Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1453892 (stock #pc32)
Kodo Arts
$425.00
Lovely Tobe yaki ceramic egret vase from the kikuko-gama kiln in Iyo, Ehime. Excellent condition. 12" tall and 9" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote from CA warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1450513 (stock #pc24)
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sold
Distinctly art deco, this C.1920 late Taisho Period exemplifies the burgeoning japanese basket makers shift to bold weaves and incorporating new mediums. The use of fuji (wisteria vines) intertwined with bamboo creates an entirely new ascetic. 16" tall and 9" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1450511 (stock #pc23)
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$975.00
Beautifully carved sunflowers steeped in a deep crimson lacquer. C. 1945. Brazier initially used as a hand warmer, it would make a lovely flower vase. H:7 1/2" by 12" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1450132 (stock #pc21)
Kodo Arts
$675.00
The hannya mask is a mask used in Japanese Noh theater, representing a jealous female demon. It is characterized by two sharp bull-like horns, metallic eyes, and a leering mouth. This mask is from late Taisho/early Showa Periods, C.1930. Carved from cypress wood. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote from CA. 9" tall by 7" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1449806 (stock #pc22)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Wonderful example of Taisho and Showa Period bronze lanterns in Japan. C. 1930. Detailed lattice work and geometric designs. Great condition. Ship from CA. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1443181 (stock #pc13)
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$450.00
Elegant gold gilt Meiji Period c.1900 Zen Buddhist Altar Inner Mirror meant to reflect the soul. Beautifully carved buddhist clouds and waves. Holds a bevelled round mirror. Back is thick black lacquer. Ecellant condition. 11" by 11". Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1930 item #1443060 (stock #pc11)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
Unusual green striped overglaze on a tsubo jar. Usually found on shochu sake or soy jars from Shigaraki, a famed pottery area outside of Kyoto. Signed by jinpuku. 15" tall and 12" in diameter. great condition. ask for shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #1443059 (stock #pc8)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
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Late Meiji Period C.1910 Shinto Shrine Festival Chochin Lantern. Black lacquer on wood with gold hawk feather crest. Copper metal fittings. Written in bold kanji characters, "Go Shin To" Sacred festival light. Very good condition; no tears. H: 30"; W: 7". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1442836 (stock #pc4)
Kodo Arts
$1,100.00
Beautifully plaited bamboo basket by Iizuka Sounsai of the famed Iizuka Family of reknown basket makers in the Taisho and Showa eras. Signed on the reverse with an incised signature by the artist: Kyokusho Saku or Made by Kyokusho (Iizuka Kyokusho, the go or art name of Iizuka Sounsai, active early 20th century). Late Taisho – early Showa era, circa 1920 – 1940. Iizuka Kyokusho was a brother of Iizuka Rokansai and Iizuka Hosai. He worked in Tokyo, and liked to work with slat bamboo. 12" tall by 13" wide. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1426017 (stock #mc223)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
Late Meiji Period C.1900 gold lacquer on zelkova wood mirror stand. Used in the inner chamber of altar shrine to reflect the void. Bronze mirror has plum blossoms and pine leafs in relief. Very good condition. (see pics). 11" tall by 7" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1425653 (stock #mc216)
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sold
A masterpiece by one of Japan's leading wood-fired earthenware pottery masters, Takuma Murakoshi. Rough, earthy and marvelous glaze produced as only natural wood-fired kilns and shigaraki clays can create. 10" wide and *" tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1425652 (stock #mc220)
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$650.00
Beautiful Meiji Period C.1890 maki-e raised gold lacquer Tachibana citrus tree with silver inlay cherry blossoms floating around the Tachibana tree. Some of the Tachibana citrus fruit also have silver inlay. Lacquer on rest of mirror case is Nashiji or speckled gold lacquer. The pad the mirror rests on is hand dyed sarasa with natural vegitable dyes from India. On the back of the miror is " Made by Takashima Sagaminokami Mitsutada". 12" tall by 8" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1425071 (stock #mc218)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Regal free-flowing bamboo and rattan basket from one of the masters of bamaboo basket making, Sakaguchi Sounsai b. 1899-1967. Studied under Tanabe Chikuunsai I and was active in the Osaka and Kyoto region. Featured on page 90 of 'Masters of Bamboo by Melissa Rinne. Susudake (smoked farmhouse bamboo) is flattened and bent to create a bold statement of beauty and refinement. Bamboo vase inset. 9" tall by 10" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1424766 (stock #mc217)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
Late 1950's carved wood caligraphy stone and ink container carved out of one piece of wood in Kamakura-bori style.. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1415712 (stock #mc206)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Very rare and unusual bronze buddhist temple hanging lantern from the Taisho Period or late Meiji. The latice work on all the panels is exceptional. One panel is hinged at the top to open. (can be papered and lighting source added upon request) 12" tall by 7" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1414962 (stock #mc202)
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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 : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1413164 (stock #mc191)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
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)
Kodo Arts
$600.00
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.