Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1196653 (stock #pd553)
Kodo Arts
$675.00
Wabi-sabi half moon bamboo flower basket with copper inset for flowers. The undulating weave of the bamboo has thick branches of bamboo inserted in the plait and the whole basket has a rich patina from age. Early Showa Period C. 1930. H: 13" x W: 14". Shipping from our california warehouse. Ask for quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1196132 (stock #pd549)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Lovely pair of mixed metal quail on a black lacquered table. By the acclaimed master metal worker, Seifu. Signed and in excellent condition. In original paulownia box. Ask for shipping quote. H:8" x W: 15".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1194794 (stock #pd533)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
Museum piece cypress wood carving of a shrine diety - "Tenjin" the god of learning and a major figure in ancient Japanese history. This carving is superb with a fantastic facial expression and outstanding carving. Age wear but in excellent condition. Sits on wood stand. Total height is 27" and width: 23". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1193756 (stock #pd536)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Very elegant bronze Showa Period c.1950 with electic bronze tube for lighting. The oval lantern on tripod legs with beautiful bronze panels each with intricately swirling bronze vine lattices is a delight. One door has a latch and hinge and swings open. Once lined with rice paper and can be done so again on request. At the top is a handle for hanging if desired and a bronze tube for electrical wire and bulb.
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)
Kodo Arts
sold, Thank You
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
Price on Request
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
Sold, Thank You
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1193091 (stock #pd543)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Exceptional Showa Period C.1935 kura treasure house bronze doors on a hand forged iron lattice. The rich blue/green patina of the bronze from age has given these doors a fantastic art deco look. Displayed as art they make a wonderful presentation. H: 64cm x W: 53cm each. Condition is excellent. 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1191695 (stock #pd525)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Important Edo Period bronze flower vase with dragon circling the vase with another dragon and buddhist clouds in relief. Absolutely stunning. Comes in the original 'kiri' paulownia box. Inscription on box reads: "Kara Kane Un Ryu Tsutsu Hana Ike" meaning bronze vase with clouds and dragon flower vase. Also with the name of the owner. Gorgeous patina and in excellent condition. The dragon encircles the vase perfectly but is not attached. Quite remarkable. H:28cm x diameter:12cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1191678 (stock #pd525)
Kodo Arts
$795.00
Very art deco antique japanese Shinto shrine hanging lamp c. 1935. Made of metal with paper lining some of the nails have been replaced but in very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:34cm x W:39cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1191030 (stock #pd524)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Very rare and unusual bronze duck water spout from Late Meiji or early Taisho Period, C.1920. Detail on the feathers helps us date the piece; very fine work here. A pipe is connected through the tail and the water exits under the throat. Lovely blue/green bronze patina from age. Condition excellent. Would make great sink faucet. H:22cm x W:26cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1191027 (stock #pd523)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Exceptional, fine bronze sage holding a mythical turtle, both symbols of wisdom, long life and immortality. Taisho Period C. 1920. We purchase figures only if the bronze detail and facial expression is superior. This piece meets the criteria handsomely. The craftsmanship is of the highest class and it is signed. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:31cm x W:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1191025 (stock #pd521)
Kodo Arts
$450.00
Lovely noh theater mask made of japanese cypress wood and signed. The front has a natural 'gofun' crushed oyster shell and glue glaze. This character is a beautiful young woman, 'ko-omote'. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
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.