Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1306635 (stock #pd863)
Kodo Arts
$580.00
Fabulous mixed metal bronze flower vase from the Showa Period, C.1935. Very art deco with textured mixed metals juxtaposed on a bronze base. H:20cm x 8cm wide. Condition very good. (see pictures)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1305139 (stock #pd864)
Kodo Arts
$780.00
Regal late Taisho Period C.1925 Japanese style wafu bamboo flower basket made from susudake or old minka farmhouse smoked roof bamboo. This kind of bamboo was prized by basket makers. Already imbued with a rich patina and coloration, the bamboo strips were serrated and woven into this masterpiece or artistry. Signed on the bottom by Toun. width:31cm x h:37cm. condition excellent. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1940 item #1305136 (stock #pd861)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
Exceptional bronze Jizo Bosatsu or guardian diety sculpted by the famous bronze craftsman, Amenomiya Jiro who lived C.1889-1970. This piece was was from the Showa Period c. 1935 and is signed on the back. This Kshitigarbha Bodhisattva wears priestly garb and carries a finial. In his left hand is the Hoju or flaming jewel symbolizing the empty void. He has vowed to save all sentient beings. H:53cm x w:18cm. Perfect conition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1950 item #1304616 (stock #pd859)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
Regal pair of bronze buddhist temple altar lamps with hexogonal middle sections. Quite rare. Showa Period C.1945 they have electric bulbs and are lined with rice paper. Perfect condition. h;35cm x 15cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1980 item #1304614 (stock #pd858)
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Fantastic bronze dragon Shinto shrine /Buddhist temple purification water spout. Before entering the shrine or temple many sacred places have a dragon water spout that keeps purified water going into a stone tsukubai where visitors can purify hands and mouth before entering for prayer or offerings. This ryu or dragon is c.1980 and sits on a base of swiring buddhist clouds. The dragon along with the Ho or phoenix guards the buddha's teachings in the celestial realm. A spout comes out of the dragon's mouth and at the base is a pipe to hook up a water source. 85cm tall and 78cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1301142 (stock #pd855)
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$650.00
Regal okimono of two cranes sitting atop a cliff with a turtle at the base as waves flow in. The cranes traditionally sybolize happiness and the turtle long life. Probably made and presented as a wedding gift. 65cm tall and 74cm wide. Ask for shippig quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1301139 (stock #pd853)
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$750.00
Lovely Taisho Period C.1920 bronze incense burner/brazier. Would make a lovely bronze flower vase without ash. Well executed bronze work with the bowl surrounded by lotus leaf motif and a geometric design in relief. Sits on tripod legs. Excellent condition. H:17cm x Diameter:38cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1299944 (stock #pd848)
Kodo Arts
$1,000.00
Very Art Deco pair of heavy bronze garden lanterns from the 1950`s. Stylish and woud make superb entrance lighting. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1298335 (stock #pd849)
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Stunning pair of large zen buddhist temple altar lights with metal lattice work against a back of white providing a spectacular soft temple lighting atmosphere. C.1950 with wonderful relief on the metal lotus flower petals at the top. H:107cm x width:38cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1294005 (stock #pd846)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Beautiful maroon lacquered wood andon or japanese lamp. Unusual for its height 35" tall and 10" wide, the simple but elegant design and stiff coated rice paper with a lovely striated design throws off a soft light. Getting rarer to find. Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1294004 (stock #pd845)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
Elegant early Showa Period C.1930 set of fabulous Kutani plates. Chrysanthemum flowers with branches of plum blossoms and a yellow thrush singing. On the bottom swirling browns recreate and flowing stream. The rim has beautiful brown diaper pattern. Condition perfect. in a wood box. Diameter 9 1/2". Ask for shipping quote from Califonia warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1290124 (stock #pd836)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
The exact basket is on page 79 of the definitive japanese basket book, Containing Beauty: Japanese Bamboo Fower Baskets. The basket in that book was made by the master, Kogetsu so we are thinking this basket is by the same although unsigned. The twisted weave of the bamboo is very difficult to achieve and rare. 42cm tall x 14cm wide. Beautiful butterfly knots executed on all four legs. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #1290121 (stock #pd839)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Mitsuo Kano (1903-1970) was a very great First Class Japanese Potter. His famous works sold for high prices at auction houses such as Christie's both before and after his passing. He won the Blue-Ribbon Award of one of the most famous Japanese Art Exhibitions, Nitten Exhibition in 1949. Known for his exquisite glazes, this vase is no exception. Oblong in shape and very dynamic. And very large at 41cm tall by 44cm wide. Kano Mitsuo studied under Komori Shinobu (1889-1962) and at the Kyoto City Pottery Research School. His work is represented in the collections of the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, among others. He won the Ministry of Education Grand Prize in 1998. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1940 item #1288612 (stock #pd828)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Super elegant in form and texture, this Shigaraki Tea leaf storage tsubo was fired in a climbing wood fired kiln. The organic natural firing glazes and art deco patterns have created a stunning piece. Early Showa Period C.1930`s. H:38cm x diameter:23cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1288611 (stock #pd829)
Kodo Arts
$610.00
Mimura Kazuhiro(b.1931) is a nerikomi (multi-colored marbled ware) specialist who has had a very successful career exhibiting throughout Japan and at juried exhibitions as well, especially at the prestigious yearly Japan Traditional Arts and Crafts Exhibition. This museum quality work dates to the late 70`s and is remarkable for the nerikomi technique on such a large form; in perfect condition at 45.7cm x 45.7cm x 7 cm. Stamped on bottom. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1287844 (stock #pd827)
Kodo Arts
$1,800.00
Almost art deco, this huge 42cm in diameter brass globe temple lantern is as impressive as it is large. With a light inside it is simply stunning. Showa Period 1950, the globe is hinged and opens in semi-spheres. Beautiful brass lattice work makes up the frame. Papered on the inside for soft light. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1285367 (stock #pd820)
Kodo Arts
$320.00
Lovely silk obi belt for the kimono from the Showa Period C.1950. Featuring paulownia leaf motif and chrysanthemums. Very art deco. Shown is 1/4 the total length. Total length is 200". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1285366 (stock #pd819)
Kodo Arts
$325.00
Exceptional art deco silk haori kimono worn over the kimono. Featuring camelias and an array of flowers it can be hung as art or worn for an elegant evening. Large size and in excellent condition; no stains or tears. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.