Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1092162 (stock #pd313)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Fabulously elegant set of ten Kutani ceramic plates in dated box, c.1914. The motif on the plates are plum blossoms and plum branches shooting to the full moon. Irregular edges adorned with gold vines makes this a museum set of desert plates that would cause a stir. One would skip dinner to get to them. Ask for shipping quote. 17cm x 17cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1089710 (stock #pd309)
Kodo Arts
$580.00
Exceptional Late Edo Period C.1860 zen buddhist traveling altar usually carried by samurai. In a small wooden 'zushi' or wood altar with hinged doors, inside is Fudo-Myo, the immovable king carved out of wood sitting on a carved stand of lotus flowers. He symbolizes compassion with firmness. He holds a sword and he has the power to crush all obstacles and troubles. Ask for shipping quote. H:11cm x W:8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1074500 (stock #pd279)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Simply elegant bronze crane candlestand on a base with baby crane and turtle, the auspicious symbols of happiness and long life. C. 1910, the bronze is "aka do" a rich red bronze. The coloring is natural and not painted on. Finely detailed feathers and tail point to a the top class of bronzemanship. At the top lotus flowers adorn the candleholder. Ask for shipping quote. H:14" x W:7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1073133 (stock #pd274)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Wonderful Japanese cypress wood carving of Amida Buddha from the Edo Period c. 1860. The halo is delicately carved and remarkably intact. The serene expression of the face is of tranquil bliss. The stand is surrounded by lotus petals. The left hand has some finger damage. Ask for shipping quote. H:14" x W:7".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1073130 (stock #pd275)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Unusually large Zen Buddhist temple candlestand c. 1950. A crane standing on a mythical turtle, the auspicious symbols of longevity and happiness. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:29" x W:5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1071987 (stock #pd273)
Kodo Arts
$450.00
Fabulously textured burl wood tea ceremony flower vase. Bamboo insets on both the bottom and top hold flowers. Late Taisho Period c. 1930 okimono. Usually placed in the Tokonoma or alcove with scroll above. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:15" x W:6"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1070940 (stock #pd269)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Sensational Mokubei (lived 1767-1833) scholar figurine in polychrome enamels. Famous as a potter working for the Lord of Kii and later the Lord of Kaga where he opened his own kiln. He used to stick his head far into the kiln during firing to ascertain the temperature of the heat by the sound of the fire. Later because of this he lost his hearing and changed his name to Robei, 'which means deaf. His figurines were highly prized for the sencha tea world. This scholar sits with brush and book. Ask for shipping quote. Excellent condition. H:9" x W: 8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1069958 (stock #pd254)
Kodo Arts
$390.00
Striking Showa Period c.1930 negoro lacquered tray. Negoro lacquering techniques were developed in the Edo Period at Negoro Temple in Wakayama Pref. putting on layers of black lacquer then covering with red lacquer and burnishing until the black rubbed through. The motif are old coins in raised relief of lacquer. Ask for shipping quote. L:14" x W:9".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1069733 (stock #pd260)
Kodo Arts
$450.00
Sensational 'ichibori' one knife carved block representation of Hotei, one of the seven lucky gods of Japan. He holds a Gumpei in his right hand, the magical standard and in his left hand the Hoju, the sacred wishing gem. Carved in the early 1900's out of keyaki or japanese elm and lacquered and painted with vine swirls. Exellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:7" x W: 10"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1065468 (stock #pd265)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Early Meiji Period c.1890 red negoro lacquered Shishi mythical lion head used in the festival dances. In pristine condition with horse hair and gold gilt eyes. Fabulous mingei folk art piece. H:18" x W:14". sk for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1064864 (stock #pd252)
Kodo Arts
$910.00
Pair of rare negoro lacquered, wood Edo Period C.1860 zen buddhist temple altar candlestands. Fabulous buddhist cloud carvings in gold gilt at the base. Wood is Japanese cypress. H:23" x W:12". Great condition. One candlestand has a split at the top. (see picture). Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1062497 (stock #pd248)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Late Taisho Period C.1915 buddhist temple bronze altar lanterns with intricate zen cloud patterns and lattice work. The bronze work is immaculate and the cratsmanship without flaw; typical Taisho Period work. The oiled rice paper lining the inside of the main body is gone but the condition of the pieces is excellent. H:23cm x W:13cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1060145 (stock #pd243)
Kodo Arts
$350.00
Sensational eye-catching set of 5 small blue and white plates using the 'inban' transfer printing process to put this exceptional design on porcelain plates. This design is a first; tsubo vases on a cloud diaper background. Very art deco feel and were made in c. 1925. The design is etched on a copper plate, then cobalt ink is applied and rice paper catches the design and it is transfered to the porcelain plates and fired. Ask for shipping quote. diameter: 13cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1050939 (stock #pd228)
Kodo Arts
$350.00
Quintessential Taisho Period c.1925 Oribe sweets tray for the tea ceremony. Beautiful oribe olive greens and iron feldspar brown markings and geometric patterns. The tray seems to have a hanko seal on the back but we can't read it. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. W:27cm x H: 17cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1043843 (stock #pd209)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Elegant, fine celadon porcelain flower vase dated Meiji Period 33 (c.1900). The delicate mouth and wings have buddhist cloud motif, and the legs have a juxtaposition of fading colors. In the original paulownia box, the kanji characters read: Sieji Kabin Ikko (celadon porcelain flower vase); Meiji 33 Nen Hachi Gatsu Ganjitsu Ko (Purchased on aug. 1, 1900); Hori-shi Yogu(commissioned by Mr. Hori). Ask for shipping quote. H:19cm; W:12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1042419 (stock #pd207)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Absolutely fabulous bronze square-mouthed almost art deco flower vase in the original paulownia box, dated April, 1847. The kanji on the box reads: Koka 4 Nen Teimi Shigatsu, meaning 1847 in Edo Period in the 4th month (april) of the zodiac calendar. Hirota Gensho Motomu Nari meaning the piece was commissioned for a Mr. Hirota Gensho. On one side of the Kiri box is written: Sentoku Kabin, meaning it was a flower vase fired and colored with rice straw smoke. All 4 sides of the vase have a geometric design motif in relief extending to the top underside. Ask for shipping quote. H:20cm x W:25cm x Depth:25cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1041016 (stock #pd206)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
Exceptional early Showa Period c.1937 art deco bronze flower vase in the original signed paulownia box. The kanji on the box reads: Chudo Ume Moyo "bronze vase with plum petal motif. Also Kabin or "flower vase". On the inside is the signature of Tatsugo and his seal. The bronze has plum petals in raised relief and inside small crosses. The vase itself is divided in sections by incissed lines. Ask for shipping quote. H:20cm ; diameter is 22cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1026631 (stock #pd198)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Simply stunning Japanese late Taisho Period c.1925 kasuri ikat hanten or padded overcoat. The art deco weave with each warp and weft thread dyed to mind boggling exactness. Padded with cotton and a black velvet collar. Ask for shipping quote. Excellent condition.