Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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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 : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1191690 (stock #pd527)
Kodo Arts
$280.00
Very rare Kato Sogen silver 'kiseru' smoking pipe C.1935 Showa Period. Kato was born in 1899. This pipe comes in a signed paulownia wood box. The pipe itself is silver and has a vine motif in relief. Condition can be seen from pictures. Length:16cm. Shipping included.
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
$295.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1189279 (stock #pd513)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
Lovely, very art deco 6 panel 'byobu' screen of fans with heian princesses, cranes . Late Meiji Period C.1910. Condition excellent. On gold leaf paper background. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1188865 (stock #pd517)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Spectacular noh theater mask of 'Okina' the old man. Myriad expressions in the face from mirth, playfulness, wisdom and a twinkle in the eye. Expertly carved but with no signature. Taisho Period c. 1920. Paulownia wood. Comes in origianl paulownia wood box. Never tire of looking at this one; one of our favorites. H:21cm x W:15cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1930 item #1188860 (stock #pd519)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Stylish and very art deco Showa Period C.1930 bronze hanging lamp. The top has undulating waves in the cast and is attached to the body by rings. The the top lip of the main body has holes at intervals and the main body has almost what looks like kanji japanese characters with rice paper covering. We have never seen a bronze lantern in this style. H:37cm x W:24cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1188613 (stock #pd518)
Kodo Arts
$2200.00
Museum piece Edo Period C.1865 kimono sample book with different designs of silk, embroidered, natural dyed masterpieces of the era. There are 49 pages with 46 samples. Most pages have samples 30" tall x 35" wide. Some pages have double samples 14" tall x 34" wide. The condition is stunningly excellent. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1186378 (stock #pd509)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Lovely elegant gold gilt wood transom from the roof of a buddhist temple C.1920. These decorative wood carvings called 'ramma' would be placed between the beams of a holing up the roofs. This transom has plum blossoms and peach trees carved and has a gold gilt lacquer finish. H:11" x W:26". Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1186377 (stock #pd512)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Superb phoenix ramma transom carving C. 1930. Paulownia wood frame and carving. 2 phoenix flying amongst paulownia trees. The phoenix, along with the dragon is lives in the buddhist celestial realm and protects the teachings of the Buddha. The carvings are in fabulous detail against a black back drop which can be removed or replaced, according to taste. H:12" x W: 32". Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #1184204 (stock #pd506)
Kodo Arts
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Very rare bronze sheathed 'kanban' shop sign for the 'SHIKI SHIMA' brand sake made by the Ito Sake Brewery. Known as a 5 star sake in the Meiji Period C.1910, this shop sign has an art deco bronze with wood japanese letters on it. Stunning. (one of a pair) In very good condition. H:5 ft. 8" x W:3ft. Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1184201 (stock #pd510)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Museum piece. Edo Period C.1860 'hangi' original woodblock carved into cherry wood. Was used to make advertisement flyers for 'Kanno-gan' an energy pick me up for kids made by Okayojuken Medical House in 'Omikoku Hino' which is the town of Hino in Omi, the Edo Period C.1614-1868 name for present day Shiga outside of Kyoto. Carved into the cherry wood backwards. Cherry wasused because of the hardness of the woods to enable many printings beforethe characterswere worn down. Excellent condition. Length: 33"x W:13". Ask for shipping quote from our California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1183542 (stock #pd505)
Kodo Arts
$3200.00
Important, rare bronze plated Meiji Period C.1885 'zeni-bako' money box that was kept before the shrine altar to accept offerings. Usually they are made of keyaki wood but this wood money box is covered in bronze with thick bronze nails. The front has a crest and two japanese characters in relief "HO" and "NO" meaning offerings from the heart. The back has a drawer at the bottom to remove the money. We put a thick piece of glass of the slats on top to make a stunning coffee table. (glass easily removed). H:25" x W:39". Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1183537 (stock #pd504)
Kodo Arts
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Spectacular Meiji Period wood 'Yashiro' home shrine in gold gilt and lacquer. Exceptionally fine detail on the doors and windows; the windows slide up and the doors all open. Minute carvings above the doors and on the beams under the roof. Head piece on the roof also very fine and delicate. One of the most unusual pieces we have seen. H:28" x W:27cm. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.