Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1165019 (stock #pd454)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Lovely black lacquered 'suzuri bako' caligraphy letter writing box with maki-e 'raised gold lacquered' bamboo on the outside and swallows frolicing on the inside of the box top. Ink dropper inside. Taisho Period C. 1935. Very good condition with normal wear on bottom. Ask for shipping quote. (in our US California warehouse). L: 11" W: 9".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1165017 (stock #pd450)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Exceptional dated Meiji Period Japanese keyaki ( japanese elm) taiko drum with dated wood stand. Metal fittings and nails bronze. Skins still tight and in very good condition. This piece is in our US California warehouse. Ask for shipping quote. H: with stand 38" H: of drum 25" Diameter: 18"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1163596 (stock #pd443)
Kodo Arts
$800.00
Fantastic large 6ft by 67" scroll of the rising sun coming up over rolling waves. Well painted and impact. Condition very good. Taisho Period c.1920. No signature.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1163331 (stock #pd447)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Rich patina Japanese ship chest from The Meiji Period C.1890. Made of 'keyaki' or zelkova with hand forged iron metal fittings. The drawers inside are intact with iron metal ring pulls. Original lock is missing but this is usually the case. H:15" x W:12". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1930 item #1163329 (stock #pd446)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Lovely pair of Showa Period C.1930 lanterns with electricity and small bulbs inside. Throws of a beautiful ambient light. Made of metal with mesh sides on the hexagon shape. One side is a door that opens with the inscription explaining these lamps were donated to Shofuku-ji Temple by Mt.Koya-san in honor of the 1150 year memorial of Kobotaishi, the revered monk who brought Tendai Buddhism to Mt. Koya from China. Great condition. H:14" x W:11". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1158740 (stock #pd436)
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$595.00
Absolutely wabi-sabi murashi-do bronze flower vase in its original paulownia wood box. Dated Showa 27 (c.1953) the kanji on the box reads it was a dediction for a new building in Osaka for the Osaka Bank. Made by Shobi-Do, the premier maker of fine silver and bronze works in Osaka in the post-war era. Murashi-do is a bronze patinated technique where the bronze is dipped in hot oil after firing to achieve the lovely coloring effects. H:27cm x diameter 9cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1158739 (stock #pd439)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Very rare Daruma scroll from Futo Sanjin better known as Kanokogi Takeshiro, (1874-1941). He was mainly a western style - painter, studied in France before returning to Kyoto to establish his own school. In his later years was a juror for the esteemed Bunten and Teiten Art expositions. This painting is all the more remarkable because this was a rare stab at the classic zenga ink paintings. This Daruma is a classic in itself. C.1920. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1158141 (stock #pd440)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Exceptionally well executed silk scroll of a mother crane and offspring under a pine tree. Simple strokes with impact and movement. Very gentle. Late Edo Period, C.1860. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1157893 (stock #pd441)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Fabulous Ono Chikkyo b.1889-1979 egret on branch under whispering willow branches. Chikkyo studied under Takeuchi Seiho, one of the most important and famous Japanese painters in Kyoto before WWII. His "Shima Nisaku" painting received the Bunten gold medal in 1916 and after that his career took off. There is the Chikkyo Art Museum in Okayama, south of Kyoto and the retrospective " Ono Chikkyo - 120 Years After His Birth" was recently held in March , 2010. Painting H:133cm x W:31.2cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1157574 (stock #pd435)
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$750.00
Wabi - sabi Meiji Period c.1900 'aka' red bronze 'koro' incense burner. Square on four legs, the entire body has the thunder diaper motif and swirling flowers and geometrical designs. The lid has a mythical, playful 'shishi' lion. The legs all are adorned with mythical elephant heads. One end has been repaired, and the repair has been done with silver and a long time ago. Actually adds to the patina. H:16cm x W:20cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1157233 (stock #pd433)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Dated C.1884 Meiji Period , exceptional shinto ceremonial sake tokkuri made of pewter. On each tokkuri is the date , Meiji 16 (C.1884) and the temple name and donor. Each tokkuri has the 5 circle crest. Some wear but overall in excellent shape. H:26cm x W: 12cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1157231 (stock #pd432)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Very stylish Oribe tea ceremony plates used for small sweets. Rim is bamboo motif as well as leaf on each plate. Set of 5. C.1935 from Mino where the famous oribe greens originate from. Perfect condition. W: 18cm x Depth 11cm. ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1156518 (stock #pd430)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Very unusual round windows with undulating pattern. Showa Period c.1935 with electrical lighting possibility. Hangs from a bronze chain. Bottom opens to change light bulb. H:27cm x W:24cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1156517 (stock #pd429)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Sensational patinated 'Murashi-do' bronze flower vase with mythical lion handles and geometrical diaper design circling the middle. The vase is dipped in hot oil right after firing to achieve the colorings. This particular piece is outstanding. Taisho Period C.1912 - 1926. H: 19cm x diameter: 29cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1155444 (stock #pd427)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Exceptionally lovely and well carved Kamakura-bori lacquered hibachi. Kamakura is religiuos center south of Tokyo where kamakura-bori was born in the Edo Period. After carving out of one piece of wood , usually gingo wood, the carving is lacquered and painstakingly polished. This large hibachi has peonies and sunflowers. C. 1930 with a bit of lacquer wear (see photos). Beautiful as a vase with flower displays. H:24cm x Diameter : 49cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1155188 (stock #pd424)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Very charming early Showa Period C.1930 bronze quail incense burner. The quail is looking back over its shoulder in an inquisitive mood and the feathers are in exact detail and relief. The detail and craftsmanship is stout throughout especially on the feet. Wonderful pre-war piece. H:11cm x W:11cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1153457 (stock #pd423)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Elegant bronze hibachi/flower vase on tripod legs on a 'keyaki' zelkova wood stand. The japanese characters written are: Meiji 38 (Meiji Period c.1906) and 'Gaisen Kinnen" (triumph). There is a cherry blossom also in raised relief. Excellent condition. H:20cm x diameter: 30cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1153454 (stock #pd421)
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Lovely art deco Showa Period c. 1950 'dochu' hand hammered copper flower vase from the Gyokusendo Foundry. Very stylish motif of indented spheres around the middle. Comes in the original paulownia wood box. Written on th box lid is 'Dochu Kabin' copper flower vase and 'Dai Tsumoku large hammer strokes. H:16cm x diameter :17cm. Ask for shipping quote.