Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1263299 (stock #pd759)
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Outstanding bronze Kannon goddess of mercy statue from a Japanese buddhist temple. Lifesize 51" tall and 15" wide. Intricately cast with very serene and compassionate face. holding lotus bud and leaf in left hand. These seem to have been added later. We date her at Taisho Period C.1920. The metalwork is superb. Inside has an iron bar surrounded by cement where she was installed at temple. Quite heavy. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1260831 (stock #pd747)
Kodo Arts
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Museum piece. Beautiful bronze buddhist diety, Kannon, a bodhisattva dedicated to saving all sentient beings. Taisho Period C.1915 rom a buddhist temple in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. She is lifesize standing on a lotus pedestal holding a lotus blossom and budin her left hand. Expression is serene and full of compassion. The kourin or halo has buddhist clouds on it. One of a kind. excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote from our Kodo Arts warehouse in Calfifornia.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1255532 (stock #pd742)
Kodo Arts
$2,000.00
Exceptional Large shingon buddhist temple bell dated Meiji 44 (C.1912). Also inscribed is the temple from where it is from: Shinkou-Ji in Hisano village in Okayama Ken. The head monk`s name is also inscribed: Ota Ryonen. This temple was established in 739AD. The striker is also very large, lacquered wood with goat skin covering. We have had many bells over the years but this sound goes on forever. 38cm in diameter; 28cm tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1255051 (stock #pd738)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
Fabulous and rare gold & black lacquered wood transom from a buddhist temple altar. Comes in original cedar box. C.1915. Very art deco in appearance with maki-e raised lacquer leaves and buddhist clouds in relief. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. W:40" x H:10".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1255049 (stock #pd737)
Kodo Arts
$780.00
Very serene, compassionate buddha in prayer gasho to bring salvation to all sentient beings. This C.1890 Jizo bodhisattva is a guardian diety. Wonderful in garden. Chips on nose and hands due to age but gives it character we think. Ask for shipping quote from California.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1252569 (stock #pd728)
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Finely detailed wood gold gilt buddhist altar. The roof is ridged and the intricate carvings of phoenix and buddhas are spectacular. The metal fittings are copper. Perfect to place a diety. Comes in 2 pieces. Condition is very good. H:77cm x W:63cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1237977 (stock #pd678)
Kodo Arts
$995.00
Brilliant large zen buddhist temple altar table; wood covered in gold gilt lacquer and top in wakasa style lacquer. Finely detailed carvings inset and on the ends. The top has two tiers. See pictures. Remarkably good conditon. Taisho Period C.1912-1926. Ask for shipping quote. W:56cm; H:38cm; depth:20cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1236509 (stock #pd662)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Very rare and unusual original woodblock from a scroll of a pantheon of bodhisattvas representing all the sentient beings who have become enlightened but come back to help other sentient beings become realized. Originally a scroll that has now been framed. Meiji Period, C.1900. Excellent detail and color. Condition of woodblock is excellent. Buyer might want to re frame it. Otherwise we can repaper the back of this one. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1231697 (stock #pd653)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Meiji Period C.1890 sitting stone buddhist jizo or bodhisattva. A guardian diety to protect in the afterlife. In Buddha posture holding staff and hoju, the sacred wishing gem. Licken is all over this stone figure and expression bespeaks the wisdom of a master. Bodhisattvas are enlightened beings that forgo the nirvanic realm to come back and help sentient beings out of compassion. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. (free shipping to our california warehouse).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1228307 (stock #pd636)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Fantastic Meiji Peiod Granite Bosatsu boddhisattva from the late 1800's. There is dried lichen from years of exposure to the elements. Facial expression is what caught us. Absolutely other worldly. Wisdom and playfulness from a serenity born of years of experience. H: 16" x W:10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1225871 (stock #pd632)
