Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1329848 (stock #pd946)
Kodo Arts
$1,800.00
Important Edo Period C.1850 scroll painting of Kannon holding `Yatagarasu` the divine crow and messenger to the gods. Symbolizes the sun and like the sacred phoenix resides in the celestial realm. A mark of rebirth and rejuvenation. Yatagarasu as a crow-god is a symbol specifically of guidance. This great crow was sent from heaven as a guide for Emperor Jimmu on his initial journey from the region which would become Kumano to what would become Yamato, (Yoshino and then Kashihara). It is generally accepted that Yatagarasu is an incarnation of Taketsunimi no mikoto. Crow has 3 legs. Scroll painting has been framed. Ask for shipping quote. 32" tall and 15" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1329299 (stock #pd945)
Kodo Arts
$1,600.00
Very unusual black on gold lacquered Taisho Period C.1920 pair of temple altar flowers. Beautifully carved set of 9 lotus flowers in each set. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1328722 (stock #pd941)
Kodo Arts
Sale Pending
Lovely pair of lotus brass flowers for a buddhist temple altar. C.1950 with excellent detail on the petals and in great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1328721 (stock #pd939)
Kodo Arts
$350.00
Sensational art deco modern ceramic flower vase from one of the contemparary pottery giants, Ichikawa Koichi. Born in Showa 34 (C.1960) he was a graduate from Kyoto Art University and has gone on to win numerous prizes both dometically and internationally. This vase with the original paulaownia box stands 38cm tall and 13cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1328591 (stock #pd944)
Kodo Arts
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Fantastic and very rare Oribe ceramic garden lantern with trademark oribe olive greens and hagi white stem and middle. Taisho Period, C.1920 this tall 5 foot lantern comes in 6 parts. A few minor old chips, see pictures, but otherwise in remarkably good condition. 30 inches wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1328590 (stock #pd943)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
A hugely art deco Oribe modern ceramic flower vase by the Emperor{s favorite potterer, Kato Shunto. Kato Shunto (1916-2005) was major Seto-based potter of the 20th century and helped create a revival of all styles of pottery made in Seto, including Shino and Oribe. Signed on base and with a signed box, C.1970. Excellent conditon. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1327750 (stock #pd940)
Kodo Arts
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Very special Bakumatsu (end of Edo Period) C.1860 signed Ceramic Kannon goddess of mercy diety from Bizen in central Japan, one of the premier pottery capitals of old japan. The potter/sculpter is Kokichi. From a buddhist temple, the bizen glaze has lichen spotting indicting it was outside in a shrine. Exceptionally big at 29 inches and 11 inches wide, this diety is a museum piece. Unbelievably perfect condition. The compassion and equanimity from the face is amazing. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1326673 (stock #pd936)
Kodo Arts
$395.00
Superbly executed wood carving of the mythical Shishi lion on a cliff with peonies. Carved out of Keyaki wood, this C.1930`s temple carving came off another piece of wood as the notch in the back indictes. It stands easily and makes an outstanding okimono. Condition excellent. H:48cm; W:30cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1326672 (stock #pd935)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Fabulous wabi-sabi tea shop sign from the Early Showa Period, C. 1930. Carved out of paulownia wood, the tea shaped container capped with a bronze cap and hanging with hand forged iron hooks reads, `Tea`. The characters below read, `Fu Getsu En@ the name of the tea shop in south Kyoto. H:95cm; W:35cm . Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1326671 (stock #pd938)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Museum piece late 1700`s Kagura mask. Carved out of paulownia wood, these masks were used in Kagura theater which was a Shinto theatrical dance tied to the rythmns of the agricultural calendar. Age wear per photos but wonderful wabi-sabi patina and textures. Ask for shipping quote. H:21cm; W:18cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1326669 (stock #pd937)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Exceptional Edo Period late 1700`s Kagura mask carved out of Paulowia wood. Kanji on the back means `the 38th@ and `Kinzan` presumably the maker. Age wear as per photos. Fabulous wabi sabi age. H:19cm ; W:15cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1326210 (stock #pd920)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Very art deco Taisho Period iron garden lantern. Was lit by oil in the early 1900`s. Great lines and unusual size and configuration. height 19 inches x diameter 14 inches. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1326209 (stock #pd931)
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Magnificent huge iron garden lantern. Actually it was the top haf of what must have been the biggest iron lantern ever. Taisho Period C.1920. 30 inches tall and 23 inches in diameter. Ask for shipping quote from Californai warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1325548 (stock #pd933)
Kodo Arts
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Exceedingly rare large Shunga Scroll Painting. The detail and artistry is superb as is the condition of the painting itself. The scroll has some issues; see pictures in the upper part near the top of the scroll proper. We have never seen a painting this well painted this large. A beauty. Painting: 43 1/2 inchs wide; 27 inches tall. Total scroll: 62 inches tall; 49 inches wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1950 item #1325540 (stock #pd909)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Wonderful wood carving of Amida Nyorai, the Buddha of Infinite Light and Compassion. Hands are in the Zenjo-in Mudra. Tranqil facial expression. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:34cm; diameter:20cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1323838 (stock #pd915)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Best turtle/crane bronze candlestick we have ever seen. The relief work and detail is magnificent. Late Meiji Period C.1890 piece. The lotus at the top has a square insert which dates the piece to Meiji. H:45 x width:15cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1323836 (stock #pd922)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Beautiful signed Shizan bronze Ikebana flower vase with carps swimming in detailed relief. Wonderful flow and excellent bronze craftsmanship. In original signed paulownia wood box. H:33cm x diameter:25cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1323834 (stock #pd913)
Kodo Arts
$675.00
Unusual iron bell hut used to call participants for the tea ceremony. Bell has very good sound. H:46cm x W:38cm x depth:33cm. Ask for shipping quote.