Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1305139 (stock #pd864)
Kodo Arts
$780.00
Regal late Taisho Period C.1925 Japanese style wafu bamboo flower basket made from susudake or old minka farmhouse smoked roof bamboo. This kind of bamboo was prized by basket makers. Already imbued with a rich patina and coloration, the bamboo strips were serrated and woven into this masterpiece or artistry. Signed on the bottom by Toun. width:31cm x h:37cm. condition excellent. 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1305134 (stock #pd862)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Exceptional Late Edo Period C.1860 Buddhist Temple carvings of dragons from keyaki or zelkova wood. Carved in fine relief the the dragons have a kind but fierce expression as protectors of the Buddha`s teachings in the celestial realm. Asarchitectual accents just spectacular. Excellent condition with a nick or two. Ask for shiping quote. 37cm tall by 19cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1305133 (stock #pd856)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
Compassionate and serene large stone Sho-Kannon goddess sculpted from fine grain granite and dated C.1820. Her face oozes compassion and her right hand is in the Mudra of Fearlessnes (semui-in) and her left hand is holding a lotus bud. 52cm tall and 32cm wide at the base. Ask for shipping quote. Great condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1950 item #1304616 (stock #pd859)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
Regal pair of bronze buddhist temple altar lamps with hexogonal middle sections. Quite rare. Showa Period C.1945 they have electric bulbs and are lined with rice paper. Perfect condition. h;35cm x 15cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1980 item #1304614 (stock #pd858)
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Fantastic bronze dragon Shinto shrine /Buddhist temple purification water spout. Before entering the shrine or temple many sacred places have a dragon water spout that keeps purified water going into a stone tsukubai where visitors can purify hands and mouth before entering for prayer or offerings. This ryu or dragon is c.1980 and sits on a base of swiring buddhist clouds. The dragon along with the Ho or phoenix guards the buddha's teachings in the celestial realm. A spout comes out of the dragon's mouth and at the base is a pipe to hook up a water source. 85cm tall and 78cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1304612 (stock #pd860)
Kodo Arts
$780.00
Exceptionally elegant red vermillion lacquered zen buddhist temple sutra table in its original signed and dated box. Dated Keio gannen 8 (c.1865) the tapered legs and metal fittings on the table top indicate this was made for a rich temple. 37cm tall and 53cm wide the very top is in its own cotton wrapping. Condition very good. (see pics). h;34cm x w;49cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1304611 (stock #pd857)
Kodo Arts
$1,200.00
Stunning Edo Period C.1804-1829 large Arita porcelain charger signed on the back "Arita Kanyo" meaning this plate was hand painted and fired in a sacred shrine kiln controlled by the Nabeshima Clan. Arita porcelain was a top secret contolled exclusively by the Nabeshima clan and the 13 kilns they exported from. This plate is Koimari Kasei Stye meaning large blue and white charger. The thunder diaper design and dragon and swirls are all shinto and buddhist related symbols. Very art deco in style and appearance. 21" inches in diameter and in excellent condition. one tiny kiln firing scar in middle of plate. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1301142 (stock #pd855)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Regal okimono of two cranes sitting atop a cliff with a turtle at the base as waves flow in. The cranes traditionally sybolize happiness and the turtle long life. Probably made and presented as a wedding gift. 65cm tall and 74cm wide. Ask for shippig quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1301141 (stock #pd854)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Superb small japanese byobu screen painting of a peacock and a quail frolicking along a swirling blue rive among peonies under a massive pine tree. Signed by Nyogetsu a Taisho Period screen painter. Very good condition with a little touch up necessary where the pigments have worn away on the peackock`s tail. Perfect size for over a couch. 50cm tall and about 100cm long. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1301139 (stock #pd853)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Lovely Taisho Period C.1920 bronze incense burner/brazier. Would make a lovely bronze flower vase without ash. Well executed bronze work with the bowl surrounded by lotus leaf motif and a geometric design in relief. Sits on tripod legs. Excellent condition. H:17cm x Diameter:38cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1299944 (stock #pd848)
Kodo Arts
$1,000.00
Very Art Deco pair of heavy bronze garden lanterns from the 1950`s. Stylish and woud make superb entrance lighting. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1299942 (stock #pd852)
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Superb rare Edo Period C.1850 Noh mask of Chorei-Beshimi. Comes in elegant original maroon lacquered box with the paulownia leaf crest in gold lacquer. The paulownia leaf crest was used by Hideyoshi, the second Shogun. This mask is carved out of high quality paulownia wood with the grains giving the mask added impact. The Chorei-Beshimi mask is worn by the ghost of a warrior in the noh play, `Kumasaka`. Fantastic patina and perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1298936 (stock #pd851)
Kodo Arts
$1,500.00
Very rare and unusual wood tiled village shrine from Dema - mura village in Mie Province. Dated the year of the tiger C.1818 the shrine houses gods and happiness. Signed on the back with the date and maker, Fujiwara Shokichi. Cypress wood with a bronze lock on the doors to the inner chamber. Remarkably good condition with minor wear on the back ridge of the roof. See Pictures. Ask for shipping rates.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1990 item #1298935 (stock #pd850)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Very art deco modern ceramic Oji Masanori flower vase in the shape of Mt. Fuji. In original signed paulownia wood box. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1298336 (stock #pd847)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
Rare and art deco late Meiji Period C.1890 hangi woodblock for printing advertisements for this eye medicine shop. Carved into cherry wood backwards to enable printing when ink was applied and rubbed over the woodblock. Excellent condition with a bit of wear on the edges (see pictures). Ask for shipping quote. Full translation of all the japanese characters available.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1298335 (stock #pd849)
Kodo Arts
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Stunning pair of large zen buddhist temple altar lights with metal lattice work against a back of white providing a spectacular soft temple lighting atmosphere. C.1950 with wonderful relief on the metal lotus flower petals at the top. H:107cm x width:38cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1294005 (stock #pd846)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Beautiful maroon lacquered wood andon or japanese lamp. Unusual for its height 35" tall and 10" wide, the simple but elegant design and stiff coated rice paper with a lovely striated design throws off a soft light. Getting rarer to find. Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.