Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1210420 (stock #pd592)
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Exceptional Taisho Period C.1920 Bronze Garden Lantern. The round decorative middle piece aesthetically balances the simple top and base. In fine relief each panel has a scene; one is a sage, another is a dragon. The door opens to allow a lighting source. In the old days it was an oil dish and wick. Very good condition with some of the bronze patina on the middle piece worn away. see pictures. Diameter of the top:62cm;H:69cm. Shipping from our California warehouse. Ask for quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1210417 (stock #pd589)
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$495.00
Excellent trademark Shigaraki green striped soy storage jar from turn of the century, C.1910. Shigaraki was one of 7 famous kiln areas in Japan and is just outside of Kyoto. They were known for their sake and soy storage jars with the distinctive Shigaraki green and blue glazes over a hagi base. In very good condition with a kiln firing scar around the spout at the bottom. H:43cm x diameter: 31cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1209487 (stock #pd587)
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$1100.00
Superb Edo Period C.1860 bronze incense burner with silver repair on bottom. The incense burner rests on tripod legs with elephant head motif as well as two elephant handles with rings. The relief work on the rim is superb as well as the body relief. The best feature is the Edo Period repair with real silver on the bottom. Comes in original 'kiri' paulownia box. H:5" x Diameter: 9". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1209469 (stock #pd586)
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$575.00
Exceptional Taisho Period C.1920 bronze tea ceremony ikebana flower arrangement boat. hanging on tripod hand forged bronze link chain, the boat would welcome visitors to the tea ceremony hut. Perfect condition. W: 12" x W:5". ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1208204 (stock #pd577)
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$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 : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1206845 (stock #pd573)
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Regal with great impact Taisho Period C.1915 kasuga style stone lantern. From a Kyoto merchant's garden, the lantern stands over 5' tall and is very good condition. Granite stone. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1206843 (stock #pd574)
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Unbelievable, rare Edo Period C.1860 large shop sign 'kanban' for liver medicine. It was believed if a little boy cried too much his liver needed some help. Fantastic thick hinoki wood carving ornamentation with layers of black lacquer. Stout legs and finely detailed buddhist clouds in bronze around the frame. Great condition. Great entrance way museum piece. H:140cm x W:90cm Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse. Piece disassembles.
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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1205704 (stock #pd567)
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$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 : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1205150 (stock #pd566)
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$675.00
Fabulous late Edo Period Keio 4 (C.1868)carved wood sculpture of Tenjin, the Shinto god of learning and inspiration for young men. Carvedby Shinkai Soukei, in feb. of 1868 the month his son was born, Taketaro Shinkai c.1868-1927. We think it was dedicated to his son's birth. Taketaro later became one of Japan's most famous buddhist sculpters and carvers of all time. great condition with tiny wear in the lacquer finish. see pictures. H: 9" x 10". 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1198884 (stock #pd562)
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$2000.00
Elegant, very large and well executed mixed metal Noh figure of 'Okina'. Signed on the back by the famed metalwork craftsman, Ryusei, Taisho Period C.1920. Detachable mask, the figure holds a fan in dance pose. Crested on the garment are crane crests. Stands 20" tall and 16" wide. Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1198526 (stock #pd559)
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$750.00
Wabi sabi late Meiji Period C.1915 bronze lantern with a unique checkered pattern. Hinges and door workd. Inside was an oil dish for light. Has a lovely blue/green patina from age being hung outside. Condition good with a small crack here and there. Check pictures. H:16" x diameter: 11". Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1198133 (stock #pd558)
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$1400.00
Fantastic rare bronze kettle store Meiji period C.1900 shop sign. Very lovely blue/green bronze patina from age. Quite big, 18" wide and 23" high. Thick bronze and in very good shape. See pictures. Shipping from our California warehouse. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1197525 (stock #pd555)
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$225.00
Unusual porcelain serving blue and white hand painted serving dishes from the early Taisho Period C. 1915. Undulating rolling top and bottom with flower and vine motif. 4" tall and 5" long. Ask for shipping quote. (more pieces available upon request.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1910 item #1196658 (stock #pd552)
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$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 : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1196132 (stock #pd549)
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$880.00
Lovely pair of mixed metal quail on a black lacquered table. By the acclaimed master metal worker, Seifu. Signed and in excellent condition. In original paulownia box. Ask for shipping quote. H:8" x W: 15".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1194794 (stock #pd533)
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Museum piece cypress wood carving of a shrine diety - "Tenjin" the god of learning and a major figure in ancient Japanese history. This carving is superb with a fantastic facial expression and outstanding carving. Age wear but in excellent condition. Sits on wood stand. Total height is 27" and width: 23". Ask for shipping quote.