Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1158740 (stock #pd436)
Kodo Arts
$595.00
Absolutely wabi-sabi murashi-do bronze flower vase in its original paulownia wood box. Dated Showa 27 (c.1953) the kanji on the box reads it was a dediction for a new building in Osaka for the Osaka Bank. Made by Shobi-Do, the premier maker of fine silver and bronze works in Osaka in the post-war era. Murashi-do is a bronze patinated technique where the bronze is dipped in hot oil after firing to achieve the lovely coloring effects. H:27cm x diameter 9cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1157893 (stock #pd441)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Fabulous Ono Chikkyo b.1889-1979 egret on branch under whispering willow branches. Chikkyo studied under Takeuchi Seiho, one of the most important and famous Japanese painters in Kyoto before WWII. His "Shima Nisaku" painting received the Bunten gold medal in 1916 and after that his career took off. There is the Chikkyo Art Museum in Okayama, south of Kyoto and the retrospective " Ono Chikkyo - 120 Years After His Birth" was recently held in March , 2010. Painting H:133cm x W:31.2cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1157231 (stock #pd432)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Very stylish Oribe tea ceremony plates used for small sweets. Rim is bamboo motif as well as leaf on each plate. Set of 5. C.1935 from Mino where the famous oribe greens originate from. Perfect condition. W: 18cm x Depth 11cm. ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1156518 (stock #pd430)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Very unusual round windows with undulating pattern. Showa Period c.1935 with electrical lighting possibility. Hangs from a bronze chain. Bottom opens to change light bulb. H:27cm x W:24cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1155444 (stock #pd427)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
Exceptionally lovely and well carved Kamakura-bori lacquered hibachi. Kamakura is religiuos center south of Tokyo where kamakura-bori was born in the Edo Period. After carving out of one piece of wood , usually gingo wood, the carving is lacquered and painstakingly polished. This large hibachi has peonies and sunflowers. C. 1930 with a bit of lacquer wear (see photos). Beautiful as a vase with flower displays. H:24cm x Diameter : 49cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1155188 (stock #pd424)
Kodo Arts
$380.00
Very charming early Showa Period C.1930 bronze quail incense burner. The quail is looking back over its shoulder in an inquisitive mood and the feathers are in exact detail and relief. The detail and craftsmanship is stout throughout especially on the feet. Wonderful pre-war piece. H:11cm x W:11cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1152291 (stock #pd417)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
Wonderful art deco c.1925 'inban' transfer printing charger from the late Taisho Period. The design is etched onto a copper plate and then cobalt ink is applied and a rice paper picks up the design and transfers it onto a porcelain and it is fired. On this plate to create the swirl in relief, a special glaze is used. Diameter : 36cm. Ask for shipping quote. (pair available).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1150845 (stock #pd410)
Kodo Arts
$610.00
Delightful 'Koi' celadon carp flower vase from the early 1950's. Two koi swimming with a free abandonment. The design and execution of the fish is immaculate. Lovely graceful lines and gentle feel. Perfect condition. H: 29cm x diameter:26cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1139711 (stock #pd390)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Early Showa c,1940 bronze garden lantern. Wonderful buddhist cloud diaper of waves on the top with buttreses holding the top. Bamboo and pine motifs in fine relief detail the door and side panels. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:13" x Diameter: 10"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1137369 (stock #pd385)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Lovely Early Showa Period c.1935 bronze 'murashido' flower vase. Fine detail of ships sailing in relief and trees and clouds. The more you look the better it is. H: 11" x Diameter: 9". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1133900 (stock #pd386)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Brilliant folk art piece. A clay 'Fushimi Ningyo' sumo doll from the 1930s. Fushimi Ningyo dolls were sought after souvenirs by visitors to Kyoto. Fushimi Inari being one of the must see great shrines of southern Kyoto. The detail of the arms and fabulous facial expression make this a collector's piece. Excellent condition with normal age wear on the head and top knot. H: 11" x W:6 " . Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1950 item #1129654 (stock #pd373)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Exceptional early Showa Period C. 1950 Shigaraki Tsubo. Wood fired in a climbing kiln, the natural glaze textures and organic markings give this Tsubo an otherworldly art deco look. You would be hard pressed to even come up with such a design that nature and heat has just bestowed. Ask for shipping quote. H: about 38cm; Diameter: about 26cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1950 item #1124781 (stock #pd364)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Aesthetically pleasing Shigaraki ceramic tsubo vase. The seal of the Toho Kiln is on the bottom. Unusual green and yellow glaze on an ochre base. Wood fired in a climbing kiln, C.1950. H: about 32cm; diameter:about 25cm. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1122384 (stock #pd356)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Exceptional Early Showa Period C.1935 Murashido bronze flower vase. The hot bronze is dipped in hot oil right after firing to achieve the mottled patination and lovely finish. The piece has the maker's seal on the bottom but through wear or age it is unreadable. H: about 9" ; diameter about 8". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1118908 (stock #pd351)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Signed on the bottom, KANINKOSO, this bronze 'koro' incense burner is from the Showa Period 1950-1960. The main body has a flock of cranes in supurb relief, as well as a lid with a hexagonal turtle diaper and a turtle on top.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1111770 (stock #pd332)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Very unusual and rare bronze metal recluse hut featuring japanese architectual aesthetic. There is a lighting screw on the floor of the hut where we assume there was a light. The bronze hut has sliding metal doors, a metal lantern hanging off the eaves and a maple leaf vine on the roof descending to the base. Ask for shipping quote. H:about 25cm x W: about 35cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1095827 (stock #pd329)
Kodo Arts
$800.00
Very lovely black lacquered 'suzuri bako' writing box with mother of pearl inlaid leaves and swirling gold gilt vines on the cover. Inside is a silver ink pourer and ink stone and brush. The lacquer work is exceptional. C.1930 early Showa Period. The bottom has a few scratches but the visible top and sides are in excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1086691 (stock #pd304)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Simple but elegant late Taisho Period c. 1925 bronze flower vase with original paulownia wood box. The vase has a branch of bamboo leaves in raised relief and the vase is cast as a section of bamboo. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:29cm