Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1233317 (stock #pd658)
Kodo Arts
$610.00
Shigaraki Sembei tsubo (sembei jar) which became popular in late 16th century for serving sembei rice crackers at a tea ceremony. They are shaped like a Katatsuki tea caddie with squared shoulders and a barrel-shaped torso cantilevered over distinctive tapered foot. This lovely c.1880 jar has trails of applied iron-ash glaze and kanji inscribed which we can`t read yet. Jars of this sort are in collections at the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Later Sembei Jars were sent to Uji, the tea leaf growing area in S. Kyoto to be filled with tea and uncapped at special ceremonies in winter. H: 13" x W:6 1/2". Excellent condition. Ask for shiping quote.
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1210417 (stock #pd589)
Kodo Arts
$495.00
Excellent trademark Shigaraki green striped soy storage jar from turn of the century, C.1910. Shigaraki was one of 7 famous kiln areas in Japan and is just outside of Kyoto. They were known for their sake and soy storage jars with the distinctive Shigaraki green and blue glazes over a hagi base. In very good condition with a kiln firing scar around the spout at the bottom. H:43cm x diameter: 31cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1950 item #1129654 (stock #pd373)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Exceptional early Showa Period C. 1950 Shigaraki Tsubo. Wood fired in a climbing kiln, the natural glaze textures and organic markings give this Tsubo an otherworldly art deco look. You would be hard pressed to even come up with such a design that nature and heat has just bestowed. Ask for shipping quote. H: about 38cm; Diameter: about 26cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1950 item #1124781 (stock #pd364)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Aesthetically pleasing Shigaraki ceramic tsubo vase. The seal of the Toho Kiln is on the bottom. Unusual green and yellow glaze on an ochre base. Wood fired in a climbing kiln, C.1950. H: about 32cm; diameter:about 25cm. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1093417 (stock #pd318)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Epitamy of wabi-sabi natural wood fired glaze art. Nature takes over in the kin with the play of fire , air , earth, and wood to produce glazes and textures no one could plan. This Meiji Period C.1890 tea leaf storage jar has it all. Simply stunning. H:32cm x 24cm diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1036307 (stock #pd196)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
Beautiful Shigaraki tea leaf storage jar used for transporting tea leafs to Kyoto and surroundings in the late Meiji Period, c. 1900. Wood fired in the great climbing kilns of Shigaraki with the trademark green/blue nagashi streaks on a white hagi undr base. Kiln scars and colorings add distinctive character. Ask for shipping quote. H:20"x W:11"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1010863 (stock #pd164)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Shochu, a distilled sake much like cheap vodka was produced in shochu jugs by shigaraki kilns in quantity during the late Meiji Period (1867-1912). The characteristic form is easily recognizable; a large bottle shaped jar in the classic Shigaraki shape. This piece is very rare and decorated with shigaraki 'tiger fur' glaze, which is achieved by splashing Hagi-white glaze over the dark base. Usually 'nagashi' or decorative streaks of green and or blue glaze were ladled over a base of Hagi-white glaze. c.1900. (17" x 10" )(43cm x 25cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $95.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #965169 (stock #pd104)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Fantastic Meiji Period c.1885 earthenware storage jar from Shigaraki, one of Japan's pottery and cermics centers In Edo (17th, 18th) and Meiji Period 1868-1912. Wood fired in a 'nobori gama' climbing kiln, the natural ash glazes produce startling textures and patterns. The Shigaraki clays have 'choseki' or white stone which means long life. This tea leaf storage jar has a beautiful green glaze down the entire jar. Ask for a shipping quote. (H:30cm; diam.:23cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #941830 (stock #pd79)
Kodo Arts
$4500.00
This is the finest Shigaraki ceramic vase Kodo Arts has come across. Unbelievable nagashi blue and green glazes on a spectacular form. The natural overglazes during firing have produced an unreproduceable masterpiece of pottery. Signed on the bottom, Toho c. 1885. If we kept one piece this would be it. Perfect condition. Request shipping quote. (h:12" diam: 11")
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1950 item #869057 (stock #KA652)
Kodo Arts
$510.00
Wonderful wood fired ash glaze Shigaraki tsubo c.1950. The clay is rich with 'choseki' stone and creates a lovely texture. The firing in a nobori-gama climbing kiln produces organic shades and colorings. Perfect condition. c.1950. (14" x 13") (36cm x 33cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $140.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #856079 (stock #KA650)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Wonderful wood fired ash glaze with a dripping green overglaze which has created a fantastic Art Deco look. The Shigaraki kiln area is one of the most famous pottery traditions in Japan. They created the tea jars to transport tea leaves to Kyoto as well as sake jars and tsubos. Favored by the emperor and collectors. c.1920. (17" x 15") (43cm x 38cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $200.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #736720 (stock #KA569)
Kodo Arts
$520.00
Fabulous antique Japanese Shigaraki tokkuri sake jug dated early Meiji Period c.1885. The trademark Shigaraki green nagashi striped overglaze is on a white hagi underglaze at the top while the base is a dark blueish-black contrasting glaze. There is a spot in the black where the glaze didn't take in the kiln leaving us a glance at the original clay, which rather adds to this piece's wonderful allure and charm. No cracks. c.1885. (diameter 9" x 13") (diameter 23cm x 33cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $80.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #639748 (stock #KA464)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Rare brown and white oveglazes over a dark olive green base. Beautiful antique Japanese Shigaraki sake jug in excellent condition. c.1890. (11" x 7½") (28cm x 19cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $70.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #635796 (stock #KA109)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
A rare antique Japanese tripod green overglazed shigaraki flower vase. Shigaraki is one of the seven main kilns of ancient Japan. The clays and ceramics were prized for tea utensils, tea storage and the tea ceremony. Most storage vessels used by the Imperial court in Kyoto came from Shigaraki. This vase is extremely rare and it is in excellent shape. c.1920. (12½" x 6") (31cm x 15cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $90.