Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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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
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
Sold, thank You
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.