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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1200322 (stock #pd564)
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Rare and exceptional dragon 'ramma' transom from the late Meiji Period c. 1900. Superb carving of a dragon in the celestial realm surrounded by buddhist clouds all carved in great detail and flow. When a carp swims up a waterfall and makes it over the top, it turns into a dragon that roams the celestial realm as the protector of the Buddha's teachings. 3D claws and eyebrows as well as the head which stands out in relief from the body. The buddhist swirl above the head finishes off a masterpiece that belongs in a museum. 28" tall x 68" long. Condition excellent. Shipping from California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1910 item #1196658 (stock #pd552)
Kodo Arts
$1375.00
Intricate Meiji Period C.1910 wood carving transom that came from a large 'butsudan' zen buddhist altar. Covered in gold gilt, two dakini goddesses adorn each end floating on intricate buddhist clouds. In the middle is a dragon carving, the protector of the buddhist teachings in the celestial realm. Very good condition and comes in original paulownia wood box. Length" 41" x W: 10" x H: 4". Shipping from California warehouse. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1193419 (stock #pd545)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Museum piece with extraordinary history. This altar table was the last of 4 pieces of a private collection we acquired at auction and was the family heirloom of the 14th and final Daimyo (Lord)of the Tokushima Han (clan) Hachisuka Mochiaki of Awa Province on Shikoku Island in central Japan in the Edo Period. He lived 1846-1918. Hachisuka Koroku, his great grandfather, was one of Hideyoshi's (the 2nd Shogun) top generals in early Edo Period and Hideyoshi awarded the Hachisuka the province of Tokushima in Awa (Shikoku) and they ruled it throughout the Edo Period until the Daimyo system was abolished in the Meiji Period in 1868. Quick to see the direction in which the wind was blowing, he pledged loyalty to the Imperial forces. In 1869, with the hanseki hokan (Abolition of the han system), he was appointed Governor of Tokushima Prefecture. In 1872, Hachisuka went to Great Britain and attended Oxford University. After returning to Japan, he was chief advisor to the Meiji Emperor. In 1882, Hachisuka was envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to France, and received the title of kōshaku (marquis) under the new kazoku peerage system. After returning to Japan, he served as a member of the House of Peers, Governor of Tokyo Prefecture, President of the House of Peers, Minister of Education, and Privy Councillor. He died in 1918, and his grave is located in Tokushima. The table has copper metalwork and intricate wood carvings covered in gold gilt. The condition is excellent. H:14cm x W:27cm Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1193417 (stock #p541)
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Museum piece with extraordinary history. This altar was one of 4 piece we acquired from the a private collection and the family heirloom of the 14th and final Daimyo (Lord)of the Tokushima Han (clan) Hachisuka Mochiaki of Awa Province on Shikoku Island in central Japan in the Edo Period. He lived 1846-1918. Hachisuka Koroku, his great grandfather, was one of Hideyoshi's (the 2nd Shogun) top generals in early Edo Period and Hideyoshi awarded the Hachisuka the province of Tokushima in Awa (Shikoku) and they ruled it throughout the Edo Period until the Daimyo system was abolished in the Meiji Period in 1868. Quick to see the direction in which the wind was blowing, he pledged loyalty to the Imperial forces. In 1869, with the hanseki hokan (Abolition of the han system), he was appointed Governor of Tokushima Prefecture. In 1872, Hachisuka went to Great Britain and attended Oxford University. After returning to Japan, he was chief advisor to the Meiji Emperor. In 1882, Hachisuka was envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to France, and received the title of kōshaku (marquis) under the new kazoku peerage system. After returning to Japan, he served as a member of the House of Peers, Governor of Tokyo Prefecture, President of the House of Peers, Minister of Education, and Privy Councillor. He died in 1918, and his grave is located in Tokushima. The wood box has drawers for sutra books and has maki-e gold lacquer in relief on all sides. The condition is excellent. H:26cm x W:25 cm x Depth : 30cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1193416 (stock #pd540)
Kodo Arts
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Museum piece with extraordinary history. This altar table was one of 4 pieces we acquired at auction from the private residence of the 14th and final Daimyo (Lord)of the Tokushima Han (clan) Hachisuka Mochiaki of Awa Province on Shikoku Island in central Japan in the Edo Period. He lived 1846-1918. Hachisuka Koroku, his great grandfather, was one of Hideyoshi's (the 2nd Shogun) top generals in early Edo Period and Hideyoshi awarded the Hachisuka the province of Tokushima in Awa (Shikoku) and they ruled it throughout the Edo Period until the Daimyo system was abolished in the Meiji Period in 1868. Quick to see the direction in which the wind was blowing, he pledged loyalty to the Imperial forces. In 1869, with the hanseki hokan (Abolition of the han system), he was appointed Governor of Tokushima Prefecture. In 1872, Hachisuka went to Great Britain and attended Oxford University. After returning to Japan, he was chief advisor to the Meiji Emperor. In 1882, Hachisuka was envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to France, and received the title of kōshaku (marquis) under the new kazoku peerage system. After returning to Japan, he served as a member of the House of Peers, Governor of Tokyo Prefecture, President of the House of Peers, Minister of Education, and Privy Councillor. He died in 1918, and his grave is located in Tokushima. The condition is excellent with minor lacquer wear on the top. The intricate carvings in gold gilt on wood are of: mythical kirin, turtle, cranes, peonies and vines all symbols of longevity and purity in Buddhism. H:51cm x W: 33cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1193107 (stock #pd542)
Kodo Arts
