Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1980 item #1281586 (stock #pd807)
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Lovely and tranquil lacquered wood buddha on a lotus stand with background halo. Excellent condition and the buddha is superbly carved. We date it post war. Facial expression is very peaceful. Height of whole piece is 24". Buddha is roughtly 11" tall. Width is 15". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1281277 (stock #pd804)
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$980.00
Quite art deco Japanese Showa Period C.1960 copper lantern with electric lightbulb and doors that swing open. Quite large at 22" tall and roof 14" wide. Stands on 4 undulating legs and detailed metal work of ridges and diaper motifs. Each rib of the roof has hanging bells. Very good condition. Dated on the bottom. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1281276 (stock #pd805)
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$475.00
Quintessential Oribe tea ceremony sweets plates with feldspar iron markings of chrysanthemums and rich olive greens. Hanko seal on back. Set of 5 plates. No chips or cracks. Taisho Period C.1920. 6" long and about 4" deep. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1281273 (stock #pd806)
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$285.00
Very rare dated Tempo 13 (C.1842) lacquered `Omiki` sacred sake lid for the offering to the Inari Shrine god, Inari Dai Myojin, the Shinto fox kami or god. Comes in the original paulownia wood box with cotton cover and inscription of town name (Toyoura Village, in Shiga province outside of Kyoto ) and donors name, Kita Tanaka. This was the lid for the sacred sake container. 9" long by 4 1/2". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1950 item #1280239 (stock #pd801)
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$575.00
beautiful gold lacquered altar offering stand from the Showa Period C.1950. Lotus base and lotus leaves around the upper offering plate. Deep red lacquer on the top. Excellent condition and quite large. 14" tall by 7" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1280236 (stock #pd799)
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$1,350.00
Fabulous old Taisho Period C.1915 bronze lantern. Lovely blue green patina from years outside. Almost art deco in appearance with outstanding lattice work. Bronze craftsmanship top notch. Door opens and latches are good. Stands on 3 legs. 10" tall x 9" wide. Ask for shipping quote from Californai warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1280233 (stock #pd803)
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$1,400.00
Fantastic Juichimen Kannon Bosatsu in a zushi altar. Edo Period C.1865. This travelling altar has an inscription on the inside reading "Dai Hanya meaning heart sutra and the name of Myoshin-ji Temple in Kyoto. . The kannnon has many heads on her head. Her face is just lovely. It is old and the feet are broken as well as the stand she sits on. The zushi is in remarkably good condition with minor lacquer wear. Kannon is 12" tall. Zushi is 19" tall by 8" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1280230 (stock #pd802)
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$1,375.00
Rare large Taisho Period C.1920 bronze vase with fabulous markings in relief. The aesthetic is absolutely brilliant. Excellent condition. Handles are mythical elephants. H:18" x 17" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1279503 (stock #pd800)
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One of a kind Meiji Period c.1900 shrine altar made of cedar with copper metal fittings. Chysanthemum on top front indicates connection with Imperial Family as does the picture of the Meiji Period Emperor on inside. The shrine is thin 6" and hangs on a wall. We thought if shelves were put in it it would make a handsome cabinet. H: 38" x W: 17". Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1279502 (stock #pd796)
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$980.00
Exceptional and rare Meiji Period C.1890 bronze Shachihoko or mythical dragon carp Koro or incense censor. . Shachi or Shachihoko were frequently used as roof ornaments in the Edo period (1600-1868) and found atop castles, tower gates, and samurai homes. These fish-shaped ornaments are placed at both ends of the main roof ridge, with the male Shachi placed on the left and the female Shachi on the right. The creatures are thought to provide protection against fire, as they are attributed with the power to control rain. This dragon /carp has a lid on the upper tail. Not sure if it is original or if it has been replaced. Piece is in excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1279501 (stock #pd792)
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$480.00
Elegant pair of Early Showa Period Brass candlestands in origianl paulownia wood box. Chrysanthemum motif bases and tapered stems. Excellent condition. Inscription on box reads : Shokudai (candlestands) and Hitokumi (one pair). Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1279011 (stock #pd791)
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$1,400.00
Lovely painting of a white peackock on a rock mounted as a scroll. On silk and signed Shuha. Fantastic piece of art and the detail of the peackock is superb. Signed and comes in its original paulownia box which is encased in another lacquered paulownia box. Very good condition; see pictures . the edges have come off the scrool a bit. Ask for shipping quote. 220cm tall by 80cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1279009 (stock #pd793)
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$550.00
Early 1920`s Yamabushi Shinto ascetic`s pigrim coat with the Heart Sutra written on it. Made of asa or fiber, the Pilgrim would go around Shikoku to the 88 shrines there reciting the heart sutra and getting a temple stamp from each temple on the coat. Sanscrit letters on the sleave. Excellent condition. Has a silk brocade fastener to close. About 96cm tall by 90cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1278926 (stock #pd790)
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$950.00
Fabulous lacquered wood carving of a Rakan by Tamakaji Zokoku, the most famous lacquer carver of the 19th century. Was accorded samurai status in recognition of his work by the clan Lord in 1835. Was given the name Tamakaji in 1839. Works auctioned in Christies. Jūroku Rakan literally means “Sixteen Arhats.” The saintly ascetics who gathered at the death and nirvana (nehan 涅槃) of the Buddha Sakyamuni (Shaka 釈迦) and were ordered by him to remain in this world as witnesses to the truth of the Law or Buddhist teachings. Typical depictions in painting or sculpture show them with aged faces, emaciated bodies and the frugal clothing of Indian ascetics or wise men. Great condition with a bit of minor damage on one finger. Comes in original paulownia box. H: 55cm x W:18cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1930 item #1278742 (stock #pd789)
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$475.00
Sensational wood fired anagama Tamba Sembei Jar. C.1930. Fabulous natural glaze and organic Tamba markings. Excellent condition. Signed with hank or seal on bottom which we can`t read. H:35cm x diameter:23cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1278741 (stock #pd788)
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Very rare and unusual buddhist temple garden bronze turtle water spout. Lovely blue green patina from years outside on the turtles. Signed on the bottom ` Yoryo ` Mama turtle with baby turtle on its back. Little pegs on the back of the mama and tny holes in the baby`s feet keep it mounted. The tortoise has a thunder diaper design on its back. Thick bronze and very heavy. H:34cm x W:64". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1278010 (stock #pd787)
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$375.00
Superb bronze Murashido flower vase signed by Yoshihisa and with the original paulownia wood box. Quite elegant. Showa Period C.1950. Perfect condition. The patinated coloring achieved from dipping the hot bronze in oils is fantastic. Very rich and deep. H: 5" x diameter: 4 1/2 ". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1277813 (stock #pd786)
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Lovely set of buddhist temple altar wood flowers gold lacquered. Early Taisho Period C.1915. Pictured in two bronze flower vases also from the Taisho Period and dated. These bronze vases are sold separately as pd666. If purchased with the wood flowers a big discount is available. The flowers themselves are expertly carved and beautifully lacquered with gold gilt. Minor peeling on one stem. There are eight lotus flowers in each vase. The sizes vary but the longest is roughly 32" and the width of each set of flowers is roughly 22". Ask for shipping quote.