Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1205704 (stock #pd567)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Sensational 'aka' bronze 'usubata' flower arrangement vessel for ikebana and tea ceremony. Late Meiji Period C.1910, this vase has cranes frolicing in waves in spectacular relief. Lovely detail and in 3D. Excellent condition. H:13" x diameter: 11". Shipping from California warehouse; ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1129656 (stock #pd371)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Fascinating Taisho Period C.1920 tea ceremony bronze tripod incense censor. Almost art deco in design and feel. The Murashi-do bronze was dipped in hot oi at firing to create the mottled patinated colorings. The handles are elephant heads. The highlight of the piece is the very rare and exquisite square mouth and lid. The lid is adorned with a shishi lion which covers the hole the incense smoke wafts out of. Simply superb. To date we have never seen a square mouth incense koro. Ask for shipping quote. H:about 12cm; W:about 13cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1124778 (stock #pd367)
Kodo Arts
$800.00
Very wabi sabi Taisho Period C.1920 iron tea ceremony tetsubin kettle used for making the green tea water. It is believed boiling water in these kettles confers on the participants long life. The kettle has characters in relief of a poem celebrating the mystical Horai Mountain in ancient China where the sages lived. It has the seal of Eirin, the foundry where it was made. Excellent condition, no leaks or cracks. Slight chip on the spout mouth or a firing scar, not sure which. Bronze lid with copper top. Ask for shipping quote. 26cm high ; 17cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1122382 (stock #pd361)
Kodo Arts
$800.00
First of its kind we have seen. A late Meiji Period C.1890 Tea Ceremony paulownia wood hibachi brazier with copper lining and bronze metal fittings. The brazier actually opens in half to reveal small compartments and shelves for Tea Ceremony implements. A museum piece. Inside the copper lining is a iron stand to hold the tea kettle over the charcoal. W:about 18"; H: about 13" ; Depth: about 12". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1119842 (stock #pd352)
Kodo Arts
$795.00
Simple elegance envelops this wonderful late Meiji Period C.1910 bronze 'koro' crane incense burner. The piece has two parts; the top consisting of the crane's feathers and head, and the bottom which contains the ash. On the underside of the bottom in relief are the crane's legs tucked under. Typical understated japanese beauty. Used in the tea ceremony. 'Aka (red ) bronze. Not a fake. Excellent condition. H:about 11cm; W:about 18cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1071698 (stock #pd271)
Kodo Arts
$395.00
Great negoro red lacquered large kogo to hold incense for the tea ceremony. Negoro is a special lacquering technique developed by zen monks to support their temple in the Edo Period. Made of wood and layers of lacquer. A bit of lacquer wear but excelllent condition. Ask for shipping quote. Diameter 7and 1/2".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1070940 (stock #pd269)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Sensational Mokubei (lived 1767-1833) scholar figurine in polychrome enamels. Famous as a potter working for the Lord of Kii and later the Lord of Kaga where he opened his own kiln. He used to stick his head far into the kiln during firing to ascertain the temperature of the heat by the sound of the fire. Later because of this he lost his hearing and changed his name to Robei, 'which means deaf. His figurines were highly prized for the sencha tea world. This scholar sits with brush and book. Ask for shipping quote. Excellent condition. H:9" x W: 8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1044415 (stock #pd210)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Late Taisho Period c.1920 bronze tea ceremony gong to call the participants to the tea ceremony. The gong has a dragon handle holding the bell suspended over a lotus leaf base with a bronze chain. Farther out on the dragon handle is a hole for another chain to hold a metal gong striker. We don't have the original metal striker but a iron striker is included. The sound is quite good. The gong itself has the goddess dakini in raised relief. The are some blue/green oxidization marks on the gong. Ask for shipping quote. H:35cm W:31cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1016485 (stock #pd182)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
Very charming two compartment bamboo tea ceremony utensil carrying basket, c.1915. Used for moon viewing and cherry blossom excursions where the tea ceremony was performed and the tea utensils could be fashionably carried. Beautiful weft diagonal weaves with lovely knot work on the handle. There is one shallow compartment on top and both top and bottom insides have silk cloth lining, albeit shredding a bit. Ask for shipping quote. (H:31cm x W:22cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1014785 (stock #pd175)
Kodo Arts
$390.00
Wabi-sabi Meiji Period c.1900 Oribe tea ceremony utensil with paulownia wood lid with bamboo handle. Lovely old oribe colors and iron feldspar markings. Shipping included. (W:7cm x D: 6cm x H:5cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1014420 (stock #pd173)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Exceptionally rare and important Edo Period lacquered tea ceremony sweets box. A fossilized mushroom has been black lacquered on the outside and red negoro lacquered on the inside and used for the tea ceremony. The red lacquered has peeled a bit on the inside but not bad for c. 1865 Edo Period museum piece. Ask for shipping quote. H:15cm x W: 21cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #857432 (stock #KA446)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
Japanese tea ceremony iron brazier with fantastic tetsu iron mizusashi inside with a poem of Japanese characters in raised relief. The characters explain the Tao of Tea, "Cha No Juttoku", the ten virtues of tea: balance of the five organs; honor all buddhas; respect parents; be aware of impurities; longevity; eliminate drowsiness; prevent disasters; follow the way of good; protect nature; promote peace. Japanese readings available upon request. Very heavy item. c.1890. (14" x12") (36cm x 30cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $260.