Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1257973 (stock #pd747)
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Exceedingly rare buddhit bronze temple lotus mizubachi from Nishi-Hogan-ji temple in Kyoto. Used to catch the rain from the huge temple tile roof, it is a very large bronze lotus shape with large lotus basin sitting on a lotus stand. A spout exits the water caught from the rain eaves at the temple. On the bottom of the upper basin is the nengo or date. Cast in Showa 24 (1949) for Nishi Hogan-ji temple in Kyoto, one of the most prestigeous and famous Tendai buddist temples in Kyoto. 100cm tall and 80cm in diameter. Thick bronze . Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1255052 (stock #pd739)
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$375.00
C.1950 set of temple altar brass lotus flowers. Usually held in bronze flower vases. (we have upon request). All the 9 flowers of the set are in each bouquet. 11" tall and 5" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1254679 (stock #pd735)
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Lovely hand hammered copper flower vase from the famed Gyokusen-do foundry. This particular vase has an elegant gold sandwiched between stiking orange. The art deco form and rich feeling makes this a very pleasing piece. Signed on the bottom with the Gyokusen-do hanko. 7" tall and 6" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1247490 (stock #pd719)
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Fantastic bronze garden lantern very unusual for its tall size and beautiful metalwork in the door panels. The top has paulownia leafs in relief and the rich patina on the bronze creates a lovely blue-green colorization. Showa Period C. 1950. H:32"x Diameter:24". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1239648 (stock #pd676)
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$880.00
Elegant pair of bronze buddhist temple altar lamps. Nicely executed bronze lattice work on the panels and rounded lines and beautiful patina. Late Taisho Period C.1925. We can add electric light source to each lamp upon request. H: 12" x diameter:7". Condition very good. Minor dent on top of one lamp (see pictures.) Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1238310 (stock #pd682)
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Very unique art deco iron lantern with iron cricket scaling the iron lattice covering the rice paper cylindar the holds an electric lightbulb. Very chic and art deco. Especially when lit. fantastic conversation piece. Showa Period C.1950. H:34" x diameter:111". Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1236512 (stock #pd666)
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$1200.00
Superb set of bronze buddhist temple altar vases used to hold the gold gilt wooden lotus flowers on a huge buddhist temple table. Dated on the bottom Taisho 12 (C.1924). Also inscription of temple name, donor and bronze craftsman. Thick bronze with wonderful buddhist mythical elephant handles. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:30cm x diameter:24cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1232468 (stock #pd655)
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Deep reverberating bronze buddhist temple bell c. 1945. Inscribed on the bell are the foundry's name: Betsusei Shingen. Sits on a silk bell cushion and comes with lacquered wood striker covered in goat skin. The sound is deep and true due to the thickness of the bronze and continues quite a long time. Sound guaranteed. No cracks or breaks. Bell height:7 1/2". Diameter:9 1/2". Total height with cushion 10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1229398 (stock #pd638)
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$3800.00
Very rare and unusual zen buddhist temple lantern in original kiri (paulownia) wood box. Dated on the box, Showa 3 (1929). Bronze with rice paper lining. Electrical light was added. Wonderful condition with a few bronze spots. Ask for shipping quote. H:51cm x Diameter :33cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1228306 (stock #pd635)
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$375.00
In Japanese mythology and folklore, Tenjin is the Shinto kami of scholarship, the deification of a scholar, poet, and politician named Sugawara no Michizane. Ten means sky and jin means god or deity. The original meaning of Tenjin, sky deity, is almost the same as that of Raijin (a god of thunder). Cows are a popular motif at Tenjin shrines, as they are believed to be his servants. In particular, statues of a nade-ushi, “stroking cow”, are meant to cure ills if you touch them. This wonderful bronze cow was was signed and made by the bronze artist Shiba in the early Showa Period C.1935. Comes in the original paulownia wood box which is also signed. 8" long and 4" deep. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1228304 (stock #pd634)
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$525.00
Exceptional C.1950 modern art deco bronze ikebana flower vase used for flower arrangements in the tea ceremony. This special vase has carp flowing around the vase over waves in fine relief. Two chrystal balls are ensconced in the bronze waves. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H: 16" x diameter: 11".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1218922 (stock #pd620)
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$810.00
Eye-catching pair of early Showa Period c.1935 bronze buddhist temple altar candlestands. Lovely relief work with pair of cranes encircling the stem at the top. Moving down are Dakini goddesses in gassho. And the tripod legs with celestial elephants. Perfect condition. Each 22" high x 8" wide. Shipping from California warehouse. Ask for quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1211712 (stock #pd594)
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Wonderful Pre-war bronze garden lantern with fabulous bronze work of birds and lattice vines. The top has a thunder diaper design. Very good condition. C.1930.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1210719 (stock #pd588)
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$575.00
Very art deco hand-hammered copper flower vase with the seal of the Seiro-do Company on the bottom. In the original paulownia wood box, it is signed and a sensational flower vase. The box has the Kanji inscription, "Konjiki Uzumon" meaning golden swirl thunder motif. Showa Period C. 1950. The patinated copper finish has a streak, see pictures. H:12" x diameter:7 1/2 ". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1206847 (stock #pd575)
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$510.00
Fron one of Japan's premeier bronze masters, Nishio Zuiho, this long necked bronze flower vase with patinated reddish brown and brown hues is a lovely piece of art. His work was acclaimed in the mid to late 20th century. H:13" x W:7". Some discoloring on the under bottom. See pics. ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1205706 (stock #pd568)
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$880.00
Lovely Art Deco bronze flower vase from the early Showa period, C.1930. Base has a rim of jewel-like elegance in fine relief. The top rim also has a wonderful diaper motif. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote form California warehouse. H:9" x Diameter: 8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1198883 (stock #pd561)
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$2500.00
Decorative pair of bronze 'giboshi' temple post tops. Inscripted on the pair is the date: Showa 5 nen - C.1931 March. Also written is Kyoto City, and the name of the donor, Yamaguchi Gendo. Beautiful patina and in excellent condition. Diiameter: 7 1/2" x Height: 16". Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1198129 (stock #pd546)
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Exceptional art deco signed Gyokusen-do hand-hammered copper flower vase with the famed foundry's seal on the bottom. Showa Period c. 1960. This vase has a rare Mt.Fuji pattern throughout. Hand hammered copper 'dochu' is a very diffiult technique to achieve. Superb vase in perfect condition. H:9" x Diameter: 9". Ask for shipping quote.