Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1288611 (stock #pd829)
Kodo Arts
$610.00
Mimura Kazuhiro(b.1931) is a nerikomi (multi-colored marbled ware) specialist who has had a very successful career exhibiting throughout Japan and at juried exhibitions as well, especially at the prestigious yearly Japan Traditional Arts and Crafts Exhibition. This museum quality work dates to the late 70`s and is remarkable for the nerikomi technique on such a large form; in perfect condition at 45.7cm x 45.7cm x 7 cm. Stamped on bottom. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1287844 (stock #pd827)
Kodo Arts
Sale Pending
Almost art deco, this huge 42cm in diameter brass globe temple lantern is as impressive as it is large. With a light inside it is simply stunning. Showa Period 1950, the globe is hinged and opens in semi-spheres. Beautiful brass lattice work makes up the frame. Papered on the inside for soft light. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1287843 (stock #pd826)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Very unusual rough textured usubata or bronze tea ceremony flower vase. The base is outstanding and rare. The legs are curled tea drops and the simple elegant lines reveal the asthetic of the Taisho era C.1920. First of its kind we have seen. There is a signature on the bottom but it is cursive and unfortunately we can`t read it. H:26cm x diameter:14cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1286502 (stock #pd823)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
Elegant 6 panel small byobu or screen from the late Edo Period C.1860. Lovely gold leaf background with three cranes frolicing among the pines, camelia and chrysanthemum flowers on the bank of a swirling blue river. Fine bronze metal fittings on the frame and in excellent condition. Only 140cm tall and 300cm long making it a perfect size for over the couch. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1285366 (stock #pd819)
Kodo Arts
$325.00
Exceptional art deco silk haori kimono worn over the kimono. Featuring camelias and an array of flowers it can be hung as art or worn for an elegant evening. Large size and in excellent condition; no stains or tears. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1284399 (stock #pd815)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Sensational large ceramic Tamba yaki ceramic plate from Tansui Kiln. Mr. Tansui is one of the eminent Tamba potter`s and a video ling is available explaining the kiln and his work. This plate was entered in exhibitions and made in the 1970`s. Very art deco with glazes and slip creating a masterpiece. Signed original paulownia wood box. Plate is 14" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote. Excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1283961 (stock #pd812)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Sensational Bizen yaki mizusashi for the tea ceremony signed and in a signed original paulownia wood box by Toko. The wood fired ceramic has unbeievable natural colorings from the kiln firing. C.1970. Excellent condition. H:10" x 7" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1283959 (stock #pd816)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Old farmhouse jizaikagi hearth hook that kept the pot stabilized over the irori or hearth in a minka or traditional japanese farmhouse. Made of Zelkova or keyaki, the highest grade wood in Japan indicating it was from a well to do family. Almost art deco as an art object, the condition is excellent. It is original ad hasn`t been polished. There are many fake ones on the market; this is real. End of Meiji Period C.1910. Ask for shipping quote. H:18" x W: 12"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1282424 (stock #pd814)
Kodo Arts
$1,050.00
Regal signed bronze statue of a Meiji Period statesman as Japan transitioned from the samurai era to the modern era. Displaying all the dignity and experience of someone who has gone through many of lifes trials and tribulations, the artist Nakajima Toyo has captured the heart and wisdom expressed in this gentleman. Excellent condition. H:17" x 13". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1281276 (stock #pd805)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Quintessential Oribe tea ceremony sweets plates with feldspar iron markings of chrysanthemums and rich olive greens. Hanko seal on back. Set of 5 plates. No chips or cracks. Taisho Period C.1920. 6" long and about 4" deep. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1281273 (stock #pd806)
Kodo Arts
$285.00
Very rare dated Tempo 13 (C.1842) lacquered `Omiki` sacred sake lid for the offering to the Inari Shrine god, Inari Dai Myojin, the Shinto fox kami or god. Comes in the original paulownia wood box with cotton cover and inscription of town name (Toyoura Village, in Shiga province outside of Kyoto ) and donors name, Kita Tanaka. This was the lid for the sacred sake container. 9" long by 4 1/2". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1950 item #1280239 (stock #pd801)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
beautiful gold lacquered altar offering stand from the Showa Period C.1950. Lotus base and lotus leaves around the upper offering plate. Deep red lacquer on the top. Excellent condition and quite large. 14" tall by 7" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1280236 (stock #pd799)
Kodo Arts
$1,600.00
Fabulous old Taisho Period C.1915 bronze lantern. Lovely blue green patina from years outside. Almost art deco in appearance with outstanding lattice work. Bronze craftsmanship top notch. Door opens and latches are good. Stands on 3 legs. 10" tall x 9" wide. Ask for shipping quote from Californai warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1280233 (stock #pd803)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
Fantastic Juichimen Kannon Bosatsu in a zushi altar. Edo Period C.1865. This travelling altar has an inscription on the inside reading "Dai Hanya meaning heart sutra and the name of Myoshin-ji Temple in Kyoto. . The kannnon has many heads on her head. Her face is just lovely. It is old and the feet are broken as well as the stand she sits on. The zushi is in remarkably good condition with minor lacquer wear. Kannon is 12" tall. Zushi is 19" tall by 8" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1280230 (stock #pd802)
Kodo Arts
$1,000.00
Rare large Taisho Period C.1920 bronze vase with fabulous markings in relief. The aesthetic is absolutely brilliant. Excellent condition. Handles are mythical elephants. H:18" x 17" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1279502 (stock #pd796)
Kodo Arts
$1,100.00
Exceptional and rare Meiji Period C.1890 bronze Shachihoko or mythical dragon carp Koro or incense censor. . Shachi or Shachihoko were frequently used as roof ornaments in the Edo period (1600-1868) and found atop castles, tower gates, and samurai homes. These fish-shaped ornaments are placed at both ends of the main roof ridge, with the male Shachi placed on the left and the female Shachi on the right. The creatures are thought to provide protection against fire, as they are attributed with the power to control rain. This dragon /carp has a lid on the upper tail. Not sure if it is original or if it has been replaced. Piece is in excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1279501 (stock #pd792)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
Elegant pair of Early Showa Period Brass candlestands in origianl paulownia wood box. Chrysanthemum motif bases and tapered stems. Excellent condition. Inscription on box reads : Shokudai (candlestands) and Hitokumi (one pair). Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1279009 (stock #pd793)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Early 1920`s Yamabushi Shinto ascetic`s pigrim coat with the Heart Sutra written on it. Made of asa or fiber, the Pilgrim would go around Shikoku to the 88 shrines there reciting the heart sutra and getting a temple stamp from each temple on the coat. Sanscrit letters on the sleave. Excellent condition. Has a silk brocade fastener to close. About 96cm tall by 90cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.