Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1298936 (stock #pd851)
Kodo Arts
$1,500.00
Very rare and unusual wood tiled village shrine from Dema - mura village in Mie Province. Dated the year of the tiger C.1818 the shrine houses gods and happiness. Signed on the back with the date and maker, Fujiwara Shokichi. Cypress wood with a bronze lock on the doors to the inner chamber. Remarkably good condition with minor wear on the back ridge of the roof. See Pictures. Ask for shipping rates.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1298336 (stock #pd847)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
Rare and art deco late Meiji Period C.1890 hangi woodblock for printing advertisements for this eye medicine shop. Carved into cherry wood backwards to enable printing when ink was applied and rubbed over the woodblock. Excellent condition with a bit of wear on the edges (see pictures). Ask for shipping quote. Full translation of all the japanese characters available.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1298335 (stock #pd849)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
Stunning pair of large zen buddhist temple altar lights with metal lattice work against a back of white providing a spectacular soft temple lighting atmosphere. C.1950 with wonderful relief on the metal lotus flower petals at the top. H:107cm x width:38cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1294005 (stock #pd846)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Beautiful maroon lacquered wood andon or japanese lamp. Unusual for its height 35" tall and 10" wide, the simple but elegant design and stiff coated rice paper with a lovely striated design throws off a soft light. Getting rarer to find. Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1292204 (stock #pd843)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Stunning natural wood fired Shigaraki flower vase by Hoji in signed wooden paulownia box. Fired in a wood fired climbing kiln in the ancient pottery capital of Shigaraki near Kyoto, Wonderful textures and natural art deco patterns that only fire can produce. 18" tall x 6" wide. Ask for shipping quote from caifornia warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1292072 (stock #pd842)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Rich patina from years of use in an old Japanese farm house as a jizaikagi or pot stabilizer hook over the open cooking hearth. The hook enabled the pot height to be adjusted on a bamboo pole hung over the hearth. Art deco as an art object, this piece of folk art oozes a utilitarian grandeur. Condition very good as per photos. Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1290127 (stock #pd837)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Superp art deco pair of Taisho Period C.1920 bronze candlestands. On a round base the four legs hold a lovely blue/green patina top. In excellent condition. H:58cm x W:17cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1290125 (stock #pd838)
Kodo Arts
$1,800.00
Very rare and important old Japanese buddhist bronze temple post top called a giboshi. Standing 57cm tall and 30cm wide, it is like an art deco object with great impact. Four plum blossom screw covers hide the screws that attached the top to a post. A few miner scratches but no cracks or dents. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #1290121 (stock #pd839)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Mitsuo Kano (1903-1970) was a very great First Class Japanese Potter. His famous works sold for high prices at auction houses such as Christie's both before and after his passing. He won the Blue-Ribbon Award of one of the most famous Japanese Art Exhibitions, Nitten Exhibition in 1949. Known for his exquisite glazes, this vase is no exception. Oblong in shape and very dynamic. And very large at 41cm tall by 44cm wide. Kano Mitsuo studied under Komori Shinobu (1889-1962) and at the Kyoto City Pottery Research School. His work is represented in the collections of the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, among others. He won the Ministry of Education Grand Prize in 1998. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1289702 (stock #pd834)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
Very lovely art deco Taisho Period C.1920 tetsubin iron tea kettle from the famed Ryubundo Iron Foundry. The lid is signed and the wave diaper motif throughout is executed in great relief. No chips cracks or leaks. H:18cm x w:18cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1289627 (stock #pd830)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Quite unusual bronze elephant koro or incense burner. The lid is a pagoda and the relief work is very good. The pagoda has a few corners damaged but all in all very good condition. C.1920 Taisho Period. H:17cm x w:16cm. ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1288615 (stock #pd832)
Kodo Arts
$780.00
Very sweet hearth pot stabilizing zelkova fish and iron hook on a bamboo pole with iron circle and fittings. A pot was held above the open hearth fire in old japanese minka farmhouses. The fish could be adjusted to adjust the pot. Years of fire smoke have created a patina on the fish and bamboo. The bamboo has iron bands on it and a few minor cracks. The fish is in great condition. H:150cm x w:24cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1940 item #1288612 (stock #pd828)
Kodo Arts
Sale Pending
Super elegant in form and texture, this Shigaraki Tea leaf storage tsubo was fired in a climbing wood fired kiln. The organic natural firing glazes and art deco patterns have created a stunning piece. Early Showa Period C.1930`s. H:38cm x diameter:23cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1288611 (stock #pd829)
Kodo Arts
$610.00
Mimura Kazuhiro(b.1931) is a nerikomi (multi-colored marbled ware) specialist who has had a very successful career exhibiting throughout Japan and at juried exhibitions as well, especially at the prestigious yearly Japan Traditional Arts and Crafts Exhibition. This museum quality work dates to the late 70`s and is remarkable for the nerikomi technique on such a large form; in perfect condition at 45.7cm x 45.7cm x 7 cm. Stamped on bottom. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1287844 (stock #pd827)
Kodo Arts
Sale Pending
Almost art deco, this huge 42cm in diameter brass globe temple lantern is as impressive as it is large. With a light inside it is simply stunning. Showa Period 1950, the globe is hinged and opens in semi-spheres. Beautiful brass lattice work makes up the frame. Papered on the inside for soft light. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1287843 (stock #pd826)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Very unusual rough textured usubata or bronze tea ceremony flower vase. The base is outstanding and rare. The legs are curled tea drops and the simple elegant lines reveal the asthetic of the Taisho era C.1920. First of its kind we have seen. There is a signature on the bottom but it is cursive and unfortunately we can`t read it. H:26cm x diameter:14cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1286502 (stock #pd823)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
Elegant 6 panel small byobu or screen from the late Edo Period C.1860. Lovely gold leaf background with three cranes frolicing among the pines, camelia and chrysanthemum flowers on the bank of a swirling blue river. Fine bronze metal fittings on the frame and in excellent condition. Only 140cm tall and 300cm long making it a perfect size for over the couch. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1285366 (stock #pd819)
Kodo Arts
$325.00
Exceptional art deco silk haori kimono worn over the kimono. Featuring camelias and an array of flowers it can be hung as art or worn for an elegant evening. Large size and in excellent condition; no stains or tears. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.