Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1414962 (stock #mc202)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
Art deco oribe ceramic vase by Shigetaka Kato b.1927-d.2013. Shigetaka was born the second son of Kato Tokuro in 1927. He graduated the Seto Industrial School of Ceramics and studied under his father. From 1959-1971 submitted annually to the Nitten where he received the Hokusho prize as well as the Modern Ceramics Prize among others. He also received the Japanese Ceramics Society award and governors prize at the Asahi Togeiten. He later accompanied his father on frequent trips to China and Central Asia for research into the roots of silk road pottery. He is best known for Shino ware but worked the gamut of Mino and Seto styles. This base has no box. 30cm wide x 21cm deep x 36cm tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1414961 (stock #mc184)
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$375.00
Very unusual bronze usubata flower vase for Ikebana flower arrangements used in tea ceremonies. The waves have sculpted bronze shells in floating amongst the waves. 9" tall and 9" wide. excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1414960 (stock #mc203)
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$710.00
Playful Taisho Period C.1920 red bronze Shishi Fu-dog koro or incense burner. The front paws sit on a bronze ball. The tail detaches as doews the top on its back. The donor names are on the bottom. Great condition. 12" long and 10" tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1414828 (stock #mc200)
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$550.00
Very art deco bronze hanging garden lantern. With glass on all panels and bottom. . Opens from the bottom. excellent condition. ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1414827 (stock #mc197)
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$575.00
Exceptionally well carved and large keyaki wood (elm) wood 'Mokugyo" zen buddhist chanting drum dated Showa 4 (1930). From Anraku-in Temple and the date and donor names are inscripted on the back. On the front is the inscription 'Gyokurin' or chanting drum. Comes with large silk cushion. 14" wide, 9" tall and 15" deep. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1414612 (stock #mc183)
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$750.00
Fantastic art deco hanging iron lantern from the 1950's. Undulating roof and slots on the sides, this one of a kind lantern is very eye catching. 12" tall by 8" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1414610 (stock #mc196)
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$525.00
Very rich art deco modern ceramic tenmoku vase by Yamada Masakazu. C. 1980 in origianal signed paulownia wood box. He is a leading Gifu prefecture ceramic master specializing in Shino, Kiseto and Oribe pottery. All styles born in Gifu. This piece was fired at the Hakuzan Kiln of Mr. Yamada. 7" tall and 6 1/2 " in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1800 item #1414535 (stock #mc198)
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$410.00
Very rare samurai weapon, 'Kabuto Wari' used in hand to hand combat to crush the opponent's helmut and scull. Heavy iron.C. 1800. 12" long. With paulownia wood stand. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1414489 (stock #mc195)
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Exceptional pair of buddhist temple altar gold gilt lacquered wood flower sets of 8 lotus leaves and flowers. Arranged in Bronze vases dated Taisho Period c. 1919 with donor name and inscription. Excellent condition and large pair. Each pair 32" tall roughly and 20" wide arranged in the bronze vases. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1413706 (stock #mc194)
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$1,800.00
Inscription on this bronze zen temple buddhist gong reads Meiji 10 or C.1878. The provenance and donor names are also all inscripted on the gong. 60cm tall and 30cm in diameter, this gong has a reverberating deep sound. Excellent condition. See pictures. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1413705 (stock #mc193)
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$420.00
Well carved pair of lotus doors from a butsudan zen altar. Taisho Period C.1920. Each door is framed in black lacquer. The wood lotus leaves and flowers are carved out of hinoki or japanese cypress. Each panel is 16cm tall and 32cm wide. Very tiny nick on right side of one lotus leaf. (see pics). Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1413165 (stock #mc192)
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Very unusual Japanese bronze garden lantern with textured roof over a checkered diaper pattern in the middle. Door opens to put lighting source. Tripod legs. Great condition with a touch of red paint on the filial which is easily removed. Diameter: 19 x Heights: 20".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1413164 (stock #mc191)
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$450.00
Beautiful set of 5 Oribe dishes with a chrysanthemum flower motif on the bottom of each dish. Rich olive green glazes with iron rich colorings. Taisho Period C. 1920. Great condition. 10cm x 10cm. Comes in a wood box. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1413163 (stock #mc190)
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$850.00
We usually don't buy kimonos but this is a spectacular example of the highest level of yuzen kimono art. Late Meiji Period C.1900 yuzen hand painted chirimen silk girl's kimono. Chirimen silk being the top class of silk used for kimonos. All natural dyes bringing the chysanthemum and peony flowers to life, the wisteria and butterflies woven into a museum masterpiece of textile art. Excellent condition. Height: 45" x Width:41". Shipping included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1410973 (stock #mc188)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Elegant Japanese bronze hanging lantern from the Taisho Period, C.1920. Each of the four panels has a different scene of auspicious symbols: bamboo, plum blossoms, cherry blossoms. On the top and base is a wave diaper pattern. Thick bronze chain is attached. 11" tall and 9" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1950 item #1410972 (stock #mc187)
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This c.1950 temple bronze dragon water spout is exactly like the one at Kurama Temple north of Kyoto. The one there has water cascading from the dragon's mouth into a 'tsukubai' or granite water basin. Here guests to the temple purify hands and mouth before entering. 28" high and 26" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1410971 (stock #mc189)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
C. 1970 geisha hair oil kanban shop sign. Geisha used 'tsubaki' or camelia flower oil for their hair. This is a shop sign from the Gion area of Kyoto. 96cm tall and 31cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1408863 (stock #mc186)
Kodo Arts
$2,800.00
Rare large sitting granite buddha jizo with accumulated lichen and wonderful patina. 21" tall by 15" wide. Tranquil facial expression and finely chiseled. C. 1820. Very good condition.