Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1301139 (stock #pd853)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Lovely Taisho Period C.1920 bronze incense burner/brazier. Would make a lovely bronze flower vase without ash. Well executed bronze work with the bowl surrounded by lotus leaf motif and a geometric design in relief. Sits on tripod legs. Excellent condition. H:17cm x Diameter:38cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1299944 (stock #pd848)
Kodo Arts
$1,200.00
Very Art Deco pair of heavy bronze garden lanterns from the 1950`s. Stylish and woud make superb entrance lighting. Great condition. 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 : 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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1282424 (stock #pd814)
Kodo Arts
$1,050.00
Regal signed bronze statue of a Meiji Period statesman as Japan transitioned from the samurai era to the modern era. Displaying all the dignity and experience of someone who has gone through many of lifes trials and tribulations, the artist Nakajima Toyo has captured the heart and wisdom expressed in this gentleman. Excellent condition. H:17" x 13". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1280236 (stock #pd799)
Kodo Arts
$1,600.00
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1280230 (stock #pd802)
Kodo Arts
$1,000.00
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1279502 (stock #pd796)
Kodo Arts
$1,100.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1278741 (stock #pd788)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
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)
Kodo Arts
$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 1900 item #1277812 (stock #pd785)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
Wonderful Amida Buddha made of thick bronze signed on the back with the name: Fukui. We conservatively date it late 1800`s but it could be much older. Roughly cast but with fantastic simple beauty and depth. The more you look and be with this buddha, the more it`s essence of compassion and awareness permeates. Very mingei folk art and wabi -sabi. The hands in the zenjo-in mudra actually are detached. Very heavy but hollow inside so the amount of bronze is remarkable. Ask for shipping quote. H: 24" x W: 21".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1276355 (stock #pd783)
Kodo Arts
$350.00
Extremely elegant japanese bronze ikebana flower arrangement vase with inlay silver butterflies. Used for tea ceremony, this is the essence of the wabi - sabi japanese aesthitic. The butterfoies are done with minute lines and one bold silve inlay butterfly. Yhe bronzework on the vase itself is of the highest standard. H:142 x diameter:11". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1276352 (stock #pd781)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Very rare bronze inspirational plaque that hung in the dojo main hall of a karate or sword training club in the late Meiji Period C.1890. Usually plaques in this style are wood. This is a mixture of metals that make up bronze with copper predominent. Metal copper fitting adorn the corners. The two kanji characters in the center are from the japanes words : IGEN meaning dignity and the qualities of leadership. The second kanji is from the japanese word: JINTOKU or human virtue, which in asian confucianism and samurai bushido codes is the highest human attribute of the spirit. THe sign reads: ITOKU. Nice bronzework in the corners and with a thick iron bar and hook in the back to hang it by. 25" high x 16" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1273165 (stock #pd768)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Very unusual and playful bronze koro or incense burner from the lat Taisho Period C.1925. In the form of a Shishi or mythical Fu-dog, this lost wax cast bronze is exceptional in its form and creative shape. The top head comes off and the incense is inseted into ash and comes out his orifices. See pictures. 6" tall and 5" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1266310 (stock #pd766)
Kodo Arts
Sale Pending
Great Showa Period bronze lantern that has a lighting source. Bronze with lattice of vines on the panels and can be hung or stands alone. Has a pair if desired. Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1261726 (stock #pd755)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Beautiful Japanese Buddhist Temple hanging bronze lamp. Kodo Arts added a lighting element and old rice paper. The latticed doors swing open and the tort oise diaper motif throws off a lovely soft light. Very good condition. H:15"x w:11". Ask for shipping quote.