Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1239011 (stock #pd683)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Fantastic Japanese Kanji caligraphy taken from an Edo Period C.1870 byobu screen. There were 2 6ft screens each with 6 panels of huge caligraphy characters from a zen poem. These characters mean `MEI BEN` or Right Speech. Conditions is very good with minor staining of the paper. See pictures. We framed this one. We have the other 11 unframed. Artist unknown. H:5ft x w: 25". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1237058 (stock #pd674)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Absolutely stunning large pair of cranes fabulously painted on silk. The matting is also very unique with a diaper motif of the seven treasures. Comes in a paulownia wood box. The painting has a red seal or hanko. The detail of their feathers and legs is brilliant. Huge impact. Total height:79" x width 21".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #1230183 (stock #pd643)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Fabulous and regal painting of a samurai in full battle gear atop a white stallion. Early Showa Period, C. 1930. The detail is superb and the horse especially is a masterpiece. Signed and in the origina box. Condition is excellent and the silk textile matting is a perfect compliment to the painting. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1211196 (stock #pd595)
Kodo Arts
$495.00
Beautiful cherry blossoms under full moon landscape painting by Onishi Nankei, a Showa Period painter of great reknown. He is famous for 'Kacho' styles of birds and flowers and 'Sansui' landscapes. C.1970. Ask for shipping quote. H:190cm x W:48cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1189280 (stock #pd514)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Exceptionally well painted flock of cranes on silk. Has seal but we can't read. The cranes are migrating and the detail is very impressive. Very representative Taisho Period C.1910 painting, the golden era. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1180909 (stock #pd491)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Wonderfully catching Okamoto Kiyohiko Taisho Period C.1910 landscape painting on silk. Okamoto 's real name was Soyama Suekichi b.1869 - d.1921. He was one of the leading landscape painters in the era. This lovely painting has a fascinating depth up through a ravine into a small village with the background mountains in mist. Quintessential japanese landscape at its best. We had it in our house and never tired of looking at it or enjoying the serene repose it afforded. Excellent condition. Total height: 194cm; width 55cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1163596 (stock #pd443)
Kodo Arts
$800.00
Fantastic large 6ft by 67" scroll of the rising sun coming up over rolling waves. Well painted and impact. Condition very good. Taisho Period c.1920. No signature.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1158739 (stock #pd439)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Very rare Daruma scroll from Futo Sanjin better known as Kanokogi Takeshiro, (1874-1941). He was mainly a western style - painter, studied in France before returning to Kyoto to establish his own school. In his later years was a juror for the esteemed Bunten and Teiten Art expositions. This painting is all the more remarkable because this was a rare stab at the classic zenga ink paintings. This Daruma is a classic in itself. C.1920. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1158141 (stock #pd440)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Exceptionally well executed silk scroll of a mother crane and offspring under a pine tree. Simple strokes with impact and movement. Very gentle. Late Edo Period, C.1860. 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1132747 (stock #pd377)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Wonderful Meiji Period C.1909 painting of a white egret standing on bamboo by the acclaimed master Hishida Shunso (1874-1911). One of Okakura Tenshin's puils, he played a major role in the Meiji era innovation of Nihonga. His real name was Hishida Miyoji and he was also know for his numerous paintings of cats. He was commissioned by the Tokyo National Museum and in 1898 he joined Okakura Tenshin in establishing the Nihon Bijutsuin. In 1903-1905 he traveled extensively overseas holding exhibitions in The United States and Europe. He was awarded the Order Of Culture. Excellent condition. Looks to have been remounted. Has the original kiri wood box. H:6ft x W: 2ft. Ask for shipping.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #965897 (stock #pd105)
Kodo Arts
Sale Pending
Wonderful, playful early Showa Period c.1930 scroll of three tanuki racoons at the water's edge under a full moon in fall. Painted on silk with silk borders. Signed by Hirano Toshihiko. Excellent condition. No original box. Ask for shipping quote. (h:200cm; w:54cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #921025 (stock #pd12)
Kodo Arts
$580.00
Exceptional Yoshitora original woodblock scroll dated feb. 1866. Yoshitora's real name was Tatsugoro Nagashima and he was a pupil of Kuniyoshi. This woodblock scroll with vivid detail and color is of an 'oiran' the queen of the Geishas. This style of woodblock scroll is called 'Takenaga Hosho' indicating the long length of the woodblock and in this field the narrow width is called 'habahiro hashira-e' (pillar style). The woodblock is 71cm x 23cm, the entire scroll is 147cm x 37cm. Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $50.