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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1073178
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A set of old Japanese wooden combs with a cloth comb holder. These are hair styling combs used when most women had the hairdo of today’s geisha. Each comb had a different function which was basically to comb, style and clean the hair. The combs here are all hand cut and it appears that some were added later. All combs are cleaned.

The outside of the folder is covered with a fabric called sarasa. Sarasa is a Japanese term for the Indian Chintz which was first introduced to Japan in t...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #1063150
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Fine Japanese miniature garden kit, all made with natural material, ca 1940-1960, original wood box. We used a simple cardboard box as a tray with small black pebbles under. You can created/draw water if the sand is used instead. The dimension of the box are 15 3/4” x 7 3/16” x 3 5/8”. Fence: 9 1/8 long (flattened for storage) x 3 3/4” high. Board with a frog: 5 1/8” long. Please ask for other measurements.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #952125
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9.5 feet long hand-painted Japanese carp banner (Koi-nobori) for Boy's Day. Here on this banner, a mighty little boy named Kintaro, is hitching a ride on a carp. Kintaro may be a creation from a theater play (jyoruri and kabuki) of the Edo period – although he is said to be a childhood figure of the 10th century samurai, Sakata no Kinsuke - he is extremely strong and still a popular hero figure for Japanese boys. Kintaro (Kinta) figures are often seen carrying an ax, wrestling with bea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1920 item #396643
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The target shooting (Kyudo) set is of excellent quality; the woven wicker quiver with different weave patterns, the leather glove with decorated scrolling flower patterns and the notched end of the arrows are made from bone, the pointed iron tips and the shafts are bamboo, two weakened area in the string were mended, The quiver is 37 inches long, 2 7/8 inches in diameter at the top.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #105875
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This is a full set of quality Karuta game cards, traditionally played on New Year's day in Japan. It consists of 100 famous Waka poems from the Heian Period selected by FUJIWARA no Teike later in the 13th century. These poems are called Ogura Hyakunin (100 people) Isshu (one neck or head). The life and history of the old time is passed on to the new generations over the years through the beautiful waka poems in the karuta (origin "carta", Portuguese card) game.

The way that the game ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #94936
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This is an old Japanese towel rack, sometimes called a children’s kimono stand. The metal work is in traditional style and the mounts have been used on many different kinds of lacquer pieces throughout the Edo period. The chrysanthemum mons (family crests) on each end of the mount, were used by the Emperor, royal princes and others outside the Imperial family, in a variety of forms. Although the 16 petal mon was designated for use by the Imperial family, others were entitled to use it. Fo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #87495
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Japanese Boy's Day display set with a helmet (Kabuto) and a screen. The lacquer screen is very shiny like a mirror. See Photo #10.

The dimensions of screen is 21 1/4"H x 50 3/4"W (extended). Screen box: 23" x 25 3/4" x 1/2"H Helmet Box: 15" x 13 1/4" x 10"H

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #55855
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Japanese female mask in the style of a Noh mask. This face may have been considered beautyiful many years back, but now it carries a heavy-duty insult to any ladies if they were to be called Otafuku-chan or Okame-san in Japanese. Otafuku-kaze is the mumps and there are popular snack beans called Otafuku-mame, shaped exactly like this face.

Otafuku simply means “much happiness”. Also known as Okame or Uzume, this face has been the symbol of good wishes for health and happiness. Mu...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #47913
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Old Japanese decorative roof tile, Onigawara, depicting the legend of Jo and Uba, spirits hunting in the pine trees of Takasago. They symbolize the harmonious marriage and long life together. This tile was probably on the roof of the traditional wedding place once. Dimensions are approx. 11 1/2" high x 18 1/2" width and 5" depth, 14 pounds.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #17635
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Old Japanese Kutani dishes placed in the carved wood tray. Each dish is hand painted and signed at the bottom, "Gyokuzan". The diameter of the tray is 14 inches. Some gilt wear at the rim of some dishes.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1960 item #17582
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$180.00
Interesting Chinese lunch box with an old porcelain in lid. This porcelain may have been a part of an old vase once. Measurements: 7 1/8 inches x 4 3/8 inches x8 1/4 inches high. Mint condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #17384
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$350.00
This is a very attractive large Chinese wood box with one large and three small shishi(lion-dog) on the porcelain. Old Chinese porcelain was used for this box. It has more of an antique look than in the pictures here. Actual measurements are 8 inches wide x 10 1/4 inches long and 6 inches high.