Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1150674 (stock #pd405)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Wonderful tripod legged bronze 'koro' incense burner in the chinese style. The lid has three lotus blossoms at the top on a thunder diaper motif. The handles are also lotus blossoms and leaves. The bronze is very sold and the three tripod legs add an art deco feel. The lid has a bit of an undulation near the lotus blossoms and the lid has to be shifted to shut properly. Ask for shipping quote. H: 34cm x w:36cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1150672 (stock #pd404)
Kodo Arts
$595.00
Very rare and esoteric Shingon Japanese Buddhist Inner Altar Mirror which is meant to symbolize the soul reflected. Shingon Buddhism is very much connected to Tibetan Buddhism thus the dazzling array of Tibetan colors. The mirror is made of bronze and the wood is cypress. The colors are organic colors taken from plants. We often replace the bronze mirrors with reflecting mirros and they make a wonderful accessory. Ask for shipping quote. H:38cm x W:30cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1150671 (stock #pd403)
Kodo Arts
$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 : 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)
Kodo Arts
$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 : 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)
Kodo Arts
$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 : 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 : 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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1132323 (stock #pd379)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Very rare and unusual Edo Period C.1960 fire brigade banner used to declare which fire brigade had rushed to the fire and heroically put it out first. Brocade stitching on silk cloth. six feet long and 20" wide it is an outstanding Japanese folk mingei piece. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1132320 (stock #pd378)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Wonderful carving of 'Tenjin' the Shinto god of learning. In ancient times he was unjustly exiled and became a hero in Japanese folklore. Is revered as the god of learning and many Shinto shrines all over Japan are dedicated to him. This piece is from the Taisho Period c. 1915. Cedar wood, gofun crushed oyster shell paint and glass eyes. Very regal with normal age wear. H: about 10" W: about 12". Ask for shipping quote.