Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1263299 (stock #pd759)
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Outstanding bronze Kannon goddess of mercy statue from a Japanese buddhist temple. Lifesize 51" tall and 15" wide. Intricately cast with very serene and compassionate face. holding lotus bud and leaf in left hand. These seem to have been added later. We date her at Taisho Period C.1920. The metalwork is superb. Inside has an iron bar surrounded by cement where she was installed at temple. Quite heavy. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1263298 (stock #pd758)
Kodo Arts
$880
Fantastic old textile stencil metal cylindar turned into a lamp. The textile patterns can be seen and are highlighted by the light. Sits on a base. Metal and C,1930 Showa Period. 19" tall; 7" diameter. Condition excellent. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1263297 (stock #pd757)
Kodo Arts
$1,100
Very unusual and unique hexogonal hanko store display chest full of chops. The chest is like a lazy susan and twirls around to get to any of the 6 sides. Each door has a compartment of seals behind a glass door. The frame is cedar wood. Hundreds of chops inside. Condition perfect. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse. 29" high; 19" diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1263296 (stock #pd756)
Kodo Arts
$1,200
Wonderful Taisho Period C.1920 Bronze lantern with the kiri or paulownia crest on four sides. This was the second shogun Hideyoshi`s family crest. Lovely patina from years of use. Hinge works adn doors opens smoothly. Can be fitted with electric source. Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse. 15" tall; 12" diameter.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1261727 (stock #pd752)
Kodo Arts
$510
Lovely standing lacquered temple lamp. Base is chrysanthemum motif with copper metal fittings. The lamp has been repapered with reinforced rice paper making it very strong and preventing wrinkling. A lighting element has been added. Throws off a soft elegant light. Early Showa Period C.1930. H:42" x 11" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1261726 (stock #pd755)
Kodo Arts
$575
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1261725 (stock #pd753)
Kodo Arts
$575
Rich patina jizaikagi hearth fish from the Taisho Period C.1920. The pot stabalizers had an iron rod through the fish that went up into a long bamboo pole that had an iron hook on the bottom to hold the iron pot over the hearth fire in old japanese farm houses. Length: 11" x 7" tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1261723 (stock #pd749)
Kodo Arts
$880
Fantastic pair of stacking lacquered sweets boxes that would make great end tables. These boxes went inside of peddler`s boxes that were tied up by ropes and carried by pole through the villages in the Meiji Period, C.1900 to sell sweets. Thick red lacquer with gold swirls on top and kanji japanese characters on each box. 28" tall and 22" deep. Ask for shipping quote from our Califonia warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1260832 (stock #pd748)
Kodo Arts
$1,100
Very striking and unusual brass buddhist temple `koro` incense burner from the early Showa period, C.1935. Heavy brass handles and a pewter mon or crest of a paulownia leaf on the front. Tripod legs of mythical buddhist elephants. The paulownia crest was the crest of Hideyoshi the second shogun so most likely a temple related to that lineage. Signed on the back by Fukushima Tokuzo who had this made and donated to a temple to honor his ancestors. 18" tall x 17" wide. Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1260831 (stock #pd747)
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Museum piece. Beautiful bronze buddhist diety, Kannon, a bodhisattva dedicated to saving all sentient beings. Taisho Period C.1915 rom a buddhist temple in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. She is lifesize standing on a lotus pedestal holding a lotus blossom and budin her left hand. Expression is serene and full of compassion. The kourin or halo has buddhist clouds on it. One of a kind. excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote from our Kodo Arts warehouse in Calfifornia.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #1260826 (stock #pd751)
Kodo Arts
$750
Signed Japanese Boy`s Day Banner from the Meiji Period C.1901 depicting the famous general Kusunoki Masashige in battle with his retainer. Kusonoki was a 14th century samurai who fought for Emperor Daigo in his attempt to wrest rulership of Japan from the Kamakura shogunate. He is the ideal of samurai loyalty and a model for young men. Signed by Seikyo with his hanko (seal) and dated kanoto ushi meaning C.1901. Very good condition and with the Mokko crest at top. The detail on armor and horse are exceptional. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1257973 (stock #pd747)
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Exceedingly rare buddhit bronze temple lotus mizubachi from Nishi-Hogan-ji temple in Kyoto. Used to catch the rain from the huge temple tile roof, it is a very large bronze lotus shape with large lotus basin sitting on a lotus stand. A spout exits the water caught from the rain eaves at the temple. On the bottom of the upper basin is the nengo or date. Cast in Showa 24 (1949) for Nishi Hogan-ji temple in Kyoto, one of the most prestigeous and famous Tendai buddist temples in Kyoto. 100cm tall and 80cm in diameter. Thick bronze . Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1257867 (stock #pd745)
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Exceptional Shigaraki tea leaf storage Tsubo from the Meiji period. Rich drip glazes run down a hagi base with red, green and brown colors mixing to create a natural wood fired masterpiece. From the late Meiji Period in Shigaraki, famous for its clays with `choseki` long life stones. Height: 49cm x diameter*28cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1255535 (stock #pd741)
Kodo Arts
$880
Wonderful mingei folk art wood & lacquer sake shop sign. Taisho Period, C.1915. The name of the sake is `Shirayuki` White Snow Sake. Red lettering on left side is is a poem: senshu kanshaku fuyo kiri meaning that even after 1000 years the makers wish this sake will be of the highest quality and shared and enjoyed by everyone. 21" tall and 16" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1255532 (stock #pd742)
Kodo Arts
$2,000
Exceptional Large shingon buddhist temple bell dated Meiji 44 (C.1912). Also inscribed is the temple from where it is from: Shinkou-Ji in Hisano village in Okayama Ken. The head monk`s name is also inscribed: Ota Ryonen. This temple was established in 739AD. The striker is also very large, lacquered wood with goat skin covering. We have had many bells over the years but this sound goes on forever. 38cm in diameter; 28cm tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1255054 (stock #pd740)
Kodo Arts
$495
Very unusual pair of buddhist temple altar candle stands from the late 1950`s. The candle stands are metal with candles wired for electricity. Perfect for one`s own altar setup. Very art deco. Total height 17" x w:5".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1255052 (stock #pd739)
Kodo Arts
$375
C.1950 set of temple altar brass lotus flowers. Usually held in bronze flower vases. (we have upon request). All the 9 flowers of the set are in each bouquet. 11" tall and 5" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1255051 (stock #pd738)
Kodo Arts
$1,400
Fabulous and rare gold & black lacquered wood transom from a buddhist temple altar. Comes in original cedar box. C.1915. Very art deco in appearance with maki-e raised lacquer leaves and buddhist clouds in relief. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. W:40" x H:10".