Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #570841 (stock #KA110)
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$1100.00
Meiji Period shrine roof gable has the "noshi" motif carved. Symbolizing abundance and celebration, this shrine gable comes from a shrine in a domain south of Kyoto. Made of Japanese hinoki (cypress) wood. c.1880. (36" x 8½" x 17") (1 metre 12cm x 43cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $110.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #631101 (stock #KA476)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Japanese antique bronze zen sage riding a horse. Most of these scenes come from zen parables extolling the virtues of tranquility. This late 19th century bronze is a sage with a removable hat. There is a small hole where a pin could attach the sage to the horse but he sits perfectly balanced without it. Very elegant. c.1890. (11" x 9" x 5") (28cm x 23cm x 13cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $65.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1910 item #632726 (stock #KA59 )
Kodo Arts
$480.00
A lost-wax cast bronze antique Japanese vase with a dragon wrapping around the body holding a buddhist jewel of compassion. Cloud handles and suns makes this a splendid piece. Unsigned. c.1910. (6½" x 5½") (17cm x 14cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $65.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1700 item #662486 (stock #KA479)
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$1400.00
Signed on the bottom of the jizo bosatsu (bodhisattva) is the date in Japanese - Tenwa 1 which is 1681. This bodhisattva of compassion is the Kshitigarbha Bodhisattva. His vow is to save all sentient beings. Often seen in priestly garb with tonsured head and holding the 'Hoju' or buddhist jewel of wisdom. The bottom of the stand he sits on is intricately carved with buddhist clouds and lotus flowers. We don't believe it is the original stand but it is a perfect match. Hands in fantastic condition. (1681). (12" x 7") (30cm x 18cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $100.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #675165 (stock #KA508)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Tranquil sitting Nyorai Zen Buddha on a tiered stand. Wood is hinoki or Japanese cypress. Beautifully lacquered with a gold gilt covering. The Buddha has a jeweled forehead and a swirling leaf backdrop. It sits on a lotus stand. The bottom of the stand is swirling Buddhist clouds. c.1885. (11" x 6") (28cm x 15cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $65.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #729807 (stock #KA563)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Outstanding craftsmanship has produced this fabulous bronze Buddhist Daruma-san. Rich patina and old Meiji Period bronze c.1880 have created a classic piece. Daruma is revered in Japan for bringing Buddhism to Japan and then his undying determination to achieve liberation and realization. c.1880. (15" x 6") (37cm x 16cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $120.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #765694 (stock #KA585)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Almost art deco in appearance, this bronze Buddhist temple flower vase was used on the altar in a Buddhist temple. Wonderful Meiji Period c.1880 bronze, the vase has two hand-like decoration attachments off to the sides. On the vase itself are bamboo plants in relief against a lightning bolt diaper design. Bamboos were a symbol of flexibility and emptiness. The lightning bolt diaper is a well used Buddhist motif. Great condition. c.1880. (7" x 6") (18cm x 15cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $60.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #779068 (stock #KA587)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
The most sensational antique Japanese bronze tea ceremony 'suiban' flower vessel we have seen here at Kodo Arts. Meiji Period c.1890 thick red bronze with especially spectacular bronze work on the corners. Legs are knarled roots and intertwined knot motif decorates all four corners in raised relief. Sides have swirling clouds and exquisite swallows also in raised relief. Perfect condition. c.1890. (15½" x 11" x 6") (39cm x 28cm x 15cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $180.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #783272 (stock #KA594)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
This antique Japanese turn of the century lovely bronze incense burner is a beautiful example of the Japanese lost-wax casting technique favored at the end of the Meiji Period, c.1900. The lid has a mythical shishi on the top and the base is on tripod legs with repeating diaper design and figures in raised relief. Two arms extend to the sides and these are plum branches. Very unusual. Perfect condition. c.1900. (3" x 6" x 5") (18cm x 15cm x 13cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $50.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #801001 (stock #KA609)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Used as a decorative talisman on top of the roof gables of a Buddhist temple to ward off evil and protect the wooden temple from fires. This antique Japanese onigawara roof tile has a playful expression and there is licken growing on the right wing. The knobs at the insets of his eyebrows are worn away or broken off but you would never notice. c.1900. (22" x 15" x 10") (56cm x 38cm x 25cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $210.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #807840 (stock #KA439)
