Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1260832 (stock #pd748)
Kodo Arts
$910.00
Very striking and unusual brass buddhist temple `koro` incense burner from the early Showa period, C.1935. Heavy brass handles and a pewter mon or crest of a paulownia leaf on the front. Tripod legs of mythical buddhist elephants. The paulownia crest was the crest of Hideyoshi the second shogun so most likely a temple related to that lineage. Signed on the back by Fukushima Tokuzo who had this made and donated to a temple to honor his ancestors. 18" tall x 17" wide. Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1255535 (stock #pd741)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Wonderful mingei folk art wood & lacquer sake shop sign. Taisho Period, C.1915. The name of the sake is `Shirayuki` White Snow Sake. Red lettering on left side is is a poem: senshu kanshaku fuyo kiri meaning that even after 1000 years the makers wish this sake will be of the highest quality and shared and enjoyed by everyone. 21" tall and 16" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1255532 (stock #pd742)
Kodo Arts
$3,000.00
Exceptional Large shingon buddhist temple bell dated Meiji 44 (C.1912). Also inscribed is the temple from where it is from: Shinkou-Ji in Hisano village in Okayama Ken. The head monk`s name is also inscribed: Ota Ryonen. This temple was established in 739AD. The striker is also very large, lacquered wood with goat skin covering. We have had many bells over the years but this sound goes on forever. 38cm in diameter; 28cm tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1255052 (stock #pd739)
Kodo Arts
Sale Pending
C.1950 set of temple altar brass lotus flowers. Usually held in bronze flower vases. (we have upon request). All the 9 flowers of the set are in each bouquet. 11" tall and 5" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1254677 (stock #pd733)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Sensational Meiji Period C.1890 Imari Charger. Motif of Ikebana flower arangements. Very art deco and like a painting. Hand drawn with cobalt blues and fired at high temperatures. Signed by Fukuichi, a reknown Imari artist in Kyushu. 13"x 13". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1930 item #1253271 (stock #pd732)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Very wabi-sabi signed Kato Josuke XX (20th) oribe flower vase for tea ceremony. Comes in signed origianl paulownia wood box. C.1930. The Kato family is a legendary Seto kiln family. Their Oribe work is the standard. Josuke is the father of Kato Sho another exceedingly famous potterer in the family. H:10" x w: 4". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1253269 (stock #pd731)
Kodo Arts
Sale Pending
This japanese buddhist temple bell is dated on the bell Anei 2 C.1773. It is larger than most temple bells we have seen. On the bell is inscribed a Jodo-shu Sutra poem: the essence is the bell`s sound represents the Buddha`s voice or true word and is very deep and enlightened. It sounds in the 10 directions. This bell is signed by Ota Seibei Shigetsu, from one of the most famous Chudo Foundries & families famous in Edo Period. He made a reknown bell for Jakko-in in Ohara north of Kyoto. Estabished in C.1357, they were making bells and tea pots for over 400 years before they went out of business in 1961. They were connected to Enkoji Temple in Shiga. H:31" x Diameter:17". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1253267 (stock #pd730)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Fabulous almost art deco old Japanese medicine shop kanban or shop sign. Meiji Period C.1900.This sign was made for the Tayama Yakuho Medicine shop in Awakuni the Meiji Period name for present day Awajishima island near Shikoku. The Medicine, Keishintan, was for the stomach. We can translate all the writing on the sign by request. H:16" x W:34" Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1252228 (stock #pd626)
Kodo Arts
$1,500.00
Stunning Imari charger with original paulownia wood box signed and dated C.1951. This plate was the work of Ogata Koen who won the Saga Prefecture Mayor prize with this plate in 1951. This launched him on a distinguished career and established him as the preeminent Imari artisan of the day. From Arita in Kyushu in southern Japan, this is the home of Imari. This is by far the best Imari Kodo Arts has ever seen. Diameter:38cm. With paulownia signed original box. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1910 item #1250589 (stock #pd724)
Kodo Arts
$450.00
Exceptional clay kabuki actor samurai dolls from Fushimi in south Kyoto late Meiji Period C.1910. Butterfly motif on kimonos, classic kabuki faces and in excellent condition. When visitors came to Kyoto they would go to Fushimi Inari shrine and buy souvenirs to take home. These figures were very popular. H:9" x w:7" each. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1250588 (stock #pd723)
Kodo Arts
$1,050.00
A brilliant set of 5 gentlemen from the Edo Period C.1850 by Kunisada I, one of the masters of the time. He was given the name Toyokuni III by his famous teacher Toyokuni in 1844. Fine detail and colors still very vivid. Framed in 3D out away from the surface would make a spectacular piece of art. H:28" x w:29". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1247490 (stock #pd719)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
Fantastic bronze garden lantern very unusual for its tall size and beautiful metalwork in the door panels. The top has paulownia leafs in relief and the rich patina on the bronze creates a lovely blue-green colorization. Showa Period C. 1950. H:32"x Diameter:24". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1247489 (stock #pd712)
Kodo Arts
$995.00
Beautiful undulating keyaki (zelkova) wood hearth hook to stabalize the pot over the irori or floor hearth in the old style japanese minka farmhouses. Meiji Period C.1900. Rope wear in the crook of the hook is the tell tale sign of age. Fake, modern ones are different and don`t have that wear. Minor cracks that have been filled in but covered in rich patina and smoke from old hearth fires. H:23" x W:18".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1930 item #1247488 (stock #pd710)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Fantastic early Showa Period C.1930 wood Shinto altar. Finely detailed architectural woodworking with japanese joinery and copper metal fittings. Lovvely flowing design. H:15" x W: 17". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1246753 (stock #pd713)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Museum quality bronze usubata flower arrangement vase. Signed Kanki, this thick Meiji Period C.1900 bronze flower vase has amazing waves in detail flowing throughout. Made by samurai sword makers turned bronze craftsman after the end of the samurai era, this usubata is epic. Perfect condition. H:12" x W: 13". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1246499 (stock #pd715)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Fantastic late Meiji Period C.1905 egret incense burner. Standing on a field of bamboo leaves, the egret is standing on one leg and looking back over its shoulder. The detail on the head and feathers is a masterpiece. The body feathers are in fine relief and come off to reveal the incense ash and cavity. Height: 10" x 7". Excellent condition. Ask for sshipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1246278 (stock #pd711)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Superb hanging bronze lantern with plum blossom/tree motif in relief over glass panels. Delicate bronze craftsmanship exhibiting the Taisho Period`s (C.912-1926) wonderful aesthetic sense. In excellent condition. H:20" x 10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1245834 (stock #pd707)
Kodo Arts
$510.00
Art deco nerikomi platter by Mimura Kazuhiro b.1931, with inter-woven weaves creating a wonderful depth and texture. C.1980 and in excellent condition. Mimura has won many prestigious awards and exhibited widely this innovative pottery technique. 12" x 12" . Ask for shipping quote.