Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1062497 (stock #pd248)
Kodo Arts
$1350.00
Late Taisho Period C.1915 buddhist temple bronze altar lanterns with intricate zen cloud patterns and lattice work. The bronze work is immaculate and the cratsmanship without flaw; typical Taisho Period work. The oiled rice paper lining the inside of the main body is gone but the condition of the pieces is excellent. H:23cm x W:13cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1061847 (stock #pd246)
Kodo Arts
$2000.00
Quite exceptional murashi-do bronze hibachi in the original box signed and dated Taisho Period 11 April (c.1922). Heavy red bronze was used and when the bronze is red hot it is dipped in hot oil to achieve the mottled colorations of the metal. The piece is then smoked with rice straw for setting and more coloring. Would be stunning as a dinner table center piece with flowers. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:29cm x diameter: 27cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1060897 (stock #pd244)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Exciting lost-wax cast bronze altar set of candlestand, flower vase and incense burner. The prototype Meiji Period Buddhist altar troika made of red bronze is usually found before c.1900. The bronze candlestand has a crane standing on a mythical turtle back with a lotus flower leaf stem. The incense burner has mythical shishi lions adorning the top and sides in raised relief and buddhist cloud handles. The bronze flower vase also has mythical shishi lions frolicing in perfect repose. perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. Candlestand H:32cm; incense burner H: 15cm and flower vase H:21cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1053466 (stock #pd238)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Lovely Taisho Period c.1915 bronze incense burner. The excellent craftsmanship is typical of the era. The main body has peonies in raised relief and the stand on 4 legs shaped as birds. the handles are mythical dragons and the lid has a mythical shishi lion. The piece was lost wax cast. Comes in the original paulownia wood box. Ask for shipping quote. H:30cm x W:18cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1053330 (stock #pd234)
Kodo Arts
$790.00
Exceptional Taisho Period c.1925 bronze flower vase with a koi (carp) swimming up a waterfall symbolizing courage and determination. On the opposite side are the Japanese characters, 'Ken & To' in raised relief, meaning to persist and challenge. The vase is signed by Minobe and was most likely commissioned as a gift for someone facing a challenging journey or task. The upper kanji 'Ken' has a tiny light scratch in the upper left stroke as well as the area above it, but imperceptable to the camera and basically the eye. Ask for shipping quote. H:36cm ; Diameter:12cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1052927 (stock #pd233)
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Adorning the railing post tops around a buddhist alter in a zen temple, these antique Japanese bronze post tops are elegant and utterly decorative. Two gold rings around the post lend an air of elegance to the superb visual effect. c.1935. (10" x 4¾") (26cm x 12cm) Ask for EMS shipping quote. perfect condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1044415 (stock #pd210)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Late Taisho Period c.1920 bronze tea ceremony gong to call the participants to the tea ceremony. The gong has a dragon handle holding the bell suspended over a lotus leaf base with a bronze chain. Farther out on the dragon handle is a hole for another chain to hold a metal gong striker. We don't have the original metal striker but a iron striker is included. The sound is quite good. The gong itself has the goddess dakini in raised relief. The are some blue/green oxidization marks on the gong. Ask for shipping quote. H:35cm W:31cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1043844 (stock #pd208)
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Lovely Hakudo (white bronze) early Showa Period c. 1930 incense burner in the shape of a boat with a canopy and small bird sitting atop. On the bow is a coiled rope in relief and the metal workmanship is very elegant and defined. Used for the Tea Ceremony. Ask for shipping quote. L:23cm; H:14cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1042419 (stock #pd207)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Absolutely fabulous bronze square-mouthed almost art deco flower vase in the original paulownia box, dated April, 1847. The kanji on the box reads: Koka 4 Nen Teimi Shigatsu, meaning 1847 in Edo Period in the 4th month (april) of the zodiac calendar. Hirota Gensho Motomu Nari meaning the piece was commissioned for a Mr. Hirota Gensho. On one side of the Kiri box is written: Sentoku Kabin, meaning it was a flower vase fired and colored with rice straw