Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1041016 (stock #pd206)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1369189 (stock #mc80)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Wonderful Taisho Period C.1920 example of the artistry of Japanese bamboo flower basket masters. Root handle and superb warp and weft mix of weaves with rim and base using entirely different techniques. Excellent condition. Stands 14" tall by 7" in diameter. Used susudake smoked minka farmhouse bamboo in the construction. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1391084 (stock #mc141)
Kodo Arts
$680.00
Very unusual Japanese bamboo flower basket from the early Showa Period c.1930. The crossing weave is not only difficult to achieve but elegantly art deco. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1391909 (stock #mc145)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Stunningly beautiful Japanese Taisho Period C.1925 bamboo flower basket. Double ami warp and weft weaves with bamboo insers. Butterfly knots on handle are superb. In original paulownia wood box. 13" high and 9" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1348306 (stock #mc10)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
Exceptional root handle bamboo flower basket from the Taisho Period C.1920 in Japan. Executed to perfection the warp and weft weaves have created an elegant presentation. In great condition. Not signed. Ask for shipping quote. 13" high and 7" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1323836 (stock #pd922)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
Beautiful signed Shizan bronze Ikebana flower vase with carps swimming in detailed relief. Wonderful flow and excellent bronze craftsmanship. In original signed paulownia wood box. H:33cm x diameter:25cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1205704 (stock #pd567)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Sensational 'aka' bronze 'usubata' flower arrangement vessel for ikebana and tea ceremony. Late Meiji Period C.1910, this vase has cranes frolicing in waves in spectacular relief. Lovely detail and in 3D. Excellent condition. H:13" x diameter: 11". Shipping from California warehouse; ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1042419 (stock #pd207)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
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 1930 item #1086691 (stock #pd304)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Simple but elegant late Taisho Period c. 1925 bronze flower vase with original paulownia wood box. The vase has a branch of bamboo leaves in raised relief and the vase is cast as a section of bamboo. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:29cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1228304 (stock #pd634)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Exceptional C.1950 modern art deco bronze ikebana flower vase used for flower arrangements in the tea ceremony. This special vase has carp flowing around the vase over waves in fine relief. Two chrystal balls are ensconced in the bronze waves. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H: 16" x diameter: 11".
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1309767 (stock #pd867)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Wonderful unusual round bronze suiban or ikebana flower vessel from the late Taisho Period c.1920. Subtle silver inlay fence and small flowers in relief. Excellent condition, no dents or cracks. 10" diameter and stands on tripod legs 2 1/2" tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1309768 (stock #pd868)
Kodo Arts
$1,100.00
Superb late Meiji Period bronze suiban ikebana flower vessel with carp and turtles in beautiful relief frolicing on waves on both sides. Lovely geometric linked circles form the background daiper motif. The handles in thick bronze are elephant heads. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote. W:15" x Depth : 9" x H:5".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1352867 (stock #mc31)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Very rare find! Signed original box designating this vase as a gift from the Empress Showa Period 16 (C.1942). Must have been a congratulatory gift as the beautiful turtles in relief on the front symbolize longevity and the kanji characters on the back in lovely cursive relief read "Ban Ban Zai" meaning 2 x 10,000 years of congratulations. The bronze is murashido which is achieved when the hot ly fired bronze is repeatedly dipped in hot oils to get the patinated finish. 11" tall by 9" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1323192 (stock #pd925)
Kodo Arts
$780.00
Lovely C.1935 half moon bamboo flower basket. Smoked bamboo `susudake` from an old minka farm house hearth roof. Rich patina strips of bamboo woven into the weave. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1155444 (stock #pd427)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
Exceptionally lovely and well carved Kamakura-bori lacquered hibachi. Kamakura is religiuos center south of Tokyo where kamakura-bori was born in the Edo Period. After carving out of one piece of wood , usually gingo wood, the carving is lacquered and painstakingly polished. This large hibachi has peonies and sunflowers. C. 1930 with a bit of lacquer wear (see photos). Beautiful as a vase with flower displays. H:24cm x Diameter : 49cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1254677 (stock #pd733)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Sensational Meiji Period C.1890 Imari Charger. Motif of Ikebana flower arangements. Very art deco and like a painting. Hand drawn with cobalt blues and fired at high temperatures. Signed by Fukuichi, a reknown Imari artist in Kyushu. 13"x 13". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1402677 (stock #mc175)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Fabulously art deco Late Meiji Period/ Early Taisho Period Morita Chikuami bamboo flower basket. Signed on the reverse with an incised signature by the artist: Chikuami Tsukuru or Made by Chikuami (Morita Chikuami, the go or art name of Morita Shintaro). Taisho era, circa 1920. The artist formed the body with basic twill plaiting made irregular by skipping over stays. Wider sections of split bamboo overlay the entire basket. Morita Chikuami won a prize for his work at the fifth Naikoku Kangyo Hakurankai (Fifth Domestic Industrial Exhibition) in Meiji 36 (1903). He lived in Kyoto and was active as late as Showa 2 (1927). 16" tall by 6 1/2" wide. Comes with original wood box. Ask for shipping quote.