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Museum piece with extraordinary history. This altar was the family heirloom of the 14th and final Daimyo (Lord)of the Tokushima Han (clan) Hachisuka Mochiaki of Awa Province on Shikoku Island in central Japan in the Edo Period. He lived 1846-1918. Hachisuka Koroku, his great grandfather, was one of Hideyoshi's (the 2nd Shogun) top generals in early Edo Period and Hideyoshi awarded the Hachisuka the province of Tokushima in Awa (Shikoku) and they ruled it throughout the Edo Period until the Daimyo system was abolished in the Meiji Period in 1868. Quick to see the direction in which the wind was blowing, he pledged loyalty to the Imperial forces. In 1869, with the hanseki hokan (Abolition of the han system), he was appointed Governor of Tokushima Prefecture. In 1872, Hachisuka went to Great Britain and attended Oxford University. After returning to Japan, he was chief advisor to the Meiji Emperor. In 1882, Hachisuka was envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to France, and received the title of kōshaku (marquis) under the new kazoku peerage system. After returning to Japan, he served as a member of the House of Peers, Governor of Tokyo Prefecture, President of the House of Peers, Minister of Education, and Privy Councillor. He died in 1918, and his grave is located in Tokushima. The condition is excellent. H:104cm x W:58cm Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1193086 (stock #pd548)
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Exquisite pair of gold gilt lacquered wood buddhist temple altar flowers in bronze flower vases. Taisho Period C. 1915. 10 lotus flowers in each vase carved immaculately and covered in gold gilt. Initially carved out of cypress wood, black lacquered and then covered in gold gilt. Condition is excellent. Height of each vase is 105cm x 53cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1191936 (stock #pd532)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Bronze zen buddhist japanese temple gong dated Showa Period C.1950 with the village inscripted on the gong. Sound is very good, no cracks or dents. The bronze casting is excellent and the gong was hung at the temple outside with the rust marks to attest. Thick Bronze. H: 46cm x diameter 28cm. Ask for shipping quote. Free shipping to our california warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1191894 (stock #pd530)
Kodo Arts
$2200.00
Exceptionaly large buddhist temple bronze bell with a sound equally as large and beautiful. Diameter is 43cm and height is 31cm. Sits on a silk cushion and comes with red lacquered wood striker. THe foundry mark is on the bell. Showa Period C. 1935. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1191893 (stock #pd531)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Museum piece Edo Period shishu temple embroidery of mythical shishi lion and peonies. In original dated box c.1863. The condition is superb and the embroidery work is art. Incredible work of thousands of stiches of couched gold and silk thread on a wool background. Framed would be a spectacular piece of art. W:80cm x H:42cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1186378 (stock #pd509)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Lovely elegant gold gilt wood transom from the roof of a buddhist temple C.1920. These decorative wood carvings called 'ramma' would be placed between the beams of a holing up the roofs. This transom has plum blossoms and peach trees carved and has a gold gilt lacquer finish. H:11" x W:26". Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1186377 (stock #pd512)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Superb phoenix ramma transom carving C. 1930. Paulownia wood frame and carving. 2 phoenix flying amongst paulownia trees. The phoenix, along with the dragon is lives in the buddhist celestial realm and protects the teachings of the Buddha. The carvings are in fabulous detail against a black back drop which can be removed or replaced, according to taste. H:12" x W: 32". Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1183537 (stock #pd504)
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Spectacular Meiji Period wood 'Yashiro' home shrine in gold gilt and lacquer. Exceptionally fine detail on the doors and windows; the windows slide up and the doors all open. Minute carvings above the doors and on the beams under the roof. Head piece on the roof also very fine and delicate. One of the most unusual pieces we have seen. H:28" x W:27cm. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1183216 (stock #pd502)
Kodo Arts
$395.00
Very nice Shinto Shrine gong that hangs in front of the shrine altar with rope attached to be rung before offerings and prayer to alert the gods of supplication. Made of bronze c.1930 early Showa Period. H:12" x diameter:9". condition quite good. (see pictures). Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1178349 (stock #pd486)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Showa Period C. 1950 pair of bronze zen Buddhist temple lanterns. Hexagonal body with two doors that swing open and electric lighting capability. (we can have them fitted for electricity upon request)In perfect condition with normal bronze wear. H:24cm x W:13cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1165768 (stock #pd452)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Wonderful early Showa Period C.1930 Shinto shrine altar or spirit house. Glass encased with retractable glass doors on wood frames. Inside is a wood shrine with copper metal fittings. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. In our US warehouse. H: 2 feet x W: 25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1157574 (stock #pd435)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Wabi - sabi Meiji Period c.1900 'aka' red bronze 'koro' incense burner. Square on four legs, the entire body has the thunder diaper motif and swirling flowers and geometrical designs. The lid has a mythical, playful 'shishi' lion. The legs all are adorned with mythical elephant heads. One end has been repaired, and the repair has been done with silver and a long time ago. Actually adds to the patina. H:16cm x W:20cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1157233 (stock #pd433)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Dated C.1884 Meiji Period , exceptional shinto ceremonial sake tokkuri made of pewter. On each tokkuri is the date , Meiji 16 (C.1884) and the temple name and donor. Each tokkuri has the 5 circle crest. Some wear but overall in excellent shape. H:26cm x W: 12cm. Ask for shipping quote.