For over 40 years Haig's of Rochester has been a trusted name in Fine Jewelry & Objects of Art. In an 1882 building that he restored, Owner and resident expert, Paul R. Haig, has made Rochester, MI both home and a home base for his business as he serves the community and beyond. His reputation for specializing in Asian antiquities and creating award-winning jewelry designs has won him international acclaim. Whether you're looking for your first diamond or adding to your prized collection, Paul and his team offer a second-to-none shopping experience, with quality gemstones, custom jewelry designs, dependable repair services and a selection of antiques and estate pieces. If you're looking for the truly unique, you'll find it here at Haig's of Rochester. 

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This is an Edo Period, silk brocade-woven, Japanese fukusa, Circa 1790. Unusual in nature, It prominently features two family crests (also known as mon)- one from the Nabeshima family; the other from the Mizuhiki. The Nabeshima family is part of a samurai kin group. During the Edo period, the domain they controlled became quite famous for the porcelain wares (known as Nabeshima wares) that they produced. The underlying kamon, the Nabeshima family crest is beautifully rendered here with gold metallic thread that has been directly woven into a geometric fabric of blue and green hues. As a result, it is presumed that the Nabeshima family was bearing the gift that this fukusa would have so ornately covered. The Mizuhiki crest depicts two intertwined cranes handsomely embroidered via silk satin stitch with brick stitch adornments. Placed atop of the Nabeshima mon, one can assume that the Mizuhiki family received the gift. This fukusa has been lightly padded, and has a crimson silk crepe backing/edging. Please note, there is some slight soiling, silk breakdown and loss of thread commensurate with age. Additionally, a few small holes appear on the edging and the four tassels used for removing the fukusa from the gift are missing. Please see photos for more detail.

 

Dimensions: 25" X 25"

 

BL: KEE

18th C. Edo Period Japanese Silk Brocade-Woven Double Crane Fukusa

$525.00Price
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