smoke. All 4 sides of the vase have a geometric design motif in relief extending to the top underside. Ask for shipping quote. H:20cm x W:25cm x Depth:25cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1041016 (stock #pd206)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Exceptional early Showa Period c.1937 art deco bronze flower vase in the original signed paulownia box. The kanji on the box reads: Chudo Ume Moyo "bronze vase with plum petal motif. Also Kabin or "flower vase". On the inside is the signature of Tatsugo and his seal. The bronze has plum petals in raised relief and inside small crosses. The vase itself is divided in sections by incissed lines. Ask for shipping quote. H:20cm ; diameter is 22cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1038448 (stock #pd194)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Sensational 'Hakudo' white bronze (alloy of bronze and nickel) flower vase by the renown master Tadao Shoda. Shoda is from Sano City in Tochigi Prefecture which has a 1000 year history of being the home of the famous Tenmyo cast metal works. Most of the highest quality weapons of the Kamakura and Edo Periods came from these masters. Shoda won the Sano Renaissance Gold Prize. This elegant flower vase has textured sides sandwiched between smooth white bronze tapered sides. The original paulownia box is signed and reads, "Hakudo Hanaire" white bronze flower vase by Tadao Shoda. Ask for shipping quote. H:26cm x W:13cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1034164 (stock #pd202)
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Remarkable bronze samurai statue executed in unbelievable detail and craftsmanship. This Meiji Period c.1890 statue of a samurai offering his sword and loyalty to his lord is a museum piece. The detail even on the sword with mt. fuji in raised relief is spectacular. The samurai stands on a bronze rock with bronze waves crashing about. His armor is finely detailed as his his flowing cap. Simply marvelous. Ask for shipping quote. H:25" x W:14"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1012262 (stock #pd170)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Rare antique Japanese bronze calligraphy ink pourer with long spout and large oval handle. The lid has a mythical 'shishi' lion on top. The ink pourer has four leaves; each with raised swirls and hearts on a geometrical thunderbolt diaper background pattern. Lovely. c.1880. (7" x 5") (18cm x 13cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $55.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1950 item #1009262 (stock #pd156)
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$750.00
Lovely sitting Kannon goddess of compassion in bronze, Showa Period, C.1945. She has the tranquil serene expression and superb bronze craftsmanship advocates are searching for. Perfect condition. Looking for the right home. Ask for shipping quote. (H:12cm x W:9cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1009156 (stock #pd157)
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Exceedingly rare and important Ikenobu School flower arrangement bronze vase for the tea ceremony. With the original 'kiri' paulownia wood box, which reads, "Kado Ikenobu Iemoto Gonomi" meaning the favorite style of the founder of the Ikenobu School's founder, Iemoto-san. "Dosei Karashishi Kyuryu Kae Mimi Tate Kabin" meaning bronze dragons and mythical lion interchangeable handles flower vase. Signed by the maker , Sosei. C.1910 Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. (14"x 12")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1008634 (stock #pd154)
Kodo Arts
$1600.00
Gorgeous Taisho Period, c.1915 bronze "usubata" flower vase used for the tea ceremony. Outstanding bronze craftsmanship with 'aka' or red bronze which was used in Japan prior to WW2. Signed on the bottom, 'Arahakasan' which was the Edo Period name for Shitenoji Temple in Osaka. Most likely belonged to the Temple. The flowing waves creates a beautiful contrasting asymmetry. Perfect condition. With paulownia wood original box. Not a replica! Ask for shipping quote. (H:27cm x W:32cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1940 item #999224 (stock #pd136)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Exquisite Kannon, goddess of compassion and mercy on round bronze plaque in fine raised relief. 36 cm in diameter, the Kannon has a blissful, serene expression. The stamp on the front is the artis name, Ito Shinji. On the back is the inscription that this was an offering to a temple with the date, Showa 12 (1937) July which was an auspicious month. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #987815 (stock #pd128)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Wonderful Art Deco-like Taisho Period c.1925 bronze ususbata flower vase. Thick bronze with bamboo in raised relief and very rare and unusual 3 ring tripod base. Used for tea ceremony. Ask for shipping quote. (H:10" ; W:8")