Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1930 item #1074752 (stock #pd282)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Exceedingly bold and solid bronze temple lantern from a buddhist temple in southern Kyoto. It has an electric light source and we date it to c.1930. Japanese washi paper lines the inside and the light is diffused and lends a beautiful atmosphere. Excellent condition and comes in 3 sections. Ask for shiping quote. H:16" x W"6"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1074330 (stock #pd276)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Absolutely sensational signed Kyokugeisai bamboo flower basket made in the taisho Period c.1912-1926. Free style "wagumi" weaves letting the artist conjure up his own aesthetic. The warp and weft weaves create a dynamic textured mosaic. Used smoked bamboo susudake from old farmhouse roofs. Ask for shipping quote. H:15"x W:10"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1073130 (stock #pd275)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Unusually large Zen Buddhist temple candlestand c. 1950. A crane standing on a mythical turtle, the auspicious symbols of longevity and happiness. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:29" x W:5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1071987 (stock #pd273)
Kodo Arts
$450.00
Fabulously textured burl wood tea ceremony flower vase. Bamboo insets on both the bottom and top hold flowers. Late Taisho Period c. 1930 okimono. Usually placed in the Tokonoma or alcove with scroll above. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:15" x W:6"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1069958 (stock #pd254)
Kodo Arts
$390.00
Striking Showa Period c.1930 negoro lacquered tray. Negoro lacquering techniques were developed in the Edo Period at Negoro Temple in Wakayama Pref. putting on layers of black lacquer then covering with red lacquer and burnishing until the black rubbed through. The motif are old coins in raised relief of lacquer. Ask for shipping quote. L:14" x W:9".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1930 item #1062500 (stock #pd251)
Kodo Arts
$660.00
Exquisite ceramic Kannon statue of the japanese goddess of mercy, c.1930. Signed with a hanko stamp on the bottom but we can't read. The facial expression is oozing with compassion and serenity. She holds a lotus flower and stands on buddhist clouds. Excellent condition. H:28cm x W:16cm. 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 : Earthenware : Pre 1940 item #1060898 (stock #pd245)
Kodo Arts
$1000.00
A masterpiece Kato Usuke antique Japanese oribe vase, c.1930. Employing a `seidoyu` dark green glaze, it is a type of oribe pottery produced in Gifu Prefecture only, (north of Kyoto) since the early 17th century. The signed original box reads, "Usuke", "Seidoyu" and "Kabin" flower vase. Stunning. c.1930. (10" x 7½") (25cm x 19cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1060145 (stock #pd243)
Kodo Arts
$350.00
Sensational eye-catching set of 5 small blue and white plates using the 'inban' transfer printing process to put this exceptional design on porcelain plates. This design is a first; tsubo vases on a cloud diaper background. Very art deco feel and were made in c. 1925. The design is etched on a copper plate, then cobalt ink is applied and rice paper catches the design and it is transfered to the porcelain plates and fired. Ask for shipping quote. diameter: 13cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1053330 (stock #pd234)
Kodo Arts
$790.00
Exceptional Taisho Period c.1925 bronze flower vase with a koi (carp) swimming up a waterfall symbolizing courage and determination. On the opposite side are the Japanese characters, 'Ken & To' in raised relief, meaning to persist and challenge. The vase is signed by Minobe and was most likely commissioned as a gift for someone facing a challenging journey or task. The upper kanji 'Ken' has a tiny light scratch in the upper left stroke as well as the area above it, but imperceptable to the camera and basically the eye. Ask for shipping quote. H:36cm ; Diameter:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1052256 (stock #pd230)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Stunning signed Kokuko Bizen 'Tsubo' by one of the leading contemporary Bizen potters alive. The natural wood fired glazes have produced a fabulous art deco effect with rich textures and colorings. In the original signed paulownia wood box, the characters read, 'Bizen Tsubo' (Bizen vase) and the signature of Kokudo. Bizen is one of Japan's foremost pottery kiln areas in Japan. Ask for shipping quote. Diameter:27cm x H:26cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1050939 (stock #pd228)
Kodo Arts
$350.00
Quintessential Taisho Period c.1925 Oribe sweets tray for the tea ceremony. Beautiful oribe olive greens and iron feldspar brown markings and geometric patterns. The tray seems to have a hanko seal on the back but we can't read it. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. W:27cm x H: 17cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #1048464 (stock #pd22)
Kodo Arts
$495.00
Exceptionally elegant hard wood, lacquered stand with beautifully executed curled legs. The piece comes in its original paulownia wood box. The characters on the box read: Karamono Zatsuboku Jakuhi meaning it is a chinese hardwood with mixed woods, narrow stand. The curled end pieces are a slightly darker wood. Perfect for a vase, basket or small staue. Ask for shipping quote. L:43cm x H:11cm x Depth: 16cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1041016 (stock #pd206)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Exceptional early Showa Period c.1937 art deco bronze flower vase in the original signed paulownia box. The kanji on the box reads: Chudo Ume Moyo "bronze vase with plum petal motif. Also Kabin or "flower vase". On the inside is the signature of Tatsugo and his seal. The bronze has plum petals in raised relief and inside small crosses. The vase itself is divided in sections by incissed lines. Ask for shipping quote. H:20cm ; diameter is 22cm.
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 : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1036307 (stock #pd196)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
Beautiful Shigaraki tea leaf storage jar used for transporting tea leafs to Kyoto and surroundings in the late Meiji Period, c. 1900. Wood fired in the great climbing kilns of Shigaraki with the trademark green/blue nagashi streaks on a white hagi undr base. Kiln scars and colorings add distinctive character. Ask for shipping quote. H:20"x W:11"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1034166 (stock #pd201)
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Sold, Thank You
A wabi sabi "keyaki" japanese zelkova or elm jizikagi hook used to stabalize a cooking pot over the hearth in old japanese houses. Rich with patina accumulated over many years of smoke and use. An exceptional mingei piece. Ask for shipping quote. W:15" x H:10"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1026631 (stock #pd198)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Simply stunning Japanese late Taisho Period c.1925 kasuri ikat hanten or padded overcoat. The art deco weave with each warp and weft thread dyed to mind boggling exactness. Padded with cotton and a black velvet collar. Ask for shipping quote. Excellent condition.