Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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)
Kodo Arts
P.O.R.
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")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #944501 (stock #pd75)
Kodo Arts
$425.00
Rare Meiji Period c.1900 black lacquered horse feeding buckets. A horse bento box, this pair of buckets has iron metal work on the rims and a crest in gold lacquer and the inscription 'no no mura' in red lacquer on the back meaning country village. There are slots in the handles where a pole was inserted to carry the buckets. Some lacquer and metal wear but in very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. (h:15' ; diam: 11")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #944500 (stock #pd73)
Kodo Arts
$800.00
Elegant bronze sake pourers with superb metal craftmanship and mythical dragons in raised relief. The edge of the pourers and the lid has detailed diaper patterns also in raised relief. Wonderful bronze workmanship. C. 1920 Taisho Period. Excellent condition. Ask shiping quote. (h:6 1/2"; w: 7 1/2" )
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #942841 (stock #pd80)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Fantastic Taisho Period C.1915 signed Kutani ceramic Noh figure, Okina. The signature kutani pottery kiln colors of rich purple and greens create a noh figure that seems to be alive. Beautiful expression and with a light source in front, throws off a shadow dance. Perfect condition. (h:10 1/2" ; w:11"; depth :5") Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #941835 (stock #pd67)
Kodo Arts
$2000.00
Rare Edo Period c. 1860 wood carving of Kannon, the Goddess of Mercy. Fantastically carved with a rich patina from the ages, most likely housed in a buddhist temple over the years. The wood appears to be keyaki or Japanese elm. There is a very old crack that runs the length of the carving which has become part of her. Ask for shipping quote. (h:20" w: 5")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #941830 (stock #pd79)
Kodo Arts
$4500.00
This is the finest Shigaraki ceramic vase Kodo Arts has come across. Unbelievable nagashi blue and green glazes on a spectacular form. The natural overglazes during firing have produced an unreproduceable masterpiece of pottery. Signed on the bottom, Toho c. 1885. If we kept one piece this would be it. Perfect condition. Request shipping quote. (h:12" diam: 11")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #940639 (stock #pd62)
Kodo Arts
$3200.00
Just superb Edo Period zen buddhist travelling altar or zushi. The rounded contoured roof and the outstanding metal work on the door and hinges indicate a high level samurai or retainer. Thick black lacquer and fine gilt on the inside. The roof dates the piece to late edo period c. 1860. The altar on the inside has 2 pillars and a cross beam with painted buddhist symbols. Request shippng quote. (H:12"; W:8")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #940637 (stock #pd61)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Rare zen buddhist butsudan altar or spirit house of this size. Usually much bigger. The outside is in black lacquer with copper metal fittings and the inside has a double set of doors with hand carved ornamental flowers in gilt gold. Excellent shape and condition.c. 1900. Request shipping quote. (H:22"; W:15")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #933710 (stock #pd38)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Wonderful bronze craftmanship in this Edo Period c.1860 bronze zen buddhist altar temple flower case. The relief has a hawk in plum blossoms and mythical shishi lions as legs. Copper inset for the flowers. Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $60. (h: 21cm; w:12)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #932719 (stock #pd34)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Simply superb Murashido bronze flower vase with original paulownia wood box. Murashido is a technique achieved by dipping the hot bronze in oil immediately after firing and then smoking with rice straw. This is a masterpiece of heavy bronze and a wonderful patina of colors. Shipping to usa /western europe $120. (w:26cm x h:31cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #928616 (stock #pd26)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
Gorgeous zen buddhist temple altar stand which can be used for placement of deity or candle or anything of one's choice. Meiji Period c.1890 from a temple north of Tokyo. Purchased 5 from a temple and this is the last one left. Wood is hinoki japanese cypress and the lacquer is gold on the base, lotus leaf and black on the top. The stand is a lotus leaf, sacred symbol of purity in Buddhism. Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $120. (h:66cm x dia:42cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #922455 (stock #pd15)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Unusual japanese bronze flower vase, signed with the original kiri (paulownia wood) tomobako box. On the lid of the box is the kanji 'Sentoku Tsubogata Hanaire' meaning the design is like a japanese tsubo or tea storage jar and smoked straw was used at the end of firing to achieve the rich colored markings and patina. The vase is a 'hanaire' meaning a flower vase. The hanko or seal of the artist is on the box but unfortunately we cant read it. perfect condition with karaki wood stand. $475 Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $75. (h:18cm x dia:15cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #921025 (stock #pd12)
Kodo Arts
$580.00
Exceptional Yoshitora original woodblock scroll dated feb. 1866. Yoshitora's real name was Tatsugoro Nagashima and he was a pupil of Kuniyoshi. This woodblock scroll with vivid detail and color is of an 'oiran' the queen of the Geishas. This style of woodblock scroll is called 'Takenaga Hosho' indicating the long length of the woodblock and in this field the narrow width is called 'habahiro hashira-e' (pillar style). The woodblock is 71cm x 23cm, the entire scroll is 147cm x 37cm. Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $50.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #919337 (stock #pd4)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Rare Japanese lacquered letter box with beautiful raised maki-e maple trees, river and mountains. The scene is from the 'hyaku isshu' the classic 101 ancient great poems. The poem referred to in this poem is by the venerated Ariwara no Narihara. In the upper right hand corner of the box is the kanji with the first line of the poem, "Chihaya Furu Kamiyo" The river in the lower right hand corner has the last line of the poem, "Kuguru To Wa". Basically the poem says that in the ancient mystical age when only gods lived, to see the Tatsuta River dyed crimson red with maple leaves in a shibori pattern was something even the gods themselves could never see. The makie is executed perfectly with stunning maple leaves and a red flow of the imagination in the middle. A collector's piece. $1200. (h:44cm x w:34cm x d:13cm). Shipping/insurance to usa or western europe $95.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #918754 (stock #pd6)
Kodo Arts
$2400.00
The mother of all daruma wood carvings. On the back of this Edo Period c.1700 masterpiece is engraved 'Genroku 13' (c.1700) ,'Saigenshin Tsukuri' carved by Saigenshin, a famous zen monk of the time. Also 'Kyosagaju' meaning he was from a temple in the Saga District of Western Kyoto. The Carving is a magnificent flow of lines and expression. Definitely a museum quality piece. A few minor areas where the lacquer has worn away but in astonishingly great shape. $2400. (w:30cm x h:43cm). Shipping/insurance to usa or western europe $300.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #891855 (stock #KA664)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Wonderful turn of the century c.1900 iron garden lantern. The hand forged iron and design throws off a dancing shadow with a light source. In excellent condition. (9" x 9") (23cm x 23cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $100.