Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1290127 (stock #pd837)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Superp art deco pair of Taisho Period C.1920 bronze candlestands. On a round base the four legs hold a lovely blue/green patina top. In excellent condition. H:58cm x W:17cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1290125 (stock #pd838)
Kodo Arts
$1,800.00
Very rare and important old Japanese buddhist bronze temple post top called a giboshi. Standing 57cm tall and 30cm wide, it is like an art deco object with great impact. Four plum blossom screw covers hide the screws that attached the top to a post. A few miner scratches but no cracks or dents. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1287843 (stock #pd826)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Very unusual rough textured usubata or bronze tea ceremony flower vase. The base is outstanding and rare. The legs are curled tea drops and the simple elegant lines reveal the asthetic of the Taisho era C.1920. First of its kind we have seen. There is a signature on the bottom but it is cursive and unfortunately we can`t read it. H:26cm x diameter:14cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1284398 (stock #pd817)
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Stout Taisho Period C.1920 zen buddhist temple gong. Made of thick bronze with a very good sound. Well cast and with no dents or cracks. H:2 feet tall and diameter 14". Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1282424 (stock #pd814)
Kodo Arts
$1,050.00
Regal signed bronze statue of a Meiji Period statesman as Japan transitioned from the samurai era to the modern era. Displaying all the dignity and experience of someone who has gone through many of lifes trials and tribulations, the artist Nakajima Toyo has captured the heart and wisdom expressed in this gentleman. Excellent condition. H:17" x 13". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1280236 (stock #pd799)
Kodo Arts
$1,350.00
Fabulous old Taisho Period C.1915 bronze lantern. Lovely blue green patina from years outside. Almost art deco in appearance with outstanding lattice work. Bronze craftsmanship top notch. Door opens and latches are good. Stands on 3 legs. 10" tall x 9" wide. Ask for shipping quote from Californai warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1280230 (stock #pd802)
Kodo Arts
$1,375.00
Rare large Taisho Period C.1920 bronze vase with fabulous markings in relief. The aesthetic is absolutely brilliant. Excellent condition. Handles are mythical elephants. H:18" x 17" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1279502 (stock #pd796)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Exceptional and rare Meiji Period C.1890 bronze Shachihoko or mythical dragon carp Koro or incense censor. . Shachi or Shachihoko were frequently used as roof ornaments in the Edo period (1600-1868) and found atop castles, tower gates, and samurai homes. These fish-shaped ornaments are placed at both ends of the main roof ridge, with the male Shachi placed on the left and the female Shachi on the right. The creatures are thought to provide protection against fire, as they are attributed with the power to control rain. This dragon /carp has a lid on the upper tail. Not sure if it is original or if it has been replaced. Piece is in excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1278741 (stock #pd788)
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Very rare and unusual buddhist temple garden bronze turtle water spout. Lovely blue green patina from years outside on the turtles. Signed on the bottom ` Yoryo ` Mama turtle with baby turtle on its back. Little pegs on the back of the mama and tny holes in the baby`s feet keep it mounted. The tortoise has a thunder diaper design on its back. Thick bronze and very heavy. H:34cm x W:64". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1276353 (stock #pd782)
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Large Bronze zen buddhaist temple bell from the late Meiji Period C.1910. Signed with the foundry stamp of ZENRYU and Ganso which means this foundry was the original maker of bronze buddhist bells from the early Edo Period. The sound is resonating and very deep. Goes on forever. Stiker is lacquered wood with goat skin. Minor dents here and there but no cracks and weird vibrations or sounds. Fabulous sound. Bell height:12" x diameter:11". Stand red lacquered. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1276352 (stock #pd781)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Very rare bronze inspirational plaque that hung in the dojo main hall of a karate or sword training club in the late Meiji Period C.1890. Usually plaques in this style are wood. This is a mixture of metals that make up bronze with copper predominent. Metal copper fitting adorn the corners. The two kanji characters in the center are from the japanes words : IGEN meaning dignity and the qualities of leadership. The second kanji is from the japanese word: JINTOKU or human virtue, which in asian confucianism and samurai bushido codes is the highest human attribute of the spirit. THe sign reads: ITOKU. Nice bronzework in the corners and with a thick iron bar and hook in the back to hang it by. 25" high x 16" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1276351 (stock #pd780)
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Thick bronze late Meiji Period C.1900 temple gong. Very good sound and in very good condition. No cracks or dents. Lovely blue green patina of the bronze from years of oxidation outside. H:15" x Diameter:10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1273166 (stock #pd767)
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Exceptional and important late Meiji Period C.1890 bronze lantern. Unique treasure symbols on the lower main body for auspicious luck and intricate diaper designs in the lattice work. Beautiful bronze metalwork with buddhist clouds and thick handle. Can be fitted for a light source upon request. H:62cm x diameter:35cm. Condition very good. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1253269 (stock #pd731)
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This japanese buddhist temple bell is dated on the bell Anei 2 C.1773. It is larger than most temple bells we have seen. On the bell is inscribed a Jodo-shu Sutra poem: the essence is the bell`s sound represents the Buddha`s voice or true word and is very deep and enlightened. It sounds in the 10 directions. This bell is signed by Ota Seibei Shigetsu, from one of the most famous Chudo Foundries & families famous in Edo Period. He made a reknown bell for Jakko-in in Ohara north of Kyoto. Estabished in C.1357, they were making bells and tea pots for over 400 years before they went out of business in 1961. They were connected to Enkoji Temple in Shiga. H:31" x Diameter:17". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1246499 (stock #pd715)
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Fantastic late Meiji Period C.1905 egret incense burner. Standing on a field of bamboo leaves, the egret is standing on one leg and looking back over its shoulder. The detail on the head and feathers is a masterpiece. The body feathers are in fine relief and come off to reveal the incense ash and cavity. Height: 10" x 7". Excellent condition. Ask for sshipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1246278 (stock #pd711)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Superb hanging bronze lantern with plum blossom/tree motif in relief over glass panels. Delicate bronze craftsmanship exhibiting the Taisho Period`s (C.912-1926) wonderful aesthetic sense. In excellent condition. H:20" x 10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1243620 (stock #pd701)
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Fantastic pair of Edo Period temple bronze hanging lanterns with a swirl motif on the metal. Dated with nengo Kyoho 9 (1724) the lanterns were later modified in the Taisho Period C.1920 with iron pipes on the top to allow electricity and bulb on the inside. Can be lit up. Paper is worn and can be replaced with antique paper of same. Very large and in very good condition. See pics. H:27" x 17". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1242409 (stock #pd696)
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Regal Meiji Period bronze table for an okimono or diety. Fabulous detail in relief on the top and old aka bronze legs and base. Length: 11cm x width 3 cm. Shipping included.