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #407902 (stock #SF-2)
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Vase "Kabin" with Bamboo Handle (can also be hung by hole in back) by contemporary ceramic artist, Sachiko Furuya. Height: 7.5". Sachiko Furuya hails from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There, she studied pottery with Yukio Matsuura, making primarily tea wares for practitioners of the Omotesenke School of Tea. She also attended the College of Arts at Nihon University (Tokyo,) Suidobara Fine Arts Academy (Tokyo,) and has a Studio Art degree from Clark College in Dubuque, Iowa. She has exhibited he...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #407899 (stock #SF-1)
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Flower Vase with Handles, "mimi tsuki kabin" by contemporary ceramic artist, Sachiko Furuya. Height 7.25". Sachiko Furuya hails from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There, she studied pottery with Yukio Matsuura, making primarily tea wares for practitioners of the Omotesenke School of Tea. She also attended the College of Arts at Nihon University (Tokyo,) Suidobara Fine Arts Academy (Tokyo,) and has a Studio Art degree from Clark College in Dubuque, Iowa. She has exhibited her work in galleries an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #403437 (stock #K-13)
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Waraji (straw sandal) Gata (mold). This mold was used to make the straw sandals worn by farmers. It is of solid carved wood. L. 50cm(19.75") x H.9cm(3.5") x W.9cm(3.5"). Acquired in Yamagata Prefecture in NE Japan (Tohoku), this piece exhibits the wonderful folk qualities of the region. Hung vertically, the "shelf" portion of the mold can hold a small flower vase, creating a lovely "wabi" arrangement for the tokonoma.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #403432 (stock #41)
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Large Itomaki, spool, for weaving. Wood with 6 arms. Late Meiji Era (1868-1912.) H.39cm(15.5") x Square Base of 37cm(14.5"). Good condition, has been cleaned and oiled.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #403429 (stock #40)
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Wooden saddle, "kura" made of wood and iron fittings. Meiji Era (1868-1912,) but the top board is a later addition. This flat board makes it ideal for display items, especially for flowers. H. 44cm(17.25") x W.68cm(26.75") x D. 32cm(12.5").
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #403420 (stock #K-33)
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Jizo is one of the most beloved Buddhist Boddhisatva in Japan as a guardian of children and travellers. Sado Island in Niigata Prefecture was once ringed with Jizo statues, and its granite quarries made it a center of religious statue production and sales. This Jizo holds his hands in front of his chest in prayer, or in the traditional Indian greeting of "namaste." His face is well worn from the elements and time, but a faint smile seems to grace his lips. H.25cm(10") x W.13cm(5").
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #403415 (stock #K-32)
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Jizo is of one of the most beloved of Buddhist Boddhisatvas in Japan as a guardian of children and travellers. Sado Island in Niigata Prefecture was once ringed with Jizo statues, and the granite there made it a center of religious sculpture production and sales. This Jizo hails from Sado and holds a lotus leaf in his right hand and a "tama" or Buddhist ball of wisdom in his left. His face is well worn from the elements and time. H.24cm(10") x W.17cm(6.75").
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #403409 (stock #43-44)
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Onigawara, Roof Tile End Caps, of fired clay with motifs of Daikoku's Hammer and Tama, the Buddhist Jewel of Wisdom. H. 37cm(14.5") x W.56cm(22"0 x D.11cm(4.5"). Excellent condition from Meiji Era. The region of Ogi in west-central Japan was a well-known center of roof tile prodcution, and continues this trade today.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #403404 (stock #15)
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This folk weaving loom for straw mats, ropes, and the like, was a common feature in rural Japanese homes. Made of heavy keyaki wood frame and base, this "mushirobata oriki" also has a roughly hewn top crosspiece with a natural curve. H. 131cm(51.5") x W. 147cm(58") x D.(base) 46cm(18"). Late Edo to Early Meiji Era.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #403395 (stock #T-30)
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Indigo dyed cotton wrapping cloth, furoshiki, from late Meiji Era. The family crest stencil dyed (katazome) into the corner is "anzu-botan" (apricot-peony). L.133cm (52.25") x W.130cm (51").
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #403393 (stock #T-26)
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The Ainu of northern Japan produced their own clothing throughout history with a variety of materials such as elm bark fibers and animal skins/furs. In later years, contact with the Japanese included trade for textiles such as indigo dyed cotton. This Meiji Era robe has a base of aizome cotton with cut-out applique in a garment known as "kapara amip" in the Ainu language, or lightweight robe. The wearer could be recognized by the unique patterns they wore that had talismanic symbolism. L.132cm ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #403348 (stock #T-21)
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Sakiori, or "rag weave", was a necessity of many common people in old Japan, especially those of the NE Japan (Tohoku region) which was known for its harsh climate and living conditions. This item is a late Meiji piece from the region showing wonderful color combination, and sporting a few repair patches from its long life. L.144cm(56.5") x W.34cm(13.5").
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #403345 (stock #T-20)
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$195.00
Furoshiki, wrapping cloth, of indigo dyed (aizome) cotton. Two corners display a "kiri" (paulownia) crest, and there is karakusa scrolling around the entire border, stenciled dyed (katazome.) Ca. late Meiji Era (1868-1912). L.142cm (56") x W.132cm (52").