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Japanese Furniture Tansu Drawer Front Vintage Wood Hardware in Meiji Period Made of Japanese Cedar

This is stunning! This is a drawer front from a tansu furniture (Japanese set of drawers). It is in Meiji Period (1868~) and made of Japanese cedar ("Sugi" in Japanese). There is a diamond shape metal work near the keyhole (family crest of family who owned this furniture). It is lacquered . It combined sophisticated style with the highest quality…

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Added by from japan with love on July 26, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments

Japanese Dance Fan Mai Ogi Hand Fan Tokaido 53 Tsugi by Hiroshige Ando (F127) Ukiyo-e Wood Block Print

This hand fan is stunning and the pictures don't do it justice. This is called a "mai ogi" or dance fan. One side has Tokaido 53 Tsugi by Hiroshige Ando - (The original one is UKiyo-e Wood Print in 1860). Another side has white color used washi paper . The handle is lacquered bamboo.…

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Added by from japan with love on July 15, 2014 at 5:20am — No Comments

Japanese Dance Fan Mai Ogi Hand Purple Green Silver Gold Cream (F36)

Japanese Dance Fan Mai Ogi Hand Purple Green Silver Gold Cream (F36)

https://www.etsy.com/listing/192106470/japanese-dance-fan-mai-ogi-hand-purple

This is simple yet elegant! It is a "mai ogi" or dance fan. The…

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Added by from japan with love on June 9, 2014 at 1:01am — No Comments

Bijin-ga Ukiyo-e Woodblock Print

This is a vintage Japanese print of Ukiyoe, Bijinga painted woman geisha by Kitagawa Utamaro. …
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Added by from japan with love on May 16, 2014 at 11:03am — No Comments

Bijin-ga Ukiyo-e Woodblock Print

We were lucky enough to come across a collection of papers, prints, magazine cut outs, newspaper clippings and more. This was someone's life long hobby and wow.....there are some very cool items!…

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Added by from japan with love on May 5, 2014 at 11:09am — No Comments

Beautiful Flowers

Beautiful Flowers …

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Added by from japan with love on April 29, 2014 at 4:52am — No Comments

Japanese Stencil Flowers Pine Needles Vintage Textile Kimono Katagami

This was an amazing find. This is from the "昭和" "showa period" . The "showa" period is from 1926-1989. This is called "型紙" or "katagami". flowers (chrysanthemum, plum blossoms etc) and pine needles on this sheet. …

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Added by from japan with love on April 22, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments

Vintage Door Pulls From Japan

This is a great vintage Japanese door pulls!! Lots of unique door handles. In Japan, sliding doors are very common and these are used in the sliding doors. 



It is from the "昭和" "showa period" . The "showa" period is from 1926-1989.



These would be fabulous as frames for your art, a small dish for teeny tiny objects etc.…

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Added by from japan with love on March 28, 2014 at 11:21am — No Comments

Vintage Japanese Ito Maki Kyoto Silk Thread Frame

This is called a "木製糸巻" or "ito maki" which held silk threads used in the making of kimonos in Kyoto's famous textile center- Nishijin-Ori Kaikan. The history of Nishijin silk weaving began with the history of Kyoto itself back in 794; by the Edo Period, there were an estimated 5,000 weaving factories in the Nishijin District. Today, the district remains…

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Added by from japan with love on March 22, 2014 at 11:13am — No Comments

Branding Iron

Vintage Japanese Yakiin Branding Iron Under Underneath Below Down S204

This is a vintage branding iron called a "yakiin". These were/are used on wood, leather...food...anything you want to brand. Please see the last picture to see an example of how it can be used.



I think they would look fabulous if used in pottery as a stamp. Also...I think they could be used with ink but as it is metal, the image wouldn't be as smooth and clear as a rubber stamp -please keep that in mind if that is how…

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Added by from japan with love on February 19, 2014 at 7:23am — No Comments

Japanese Stencil LEAF @Etsy

Japanese Stencil LEAF @Etsy http://www.etsy.com/listing/91331831/vintage-japanese-stencil-leaf-kimono

This was an amazing find. This is from the "昭和" "showa period" . The "showa" period is from 1926-1989. This is called "型紙" or…

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Added by from japan with love on May 30, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Branding Iron @Etsy "Ear of Grain, Tassel"

This is a vintage branding iron called a "yakiin". These were/are used on wood, leather...food...anything you want to brand. Please see the last picture to see an example of how it can be used.



I think they would look…

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Added by from japan with love on May 14, 2013 at 4:03am — No Comments

Momiji Autumn Leaves Japanese Ring @Etsy

Momiji Autumn Leaves Japanese Ring @Etsy

http://www.etsy.com/listing/115853165/japanese-ring-yuzen-chiyogami-paper-ring

This is elegant! I covered the base with Japanese chiyogami paper. The colors are…

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Added by from japan with love on April 17, 2013 at 6:05am — No Comments

Vintage Japanese Stencil Family Crest Kamon Flower Stencil A26

Vintage Japanese Stencil Family Crest Kamon Flower Stencil A26…

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Added by from japan with love on March 30, 2013 at 10:03am — No Comments

Japanese Stencil Matsu Pine

Japanese Stencil Matsu Pine http://www.etsy.com/listing/123983099/vintage-japanese-stencil-matsu-pine

This was an amazing find. They are from the "昭和" "showa period" . The "showa" period is from 1926-1989 but these are at about 25-30 years old .…

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Added by from japan with love on February 19, 2013 at 5:10am — No Comments

Coffee Strawberry Cake Miniature Food Jewelry Ring

Coffee Strawberry Cake Miniature Food Jewelry Ring

http://www.etsy.com/listing/111237648/food-ring-coffee-strawberry-cake

There is a cup of coffee and a lovely strawberry and chocolate cake on a heart shaped wood tray.…

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Added by from japan with love on February 5, 2013 at 7:55am — No Comments

Vintage Japanese Stencil Family Crest F41

Vintage Japanese Stencil Family Crest F41

http://www.etsy.com/listing/122721261/vintage-japanese-stencil-family-crest

This was an amazing find. They are…

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Added by from japan with love on February 5, 2013 at 7:45am — No Comments

Japanese Ring Made Of Chiyogami Paper and Domed Glass

Japanese Ring Yuzen Washi Chiyogami Paper Ring Domed Glass

Japanese Ring Yuzen Washi Chiyogami Paper Ring Domed Glass

Japanese Ring Yuzen Washi Chiyogami Paper Ring Domed Glass

Japanese Ring Made Of Chiyogami Paper and Domed Glass

http://www.etsy.com/listing/112490617/japanese-ring-yuzen-washi-chiyogami

 

This is really pretty! The paper is Japanese chiyogami paper. The colors are light green, light blue white and gold.



Please look at the last picture to see the…

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Added by from japan with love on October 19, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

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