Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1150671 (stock #pd403)
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$1200.00
Truly exceptional 'Sentoku' bronze flower vase with original kiri paulownia wood box. Sentoku is an antique bronze firing technique used before the war employing mixed metals of bronze , copper and spelter fired with straw to create an elegant coloring effect. This vase has color and remarkable bronze craftsmanship. Two pagodas, a maple tree and two sailing ships in spectacular relief move in dreamlike state through undulating hills all performed in a metal composition. A thing to behold. One of the best bronze vases we have ever seen. On the cover of the box is written: Sentoku Kabin (flower vase). On the inside of the cover is : Rushodo tsukuri ( kiln where it was fired). The bottom of the base is signed "Hirokazu". Ask for shipping quote. H:27cm x 16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1150417 (stock #pd402)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Fabulous Taisho Period C.1920 Bronze Ho-o Phoenix bird on a bronze stand. The phoenix and stand come apart. Lost wax cast and the feathers and every detail in superb relief. The Ho-o was the mythical phoenix of the celestial realm protecting the buddha's teachings. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1150413 (stock #pd401)
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Very rare and exceptional Late Taisho Period C. 1915 set of 4 lacquered tea cups made from the culm of Madake bamboo. First we have ever seen. The rich patina on the bamboo indicates much use. Just lovely to behold let alone use. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1150409 (stock #pd399)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Exceptionally lovely Taisho Period C. 1920 bronze koi carp flower vase. 3 carp are swimming around the vase with with eyes and scales in finely etched relief. The playful liquidity of the 3 gives the feeling of floating in another world. Excellent condition. Signed on the bottom "HOUN" Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1149139 (stock #pd398)
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$575.00
Lovely pair of faceted bronze flower vases for a buddhist temple altar. C.1930 the handles are 'zo' mythical elephants. Excellent condition and heavy bronze. Ask for shipping quote. H:12cm x width 8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1149138 (stock #pd397)
Kodo Arts
$675.00
Stunning wood fired tea ceremony earthenware ceramic flower vase from Shino, one of the great kiln areas of Japan. C. 1860 Edo Period vase, it can be hung on a wall. The superb natural glaze patterns from the ash and heat have made a remarkable textured masterpiece. Comes in the original paulownia wood box. Ask for shipping quote. H:20cm x diameter : 10cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1144963 (stock #pd395)
Kodo Arts
$395.00
Finely carved 'jizo bosatsu' Kshitigarbha Bodhisattva from the Taisho Period c. 1920. Colorful buddhist robes and serene tranquil expression. This jizo bodhisatttva protects his vow to save all sentient beings in all Six Realms of rebirth. He carries a staff with metal rings and the flaming jewel symbolizing the Void. This bodhisattva is believed to protect children, relieve suffering and save sentient beings. Very good condition. H:10" x W"5". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1144448 (stock #pd394)
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Finely carved yew wood carp fish 'jizaikagi' that was used over the irori hearth hanging from a bamboo pole to stablize a cooking pot. C.1950. Very good condition and not a fake. The mouth has a wood ball and there is the hole on the top where the iron pole went through with the hook to hold the pot. Ask for shipping quote. H: about 19cm x W: 49cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1139714 (stock #pd392)
Kodo Arts
$2500.00
Outstanding and rare Meiji Period C. 1880 buddhist temple water bowl. Fabulous bronze work with mythical dragon handles and elephant tripod feet legs. Both sides of the bowl have mythical elephant faces with vine like runners in great relief. The rim is rimmed with lovely circle diaper. Ask for shipping quote. H:9" x W: 23" x Depth: 15"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1139711 (stock #pd390)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Early Showa c,1940 bronze garden lantern. Wonderful buddhist cloud diaper of waves on the top with buttreses holding the top. Bamboo and pine motifs in fine relief detail the door and side panels. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:13" x Diameter: 10"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1137586 (stock #pd388)
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$550.00
Fabulous Meiji Period C.1890 remnant from a temple roof. This gable is very well carved and has the wabi sabi patina of years of wear. The original green paint remains in places and the condition is excellent. H: 10" x W: 23". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1137584 (stock #pd387)
Kodo Arts
$595.00
Fascinating Shinto shrine/spirit house made of wood and bronze metal fittings. Delicate work and simple Japanese ascetic. H: 16" x W: 10". Very good condition (see pictures). Ask for shiping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1137369 (stock #pd385)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Lovely Early Showa Period c.1935 bronze 'murashido' flower vase. Fine detail of ships sailing in relief and trees and clouds. The more you look the better it is. H: 11" x Diameter: 9". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1135809 (stock #pd382)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Wonderful goddess of mercy and compassion made of iron, C.1890. Buddhist bodhisattva with 11 bodhisattvas in her crown and holding a lotus leaf, symbol of purity. Looks like this piece was hung and could have been a gong in a buddhist temple. H: 13" x W: 6". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1133900 (stock #pd386)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Brilliant folk art piece. A clay 'Fushimi Ningyo' sumo doll from the 1930s. Fushimi Ningyo dolls were sought after souvenirs by visitors to Kyoto. Fushimi Inari being one of the must see great shrines of southern Kyoto. The detail of the arms and fabulous facial expression make this a collector's piece. Excellent condition with normal age wear on the head and top knot. H: 11" x W:6 " . Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1133899 (stock #pd381)
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Exceptional Edo Period C.1860 black lacquered wood stand with lotus petals and buddhist clouds carved around the entire circumference. The carving is outdone only by the superb lacquer work. The 'dai' or stand come in two halves. Wonderful stand for an object or buddha. Great condition. H: 16" x Diam: 3'. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1132987 (stock #pd380)
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Spectacular and very rare 'koi' carp swimming up a waterfall temple roof gable tile. The fact that it is intact and not broken is amazing. Carp swimming up a waterfall is the symbol of courage in Japan and when they make it to the top they turn in celestial guardian dragons protecting the buddha's teachings. Fantastic. Ask for shipping quote. Clay. H:2' x W: 30"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1132747 (stock #pd377)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Wonderful Meiji Period C.1909 painting of a white egret standing on bamboo by the acclaimed master Hishida Shunso (1874-1911). One of Okakura Tenshin's puils, he played a major role in the Meiji era innovation of Nihonga. His real name was Hishida Miyoji and he was also know for his numerous paintings of cats. He was commissioned by the Tokyo National Museum and in 1898 he joined Okakura Tenshin in establishing the Nihon Bijutsuin. In 1903-1905 he traveled extensively overseas holding exhibitions in The United States and Europe. He was awarded the Order Of Culture. Excellent condition. Looks to have been remounted. Has the original kiri wood box. H:6ft x W: 2ft. Ask for shipping.