Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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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)
Kodo Arts
Sale Pending
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
Price on Request
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.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1294004 (stock #pd845)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
Elegant early Showa Period C.1930 set of fabulous Kutani plates. Chrysanthemum flowers with branches of plum blossoms and a yellow thrush singing. On the bottom swirling browns recreate and flowing stream. The rim has beautiful brown diaper pattern. Condition perfect. in a wood box. Diameter 9 1/2". Ask for shipping quote from Califonia warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1294002 (stock #pd844)
Kodo Arts
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Unbelievable hangi woodblock from a set of sutra woodblocks used to print buddhist sutra books in the Edo Period, C.1850. Each japanese kanji character is carved into a lacquered cherry wood board BACKWARDS. When ink and rice paper applied, voila a printed page. Painstakingly usually a set of boards carved on both sides was 32 boards. 28" long by 7" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1292204 (stock #pd843)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Stunning natural wood fired Shigaraki flower vase by Hoji in signed wooden paulownia box. Fired in a wood fired climbing kiln in the ancient pottery capital of Shigaraki near Kyoto, Wonderful textures and natural art deco patterns that only fire can produce. 18" tall x 6" wide. Ask for shipping quote from caifornia warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1292072 (stock #pd842)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Rich patina from years of use in an old Japanese farm house as a jizaikagi or pot stabilizer hook over the open cooking hearth. The hook enabled the pot height to be adjusted on a bamboo pole hung over the hearth. Art deco as an art object, this piece of folk art oozes a utilitarian grandeur. Condition very good as per photos. Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1292028 (stock #pd841)
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Very large art deco late Meiji Period Shigaraki tsubo. Fantastic drip glazes over a hagi base have created a classic shigaraki tea leaf storage jar. Shigaraki is famous for ceramic storage jars for sake, soy and tea leaves. The clays have choseki long life stones in the clay which give the pottery its distinctive Shigaraki look. shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1290127 (stock #pd837)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Superp art deco pair of Taisho Period C.1920 bronze candlestands. On a round base the four legs hold a lovely blue/green patina top. In excellent condition. H:58cm x W:17cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1290125 (stock #pd838)
Kodo Arts
$1,800.00
Very rare and important old Japanese buddhist bronze temple post top called a giboshi. Standing 57cm tall and 30cm wide, it is like an art deco object with great impact. Four plum blossom screw covers hide the screws that attached the top to a post. A few miner scratches but no cracks or dents. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1290124 (stock #pd836)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
The exact basket is on page 79 of the definitive japanese basket book, Containing Beauty: Japanese Bamboo Fower Baskets. The basket in that book was made by the master, Kogetsu so we are thinking this basket is by the same although unsigned. The twisted weave of the bamboo is very difficult to achieve and rare. 42cm tall x 14cm wide. Beautiful butterfly knots executed on all four legs. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote.