Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #713714 (stock #KA546)
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$590.00
Rich layers of tsugaru lacquer have been applied to this 'suzuri bako' letter box. The ink stone was kept inside and the 'fude' writing brushes. This style of suzuri bako is extremely rare. Most are black or gold lacquered. Tsugaru lacquers were applied with a spatula to create an art deco effect. The lid is ever so slightly warped and hardly noticable. c.1930. (9½" x 7½ x 2") (24cm x 19cm x 5cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $50.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1950 item #724706 (stock #KA558)
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$520.00
Beautiful art deco design achieved by dipping the bronze into boiling oil after firing. An early Showa Period piece, c.1950. The inside is lined to prevent oxidization when putting water and flowers in it. c.1950. (11" diameter x 10") (28cm diameter x 25cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $95.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #763631 (stock #KA580)
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$550.00
Excellent Taisho Period c.1930 'wagumi' Japanese tea ceremony bamboo flower basket. The root handle contrasts superbly with the diagonal inserts and midare irregular plaiting. The bamboo is 'susdake' smoked bamboo taken form old thatch roofed farm house roofs colored by hearth fires, prized by bamboo makers at the turn of the century. c.1930. (19" x 10") (48cm x 26cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $80.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #811970 (stock #KA610 )
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$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 : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #825427 (stock #KA619)
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$1200.00
In its original box, this beautiful red bronzed flower vase has ducks and ume plums in wonderful relief. Has the signed original box made out of kiri. c.1930. (9" x 9") (23cm x 23cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $95.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #848348 (stock #KA643)
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$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 : Stoneware : Pre 1950 item #869057 (stock #KA652)
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$510.00
Wonderful wood fired ash glaze Shigaraki tsubo c.1950. The clay is rich with 'choseki' stone and creates a lovely texture. The firing in a nobori-gama climbing kiln produces organic shades and colorings. Perfect condition. c.1950. (14" x 13") (36cm x 33cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $140.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #874377 (stock #KA668)
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$880.00
This special art deco Kyoto fired ceramic flower vase is by one of the acclaimed Japanese potters of the last century, Shinkai Kanzan. He was born in 1912 and learned from Kiyomizu Rokubei VI, a Japanese National Treasue of ceramics. He came from a distinguished line of Kyoto artists, his grandfather being Seifu Yohei III a very famous Kyoto potter. Shinkan was awarded inumerable prizes, one being at the 1939 San Francisco Expo right before his career was interrupted and he was forced to go to Siberia with the military. He was in a Russian Gulag until 1948 when he came back to Japan and resumed his pottery. He won the Gold Prize at the 1951 Japanese Art Expo. Beautiful checkered pattern and in excellent condition. c.1960. (10" x 9") (26cm x 23cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $120.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #920760 (stock #pd8)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Fabulous Akoda style Oribe koro/teaburi incense burner. The akoda style is a stylized chrysanthemum like shape made popular in Seto Yaki wares, especially popularized by Kato Esuke in the Taisho Period/Early Showa. In the signed original box, written on the cover is "Setoyaki Esuke Saku" seto ceramic by Esuke. "Akoda Nari Teaburi" An Akoda Style Ceramic. Finally, "Ishikawa" the name of the gentleman who commissioned the piece. Perfect condition. $880 (h:17cm x w:26cm) Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $140.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #921315 (stock #pd13)
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$660.00
Rich patina c.1930 murashi-do bronze flower vase. Signed by Masanori who is well known for his cloissonne vases, he is an artist supreme. The finish and mottled coloring creates an art deco effect and an elegant demeanor. Perfect condition. $660 Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $130. (h:22cm x w:21cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #924110 (stock #pd18)
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$880.00
Gorgeous art deco Tamekichi Mitsui III signed Kutani plate. He received his artist's name Tamekichi III in 1961 from his teacher, and was soon afterward commissioned to create a plate for Edwin Reischhauer's visit in 1962. He was a favorite of the royal family who bought numerous pieces in 1976. Also from 1979-1988 Japanese Prime Ministers took his works abroad as gifts during state trips. He was a professor of art in Washington D.C. from 1997-2004 and had his own exhibition at the Smithsonian Museum in 2002. Perfect condition in a signed kiri wood box. $880. Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $95
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #924266 (stock #pd20)
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$770.00
Rich impact art deco plate from the pottery master Kanou Mitsuo. He was born and lived in Kyoto c.1903-1970. He was known for his tortoiseshell glazes. In 1949 he won first prize at the Nitten, Japan's prestigious Fine Arts Exhibition. Later he was asked to be the top judge in the event. The plate comes in the original signed kiri wood box and on the lid it reads, 'Bekkou Yu' tortoiseshell glaze, and 'Hirabachi' flat plate. Inside the lid is his name and hanko. $680 Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $95. (dia:30cm; h:7cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #930453 (stock #pd28)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Very rare murashido bronze flower vase with handles. Beautiful patina of a palate of colors achieved by coloring the hot bronze with straw smoke. The base has a chrysanthemum design and the condition is excellent with slight natural wear of the patina has allowed the original bronze to be seen. Shipping to usa/western europe $140 (h:44cm , w:30cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #930748 (stock #pd30)
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$950.00
This is one of the most rare shippo you will find in Japan. An early Showa Period c.1930 cloisonne vase with an belt design made from egg shells. On the original kiri (paulownia ) wood box is the inscription, "Rankaku Obi Moyo" meaning a obi belt like pattern made from egg shells. Also "Sansai Shippo Kabin" , a three color cloisonne flower vase. Shipping to usa/western europe $95. (26cm x 26cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #961472 (stock #pd94)
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$650.00
Brilliant Kamakurabori box with peonies carved in relief lacquered in red vermillion. The inside of the box is lacquered in black. The bottom of the box has the characters Showa 45 meaning it was carved in 1970, Spring by a Mr. Tami. The red hanko seal on the bottom reads "Kakakurabori" which is the specialized carving technique of this piece. Excellent condition. (H:17cm; length: 37cm) Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #964568 (stock #pd99)
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$2000.00
Exceptional bronze craftsmanship from one of Japan's premier post war bronze masters, Sawada Seiko. Born in 1894, Sawada was awarded numerous Art prizes and was asked to judge most of the important, prestigeous art competitions. This fabulous bronze vase c. 1950 has wave diaper motif around the neck with swallows in raised relief. The handles are mythical buddhist elephants. Slight bronze discoloration from age. H:56cm; diameter: 38cm. Shipping/insurance included.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #965903 (stock #pd107)
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Simple but quite elegant yutenki bronze flower vase with 2 cranes flying towards Mt.Fuji all in raised relief. The patinated colorations of the bronze are achieved by dipping the just fired bronze in hot oil and then smoked with rice straw. Signed on the vase by Katori Hotsuma. Ask for shipping quote. (h:27cm; Diam:17cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #969492 (stock #pd116)
Kodo Arts
$660.00
Very rare bronze Showa Period c.1930 Ikebana flower arranging tray for the tea ceremony. The curving lines and art deco handle makes this a fabulous piece of home decor. Bronze and copper alloy. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote. (w:35cm; h:38cm)