Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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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
P.O.R.
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
P.O.R.
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1183217 (stock #pd501)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Exceptionally fine Taisho Period c.1920 'hanakago' bamboo flower basket with some of the best knotwork Kodo Arts has seen. The weave is very fine and intricate throughout and the top of the handle has a spectacular double butterfly knot and each of the ribs on the main basket has a line of circular knots made of rattan that are extremely difficult even for a master basket maker. Sits on four legs. Two of the rattan wrappings have some wear but otherwise in great condition. The only thing more shocking than the quality of the work is that it isn't signed. H:11 1/2" x W:14". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1183216 (stock #pd502)
Kodo Arts
$395.00
Very nice Shinto Shrine gong that hangs in front of the shrine altar with rope attached to be rung before offerings and prayer to alert the gods of supplication. Made of bronze c.1930 early Showa Period. H:12" x diameter:9". condition quite good. (see pictures). Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1183211 (stock #pd500)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Fabulous Bronze Showa Period C.1950 lantern with lotus flowers in 3D relief and vine lattice orb. Either papered or as is, with a light source inside would throw off a spectacular light and shadows. Thick bronze work and in excellent condition. Diameter:12" x H:14". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1182951 (stock #pd498)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Wonderful Taisho Period C.1920 bronze brazier that is perfect size for a floral display. The relief work is outstanding with each diaper pattern brilliantly sharp. The handles also done with exceptional finesse. Just a superb piece of bronze craftsmanship. H:10" x diameter:9". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1182833 (stock #pd496)
Kodo Arts
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Exceptionally rare 'tsuitate' wood carving C.1910 for the tea ceremony alcove display. Carved in wild , art deco waves out of 'keyaki wood' (zelkova) the carving sits also on a keyaki base. Gorgeous in both conception and executed carving. A stunnning sculpture. W:43" x H:18". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1182832 (stock #pd497)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Large, thick bronze 'murashido' flower vase with patinated coloring and art deco look. 'Murashido' is a bronze finishing technique perfected in the Taisho Period c. 1912-1926 whereby hotly fired bronzes were dipped in a hot oil to achieve the spectacular coloring effects. This piece displays this genius and more. Would make an exceptional flower vase. Excellent condition with two tiny dents. (see pictures) Diameter: 14" x H:16". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1182534 (stock #pd492)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Absolutely lovely old Meiji Period C.1890 Oribe tea pot with the distinctive blue - green Oribe hues and feldspar brown markings that make Oribe so desirable. Comes in the original paulownia wood box. Great condition with a minor chip on the bottom of the lid which can't be seen from the outside. (see pictures). Outside perfect. H:12" x W:8 1/2". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1182531 (stock #pd499)
Kodo Arts
$4800.00
Exceptionally rare early Meiji Period zen temple votive placque dated C.1874. The frame is carved buddhist japanese cypress clouds in gold gilt lacquer with dragon heads intertwined at the top and bottom and the scaled body intertwined on the sides. The inside wood with the date C.1874 and donor was faded so Kodo Arts removed the wood and replaced it with a bevelled mirror. Absolutely stunning one of a kind museum piece mirror. Excellent condition with a minor chip here or there. H:42" x W:23". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1180912 (stock #pd490)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Fabulous lost wax cast Meiji Period C. 1890 bronze 'Koro' incense censor. The bronze is 'aka-do' or high quality red bronze and was only used until the late 20's. This censor has a dragon wrapped base and birds and bamboo in exquisite relief on the censor body. Atop the lid sid a 'shi-shi' fu-dog also in great detail. The handles are unusual art deco with elphant heads. The entire censor sits a bit with a tilt to the right. Comes in the original, signed paulownia wood 'tomobako'. box. Lovely work. H: 33cm; W:16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1180909 (stock #pd491)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Wonderfully catching Okamoto Kiyohiko Taisho Period C.1910 landscape painting on silk. Okamoto 's real name was Soyama Suekichi b.1869 - d.1921. He was one of the leading landscape painters in the era. This lovely painting has a fascinating depth up through a ravine into a small village with the background mountains in mist. Quintessential japanese landscape at its best. We had it in our house and never tired of looking at it or enjoying the serene repose it afforded. Excellent condition. Total height: 194cm; width 55cm. Ask for shipping quote.