Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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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 : 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 : 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.
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1180912 (stock #pd490)
Kodo Arts
$1,200.00
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1178349 (stock #pd486)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Showa Period C. 1950 pair of bronze zen Buddhist temple lanterns. Hexagonal body with two doors that swing open and electric lighting capability. (we can have them fitted for electricity upon request)In perfect condition with normal bronze wear. H:24cm x W:13cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1178341 (stock #pd484)
Kodo Arts
Sold
Late Taisho Period C.1920 half-moon bamboo flower basket for ikebana. Bamboo is 'susudake' which is bamboo that has a rich patina from years of hearth smoke in an old farmhouse. When the bamboo from the roof was changed, basket makers prized the susudake for their baskets. This basket has a fabulous 'midare' irregular plaiting with bamboo inserts. H: 38cm x W: 39cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1177375 (stock #pd483)
Kodo Arts
$3500.00
Museum quality Edo Period C.1860 zen temple mizubachi. Lost wax cast with a great dragon spout in grand detail and spectacular shishi mythical lion ornament on the top of the lid. The diaper motif on the base is in raised relief and equally spectacular. The spigot on the dragon head is permanent so we are assuming that there was a constant water flow. Very slight indentation on one of the hanging jewels but so slight you can only see at the right angle. H:51cm x W: 43cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1176589 (stock #pd482)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Great Taisho Period C.1920 'Koi' bronze carp swimming up the waterfall without the waterfall. Great patina. Actually holds water and is an ikebana flower vase for the tea ceremony. The carp represents courage and determination as it swims up the waterfall as depicted in many paintings and art works. Once over the top , it turns into a dragon and resides in the celestial realm protecting the buddha's teachings. Fine work on the scales and fins and fabulous expression. H:30cm W:16cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #1176586 (stock #pd480)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Also known as Uzumi or Okame, Otafuku is the name for the female half of a traditional Japanese Kyogen theatre pair She is considered to be the goddess of mirth and is frequently seen in Japanese art. Part of the Kyogen category of masks, this is a character used for the comic interlude in classic Noh plays. This mask carved in the late Meiji Period C.1910 is carved out of cypress and has some wear on the nose and stains but we think it just adds character. Her expression is sublime. H:46cm x W:40cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1176061 (stock #pd476)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Very Japanese bronze round garden lantern which can be hung or rests on tripod legs. Inside is an electric light bulb. Previously had been lined with rice paper. (we can line again with rice paper on request)Has nicely designed lattice of vines on the main body and buttresses on the top. Early Showa Period C.1930. Made of Bronze. Lovely patina. H:29cm x diameter: 24cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1176050 (stock #pd475)
Kodo Arts
$1,600.00
Museum piece bronze temple lantern dated Bunsei 13 ( Edo Period C. 1830). Inscription on the base reads: Bunsei 13, Year of the tiger, November, Auspicious Day. Gosho - machi ( Gosho village) Shoei-Ji (Shoei Temple). Shoei Temple is a Jodo -shu temple in Nara established in C.1100. It was rebuilt in C.1577. The lantern is bronze with a chrysanthemum motif and lined with old rice paper. In unbelievably great condition. H: 76cm x diameter: 28cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1175630 (stock #pd470)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Beautiful bronze Noh Theater figure 'Okina' by the acclaimed craftsman "Shusei". His signature is on the back. The detailed bronze work is superb and the detachable face mask catches the character of 'Okina' sublimely. Made in the late Taisho Period C.1920. With a light source in front, the shadows will dance. H:32cm x W:27cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1175295 (stock #pd466)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
Absolutely fantastic late Meiji Period C.1900 Oribe hibachi that can be used for ikebana flower arrangements. In perfect condition. Rich Oribe green patina and classic feldspar stripes on a white hagi base. Signed on the bottom with the seal of 'Inayama'. Lovely feel and art deco appeal. H:34cm x diameter 22cm. Ask for shipping quote.