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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #857420 (stock #KA368)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
This antique Japanese shinto shrine plaque is from the late Meiji Period c.1890. The characters read 'Inari Jingya' (Inari Shrine). Many shinto shrines have a separate structure where Inari Daimyojin, the deity of abundant rice harvests and wealth in all forms, is worshipped. The guardians of such a sanctuary are two foxes, one carrying a jewel or scroll giving power, the other a key to a chest of treasures. c.1890. (25" x 18") (64cm x 46cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $130.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #856079 (stock #KA650)
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$750.00
Wonderful wood fired ash glaze with a dripping green overglaze which has created a fantastic Art Deco look. The Shigaraki kiln area is one of the most famous pottery traditions in Japan. They created the tea jars to transport tea leaves to Kyoto as well as sake jars and tsubos. Favored by the emperor and collectors. c.1920. (17" x 15") (43cm x 38cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $200.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #848950 (stock #KA647 )
Kodo Arts
$2800.00
This is a rare and special Buddhist Daruma that we found in a private collection. Daruma is the revered Buddhist icon that brought dharma, the Buddhist teachings from China and India to Japan. He was so determined to reach enlightenment that he decided to sit till his legs fell off. Actually, legend has it that he fell asleep sitting so he cut his eyelids off to stay awake and they fell to the ground whereby green tea seedlings sprouted. Fired in a Hagi kiln with beautiful white glaze and fabulous features. The eyebrows alone make this piece a must. Absolutely a museum piece. c.1880. (16" x 8") (41cm x 20cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $140.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #848348 (stock #KA643)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Wonderful vintage c.1930 ceramic 'Furojin' lucky god holding the Buddhist sacred wishing gem and the Buddhist symbol of release from desire. Beautiful green glaze, one of the hallmark glazes from the famed Kutani kiln. Signed on the bottom, 'Kutani Seiho Tsukuri' made by Kutani Seiho. Perfect condition. c.1939. (19" x 10" x 10") (48cm x 26cm x 26cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $190.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #844713 (stock #KA640 )
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Made for export, this beautiful Satsuma vase is signed on the bottom and features geisha's frolicing among wisteria. Blue borders with finely detailed work. Perfect condition. c.1920. (9" x 5") (23cm x 13cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $85.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #844376 (stock #KA639)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Lovely wood fired ash glaze on this pure Tamba yaki ceramic tea leaf storage jar from the Meiji Period, c.1885 make it a museum piece. Perfect condition. A Tamba ceramic collector's dream. c.1885. (12" x 7") (30cm x 18cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $100.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #844368 (stock #KA641)
Kodo Arts
$900.00
In the origianl box with the characters "Shippo Yaki" and "Tsuru no Kabin" meaning cloisonne and crane flower vase. This c.1920 flower vase has a ring of flowers at both the neck and base and inbetween on silky black is a flock of cranes in flight. Two very indistinguishable slight scratches unnoticable but we should mention them. Thus the very affordable price. c.1920. (11" x 6") (28cm x 15cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $90.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1910 item #841058 (stock #KA632)
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$550.00
In the original maroon lacquered wood box which has the Japanese characters "Hachiman Daibosatsu" on the front, the box also has written on the side, "Monchiru To Gin Kin Tsukuri" meaning this gumbai has scattered mons or family crests and is made of sliver and gold. The edge is silver. On the actual gumbai there are also the characters 'Hachiman Daibosatsu' in raised relief, meaning the boddhisattva is from the Hachiman Shrine. C.1910. The siver handle has the mokko (rhombus flower) crest on it. (22" x 11") (56cm x 28cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $110.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #838604 (stock #KA630)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Signed by Taku with original signed box, this tenmoku ceramic vase has elegant swirling black lines with a tenmoku overglaze. Contemporary piece c.1980. Excellent condition. (11" x 7") (28cm x 18cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $95.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #835187 (stock #KA629)
