Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1113471 (stock #pd333)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Very rare Taisho Period, C.1910 bronze carp garden water spout. The detail on the bronze fish scales and the waves about the tail are exceptional. We have seen many a fake of late and this is the real deal. There is a tiny pipe from the bottom that opens through the mouth to allow a water flow. Ask for shipping quote. Condition excellent. H: about 24cm x W: about 14cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1111766 (stock #pd331)
Kodo Arts
$395.00
Elegant set of 6 hand-painted Taisho Period c. 1915 porcelain dishes used for side dishes. Each dish has undulating curves and a red motif surounded by green vines on one side and blue cobalt painted deers and flowers on the other side. Perfect for salad dishes or ice cream. Ask for shipping quote. H:about 9cm x W: about 14cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1105286 (stock #pd330)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
One of a pair of two outstanding bronze zen temple lanterns dated Taisho Period 9 (c.1919). (we also have the pair) The crest of Shingen one of the great daimyo of the north is in gold. H:around 28" ; W:around 9" condition very good.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1095825 (stock #pd311)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
One of the finest and biggest zen buddhist 'zushi' travelling altars we have ever seen. C. 1860 late Edo Period. Most likely the owner was a high ranking samurai. The altar stands 69cm tall and 47cm wide. The metal fittings are copper and exceptional. Inside is a gold gilt inner chamber. The condition is very good. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1094934 (stock #pd323)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Exceptional carving of Kannon Bosastu or Bodhisattva the goddess of compassion and mercy. She holds a lotus in her left hand symbolizing purity and ability to rise from the mud to transform into a beautiful flower. She stands on a stand of lotus pedals with large lotus leaves. To the side are buddhist clouds. Painted in the Edo Period c. 1860, some of the colors have worn away and the right foot is chipped off. Hinoki wood. Comes in paulownia wood box. Ask for shipping quote. H:19cm x W:28cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1093417 (stock #pd318)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Epitamy of wabi-sabi natural wood fired glaze art. Nature takes over in the kin with the play of fire , air , earth, and wood to produce glazes and textures no one could plan. This Meiji Period C.1890 tea leaf storage jar has it all. Simply stunning. H:32cm x 24cm diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1093416 (stock #pd317)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Sensational and rare buddhist temple altar gong used for ceremonies and sutra chanting. C.1915 Taisho Period black lacquered wood stand with copper metal fittings holds bronze gong. Flaming jewel crown in gold lacquer adorns the top. Excellent condition minus the two ends of the flaming jewel which are both chipped. Ask for shipping quote. H:110cm x W:41cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1092162 (stock #pd313)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Fabulously elegant set of ten Kutani ceramic plates in dated box, c.1914. The motif on the plates are plum blossoms and plum branches shooting to the full moon. Irregular edges adorned with gold vines makes this a museum set of desert plates that would cause a stir. One would skip dinner to get to them. Ask for shipping quote. 17cm x 17cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1089710 (stock #pd309)
Kodo Arts
$580.00
Exceptional Late Edo Period C.1860 zen buddhist traveling altar usually carried by samurai. In a small wooden 'zushi' or wood altar with hinged doors, inside is Fudo-Myo, the immovable king carved out of wood sitting on a carved stand of lotus flowers. He symbolizes compassion with firmness. He holds a sword and he has the power to crush all obstacles and troubles. Ask for shipping quote. H:11cm x W:8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #1082898 (stock #pd299)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Wonderfully weathered and wabi-sabi Late Meiji Period c.1910 bronze bell from a Shinto shrine. The bell usually hangs from the roof of the shrine entrance with a rope and you jiggle the bell to ring it and announce to the gods you have come to pray. It has some dings but this actually adds character. H:22cm x W:17cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1082896 (stock #pd298)
Kodo Arts
$2200.00
Huge impact large bronze Taisho Period c.1920 lantern. Lovely vine lattice metalworkwork on the sides and 4 stout legs. Can either stand alone or be hung. There is a hole for an electric chord on the top and the original paper on the inside is off. (we can repaper on request). Top has slight bend (as you can see in the pictures) but otherwise in great condition. H:37cm x W:29cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1081804 (stock #pd294)
Kodo Arts
Sold, Thank You
Wonderful Japanese 'Zushi" zen buddhist travelling altar in black lacquered wood case with gold gilt lacquered inside. Jizo Bosatsu diety inside with halo adorned with three flaming jewels. The jizo also holds the sacred wishing gem and seems like there was a staff in his right hand. Very nice carving out of japanese cypress with serene, enlightened facial expression. The case has opening doors and hinges and latch on front are made of copper/bronze alloy. Slight lacquer wear on the back. Ask for shipping quote. H:20cm x W:11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1080919 (stock #pd293)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Exceptional Taisho Period c. 1910 'suzuri bako' maki-e lacquered caligraphy writing box. Sensational gold maki-e chrysanthemums some with silver leaf petals and some with raised maki-e or mother of pearl inlay. Chrysanthemum petals and leaves with gold maki-e and mother of pearl make up this elegant, rich mosiac. On the inside of the top are 3 gorgeous butterflies also in raised gold maki-e. The bottom inside has a silver ink pourer with a pine motif and a black nachi ink stone. The bottom of the bottom box has some worn away lacquer on the corners and on the top, one of the mother of pearl chrysanthemums has a crack. Otherwise in fabulous condition. Ask for shipping quote. L:29cm x w:24cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1076359 (stock #pd266)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Lovely Late Meiji Period c.1900 bronze flower vase with 3 cranes in superb raised relief flying over waves. The handles are are exquisitely shaped as mushrooms. The condition is excellent. Ask for shipping quote. H:26cm ; W:17cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #1074753 (stock #pd283)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Unbelievable signed and dated C. 1705 , June, black lacquered zen buddhist temple stand. Also written on the underside is that it was donated to a zen priest on an auspicious day by a Mr. Ichiya Hachinobu from Okubiniro - cho in Osaka. The sides of the stand have transoms of intricately carved swallows frolicing among bamboo and plum blossoms. Some lacquer has worn away but in remarkably excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. W:53cm x Depth: 33cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1074500 (stock #pd279)
Kodo Arts
$1600.00
Simply elegant bronze crane candlestand on a base with baby crane and turtle, the auspicious symbols of happiness and long life. C. 1910, the bronze is "aka do" a rich red bronze. The coloring is natural and not painted on. Finely detailed feathers and tail point to a the top class of bronzemanship. At the top lotus flowers adorn the candleholder. Ask for shipping quote. H:14" x W:7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1074490 (stock #pd281)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Playful late Meiji Period lost-cast wax bronze fu dog on a yarn ball. The beonze is "aka do" or a red bronze used exclusively in Meiji and early Taisho Periods. Extremely fine detail and in raised relief. Ask for shipping quote. H:8" x W:11"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1074329 (stock #pd277)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Fudo myo is one of the important buddhist dieties and guardians of buddhism in Japan. His sanskrit name is Alcala. He has a scary appearance to frighten people and awaken them to salvation. He converts anger into compassion and cuts the ties of negative feelings. This Fudo myo is very old and has junks missing and age wear. Fabulous expression. Ask for shipping quote. 13" x 9"