Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1010863 (stock #pd164)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Shochu, a distilled sake much like cheap vodka was produced in shochu jugs by shigaraki kilns in quantity during the late Meiji Period (1867-1912). The characteristic form is easily recognizable; a large bottle shaped jar in the classic Shigaraki shape. This piece is very rare and decorated with shigaraki 'tiger fur' glaze, which is achieved by splashing Hagi-white glaze over the dark base. Usually 'nagashi' or decorative streaks of green and or blue glaze were ladled over a base of Hagi-white glaze. c.1900. (17" x 10" )(43cm x 25cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $95.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1008634 (stock #pd154)
Kodo Arts
$1600.00
Gorgeous Taisho Period, c.1915 bronze "usubata" flower vase used for the tea ceremony. Outstanding bronze craftsmanship with 'aka' or red bronze which was used in Japan prior to WW2. Signed on the bottom, 'Arahakasan' which was the Edo Period name for Shitenoji Temple in Osaka. Most likely belonged to the Temple. The flowing waves creates a beautiful contrasting asymmetry. Perfect condition. With paulownia wood original box. Not a replica! Ask for shipping quote. (H:27cm x W:32cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1008028 (stock #pd149)
Kodo Arts
$580.00
Simply exquisite Taisho Period c.1915 traveling bento box. Used to stap on around the waist, the the fine, delicate bamboo weave is a work of art framed in strips of bamboo. Bronze metal fittings and inside is a rare metal 3 tiered food box for the different delicacies. The ultimate Mingei folk art. Ask for shipping. (20cm x 13cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1004736 (stock #pd143)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Exceptional Meiji Period c.1890 Yoroi samurai for the Boy's Day Festival in May. The condition is perfect and the detail in the silk cloth and armor is superb. Lacquered breast plates and leggings. Comes in original lacquered box. The inside stand it hangs on is new. Ask for shipping quote. ((H:110cm x W:37cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1001462 (stock #pd140)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Fabulous cypress wood carving of kobo daishi the founder of shingon buddhism in Japan. The mt. headquarter in Mt. Koya still celebrates his achievements. This carving is excellent and the wood stand carved in gold gilt with buddhist clouds is a aesthetic wonder. Whatever he was holding is missing. Ask for shipping quote. (10" x 8")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #983028 (stock #pd127)
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Extremely rare and hard to find Edo Period c.1860 byobu screen in good condition and featuring tigers frolicing in bamboo. One of a pair most likely as the other six panel screen had the hanko. This screen has been repaired a long time ago and we challenge you to find the repairs. All and all, a museum piece that fits handsomely over a couch.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #979681 (stock #pd120)
Kodo Arts
$1380.00
Wonderful Shinto Shrine votive painting c. 1850 depicting the famed Genji samurai general Minamoto Yoshitsune fighting his rival Minamoto Yoshinaka at the Battle of Awazu in c.1184 in the Tale of the Genji. The pigments are all natural dyes taken from plants. The wood is cypress. The frame is new and made of maplewood. Ask for shipping quote. (H:30" x W:36")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #976625 (stock #pd118)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Superb buddhist temple roof carving of a ShiShi mythical Fu Dog to protect the temple from calamity. Dated Meiji Period, c.1890 the wood is hinoki, japanese cypress, and it has been mounted on an antique block of japanese keyaki or japanese elm. The carving is very detail and the expression of the Shishi while being of a serious demeaner is also a bit playful. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote. (H: 24"; W:18")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #969490 (stock #pd113)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Meiji Period c.1890 zen buddhist temple lantern signed on the bottom by the maker, Urai Masuemon, and the place of the temple, Soraku-gun, Higashibata, in Okayama south of Kyoto. The under leafs on the top have buddhist cloud patterns as well as the main body. The metal is a copper alloy mixed with a bit of bronze. The doors swing open and an oil dish with wick was placed inside. The metal needs a polish but other wise in perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. (H:40cm; diameter:32cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #966587 (stock #pd108)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Excellent 'aka-do' red bronze mythical shishi fu dog with tama ball. Bronze workers stopped using red bronze toward the end of the Meiji - early Taisho Periods c. 1868-1912. With al the bronze fakes these days, to find a real one is special and with fine craftsmanship even better. Playful face expression and fine detail a plus. Ask for shipping quote. (H:20cm; width: 29cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #965900 (stock #pd106)
Kodo Arts
$780.00
Wabi-sabi original Meiji Period, c.1870 carved cypress Noh mask. This is the character, 'Beshimi' and the mask is worn by the ghost of a warrior in the Noh play, 'Kumasaka'. Unbelievably not signed on the back. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. (h:22cm; w:15cm; depth:9cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #965169 (stock #pd104)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Fantastic Meiji Period c.1885 earthenware storage jar from Shigaraki, one of Japan's pottery and cermics centers In Edo (17th, 18th) and Meiji Period 1868-1912. Wood fired in a 'nobori gama' climbing kiln, the natural ash glazes produce startling textures and patterns. The Shigaraki clays have 'choseki' or white stone which means long life. This tea leaf storage jar has a beautiful green glaze down the entire jar. Ask for a shipping quote. (H:30cm; diam.:23cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #961607 (stock #pd95)
Kodo Arts
$1075.00
Superb Edo Period c. 1860 Mokugyo wood fish zen sutra chanting drum. Used when the monks would do evening and morning chanting. The monks would beat the drum with the cadence of the sutra while chanting. The japanese characters 'kinryushi' are carved on the front, meaning golden dragon. The wood is lacquered in many layers of negoro lacquer with gold gilt. The top and bottom of both sides is worn from all the drum strikes. (H:42cm; W: 45cm) Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #960524 (stock #pd90)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Gentle goddess of compassion Kannon bronze statue and bronze stand with zen buddhist clouds in raised relief. Meiji Period c.1890. The bronze work is exquisite. The diety's face expression oozes compassion and the stand is a work of art in itself. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. (kannon 10cm high; 4cm wide; stand 5cm high; 10cm diameter)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #960522 (stock #pd89)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Taisho Period Japanese lacquer craftsman's lacquer mixing bowl with years of lacquer producing an art deco masterpiece of colors and textures. C. 1920 from the wakasa nuri lacquer ware area on the sea of Japan. Very rare to find. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. (H:10cm; Diam.:25cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #954060 (stock #pd68)
Kodo Arts
$1600.00
Rare bronze Meiji Period c. 1890 zen temple lotus water vase. The base is a lotus leaf as is the stem and upper bowl. The lotus being a symbol of enlightenment and realization in Buddhism. The detail and relief is absolutely stunning. Rich patina. Excellent condition. Ask for quote. (height: 10 1/2" ; base diam.: 8")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #949052 (stock #pd72)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Wondrful Taisho Period c.1920 Oribe olive green ceramic plate with wisteria vine handle. Classic Oribe and signed on the bottom. Ask for shipping quote. Perfect condition. (l:12"; w:9")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #947571 (stock #pd86)
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Rare buddhist temple bronze temple water spout c. 1860. Water would pass through the tail out throught the dragon mouth into a bronze water bowl outside the temple entrance to rinse one's mouth or purify one's hands. Extremely rare and difficult to find. Wonderful bronze work. Ask for shipping quote. (l:22"; h: 9")