Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1229398 (stock #pd638)
Kodo Arts
$4800.00
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1191894 (stock #pd530)
Kodo Arts
$3200.00
Exceptionaly large buddhist temple bronze bell with a sound equally as large and beautiful. Diameter is 43cm and height is 31cm. Sits on a silk cushion and comes with red lacquered wood striker. THe foundry mark is on the bell. Showa Period C. 1935. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1212697 (stock #pd600)
Kodo Arts
$3000.00
Impact, large bronze lantern from the 1950's. Thick bronze with hexagonal shape. One panel has the character 'hayashi' which means forest. One panel is a door that is hinged and opens. Inside at the top is a socket for light bulb. Needs to be re-wired for electric lighting but wires are thick and in good condition. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. Stands 27" high and 24" in diameter.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1321823 (stock #pd918)
Kodo Arts
$2,500.00
Very Rare early Showa Period bronze oil lamp. Can be fitted for electricty. Heavy bronze; came from a doctor@s household. 4 panels with tortoise diaper motif. Great legs. Condition excellent. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1236927 (stock #pd672)
Kodo Arts
$2000.00
Very unusual black lacquered wooden buddhist temple lamp we believe from a Shingon buddhist temple C.1950. Quite large at 80cm tall and a width of 62cm. Rich black lacquer on wood with six sided panels with a fine carved vine diaper motif. The front panel has a gold lacquered crest. The base has a hole for electrical chord and light source which we can install upon request. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1061847 (stock #pd246)
Kodo Arts
$2000.00
Quite exceptional murashi-do bronze hibachi in the original box signed and dated Taisho Period 11 April (c.1922). Heavy red bronze was used and when the bronze is red hot it is dipped in hot oil to achieve the mottled colorations of the metal. The piece is then smoked with rice straw for setting and more coloring. Would be stunning as a dinner table center piece with flowers. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:29cm x diameter: 27cm
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1252228 (stock #pd626)
Kodo Arts
$1,500.00
Stunning Imari charger with original paulownia wood box signed and dated C.1951. This plate was the work of Ogata Koen who won the Saga Prefecture Mayor prize with this plate in 1951. This launched him on a distinguished career and established him as the preeminent Imari artisan of the day. From Arita in Kyushu in southern Japan, this is the home of Imari. This is by far the best Imari Kodo Arts has ever seen. Diameter:38cm. With paulownia signed original box. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1215866 (stock #pd612)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Lovely standing iron garden lantern with different japanese auspicious motifs on each panel including plum , bamboo, and maple leaves on the roof in relief. 4 parts and stands 29" tall and 20" wide. Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1038448 (stock #pd194)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Sensational 'Hakudo' white bronze (alloy of bronze and nickel) flower vase by the renown master Tadao Shoda. Shoda is from Sano City in Tochigi Prefecture which has a 1000 year history of being the home of the famous Tenmyo cast metal works. Most of the highest quality weapons of the Kamakura and Edo Periods came from these masters. Shoda won the Sano Renaissance Gold Prize. This elegant flower vase has textured sides sandwiched between smooth white bronze tapered sides. The original paulownia box is signed and reads, "Hakudo Hanaire" white bronze flower vase by Tadao Shoda. Ask for shipping quote. H:26cm x W:13cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1182832 (stock #pd497)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Large, thick bronze 'murashido' flower vase with patinated coloring and art deco look. 'Murashido' is a bronze finishing technique perfected in the Taisho Period c. 1912-1926 whereby hotly fired bronzes were dipped in a hot oil to achieve the spectacular coloring effects. This piece displays this genius and more. Would make an exceptional flower vase. Excellent condition with two tiny dents. (see pictures) Diameter: 14" x H:16". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1193091 (stock #pd543)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Exceptional Showa Period C.1935 kura treasure house bronze doors on a hand forged iron lattice. The rich blue/green patina of the bronze from age has given these doors a fantastic art deco look. Displayed as art they make a wonderful presentation. H: 64cm x W: 53cm each. Condition is excellent. Ask for shipping quote. (free shipping to our california warehouse)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1320661 (stock #pd900)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
Noble C.1930 Bronze Noh flute playing Heian Period prince kneeling in seiza formal siting posture. Superb bronze detail and relief work. Every fold of his robe and facial expression executed with remarkable skill. Excellent condition. H:49cm x 27cm wide. 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1321186 (stock #pd895)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
Regal thick bronze garden lantern c.1935 with rising sun motif on all four side panes. Beautiful blue/green patina from outdoor exposure over the years. Ask for shipping quote. Perfect condition. H:55cm x w:53cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #848348 (stock #KA643)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Wonderful vintage c.1930 ceramic 'Furojin' lucky god holding the Buddhist sacred wishing gem and the Buddhist symbol of release from desire. Beautiful green glaze, one of the hallmark glazes from the famed Kutani kiln. Signed on the bottom, 'Kutani Seiho Tsukuri' made by Kutani Seiho. Perfect condition. c.1939. (19" x 10" x 10") (48cm x 26cm x 26cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $190.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #811970 (stock #KA610 )
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Just lovely antique Japanese Taisho Period c.1925 bronze flower vase with cranes under a moon in superb raised relief. Hotsuma Katori was born Meiji Period c.1874 and died in 1954. He was a graduate of the prestigious Tokyo Art School in 1891 winning honors as the top student and artist. He won the silver prize In the 1900 Paris World Expo. His works are in the Kyoto National Museum and the Tokyo National Museum. His son, also a bronze craftsman, is a National Treasure. Comes with wood stand. Perfect condition. c.1925. (12" x 5") (30cm x 13cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $85.
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.