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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1233731 (stock #pd661)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Superb representative bamboo flower basket of Shinshinsai of his award winning style and technique. He is exhibited on page 92 plate 36b in `Containing Beauty:Japanese Bamboo Flower Baskets. His signature is shown but the reading is wrong. They have Shinsai. It is Shinshinsai. He was a Taisho Period C.1920 bamboo basket maker in the Kansai area. This basket exhibits all his skill in a masterpiece basket. The handle has a rattan wrap with insect stiches interwoven. The torso has vertical inserts flowing to a hexogonal weave and then ends with a mat plaiting. Butterfly knots and more `mushi-kagari in\sect stiches on the base of the handle. The rim is a wonderful tight atebuchi rim. 20" tall x 9" diameter. Bamboo insert for flowers. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1230826 (stock #pd649)
Kodo Arts
$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 : 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".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1222951 (stock #pd629)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Exceedingly rare and unusual square bamboo flower basket for Ikebana flower arrangements in the tea ceremaony. Wide plaited strips of smoked bamboo (susudake) from old Minka farm house ceilings used to weave this stunning example of Taisho Period C. 1920 basketry art. The knot work is delicate and brilliant from the butterfly knots on the handle to the fine knots on each of the four corners and ornamentations. Excellent condition. Bamboo insert. H:16" x W:10". 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 : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1209469 (stock #pd586)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Exceptional Taisho Period C.1920 bronze tea ceremony ikebana flower arrangement boat. hanging on tripod hand forged bronze link chain, the boat would welcome visitors to the tea ceremony hut. Perfect condition. W: 12" x W:5". ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1206847 (stock #pd575)
Kodo Arts
$510.00
Fron one of Japan's premeier bronze masters, Nishio Zuiho, this long necked bronze flower vase with patinated reddish brown and brown hues is a lovely piece of art. His work was acclaimed in the mid to late 20th century. H:13" x W:7". Some discoloring on the under bottom. See pics. ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1205704 (stock #pd567)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Sensational 'aka' bronze 'usubata' flower arrangement vessel for ikebana and tea ceremony. Late Meiji Period C.1910, this vase has cranes frolicing in waves in spectacular relief. Lovely detail and in 3D. Excellent condition. H:13" x diameter: 11". Shipping from California warehouse; ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1196653 (stock #pd553)
Kodo Arts
$675.00
Wabi-sabi half moon bamboo flower basket with copper inset for flowers. The undulating weave of the bamboo has thick branches of bamboo inserted in the plait and the whole basket has a rich patina from age. Early Showa Period C. 1930. H: 13" x W: 14". Shipping from our california warehouse. Ask for quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1194789 (stock #pd528)
Kodo Arts
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Masterpiece ikebana bamboo flower basket from the late Taisho Period C.1925. The rattan knot work is a marvel to behold. A plaited weave is over a textured fine bamboo mesh. Condition is very good with a little wear on the bottom four legs. See pictures. H:25" x W: 12". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1191695 (stock #pd525)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Important Edo Period bronze flower vase with dragon circling the vase with another dragon and buddhist clouds in relief. Absolutely stunning. Comes in the original 'kiri' paulownia box. Inscription on box reads: "Kara Kane Un Ryu Tsutsu Hana Ike" meaning bronze vase with clouds and dragon flower vase. Also with the name of the owner. Gorgeous patina and in excellent condition. The dragon encircles the vase perfectly but is not attached. Quite remarkable. H:28cm x diameter:12cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1183217 (stock #pd501)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Exceptionally fine Taisho Period c.1920 'hanakago' bamboo flower basket with some of the best knotwork Kodo Arts has seen. The weave is very fine and intricate throughout and the top of the handle has a spectacular double butterfly knot and each of the ribs on the main basket has a line of circular knots made of rattan that are extremely difficult even for a master basket maker. Sits on four legs. Two of the rattan wrappings have some wear but otherwise in great condition. The only thing more shocking than the quality of the work is that it isn't signed. H:11 1/2" x W:14". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1182832 (stock #pd497)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Large, thick bronze 'murashido' flower vase with patinated coloring and art deco look. 'Murashido' is a bronze finishing technique perfected in the Taisho Period c. 1912-1926 whereby hotly fired bronzes were dipped in a hot oil to achieve the spectacular coloring effects. This piece displays this genius and more. Would make an exceptional flower vase. Excellent condition with two tiny dents. (see pictures) Diameter: 14" x H:16". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1178341 (stock #pd484)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Late Taisho Period C.1920 half-moon bamboo flower basket for ikebana. Bamboo is 'susudake' which is bamboo that has a rich patina from years of hearth smoke in an old farmhouse. When the bamboo from the roof was changed, basket makers prized the susudake for their baskets. This basket has a fabulous 'midare' irregular plaiting with bamboo inserts. H: 38cm x W: 39cm. Ask for shipping quote.