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Museum quality temple carving from the late Meiji Period C. 1890. This piece was between the the two upper beams on the entrance of a temple. Carved from cypress wood on both sides to be seen from either side of the entrance either coming or going, the undulating waves and buddhist clouds evoke an almost art deco motif or art object. H: 39cm x W" 90cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1219895 (stock #pd624)
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$710.00
Alsmost art deco gold gilt on wood buddhist temple offering tablet. Dated on the back Taisho 7 (C.1919). Intricate carving work and layers of fine lacquer. Has the Chrysanthemum crests which leads us to believe it had some connection to the Imperial temple network. Buddhist clouds in fine relief along with lotus leafs at the top. Height:32" x 10" wide. Ask for shipping quote from California.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1218162 (stock #pd616)
Kodo Arts
$610.00
Lovely ceramic kannon bosatsu diety fired in the Meiji Period C. 1875. Facial expression very tranquil and oozes the compassion and mercy the bosatsu is famous for. Fired with Hagi white and wood fired. H: 8" x 5". Condition perfect. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1208204 (stock #pd577)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
Very wabi-sabi early Taisho Period C.1915 zen buddhist temple wood carving. The tablet sits on a lotus wood base and the carving of the characters in swirling script is wonderful. On the top is a gold gilt lacquered roof. H:13" x W:6". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1910 item #1206201 (stock #pd569)
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$425.00
Beautiful gold gilt and lacquered lotus motif buddhist temple altar offering stand. Late Meiji Period C.1910. Bottom lotus sits on a red lacquered wood base and stem has lotus flower and leaf. Top is lotus flower motif. Bit of lacquer wear on stem. (see pics). Otherwise excellent condition. Pair available. H:15" x diameter:8". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1200322 (stock #pd564)
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Rare and exceptional dragon 'ramma' transom from the late Meiji Period c. 1900. Superb carving of a dragon in the celestial realm surrounded by buddhist clouds all carved in great detail and flow. When a carp swims up a waterfall and makes it over the top, it turns into a dragon that roams the celestial realm as the protector of the Buddha's teachings. 3D claws and eyebrows as well as the head which stands out in relief from the body. The buddhist swirl above the head finishes off a masterpiece that belongs in a museum. 28" tall x 68" long. Condition excellent. Shipping from California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1910 item #1196658 (stock #pd552)
Kodo Arts
$1375.00
Intricate Meiji Period C.1910 wood carving transom that came from a large 'butsudan' zen buddhist altar. Covered in gold gilt, two dakini goddesses adorn each end floating on intricate buddhist clouds. In the middle is a dragon carving, the protector of the buddhist teachings in the celestial realm. Very good condition and comes in original paulownia wood box. Length" 41" x W: 10" x H: 4". Shipping from California warehouse. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1193419 (stock #pd545)
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$475.00
Museum piece with extraordinary history. This altar table was the last of 4 pieces of a private collection we acquired at auction and was the family heirloom of the 14th and final Daimyo (Lord)of the Tokushima Han (clan) Hachisuka Mochiaki of Awa Province on Shikoku Island in central Japan in the Edo Period. He lived 1846-1918. Hachisuka Koroku, his great grandfather, was one of Hideyoshi's (the 2nd Shogun) top generals in early Edo Period and Hideyoshi awarded the Hachisuka the province of Tokushima in Awa (Shikoku) and they ruled it throughout the Edo Period until the Daimyo system was abolished in the Meiji Period in 1868. Quick to see the direction in which the wind was blowing, he pledged loyalty to the Imperial forces. In 1869, with the hanseki hokan (Abolition of the han system), he was appointed Governor of Tokushima Prefecture. In 1872, Hachisuka went to Great Britain and attended Oxford University. After returning to Japan, he was chief advisor to the Meiji Emperor. In 1882, Hachisuka was envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to France, and received the title of kōshaku (marquis) under the new kazoku peerage system. After returning to Japan, he served as a member of the House of Peers, Governor of Tokyo Prefecture, President of the House of Peers, Minister of Education, and Privy Councillor. He died in 1918, and his grave is located in Tokushima. The table has copper metalwork and intricate wood carvings covered in gold gilt. The condition is excellent. H:14cm x W:27cm Ask for shipping quote.