Kodo Arts
$780.00
Rare antique Japanese lacquer craftsman's chest for lacquer tools from the Meiji Period c.1890. Many layers of lacquer spills and drips have created this fantastic mosaic of lacquer collage on this small drawer chest. The condition is superb and the colors are a rainbow of a lifetime. c.1890. (13½" x 8" x 10½") (34cm x 20cm x 27cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $95.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #833601 (stock #KA633)
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$950.00
Turn of the century antique Japanese c.1900 bronze flower vase with cranes and turtles in raised relief, two of Japan's most revered auspicious symbols of happiness and longevity. Lovely patina and in excellent condition with basic age wear. c.1900. (12" x 5½") (30cm x 14cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $90.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #828454 (stock #KA626)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
A medley of textures and natural glazes from countless firings of hot molten bronze metals that passed through this late Meiji Period crucible. Makes a fabulous flower vase with a rich patina of built up history. c.1900. (10½" x 8") (27cm x 20cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $110.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #827362 (stock #KA607)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Wonderful antique Japanese red bronze tea ceremony flower vase with cricket playfully leaping over tufts of grasses in raised relief. Signed 'Masanori Saku' made by Masanori on the original box along with the kanji 'Ho' or cricket and the characters, 'Ju Do Cha Bin ' tea ceremony vase. perfect condition. Meiji Period, c.1885. (8½" x 9")(22cm x 23cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $100.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #827314 (stock #KA473)
Kodo Arts
$520.00
Made from 'susudake' smoked farmhouse old bamboo, this basket features a 'gozame-ami' mat plaiting with vertical bamboo strips inserted. The rim uses an 'atebuchi' technique in which wide strips of bamboo encircle the rim for an aesthetic boost. The four legs have insect stiches as well as the handle inserts. Legend. c.1900. (19" x 9") (48cm x 22cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $85.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #825427 (stock #KA619)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
In its original box, this beautiful red bronzed flower vase has ducks and ume plums in wonderful relief. Has the signed original box made out of kiri. c.1930. (9" x 9") (23cm x 23cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $95.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #825425 (stock #KA385)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
This antique Japanese Edo Period c.1840 red bronze utsubata flower vase is actually a Japanese proverb, "Hyotan Kara Koma". Literally, 'a horse from a gourd' meaning "the unexpected can be wonderful". The base of the vase is a wisteria wrapped gourd with an old man climbing on it. It was made so his head can move. On the underside of the top vase is a horse in raised thick bronze. Gourds are regarded as a lucky charm in Japan. Beautiful patina. c.1840. (10" x 11") (26cm x 28cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $120.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #823593 (stock #KA480)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Antique Japanese black lacquered cypress wood altar with gold leaf inside. Metal fittings are of bronze. Inside is a fabulous Edo Period c.1850 standing wood sculpture of 'Juuichimen Kannon' the Eleven-Headed Kannon, god of mercy and compassion. This kannon has a crown of tiny bodhisattva heads with the head of the buddha at the top. A small standing image of Amida Buddha is in the front of the crown as well. This image has two arms; one with open palm, the other, in mudra of granting wishes. The face and hands are perfect with full patina. The feet and parts of the stand are missing due to age. (Buddha 14½" x 5", altar 19" x 7" x 5") (Buddha 37cm x 13cm, altar 48cm x 18cm x 13cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $115.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #822471 (stock #KA623)
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Exceptional gold gilt laquered antique Japanese shrine mirror that came out of the inner sacred chamber of an Aizu shrine, the home of Hideyoshi's castletown. Inscripted on the bottom with the date 'Kouka 3' 1846 and signed by 'Hokyo Moriyuki' Hokyo being the honorific title bestowed on a master artist. The inset mirror has the characters reading 'Tenkaichi Fujiwara Yoshitsugu' and 'Chidori'. Great condition with normal age wear. 1846. (22" x 15") (56cm x 38cm).