Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1165019 (stock #pd454)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Lovely black lacquered 'suzuri bako' caligraphy letter writing box with maki-e 'raised gold lacquered' bamboo on the outside and swallows frolicing on the inside of the box top. Ink dropper inside. Taisho Period C. 1935. Very good condition with normal wear on bottom. Ask for shipping quote. (in our US California warehouse). L: 11" W: 9".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1930 item #1163329 (stock #pd446)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Lovely pair of Showa Period C.1930 lanterns with electricity and small bulbs inside. Throws of a beautiful ambient light. Made of metal with mesh sides on the hexagon shape. One side is a door that opens with the inscription explaining these lamps were donated to Shofuku-ji Temple by Mt.Koya-san in honor of the 1150 year memorial of Kobotaishi, the revered monk who brought Tendai Buddhism to Mt. Koya from China. Great condition. H:14" x W:11". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1158740 (stock #pd436)
Kodo Arts
$595.00
Absolutely wabi-sabi murashi-do bronze flower vase in its original paulownia wood box. Dated Showa 27 (c.1953) the kanji on the box reads it was a dediction for a new building in Osaka for the Osaka Bank. Made by Shobi-Do, the premier maker of fine silver and bronze works in Osaka in the post-war era. Murashi-do is a bronze patinated technique where the bronze is dipped in hot oil after firing to achieve the lovely coloring effects. H:27cm x diameter 9cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1157893 (stock #pd441)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Fabulous Ono Chikkyo b.1889-1979 egret on branch under whispering willow branches. Chikkyo studied under Takeuchi Seiho, one of the most important and famous Japanese painters in Kyoto before WWII. His "Shima Nisaku" painting received the Bunten gold medal in 1916 and after that his career took off. There is the Chikkyo Art Museum in Okayama, south of Kyoto and the retrospective " Ono Chikkyo - 120 Years After His Birth" was recently held in March , 2010. Painting H:133cm x W:31.2cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1157231 (stock #pd432)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Very stylish Oribe tea ceremony plates used for small sweets. Rim is bamboo motif as well as leaf on each plate. Set of 5. C.1935 from Mino where the famous oribe greens originate from. Perfect condition. W: 18cm x Depth 11cm. ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1156518 (stock #pd430)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Very unusual round windows with undulating pattern. Showa Period c.1935 with electrical lighting possibility. Hangs from a bronze chain. Bottom opens to change light bulb. H:27cm x W:24cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1155444 (stock #pd427)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
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.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1155188 (stock #pd424)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Very charming early Showa Period C.1930 bronze quail incense burner. The quail is looking back over its shoulder in an inquisitive mood and the feathers are in exact detail and relief. The detail and craftsmanship is stout throughout especially on the feet. Wonderful pre-war piece. H:11cm x W:11cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1152291 (stock #pd417)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
Wonderful art deco c.1925 'inban' transfer printing charger from the late Taisho Period. The design is etched onto a copper plate and then cobalt ink is applied and a rice paper picks up the design and transfers it onto a porcelain and it is fired. On this plate to create the swirl in relief, a special glaze is used. Diameter : 36cm. Ask for shipping quote. (pair available).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1151589 (stock #pd412)
Kodo Arts
$225.00
Charming Showa Period C.1940 ceramic celadon 'suiteki' caligraphy water drop pourer. Lovely flower, leaf motif in relief. Length: 9cm x Width : 5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1151342 (stock #pd413)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Superbly crafted hanging bronze moon flower vase for the tea ceremony. Early Showa Period C. 1930. The hand forged bronze chain the vase hangs from is equally or more impressive. Excellent condition with some blue green oxidation on the inside of the vase. H:10" x Diameter : 11". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1150845 (stock #pd410)
Kodo Arts
$610.00
Delightful 'Koi' celadon carp flower vase from the early 1950's. Two koi swimming with a free abandonment. The design and execution of the fish is immaculate. Lovely graceful lines and gentle feel. Perfect condition. H: 29cm x diameter:26cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1150674 (stock #pd405)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Wonderful tripod legged bronze 'koro' incense burner in the chinese style. The lid has three lotus blossoms at the top on a thunder diaper motif. The handles are also lotus blossoms and leaves. The bronze is very sold and the three tripod legs add an art deco feel. The lid has a bit of an undulation near the lotus blossoms and the lid has to be shifted to shut properly. Ask for shipping quote. H: 34cm x w:36cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1149139 (stock #pd398)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Lovely pair of faceted bronze flower vases for a buddhist temple altar. C.1930 the handles are 'zo' mythical elephants. Excellent condition and heavy bronze. Ask for shipping quote. H:12cm x width 8cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1139711 (stock #pd390)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Early Showa c,1940 bronze garden lantern. Wonderful buddhist cloud diaper of waves on the top with buttreses holding the top. Bamboo and pine motifs in fine relief detail the door and side panels. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:13" x Diameter: 10"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1137369 (stock #pd385)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Lovely Early Showa Period c.1935 bronze 'murashido' flower vase. Fine detail of ships sailing in relief and trees and clouds. The more you look the better it is. H: 11" x Diameter: 9". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1133900 (stock #pd386)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Brilliant folk art piece. A clay 'Fushimi Ningyo' sumo doll from the 1930s. Fushimi Ningyo dolls were sought after souvenirs by visitors to Kyoto. Fushimi Inari being one of the must see great shrines of southern Kyoto. The detail of the arms and fabulous facial expression make this a collector's piece. Excellent condition with normal age wear on the head and top knot. H: 11" x W:6 " . Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1132987 (stock #pd380)
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Spectacular and very rare 'koi' carp swimming up a waterfall temple roof gable tile. The fact that it is intact and not broken is amazing. Carp swimming up a waterfall is the symbol of courage in Japan and when they make it to the top they turn in celestial guardian dragons protecting the buddha's teachings. Fantastic. Ask for shipping quote. Clay. H:2' x W: 30"