Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #960522 (stock #pd89)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
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")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #940637 (stock #pd61)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Rare zen buddhist butsudan altar or spirit house of this size. Usually much bigger. The outside is in black lacquer with copper metal fittings and the inside has a double set of doors with hand carved ornamental flowers in gilt gold. Excellent shape and condition.c. 1900. Request shipping quote. (H:22"; W:15")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #936007 (stock #pd43)
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Wonderful sitting buddha with background gold leaf design with swirling buddhist clouds. The facial expression very serene and rich patina from age. Meiji Period c. 1880. The buddha sits on a black lacquered stand with makie cranes in gold. the band around the stand has buddhist carvings but is missing a small part of the band in back. The top has been fixed but the fix can only be seen from behind. Shipping to usa/western europe $70. (h:32cm; w:20cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #933710 (stock #pd38)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Wonderful bronze craftmanship in this Edo Period c.1860 bronze zen buddhist altar temple flower case. The relief has a hawk in plum blossoms and mythical shishi lions as legs. Copper inset for the flowers. Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $60. (h: 21cm; w:12)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #932719 (stock #pd34)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Simply superb Murashido bronze flower vase with original paulownia wood box. Murashido is a technique achieved by dipping the hot bronze in oil immediately after firing and then smoking with rice straw. This is a masterpiece of heavy bronze and a wonderful patina of colors. Shipping to usa /western europe $120. (w:26cm x h:31cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #930748 (stock #pd30)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
This is one of the most rare shippo you will find in Japan. An early Showa Period c.1930 cloisonne vase with an belt design made from egg shells. On the original kiri (paulownia ) wood box is the inscription, "Rankaku Obi Moyo" meaning a obi belt like pattern made from egg shells. Also "Sansai Shippo Kabin" , a three color cloisonne flower vase. Shipping to usa/western europe $95. (26cm x 26cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #930453 (stock #pd28)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Very rare murashido bronze flower vase with handles. Beautiful patina of a palate of colors achieved by coloring the hot bronze with straw smoke. The base has a chrysanthemum design and the condition is excellent with slight natural wear of the patina has allowed the original bronze to be seen. Shipping to usa/western europe $140 (h:44cm , w:30cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #928616 (stock #pd26)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Gorgeous zen buddhist temple altar stand which can be used for placement of deity or candle or anything of one's choice. Meiji Period c.1890 from a temple north of Tokyo. Purchased 5 from a temple and this is the last one left. Wood is hinoki japanese cypress and the lacquer is gold on the base, lotus leaf and black on the top. The stand is a lotus leaf, sacred symbol of purity in Buddhism. Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $120. (h:66cm x dia:42cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #924266 (stock #pd20)
Kodo Arts
$770.00
Rich impact art deco plate from the pottery master Kanou Mitsuo. He was born and lived in Kyoto c.1903-1970. He was known for his tortoiseshell glazes. In 1949 he won first prize at the Nitten, Japan's prestigious Fine Arts Exhibition. Later he was asked to be the top judge in the event. The plate comes in the original signed kiri wood box and on the lid it reads, 'Bekkou Yu' tortoiseshell glaze, and 'Hirabachi' flat plate. Inside the lid is his name and hanko. $680 Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $95. (dia:30cm; h:7cm)