Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #966587 (stock #pd108)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Excellent 'aka-do' red bronze mythical shishi fu dog with tama ball. Bronze workers stopped using red bronze toward the end of the Meiji - early Taisho Periods c. 1868-1912. With al the bronze fakes these days, to find a real one is special and with fine craftsmanship even better. Playful face expression and fine detail a plus. Ask for shipping quote. (H:20cm; width: 29cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #965903 (stock #pd107)
Kodo Arts
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Simple but quite elegant yutenki bronze flower vase with 2 cranes flying towards Mt.Fuji all in raised relief. The patinated colorations of the bronze are achieved by dipping the just fired bronze in hot oil and then smoked with rice straw. Signed on the vase by Katori Hotsuma. Ask for shipping quote. (h:27cm; Diam:17cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #965900 (stock #pd106)
Kodo Arts
$780.00
Wabi-sabi original Meiji Period, c.1870 carved cypress Noh mask. This is the character, 'Beshimi' and the mask is worn by the ghost of a warrior in the Noh play, 'Kumasaka'. Unbelievably not signed on the back. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. (h:22cm; w:15cm; depth:9cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #965169 (stock #pd104)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Fantastic Meiji Period c.1885 earthenware storage jar from Shigaraki, one of Japan's pottery and cermics centers In Edo (17th, 18th) and Meiji Period 1868-1912. Wood fired in a 'nobori gama' climbing kiln, the natural ash glazes produce startling textures and patterns. The Shigaraki clays have 'choseki' or white stone which means long life. This tea leaf storage jar has a beautiful green glaze down the entire jar. Ask for a shipping quote. (H:30cm; diam.:23cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #964568 (stock #pd99)
Kodo Arts
$2000.00
Exceptional bronze craftsmanship from one of Japan's premier post war bronze masters, Sawada Seiko. Born in 1894, Sawada was awarded numerous Art prizes and was asked to judge most of the important, prestigeous art competitions. This fabulous bronze vase c. 1950 has wave diaper motif around the neck with swallows in raised relief. The handles are mythical buddhist elephants. Slight bronze discoloration from age. H:56cm; diameter: 38cm. Shipping/insurance included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #961607 (stock #pd95)
Kodo Arts
$1075.00
Superb Edo Period c. 1860 Mokugyo wood fish zen sutra chanting drum. Used when the monks would do evening and morning chanting. The monks would beat the drum with the cadence of the sutra while chanting. The japanese characters 'kinryushi' are carved on the front, meaning golden dragon. The wood is lacquered in many layers of negoro lacquer with gold gilt. The top and bottom of both sides is worn from all the drum strikes. (H:42cm; W: 45cm) Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #961472 (stock #pd94)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Brilliant Kamakurabori box with peonies carved in relief lacquered in red vermillion. The inside of the box is lacquered in black. The bottom of the box has the characters Showa 45 meaning it was carved in 1970, Spring by a Mr. Tami. The red hanko seal on the bottom reads "Kakakurabori" which is the specialized carving technique of this piece. Excellent condition. (H:17cm; length: 37cm) Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #960524 (stock #pd90)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Gentle goddess of compassion Kannon bronze statue and bronze stand with zen buddhist clouds in raised relief. Meiji Period c.1890. The bronze work is exquisite. The diety's face expression oozes compassion and the stand is a work of art in itself. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. (kannon 10cm high; 4cm wide; stand 5cm high; 10cm diameter)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #960522 (stock #pd89)
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Taisho Period Japanese lacquer craftsman's lacquer mixing bowl with years of lacquer producing an art deco masterpiece of colors and textures. C. 1920 from the wakasa nuri lacquer ware area on the sea of Japan. Very rare to find. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. (H:10cm; Diam.:25cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #954060 (stock #pd68)
Kodo Arts
$1600.00
Rare bronze Meiji Period c. 1890 zen temple lotus water vase. The base is a lotus leaf as is the stem and upper bowl. The lotus being a symbol of enlightenment and realization in Buddhism. The detail and relief is absolutely stunning. Rich patina. Excellent condition. Ask for quote. (height: 10 1/2" ; base diam.: 8")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #949052 (stock #pd72)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Wondrful Taisho Period c.1920 Oribe olive green ceramic plate with wisteria vine handle. Classic Oribe and signed on the bottom. Ask for shipping quote. Perfect condition. (l:12"; w:9")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #947571 (stock #pd86)
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Rare buddhist temple bronze temple water spout c. 1860. Water would pass through the tail out throught the dragon mouth into a bronze water bowl outside the temple entrance to rinse one's mouth or purify one's hands. Extremely rare and difficult to find. Wonderful bronze work. Ask for shipping quote. (l:22"; h: 9")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #944501 (stock #pd75)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Rare Meiji Period c.1900 black lacquered horse feeding buckets. A horse bento box, this pair of buckets has iron metal work on the rims and a crest in gold lacquer and the inscription 'no no mura' in red lacquer on the back meaning country village. There are slots in the handles where a pole was inserted to carry the buckets. Some lacquer and metal wear but in very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. (h:15' ; diam: 11")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #944500 (stock #pd73)
Kodo Arts
$800.00
Elegant bronze sake pourers with superb metal craftmanship and mythical dragons in raised relief. The edge of the pourers and the lid has detailed diaper patterns also in raised relief. Wonderful bronze workmanship. C. 1920 Taisho Period. Excellent condition. Ask shiping quote. (h:6 1/2"; w: 7 1/2" )
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #942841 (stock #pd80)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Fantastic Taisho Period C.1915 signed Kutani ceramic Noh figure, Okina. The signature kutani pottery kiln colors of rich purple and greens create a noh figure that seems to be alive. Beautiful expression and with a light source in front, throws off a shadow dance. Perfect condition. (h:10 1/2" ; w:11"; depth :5") Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #941835 (stock #pd67)
Kodo Arts
$2000.00
Rare Edo Period c. 1860 wood carving of Kannon, the Goddess of Mercy. Fantastically carved with a rich patina from the ages, most likely housed in a buddhist temple over the years. The wood appears to be keyaki or Japanese elm. There is a very old crack that runs the length of the carving which has become part of her. Ask for shipping quote. (h:20" w: 5")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #941830 (stock #pd79)
Kodo Arts
$4500.00
This is the finest Shigaraki ceramic vase Kodo Arts has come across. Unbelievable nagashi blue and green glazes on a spectacular form. The natural overglazes during firing have produced an unreproduceable masterpiece of pottery. Signed on the bottom, Toho c. 1885. If we kept one piece this would be it. Perfect condition. Request shipping quote. (h:12" diam: 11")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #940639 (stock #pd62)
Kodo Arts
$2500.00
Just superb Edo Period zen buddhist travelling altar or zushi. The rounded contoured roof and the outstanding metal work on the door and hinges indicate a high level samurai or retainer. Thick black lacquer and fine gilt on the inside. The roof dates the piece to late edo period c. 1860. The altar on the inside has 2 pillars and a cross beam with painted buddhist symbols. Request shippng quote. (H:12"; W:8")