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$400.00
Lovely antique gold gilt lacquer on Japanese cypress wood. These types of `Amida Nyorai` (Japanese) buddhas were commissioned by temple followers and donated to temples to earn merit or to pray for someones well being. This Amida Nyorai has a backgroung aureole halo arching forward over a standing buddha on a stand. Slight lacquer peeling on the base of the stand. The right hand is open in the Mudra of Fearlessness `semui-in` and the left is in the Gift-bestowing Mudra `yogan-in`. Age wear has brought out some of the undercoat of black lacquer. Very good condition. Back railings of the stand are off. c.1920. (16" x 6") (41cm x 15cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $50.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #816763 (stock #KA625)
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A rare find for Kodo Arts, we are excited about this antique Japanese Edo Period c.1850 Buddhist temple lantern. The configuration is very unusual with the chrysanthemum middle section, the imperial royal family crest, sitting on a tripod legged base. Usually temple lantern come with a long stem. The cone roof creates a lovely garden piece. c.1850. (30" x 15") (76cm x 38cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $210.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #822471 (stock #KA623)
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Exceptional gold gilt laquered antique Japanese shrine mirror that came out of the inner sacred chamber of an Aizu shrine, the home of Hideyoshi's castletown. Inscripted on the bottom with the date 'Kouka 3' 1846 and signed by 'Hokyo Moriyuki' Hokyo being the honorific title bestowed on a master artist. The inset mirror has the characters reading 'Tenkaichi Fujiwara Yoshitsugu' and 'Chidori'. Great condition with normal age wear. 1846. (22" x 15") (56cm x 38cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #823593 (stock #KA480)
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$1200.00
Antique Japanese black lacquered cypress wood altar with gold leaf inside. Metal fittings are of bronze. Inside is a fabulous Edo Period c.1850 standing wood sculpture of 'Juuichimen Kannon' the Eleven-Headed Kannon, god of mercy and compassion. This kannon has a crown of tiny bodhisattva heads with the head of the buddha at the top. A small standing image of Amida Buddha is in the front of the crown as well. This image has two arms; one with open palm, the other, in mudra of granting wishes. The face and hands are perfect with full patina. The feet and parts of the stand are missing due to age. (Buddha 14½" x 5", altar 19" x 7" x 5") (Buddha 37cm x 13cm, altar 48cm x 18cm x 13cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $115.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #848950 (stock #KA647 )
Kodo Arts
$2800.00
This is a rare and special Buddhist Daruma that we found in a private collection. Daruma is the revered Buddhist icon that brought dharma, the Buddhist teachings from China and India to Japan. He was so determined to reach enlightenment that he decided to sit till his legs fell off. Actually, legend has it that he fell asleep sitting so he cut his eyelids off to stay awake and they fell to the ground whereby green tea seedlings sprouted. Fired in a Hagi kiln with beautiful white glaze and fabulous features. The eyebrows alone make this piece a must. Absolutely a museum piece. c.1880. (16" x 8") (41cm x 20cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $140.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #857420 (stock #KA368)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
This antique Japanese shinto shrine plaque is from the late Meiji Period c.1890. The characters read 'Inari Jingya' (Inari Shrine). Many shinto shrines have a separate structure where Inari Daimyojin, the deity of abundant rice harvests and wealth in all forms, is worshipped. The guardians of such a sanctuary are two foxes, one carrying a jewel or scroll giving power, the other a key to a chest of treasures. c.1890. (25" x 18") (64cm x 46cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $130.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #918754 (stock #pd6)
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$2400.00
The mother of all daruma wood carvings. On the back of this Edo Period c.1700 masterpiece is engraved 'Genroku 13' (c.1700) ,'Saigenshin Tsukuri' carved by Saigenshin, a famous zen monk of the time. Also 'Kyosagaju' meaning he was from a temple in the Saga District of Western Kyoto. The Carving is a magnificent flow of lines and expression. Definitely a museum quality piece. A few minor areas where the lacquer has worn away but in astonishingly great shape. $2400. (w:30cm x h:43cm). Shipping/insurance to usa or western europe $300.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #928616 (stock #pd26)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Gorgeous zen buddhist temple altar stand which can be used for placement of deity or candle or anything of one's choice. Meiji Period c.1890 from a temple north of Tokyo. Purchased 5 from a temple and this is the last one left. Wood is hinoki japanese cypress and the lacquer is gold on the base, lotus leaf and black on the top. The stand is a lotus leaf, sacred symbol of purity in Buddhism. Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $120. (h:66cm x dia:42cm)