Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1389666 (stock #mc138)
Kodo Arts
$580.00
First of its kind we have seen with a carving on the table top. A kannon , goddess of mercy is riding a dragon carved into the top and lacquered. Exceptional. Copper metal fittings. Some wear as expected with this age c. 1850. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1389665 (stock #mc137)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Unique late Taisho Period C. 1925 bamboo flower basket with root handle. The bamboo inserts perpendicular to the ami weave creates a stunning elegant effect. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1385749 (stock #mc135)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
Magnificent set of Kamisugi Sake Brewery bronze doors from the Taisho Period, C.1920. One door has gold gilt wood letters reading 'Kamisugi' the other 'Shikishima', both sake brands. Kamisugi Sake Brewery was established in C.1805. 42" wide by 67" high. Great condition. Back with some wear. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1383207 (stock #mc129)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Great sounding small bronze zen temple gong. C.1930 from the Shikoku area. Each detail finely defined. 10" tall by 7" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1380872 (stock #mc122)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Beautiful Taisho Period C.1920 bronze zen buddhist temple lamp. Papered and with electric 7w bulb. Art deco in appearance. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1380871 (stock #mc124)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
Finely detailed bronze tea house koro or incense burner. Very unusual daruma window in relief. Taisho Period c. 1920. Roof is superb. Condition excellent. 5" tall by 4 1/2 " wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1380202 (stock #mc120)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
Very unusual large "Tai" fish mold for a sweets shop. The sweets shop stamp "Shiohama-ya" is on the back. Made of cypress wood. Excellent condition. 17" long by 9" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #1378568 (stock #mc116)
Kodo Arts
$350.00
Playful Daruma in prone position indicating a bit of erotic leanings. Usually a strict task master, this Daruma is up to something. 11" by 5" wide. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1378567 (stock #mc117)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
Fantastic set of 5 Oribe tea sweets plates from the famed mino Seto kilns of Aichi. Art deco with geometrical designs. Each plate roughly 4" x 4" . Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1378565 (stock #mc115)
Kodo Arts
$1,200.00
Very rare bronze murashido vase with an elephant in gorgeous 3D relief. Beautifully executed. 10" tall and 3 1/2 " in diameter. Very good condition. Taisho Period C.1920. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1377216 (stock #mc111)
Kodo Arts
$675.00
Very unusual and art deco Taisho Period C.1920 hanging iron lantern. Each of the four panels has a separate scene; one with a bat for good luck, an owl, plum blossoms and paulownia motif. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1375874 (stock #mc106)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
Exquisite pair of lacquered wood temple lotus offering stands in lotus motif. The Lotus is the penultimate buddhist symbal of purity. The base is a lotus with lotus flowers on the stem and lotus cup at the top. Minor lacquer wear but in fabulous condition for its Meiji Period C.1890 age. 12" tall and 6" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1375423 (stock #mc49)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
Exceptional set of 6 fan shaped Shino ceramic plates in the original signed box. Taisho Period, C.1915. Inscription on the box reads "Shino Yu Ogi Gata Sara" meaning Shino glazed fan plates. Excellent condition. Size 7" by 5" . Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1375422 (stock #mc103)
Kodo Arts
$800.00
A briliant late Taisho Period C. 1930 murashido bronze brazier/flower vase. Murashido is now a favorite among bronze collectors for its art deco appeal and sensual colors. Dipped in hot oils at firing and then using straw smoke for added coloring. Heavy bronze. Good condition. Ask for shipping quote. 12" hig and 9" in diameter. heavy bronze.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1373994 (stock #mc95)
Kodo Arts
sold
Wonderfully expressive Fukutsuke keyaki wood carving from the late Meiji Era C.1900. Sits on a equally old wood keyaki stand. Fukutsuke was a legendary handicapped boy with a big head that brought a certain merchant great prosperity by being around the shop. From that time other merchants would have likenesses carved and keep them in their shops to also attract good fortune. Great condition with a few nicks. 11 inces wide and 10 inces tall. With stand total height; 18". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1373991 (stock #mc99)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Art deco in appearance, this quite large 24 inch tall and 18 inch in diameter bronze lamp is made of heavy bronze and intricate vine work. The middle section has a door that opens and sits on base. Originally bronze nails locked it on. Great condition with a small piece of bronze off the roof finial at the base. See pictures for condition. C. 1930. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1371979 (stock #mc90)
Kodo Arts
$425.00
Signed on the reverse with a chiseled signature by the artist: Keiten (Takahashi Keiten, born 1920). Showa era, circa 1960 – 1970. Born in 1920 in Yamagata Prefecture, Takahashi Keiten first studied metal casting under Nagano Tetsushi in 1950. His work was first accepted into the government-sponsored 7th Nitten exhibition in 1951. In 1963, he won the encouragement prize at the Nihon Dento Kogei Ten (Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition) and from 1972 served as a judge for the exhibition. He has presented his work to both the Showa Emperor and the Heisei Emperor on the occasions of their visits to Yamagata. In 1996, Takahashi Keiten was designated Juyo Mukei Bunkazai or Important Intangible Cultural Asset (commonly known as a Living National Treasure). 7" high by 4" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1371087 (stock #mc88)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Brilliantly executed painting of an ascetic, maybe a woodcutter returning through the forest and snow to his farmhouse in feudal Japan. Captures the beauty and era perfectly. Signed and with original paulownia box. Total scroll 62" long by 19" wide. Ask for shipping quote.