Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts



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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1239011 (stock #pd683)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Fantastic Japanese Kanji caligraphy taken from an Edo Period C.1870 byobu screen. There were 2 6ft screens each with 6 panels of huge caligraphy characters from a zen poem. These characters mean `MEI BEN` or Right Speech. Conditions is very good with minor staining of the paper. See pictures. We framed this one. We have the other 11 unframed. Artist unknown. H:5ft x w: 25". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1239010 (stock #pd607)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
Very rare zen buddhist temple dragon water spout used at the entrance of temples and shrines as a water faucet into a stone basin used to purify ones hands and mouth before entering the temple or shrine. Meiji period C.1890. Perfect condition. Length:33" x H:12". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1238310 (stock #pd682)
Kodo Arts
$795.00
Very unique art deco iron lantern with iron cricket scaling the iron lattice covering the rice paper cylindar the holds an electric lightbulb. Very chic and art deco. Especially when lit. fantastic conversation piece. Showa Period C.1950. H:34" x diameter:111". Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1238307 (stock #pd677)
Kodo Arts
$450.00
Finely carved, gold and black lacquered buddhist altar table. Taisho Period, C.1925. Almost looks like a Noh stage. Condition very good. H:10" x W:12". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1238306 (stock #pd626)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Exceedingly rare bronze oil lamp from the Meiji Period C.1910. Almost art deco with delicate lattcie panels and fine bronze tassles dangling from the roof ends. We added an electric light source inside. The base has images in fine relief. Extraordinary. H:14" x W:10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1238305 (stock #pd680)
Kodo Arts
$2800.00
Exceptionally rare zen buddhist temple roof tile form the Meiji Period C.1890 of a Flaming Jewel or Hoju in Japanese. Would have been at one of the four corners of the temple or the at the end of the roof crest. The flaming jewel or sacred wishing gem is found everywhere in Buddhist iconology as a symbol of the void and purity. This tile is made of clay. Very good condition which is remarkable. H:23" x W:26". Ask for shipping quote from our California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1238304 (stock #pd679)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Fabulous old mingei folk art textile from late Meiji Period C.1900 of a mix of kasuri ikat with sashiko over part of the ikat similar to a boro textile. Excellent condition and striking art deco mix of patterns and lines. Probably worn by an obasan woman working in the rice fields. Size: about 30" tall and 36" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1237979 (stock #pd670)
Kodo Arts
$395.00
Fantastic Tsuitomu Matsushita wood fired Bizen ceramic flower vase fired in a climbing kiln. C.1980. He was born in Showa 12 (1938) and studied under one of Japan`s famous Kokuho Ningen National Treasures, the famous bizen ceramic master, Yamamoto Toshu. Tsuitomu`s wood fired earthenware Bizen vases have won numerous prizes including the Dento Kogei and the Nihon Togeiten prizes. His work is also in the Copenhagen Palace. The vase comes in an origianl signed paulownia wood box. H:28cm x diameter:10cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1237978 (stock #pd675)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Exceptional pair late Edo/Early Meiji Period C.1870-1885 heavy bronze zen buddhist temple altar oil lamps. They both have the crest with the kanji meaning metal or gold. Rich patina from many years in temple candle and oil smoke. Excellent condition. Each lamp comes in 3 parts. H:50cm x diameter 15cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1237977 (stock #pd678)
Kodo Arts
$995.00
Brilliant large zen buddhist temple altar table; wood covered in gold gilt lacquer and top in wakasa style lacquer. Finely detailed carvings inset and on the ends. The top has two tiers. See pictures. Remarkably good conditon. Taisho Period C.1912-1926. Ask for shipping quote. W:56cm; H:38cm; depth:20cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1237059 (stock #pd665)
Kodo Arts
$2500.00
Very rare and exceptional Late Edo/Early Meiji Period C.1880 bronze buddhist temple lantern. Originally held a small dish for an oil lamp. Thick heavy bronze that has oxidized with time to produce a lovely blue/green patina. On tripod legs with fantastic vine motif on the main body panels. Hinges on door still work. Lost wax cast. Just lovely. Height: 50cm x diameter:22cm. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1237058 (stock #pd674)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Absolutely stunning large pair of cranes fabulously painted on silk. The matting is also very unique with a diaper motif of the seven treasures. Comes in a paulownia wood box. The painting has a red seal or hanko. The detail of their feathers and legs is brilliant. Huge impact. Total height:79" x width 21".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1236928 (stock #pd667)
Kodo Arts
$1600.00
Superb mingei folk art keyaki (zelkova) wood hook to hold the pot over the hearth fire in an old japanese minka farmhouse. Known in Japanese as `jizaikagi` this hook is in the ebisu sytle and stands as a perfect art object in the art deco genre. Many now are reproductions but one can tell a real one by the rope wear. This one also has a hole in the crook of the curve. (see pictures) Smoked by years of farmhouse cooking fires, the patina is rich and lustrous. C.1890. Keyaki or zelcova is the highest quality wood in Japan. Large at a height of 43cm and a width of 46cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1236927 (stock #pd672)
Kodo Arts
$2000.00
Very unusual black lacquered wooden buddhist temple lamp we believe from a Shingon buddhist temple C.1950. Quite large at 80cm tall and a width of 62cm. Rich black lacquer on wood with six sided panels with a fine carved vine diaper motif. The front panel has a gold lacquered crest. The base has a hole for electrical chord and light source which we can install upon request. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1236926 (stock #pd671)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Lovely pair of quail frolicing among flowers and chrysanthemums on silver leaf paper backing. A small screen from the Edo Period, C.1860, would have been used for a Girls Day doll festival. Painted in the Rimpa syle, its size perfect for over a couch. Length:110cm and height:40cm. Very good condition with silver leaf faded here and there and one small peeling of silk border. Ask for shipping quote.