Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1950 item #1129654 (stock #pd373)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Exceptional early Showa Period C. 1950 Shigaraki Tsubo. Wood fired in a climbing kiln, the natural glaze textures and organic markings give this Tsubo an otherworldly art deco look. You would be hard pressed to even come up with such a design that nature and heat has just bestowed. Ask for shipping quote. H: about 38cm; Diameter: about 26cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1129650 (stock #pd370)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Esoteric Dainichi Nyorai buddha that stands for Vairochana - whom represents the cosmic life that surrounds us like the air we breathe. The proper name is Mahavairochana. His elaborately arranged hair is surmounted by a crown, and he wears jeweled ornaments. The remnants of which we can see on this buddha. He holds the wisdom mudra with the five fingers of the right hand wrapped around the left index finger. The buddha is from the end of the Edo Period C. 1860. The condition is excellent except for the head ornaments which are remnants. (see pictures) Ask for shipping quote. H:about 30cm; W:15cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #1127285 (stock #pd369)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Lovely late Meiji Period C.1895 bronze Shishi Fu-dog okimono. Lost wax cast in suberb dedail and expression. 'Aka bronze' (red bronze) which was the highest quality bronze of the era. Not a fake. H:about 10"; Length: about 13". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1950 item #1124781 (stock #pd364)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Aesthetically pleasing Shigaraki ceramic tsubo vase. The seal of the Toho Kiln is on the bottom. Unusual green and yellow glaze on an ochre base. Wood fired in a climbing kiln, C.1950. H: about 32cm; diameter:about 25cm. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1124778 (stock #pd367)
Kodo Arts
$800.00
Very wabi sabi Taisho Period C.1920 iron tea ceremony tetsubin kettle used for making the green tea water. It is believed boiling water in these kettles confers on the participants long life. The kettle has characters in relief of a poem celebrating the mystical Horai Mountain in ancient China where the sages lived. It has the seal of Eirin, the foundry where it was made. Excellent condition, no leaks or cracks. Slight chip on the spout mouth or a firing scar, not sure which. Bronze lid with copper top. Ask for shipping quote. 26cm high ; 17cm wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1122387 (stock #pd362)
Kodo Arts
$1350.00
Very unusual and rare iron tetsubin tea ceremony kettle. The textured rough casting is the first of this kind that we have seen. The condition is excellent and there are no cracks or leaks. The lid is heavy red bronze and the lid top is copper. It is unsigned. Late Taisho Period. H: about 9" ; diameter about 7 1/2 ". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1122384 (stock #pd356)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Exceptional Early Showa Period C.1935 Murashido bronze flower vase. The hot bronze is dipped in hot oil right after firing to achieve the mottled patination and lovely finish. The piece has the maker's seal on the bottom but through wear or age it is unreadable. H: about 9" ; diameter about 8". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1122382 (stock #pd361)
Kodo Arts
$800.00
First of its kind we have seen. A late Meiji Period C.1890 Tea Ceremony paulownia wood hibachi brazier with copper lining and bronze metal fittings. The brazier actually opens in half to reveal small compartments and shelves for Tea Ceremony implements. A museum piece. Inside the copper lining is a iron stand to hold the tea kettle over the charcoal. W:about 18"; H: about 13" ; Depth: about 12". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1122162 (stock #pd355)
Kodo Arts
$510.00
Lovely, small bronze 'Koro' incense burner, Taisho Period C.1920 with rare and unusual almost art deco lid configuration. Swirling strips of bronze with a mystical Fu Dog on top allow the wisps of incense to waft upwards. The body rests on three tripod legs and has a undulating flow. H:about 10cm; W: about 9cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1121548 (stock #pd353)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Exceptional zen buddhist bronze temple bell with Negoro red lacquer wood stand, cushion and striker. The stiker is wood and the handle is black lacquered. The cushion is silk over cotton. The Negoro stand is older thanthe bell most likey late Meijiperiod, c.1900. The bell is c.1930 and has the japanese characters inscripeted on the bell: 'Tokusi Kinhori' or specially hand made pounded bronze. the sound resonates and seem to go on forever. H: with stand about 23"; diameter of bell:8 1/2. no cracks or dents. ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1121543 (stock #pd354)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
The essence of Oribe pottery can be seen in this late Edo Period C.1860 brazier used for heating the old houses. The brown feldspar markings along with the trademark Oribe olive green glazes on a white hagi base truly epitomize a perfect pottery piece. A kiln scars which occured in the firing (or maybe they are chips) on the rim (see pictures) but they are so old they definitely are 'aji' or character. A museum piece. H: about 16"; W: about 14". ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1119842 (stock #pd352)
Kodo Arts
$795.00
Simple elegance envelops this wonderful late Meiji Period C.1910 bronze 'koro' crane incense burner. The piece has two parts; the top consisting of the crane's feathers and head, and the bottom which contains the ash. On the underside of the bottom in relief are the crane's legs tucked under. Typical understated japanese beauty. Used in the tea ceremony. 'Aka (red ) bronze. Not a fake. Excellent condition. H:about 11cm; W:about 18cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1118908 (stock #pd351)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Signed on the bottom, KANINKOSO, this bronze 'koro' incense burner is from the Showa Period 1950-1960. The main body has a flock of cranes in supurb relief, as well as a lid with a hexagonal turtle diaper and a turtle on top.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1117587 (stock #pd347)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Exceedingly rare Meiji Period c.1885 zen buddhist temple altar stands used for offerings. Japanese cypress wood carved and lacquered with layers of gold lacquer. The japanese characters on one side of each stand read: "Mitanisan Myohodoju" meaning belongs to Mitanisan Myohodo Temple and on the other "Seshu Tomachi - Saitotatsuji" the donator is Mr. Saitotatsuji of the town of Tomachi. Excellent condition except for a small break in the carving of one of the leg ornaments. See pictures. H: about 42cm; W: about 28cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1116832 (stock #pd320)
Kodo Arts
$610.00
Regal altar temple table from a zen buddhist temple in the Kyoto area. The top is Japanese 'keyaki' (zelkova) or elm. The carvings in relief are superior. Lotus flowers and leaves. Work of the highest craftsmanship. A brilliant remnant from the Taisho Period c. 1912-1926. A bit of damage to the carving, please see pictures. But still a museum piece. Ask for shipping quote. H: about 25cm; W:about 82cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1116746 (stock #pd345)
Kodo Arts
$995.00
Towering metal replica of the famed pagoda at Toji Temple in Kyoto. C. 1950 the pagoda is very large 106cm tall and 34cm wide. All the little bells at the corner are intact and the condition is excellent. The metal is iron and maybe a bit of bronze. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1116323 (stock #pd342)
Kodo Arts
$250.00
Originally made for grandchildren by grandmothers, temari balls are kimono fabric wrapped tightly around in different geometric designs with silk thread. It was traditional for mothers to give her daughter one as a gift for New Year's. Silk balls are made to bring good fortune to the person who has one. Temari balls make exquisite Christmas tree ornaments. Set of 5. About the size of a grapefruit or large orange. C.1950
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1115791 (stock #pd339)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Splendid huge thick bronze zen buddhist temple water bowl, c. 1900. Would make a superb vase for a ikebana flower arrangement in an entrance. The blue/green bronze is thick Meiji Period bronze and the handles are simple but elegant. Undulating ripples on the base add to its wabi sabi appeal. H: about 33cm; diameter : about 50cm. Ask for shipping quote.