Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1950 item #1231696 (stock #pd652)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Superb and meditative ceramic kannon, goddess of mercy and compassion from the famed Bizen kiln area in central Japan. Fired at the Kozan Kiln by Kozan II in C. 1950 and signed on the back of the piece. The tranquil expression and wisdom filled demeanor radiates. Large at 45cm tall and 16cm wide, this imposing ceramic piece is a masterpiece. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1940 item #1230827 (stock #pd648)
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Outstanding example of Japanese suiseki viewing stones. Set in a cherry wood Daiza or stand, this stone evokes a montain terrain of solitude and tranquility. Wonderful balance and white lines throughout the stone attest to its high quality and precision. H:6" x W9". See pictures for condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1230826 (stock #pd649)
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$675.00
Very wabi sabi mingei bamboo ikebana flower basket from the Taisho Period. Susudake or smoked bamboo taken from old minka farmhouses ceilings was used in the construction of this masterpiece. Fabulous mixture of vertical inserts on the bottom with a plaited weave on the top. Butterfly knots adorn the handle while at the base of the handle an intricate series of rattan knots make up the insertion to the basket. H:13 1/2" x 6" width. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1230825 (stock #pd650)
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$1200.00
Exceptional large keyaki wood mask covered in negoro lacquer, C.1890. Aged and worn which adds to the character and allure. Tengu is a legendary creature found in Japanese folk religion as a supernatural being. It is a Shinto kami or god spirit of the forests and mountains; a vigilent protector of forests. Associated with the mountain buddhist and shinto ascetic practices of Shugendo. 19" and 13" wide. Ask for shipping quote. Original carving.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1230824 (stock #pd647)
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$650.00
Extremely rare 3 mingei folk festival bunraku puppet heads carved out of keyaki wood and painted with gofun crushed oyster shell and natural pigments. C. 1880. See pictures for condition. Ask for shipping quote. Heads are 7" tall and 5" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #1230183 (stock #pd643)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Fabulous and regal painting of a samurai in full battle gear atop a white stallion. Early Showa Period, C. 1930. The detail is superb and the horse especially is a masterpiece. Signed and in the origina box. Condition is excellent and the silk textile matting is a perfect compliment to the painting. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1230182 (stock #pd645)
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$225.00
Very rare set of 5 Taisho Period C.1925 kimono stencil carver's tools from Izu, the historical center of stencil production in old Japan. Each tool is hand-made and has a different end configuration for carving different fine patterns out of the smoked mulberry paper stencils were carved out of. Length 6 1/2". Shipping included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1230180 (stock #pd644)
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Fantastic wabi-sabi Japanese Taisho Period C.1920 bronze koro incense burner on keyaki (zelkova) wood stand. Each side of the hut has different design motif; happy god, moon, doors. Condition is excellent. H:5 1/2" x 7". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1230179 (stock #pd646)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Beautiful pair of bronze buddhist temple lanterns in the original box dated Taisho 7 (1919). Condition excellent. Inside are oil wicks and a plate in one lamp; missing in the other. Stem has wonderful diaper design in relief. H:18" x diameter 10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1940 item #1229986 (stock #pd642)
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$1300.00
Superb buddhist home shrine dated on the back Showa 10 (c.1936). It was custom made to celebrate a 33 year memorial ceremony. Black lacquer on wood with copper metal fittings outside. Inside elaborate carvings in gold gilt. Lattice doors open to reveal an altar space for one's dieties or offerings. Perfect size. 28" tall by 18" wide with doors closed. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1229985 (stock #pd641)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Exquisite pair of gold and black lacquered buddhist temple altar offering tables C. 1915. Gold gilt applied over balck lacquer with copper metal fittings. Tops are black lacquer. One table is slightly taller than the other. Excellent for end tables. Some lacquer wear (see pictures) but in very good shape. Wear areas can be waxed and aged upon request. 28" wide x 23" tall. Second table 24" tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1229984 (stock #pd640)
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Very art deco set of 6 oribe sweets plates for the tea ceremony. Ideal as h'or doerve plates. Signed on the back of each plate with the hanko seal of Shunto. Each plate has the trademark olive green of Oribe pottery. The fuji paintings are in iron feldspar glaze. Wonderful red dots adorn the sides. 6 plates in perfect condition. C.1920. 4 1/2" x 4 1/2". Shipping included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1229400 (stock #pd639)
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$1500.00
Exceptional C. 1910 silk Japanese kinshi gold thread embroidery. The carp is swimming determindly to the top of the waterfall. Embroidered pines and buddhist clouds line the way. The carp is a symbol of courage in Japan. If the carp can make it over the top, it becomes a dragon and lives in the celestial realm as a protector of the buddha's teachings. Emboidery on silk. C. 1910. The frame is rough and should be replaced. Ask for shipping quote. H:64cm x W:54cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1229398 (stock #pd638)
Kodo Arts
$3800.00
Very rare and unusual zen buddhist temple lantern in original kiri (paulownia) wood box. Dated on the box, Showa 3 (1929). Bronze with rice paper lining. Electrical light was added. Wonderful condition with a few bronze spots. Ask for shipping quote. H:51cm x Diameter :33cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1228308 (stock #pd637)
Kodo Arts
$395.00
Sensational wabi-sabi Oribe sweets plate for the first New Years tea ceremony, shaped in fan motif. Signed Chikusei. Oozes an esoteric japanese aesthetic from the past. Simple elegance. Rich oribe feldspar markings on a hagi backdrop. Has the kanji characters 'Gassho' meaning to celebrate New Years. Width: 9" x Length: 8". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1228307 (stock #pd636)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Fantastic Meiji Peiod Granite Bosatsu boddhisattva from the late 1800's. There is dried lichen from years of exposure to the elements. Facial expression is what caught us. Absolutely other worldly. Wisdom and playfulness from a serenity born of years of experience. H: 16" x W:10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1228306 (stock #pd635)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
In Japanese mythology and folklore, Tenjin is the Shinto kami of scholarship, the deification of a scholar, poet, and politician named Sugawara no Michizane. Ten means sky and jin means god or deity. The original meaning of Tenjin, sky deity, is almost the same as that of Raijin (a god of thunder). Cows are a popular motif at Tenjin shrines, as they are believed to be his servants. In particular, statues of a nade-ushi, “stroking cow”, are meant to cure ills if you touch them. This wonderful bronze cow was was signed and made by the bronze artist Shiba in the early Showa Period C.1935. Comes in the original paulownia wood box which is also signed. 8" long and 4" deep. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1228304 (stock #pd634)
Kodo Arts
$525.00
Exceptional C.1950 modern art deco bronze ikebana flower vase used for flower arrangements in the tea ceremony. This special vase has carp flowing around the vase over waves in fine relief. Two chrystal balls are ensconced in the bronze waves. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H: 16" x diameter: 11".