Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1172420 (stock #pd461)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Simply spectacular Taisho Period C.1920 bronze garden lantern. Exquisite art deco twisting vines on two sides and woven bamboo on the other two sides all with with wave diaper on the main body and top. Sits on four legs and the top has a small hole to allow a chord and electrical light source. H:28cm x diameter:27cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1170941 (stock #pd457)
Kodo Arts
Sale Pending
Sensational bronze garden lantern with blue/green patina from age and wear. The panels on the main body feature plum branches with sparrow and pines and bamboo, all auspicious symbols of long life and happiness. The middle base has waves in etched relief. The top has textured diaper with raised heads. Solid and sturdy. The best bronze garden lantern we have ever seen. Ask for shipping quote. H: 76cm x W: 65cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1158740 (stock #pd436)
Kodo Arts
$595.00
Absolutely wabi-sabi murashi-do bronze flower vase in its original paulownia wood box. Dated Showa 27 (c.1953) the kanji on the box reads it was a dediction for a new building in Osaka for the Osaka Bank. Made by Shobi-Do, the premier maker of fine silver and bronze works in Osaka in the post-war era. Murashi-do is a bronze patinated technique where the bronze is dipped in hot oil after firing to achieve the lovely coloring effects. H:27cm x diameter 9cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1157574 (stock #pd435)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Wabi - sabi Meiji Period c.1900 'aka' red bronze 'koro' incense burner. Square on four legs, the entire body has the thunder diaper motif and swirling flowers and geometrical designs. The lid has a mythical, playful 'shishi' lion. The legs all are adorned with mythical elephant heads. One end has been repaired, and the repair has been done with silver and a long time ago. Actually adds to the patina. H:16cm x W:20cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1156518 (stock #pd430)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Very unusual round windows with undulating pattern. Showa Period c.1935 with electrical lighting possibility. Hangs from a bronze chain. Bottom opens to change light bulb. H:27cm x W:24cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1156517 (stock #pd429)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Sensational patinated 'Murashi-do' bronze flower vase with mythical lion handles and geometrical diaper design circling the middle. The vase is dipped in hot oil right after firing to achieve the colorings. This particular piece is outstanding. Taisho Period C.1912 - 1926. H: 19cm x diameter: 29cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1155188 (stock #pd424)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Very charming early Showa Period C.1930 bronze quail incense burner. The quail is looking back over its shoulder in an inquisitive mood and the feathers are in exact detail and relief. The detail and craftsmanship is stout throughout especially on the feet. Wonderful pre-war piece. H:11cm x W:11cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1153457 (stock #pd423)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Elegant bronze hibachi/flower vase on tripod legs on a 'keyaki' zelkova wood stand. The japanese characters written are: Meiji 38 (Meiji Period c.1906) and 'Gaisen Kinnen" (triumph). There is a cherry blossom also in raised relief. Excellent condition. H:20cm x diameter: 30cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1152292 (stock #pd418)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Outstanding Taisho Period bronze flower vase with mythical shishi lions and peonies in raised relief surrounded by a thunder diaper motif. The firing has created a rich patina with the vase dipped hot oil after firing with straw to achieve an elegant fine finish. H:20cmx diameter; 19cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1151342 (stock #pd413)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Superbly crafted hanging bronze moon flower vase for the tea ceremony. Early Showa Period C. 1930. The hand forged bronze chain the vase hangs from is equally or more impressive. Excellent condition with some blue green oxidation on the inside of the vase. H:10" x Diameter : 11". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1150674 (stock #pd405)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Wonderful tripod legged bronze 'koro' incense burner in the chinese style. The lid has three lotus blossoms at the top on a thunder diaper motif. The handles are also lotus blossoms and leaves. The bronze is very sold and the three tripod legs add an art deco feel. The lid has a bit of an undulation near the lotus blossoms and the lid has to be shifted to shut properly. Ask for shipping quote. H: 34cm x w:36cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1150671 (stock #pd403)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Truly exceptional 'Sentoku' bronze flower vase with original kiri paulownia wood box. Sentoku is an antique bronze firing technique used before the war employing mixed metals of bronze , copper and spelter fired with straw to create an elegant coloring effect. This vase has color and remarkable bronze craftsmanship. Two pagodas, a maple tree and two sailing ships in spectacular relief move in dreamlike state through undulating hills all performed in a metal composition. A thing to behold. One of the best bronze vases we have ever seen. On the cover of the box is written: Sentoku Kabin (flower vase). On the inside of the cover is : Rushodo tsukuri ( kiln where it was fired). The bottom of the base is signed "Hirokazu". Ask for shipping quote. H:27cm x 16cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1150417 (stock #pd402)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Fabulous Taisho Period C.1920 Bronze Ho-o Phoenix bird on a bronze stand. The phoenix and stand come apart. Lost wax cast and the feathers and every detail in superb relief. The Ho-o was the mythical phoenix of the celestial realm protecting the buddha's teachings. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1150409 (stock #pd399)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Exceptionally lovely Taisho Period C. 1920 bronze koi carp flower vase. 3 carp are swimming around the vase with with eyes and scales in finely etched relief. The playful liquidity of the 3 gives the feeling of floating in another world. Excellent condition. Signed on the bottom "HOUN" Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1149139 (stock #pd398)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Lovely pair of faceted bronze flower vases for a buddhist temple altar. C.1930 the handles are 'zo' mythical elephants. Excellent condition and heavy bronze. Ask for shipping quote. H:12cm x width 8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1139714 (stock #pd392)
Kodo Arts
$2500.00
Outstanding and rare Meiji Period C. 1880 buddhist temple water bowl. Fabulous bronze work with mythical dragon handles and elephant tripod feet legs. Both sides of the bowl have mythical elephant faces with vine like runners in great relief. The rim is rimmed with lovely circle diaper. Ask for shipping quote. H:9" x W: 23" x Depth: 15"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1139711 (stock #pd390)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Early Showa c,1940 bronze garden lantern. Wonderful buddhist cloud diaper of waves on the top with buttreses holding the top. Bamboo and pine motifs in fine relief detail the door and side panels. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:13" x Diameter: 10"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1137369 (stock #pd385)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Lovely Early Showa Period c.1935 bronze 'murashido' flower vase. Fine detail of ships sailing in relief and trees and clouds. The more you look the better it is. H: 11" x Diameter: 9". Ask for shipping quote.