Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1219894 (stock #pd623)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Superb Early Showa Period C.1935 wood lamp. Has the M crest which we think is the Morinaga Company logo, a major zaibatsu in Japan pre-war. We have added an electrical lighting source inside to highlight the shoji lattice work. Excellent shape and very little wear. 20" tall; 15" wide. Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1218923 (stock #pd621)
Kodo Arts
$995.00
Sensational bronze egret `Koro` incense burner from the Taisho Period C.1915. Used for the tea ceremony. Delicately balanced on two legs, the egret seems to bee feeding or looking for its feed. The movement in the sculpture is fantastic. In very good condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1218922 (stock #pd620)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Eye-catching pair of early Showa Period c.1935 bronze buddhist temple altar candlestands. Lovely relief work with pair of cranes encircling the stem at the top. Moving down are Dakini goddesses in gassho. And the tripod legs with celestial elephants. Perfect condition. Each 22" high x 8" wide. Shipping from California warehouse. Ask for quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1218862 (stock #pd619)
Kodo Arts
$675.00
The real McCoy bronze Ninomiya Kinjiro statue fired in the Taisho Period C.1920. Ninomiya Sontoku was born to a poor peasant family with a name of Kinjiro in Kayama (栢山) Ashigarakami-gun Sagami province. His father died when he was 14 and his mother died two years later. He was then placed in his uncle's household. While working in his uncle's land, Sontoku studied on his own. He later obtained abandoned land on his own and transformed it into agricultural land, eventually restoring his household on his own at the age of 20 and achieved considerable wealth as a landlord while in his 20s. He was then recruited to run his small feudal district which was facing considerable financial difficulty. He achieved this by reviving local economy, particularly through agricultural development. The daimyo, hearing of his achievement, eventually recruited Sontoku to run Odawara Domain then Sagami Province. It is said that during his administration a famine struck Odawara and Sontoku proposed opening up the public granaries to feed the starving populace. He was opposed by his fellow bureaucrats who reminded him that permission first had to be granted by the Shogun for commoners to have access to the rice stores. In that case, Sontoku replied, no one, including the bureaucrats, could eat the public rice before getting the Shogun's approval. They quickly changed their minds and decided that since it was an emergency, the people should be fed immediately. He was eventually entrusted with one of Shogunate's estate, which was great honour for someone of his low origin. His philosophy and methodology became a standard format in feudal land, developmental and economic management. The name "Sontoku" was given to him for his accomplishments. After his death, the emperor awarded him with Jyu Yoni, Lower Fourth Honour under the ritsuryō rank system. H:12" x 6" deep. Ask for shippig quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1218860 (stock #pd618)
Kodo Arts
$2200.00
Exceedingly rare buddhist temple transom in gold gilt on cypress wood. Middle ridges are red lacquered. Insets are round buddhist motifs in carved relief. Exceptional decor. On the back are iron hooks used to hang the transom. From a defunct temple in the Shigaraki area outside Kyoto. Edo Period, C. 1860. H:14" x Length: 43". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1930 item #1218164 (stock #pd617)
Kodo Arts
$610.00
Early Showa Period C.1930 black ad gold gilt lacquer on wood buddhist altar table. Usually a diety or offering was placed on top. The outstanding feature of this table is are the lotus leaves and flower carvings in detailed wood on the side panels. H:10" x 21". Great condition with slight csplit on the back. see pictures. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1218162 (stock #pd616)
Kodo Arts
$610.00
Lovely ceramic kannon bosatsu diety fired in the Meiji Period C. 1875. Facial expression very tranquil and oozes the compassion and mercy the bosatsu is famous for. Fired with Hagi white and wood fired. H: 8" x 5". Condition perfect. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1218160 (stock #pd615)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Rare and exceptional Meiji Period C.1900 bronze 'usubata' flower vase with a dragon stand. The bronze cup sits in the dragon' s open mouth. The fine relief work on the dragon is superb. The dragon 's are glass. Excellent ondition. height 14"; diameter 10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1215866 (stock #pd612)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Lovely standing iron garden lantern with different japanese auspicious motifs on each panel including plum , bamboo, and maple leaves on the roof in relief. 4 parts and stands 29" tall and 20" wide. Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1215864 (stock #pd611)
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One of the finest stone Jizo`s Kodo Arts has had in our collection. From the late !800`s, this granite stone bosatsu is a buddhist guardian diety for the protection of children. Lovely facial expression , holding a staff and very kind. 34" tall and 16" wide. Ask for shipping quote from our California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1700 item #1215338 (stock #pd610)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Very rare early 1600's samurai "kusari katabira" chainmail jacket. Japanese chain mail armor consisted primarily of chain sewn to cloth (and sometimes leather) and was worn as a type of defensive clothing. The chain in all armors seems to have been coated in black lacquer to protect it from rust as the Japanese environment is harsh and over 100 yrs later many such armors still have some or most of the black lacquer left intact. In addition, rectangular iron plates lacquered in gold gilt, , small hexagon armor plates or "kikko" would be attached to the chain or sewn to the fabric of the "kusari" garments. the kikko can be exposed or hidden between layers of cloth. Width:50"; Height:30" Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1213797 (stock #pd605)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Superb root-handle bamboo flower basket from the end of the 1920's. Round orb with double ami weft and warp weave. The root is a work of art in itself. . Very good condition. Diameter:31cm x H:54cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1213793 (stock #pd604)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Fascinating shrine wood carving from the area between the roof and the first beam. Carved out of Hinoki or cypress wood, it dates to the late !800's or Early Meiji Period. Very old and in impeccable condition. H: 27cm x H:79cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1970 item #1213664 (stock #pd602)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Absolutely stunning ceramic oribe platter in signed box by Kitaoji Rosanjin. The undulating waves and movement create a pleasing visual experience. Sits on small legs. Perfect condition. In signed paulownia box with signed appraisal by To-To An shop. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1212706 (stock #pd603)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
Sensational late Meiji Period C.1910 maru obi with lovely hexagons with mokko motif inside couched in pine branches of different colors on a beige silver background. Woven on both sides; folded in half is 194 cm x 2 for entire length. 13" wide. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1212703 (stock #pd601)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Exceptional root wood handle bamboo flower basket for the flower arrangement. Beautiful insert plaid weave on the upper half and zigzag weave on the bottom. The root handle is gorgeous and well attached. Rich patina and has bamboo insert with tin inset for flowers. Taisho Period C.1920, unsigned. Condition very good. Bamboo on one corner bit chaffed but intact. H: 24" x Diameter:10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1212697 (stock #pd600)
Kodo Arts
$3000.00
Impact, large bronze lantern from the 1950's. Thick bronze with hexagonal shape. One panel has the character 'hayashi' which means forest. One panel is a door that is hinged and opens. Inside at the top is a socket for light bulb. Needs to be re-wired for electric lighting but wires are thick and in good condition. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. Stands 27" high and 24" in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1211715 (stock #pd596)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
Very mingei folk art round iron hanging lantern with iron chain. The door opens for oil wick or light source. The simple asymmetrical design pattern on the panels very japanese and shibui which is what caught our eye. Wabi sabi. Very good condition. H: 8" x diameter:8". Ask for shipping quote.