Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1294002 (stock #pd844)
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Unbelievable hangi woodblock from a set of sutra woodblocks used to print buddhist sutra books in the Edo Period, C.1850. Each japanese kanji character is carved into a lacquered cherry wood board BACKWARDS. When ink and rice paper applied, voila a printed page. Painstakingly usually a set of boards carved on both sides was 32 boards. 28" long by 7" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1292072 (stock #pd842)
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$750.00
Rich patina from years of use in an old Japanese farm house as a jizaikagi or pot stabilizer hook over the open cooking hearth. The hook enabled the pot height to be adjusted on a bamboo pole hung over the hearth. Art deco as an art object, this piece of folk art oozes a utilitarian grandeur. Condition very good as per photos. Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1292028 (stock #pd841)
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Very large art deco late Meiji Period Shigaraki tsubo. Fantastic drip glazes over a hagi base have created a classic shigaraki tea leaf storage jar. Shigaraki is famous for ceramic storage jars for sake, soy and tea leaves. The clays have choseki long life stones in the clay which give the pottery its distinctive Shigaraki look. shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1290127 (stock #pd837)
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$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)
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$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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1289702 (stock #pd834)
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$1,400.00
Very lovely art deco Taisho Period C.1920 tetsubin iron tea kettle from the famed Ryubundo Iron Foundry. The lid is signed and the wave diaper motif throughout is executed in great relief. No chips cracks or leaks. H:18cm x w:18cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1289627 (stock #pd830)
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$550.00
Quite unusual bronze elephant koro or incense burner. The lid is a pagoda and the relief work is very good. The pagoda has a few corners damaged but all in all very good condition. C.1920 Taisho Period. H:17cm x w:16cm. ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1288615 (stock #pd832)
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$680.00
Very sweet hearth pot stabilizing zelkova fish and iron hook on a bamboo pole with iron circle and fittings. A pot was held above the open hearth fire in old japanese minka farmhouses. The fish could be adjusted to adjust the pot. Years of fire smoke have created a patina on the fish and bamboo. The bamboo has iron bands on it and a few minor cracks. The fish is in great condition. H:150cm x w:24cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1288613 (stock #pd831)
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Very rare and important petrified mushroom that was red lacquered on the inside and made into a tea leaf chaire or caddy. The red lacquer is worn on the inside but the mushroom is in remarkably great condition. Museum piece. Edo Period c.1850. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1287845 (stock #pd824)
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$1,100.00
Fantastic stone granite jizo or protective bodhisattva from Niigata in Northern Japan. In a buddhist gassho or prayer mode, this jizo is praying for the salvation and protection of all sentient beings. 42cm tall by 30cm wide. Free shipping from our california warehouse. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1287843 (stock #pd826)
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$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 : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1287842 (stock #pd825)
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$880.00
Important late Meiji Period C.1900 Shigaraki tsubo or tea leaf jar. Shigaraki being of course one of the 7 great pottery centers of feudal Japan. The slip glaze on this Tsubo drips with texture and clumps of the glaze give this jar a remarkable art deco modernistic feel even though it was wood fired in a climbing kiln over 100 years ago. Sensational and one of the best we have seen in a while. H:31cm x diameter: 24cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1286502 (stock #pd823)
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Elegant 6 panel small byobu or screen from the late Edo Period C.1860. Lovely gold leaf background with three cranes frolicing among the pines, camelia and chrysanthemum flowers on the bank of a swirling blue river. Fine bronze metal fittings on the frame and in excellent condition. Only 140cm tall and 300cm long making it a perfect size for over the couch. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1286501 (stock #pd822)
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Rare and serene stone guardian diety made of granite from the Edo Period C.1850. Stands on a stone base made with lotus leafs in relief. The Lotus being one of the main symbols of purity. The granite has lichen and a rich patina from being outside over the years. On the back kanji japanese characters are carved in but difficult to read. H:80cm x W:33cm. Free shipping to our californai warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1285363 (stock #pd798)
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$1,400.00
Fabulous Japanese Zen Buddhist travelling altar with standing buddha diety. Late Meiji Period C.1890 black lacquered outside with gold gilt on inside. Hanging ornaments on each side of the buddha. bronze/copper metal fittings on the zushi or altar doors. Very good condition. Roughly 15" x 15". Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1285362 (stock #pd818)
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Stellar Taisho Period C.1920 bronze crane with riding sage tea ceremony incense censor or koro. We haven`t seen one of these in years. The bronze work on the wings and feet is first class. Tripod chain hangs the crane. Sage is rding over the hole where the ash and incense goes. Perfect condition. Length 13" and wingspan 14". 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 : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1283959 (stock #pd816)
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$810.00
Old farmhouse jizaikagi hearth hook that kept the pot stabilized over the irori or hearth in a minka or traditional japanese farmhouse. Made of Zelkova or keyaki, the highest grade wood in Japan indicating it was from a well to do family. Almost art deco as an art object, the condition is excellent. It is original ad hasn`t been polished. There are many fake ones on the market; this is real. End of Meiji Period C.1910. Ask for shipping quote. H:18" x W: 12"