Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1395490 (stock #mc160)
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Mastercraftsmanship in this Late Taisho Period lost wax cast bronze Shishi mythical fu-dog. The detail is stunning and superb. An excellent example of Japanese pre-war attention to detail. Great expression. 14" tall by 18" long. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1380872 (stock #mc122)
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$1,500.00
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1321889 (stock #pd910)
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$650.00
Wonderful Taisho Period C.1920 ceramic fan-shaped Satsuma okimono. Thousands of painted raised dots create a textured masterpiece and beautifully executed hand drawn paintings of cranes, geisha and samurai. Very unusual shape for Satsuma. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #922455 (stock #pd15)
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$575.00
Unusual japanese bronze flower vase, signed with the original kiri (paulownia wood) tomobako box. On the lid of the box is the kanji 'Sentoku Tsubogata Hanaire' meaning the design is like a japanese tsubo or tea storage jar and smoked straw was used at the end of firing to achieve the rich colored markings and patina. The vase is a 'hanaire' meaning a flower vase. The hanko or seal of the artist is on the box but unfortunately we cant read it. perfect condition with karaki wood stand. $475 Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $75. (h:18cm x dia:15cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1289702 (stock #pd834)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
Very lovely art deco Taisho Period C.1920 tetsubin iron tea kettle from the famed Ryubundo Iron Foundry. The lid is signed and the wave diaper motif throughout is executed in great relief. No chips cracks or leaks. H:18cm x w:18cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1370157 (stock #mc83)
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$1,800.00
Superb bronze of a scholar holding a caligraphy brush and scroll with the character `Kotobuki` in faded silver. Signed on the bottom "Shorou" a master Taisho Period C.1920 craftsman. The execution of the brush, scroll and robes is quite exceptional. 7" tall by 5" wide. Table included. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1402677 (stock #mc175)
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$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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1397318 (stock #mc164)
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Wonderful Taisho Period C.1920 thick bronze hanging lantern with chrysanthemum motifs on the side panels. Excellent condition. 13" high by 11" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1330696 (stock #pd952)
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$880.00
Quite elegant Taisho Period wagumi Japanese style bamboo flower basket featuring bamboo inserts, susudake bamboo, and a rattan weave on the handle. Excellent condition. 16" tall by 12" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1111766 (stock #pd331)
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$395.00
Elegant set of 6 hand-painted Taisho Period c. 1915 porcelain dishes used for side dishes. Each dish has undulating curves and a red motif surounded by green vines on one side and blue cobalt painted deers and flowers on the other side. Perfect for salad dishes or ice cream. Ask for shipping quote. H:about 9cm x W: about 14cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1365480 (stock #mc68)
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$1,400.00
Magnificent large pair of ceramic clay Inari Shinto shrine dieties from the Taisho Period C.1915. One fox has a scroll in its mouth , the other the hoju or scred gem. Very good condi tion with normal wear. One eye has a scrtchy surface, otherwise excellent. Height 18" by 10" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1348306 (stock #mc10)
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$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1376681 (stock #mc109)
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$650.00
Very rare negoro lacquer vanity mirror from the famed Matsuyama Tansu Store established in Osaka C.1903. This piece was made as a wedding gift. The store label is on the inside of the bottom drawer. Negoro lacquer was a technique developed by monks at a zen temple called Negoro Temple south of Osak in the Edo Period. Vanity is 19" tall and 15" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1371985 (stock #mc94)
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Lovely set of gold gilt wood altar flowers from a buddhist temple in Shigaraki outside of Kyoto. 2 complete sets of lotus flowers in lacquered wood vases with the original straw to hold the flowers. Taisho Period, C. 1915. Height 30" by 20" in width with vases. Great condition with one flower a bit damaged. See Pics. Flowers may be purchased with out vases. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1348645 (stock #mc12)
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$880.00
Quite rare Taisho Period C.1920 copper letter box for papers and documents. The top and bottom is copper and the top has a water hyacinth in brilliant relief. Inside is lined with japanese washi paper. Magnificent piece of craftmanship. 10" long by 8" wide. 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 : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1399207 (stock #mc169)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Incredibly finely hand-painted Ko-Imari plate by Shuzan. This plate won the Saga Governor's Prize in 1951. From the 'Ogawa Toen' Kiln in Hizen Arita, Kyushu, the home of Imari. With original signed box. Made in the Taisho Period, C. 1912-1926. 15" in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1150417 (stock #pd402)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Fabulous Taisho Period C.1920 Bronze Ho-o Phoenix bird on a bronze stand. The phoenix and stand come apart. Lost wax cast and the feathers and every detail in superb relief. The Ho-o was the mythical phoenix of the celestial realm protecting the buddha's teachings. Ask for shipping quote.