Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #918754 (stock #pd6)
Kodo Arts
$2400.00
The mother of all daruma wood carvings. On the back of this Edo Period c.1700 masterpiece is engraved 'Genroku 13' (c.1700) ,'Saigenshin Tsukuri' carved by Saigenshin, a famous zen monk of the time. Also 'Kyosagaju' meaning he was from a temple in the Saga District of Western Kyoto. The Carving is a magnificent flow of lines and expression. Definitely a museum quality piece. A few minor areas where the lacquer has worn away but in astonishingly great shape. $2400. (w:30cm x h:43cm). Shipping/insurance to usa or western europe $300.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1700 item #1394010 (stock #mc139)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
Museum quality early Edo Period C.1690 buddhist temple dragon carving out of zelkova (keyaki). Just spectacular. 4ft. long and 2 feet tall. Excellent condition with minor age wear. See photos. Ask for shipping quote from California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1700 item #1362877 (stock #mc57)
Kodo Arts
$2,000.00
Very unusual large size early Edo Kannon Bodhisattva diety carved out of granite. Dated C.1688, the over the head of the kannon is a sitting buddha. See pictures for condition. 24" tall by 13" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1700 item #662486 (stock #KA479)
Kodo Arts
$1400.00
Signed on the bottom of the jizo bosatsu (bodhisattva) is the date in Japanese - Tenwa 1 which is 1681. This bodhisattva of compassion is the Kshitigarbha Bodhisattva. His vow is to save all sentient beings. Often seen in priestly garb with tonsured head and holding the 'Hoju' or buddhist jewel of wisdom. The bottom of the stand he sits on is intricately carved with buddhist clouds and lotus flowers. We don't believe it is the original stand but it is a perfect match. Hands in fantastic condition. (1681). (12" x 7") (30cm x 18cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $100.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #1045905 (stock #pd217)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Stunning lacquered buddhist altar in fantastic condition considering it is dated on the back 'Ganbun 2' C.1737. Copper metal fittings and inside has carved buddhist swirl and clouds in gold gilt. Both doors swing open on hinges. The inscription on the back also reads: Cho-mi-doshi jugatsu or october in the ancient zodiac calendar. Also "Koshi Masanao Haiko" commissioned by a Mr. Masanao Koshi. Ask for shipping quote. H:42cm x W:17cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1326671 (stock #pd938)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Museum piece late 1700`s Kagura mask. Carved out of paulownia wood, these masks were used in Kagura theater which was a Shinto theatrical dance tied to the rythmns of the agricultural calendar. Age wear per photos but wonderful wabi-sabi patina and textures. Ask for shipping quote. H:21cm; W:18cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #1074753 (stock #pd283)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Unbelievable signed and dated C. 1705 , June, black lacquered zen buddhist temple stand. Also written on the underside is that it was donated to a zen priest on an auspicious day by a Mr. Ichiya Hachinobu from Okubiniro - cho in Osaka. The sides of the stand have transoms of intricately carved swallows frolicing among bamboo and plum blossoms. Some lacquer has worn away but in remarkably excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. W:53cm x Depth: 33cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #1333902 (stock #pd957)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Museum piece jizo boddhisatva dated on one side Kyoho 1 (c.1716) and on the other side, Tempo 2 (C.1830). Hands in the prayer gassho but what makes this Jizo special are a series of hands carved in the stone on both sides of the figure. We have never seen this before. 16" tall and 7 1/2" wide. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1326669 (stock #pd937)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Exceptional Edo Period late 1700`s Kagura mask carved out of Paulowia wood. Kanji on the back means `the 38th@ and `Kinzan` presumably the maker. Age wear as per photos. Fabulous wabi sabi age. H:19cm ; W:15cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #1398396 (stock #mc167)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Handsome buddhist 5-tiered granite stupa from the 1700"s. Nengo or dates and place is on two sides of the large base. Excellent condition with variegated lichen. 4 pieces make up this stupa. 25" tall and 11" at its widest. Ask for shipping quote.
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1837 VR item #691340 (stock #KA528)
Kodo Arts
$600.00
Fantastic antique Japanese Kuneyoshi woodblock of 'Oiran' the top of the geisha world in old Edo (now modern Tokyo). The detail and color are spectacular indicating an early run. Super condition with no 'uchi ura' backing. c.1810. (14½" x 10") (37cm x 26cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $45.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1298936 (stock #pd851)
Kodo Arts
$1,500.00
Very rare and unusual wood tiled village shrine from Dema - mura village in Mie Province. Dated the year of the tiger C.1818 the shrine houses gods and happiness. Signed on the back with the date and maker, Fujiwara Shokichi. Cypress wood with a bronze lock on the doors to the inner chamber. Remarkably good condition with minor wear on the back ridge of the roof. See Pictures. Ask for shipping rates.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1322074 (stock #pd897)
Kodo Arts
$2,000.00
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Thick, heavy red bronze Edo Period Zen Buddhist Temple bell dated c.1830. The bronze work is more intricate than most bells with the knobs in finer relief and the sound is more expansive. Very resonent ring. Great condition, no cracks or dents (see photos). Ask for shipping quote. H:50cm x diameter:30cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1837 VR item #546204 (stock #KA220)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
In the original box signed "mukozuke" meaning set of side dishes, this set of 5 stunning antique Japanese oribe olive green and beige dishes has a beautiful rectangular design on the inside bottom flanked by connecting rings on each end. Each dish has three tiny legs. Oribe was a famed kiln center in Edo Japan 1614-1867 known for it's avant garde designs and elegant serving dishes. All 5 in perfect condition. c.1830. (5¾" x 4" x 2") (15cm x 10cm x 5cm). Shipping/Insurance included in price.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1384002 (stock #mc131)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Edo Period C.1820 sitting granite stone jizo bodhisattva holding the hoju or sacred jewel, a buddhist symbol of the void. Lovely patina. Facial expression oozes buddhist compassion. 8" tall by 6" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1323838 (stock #pd915)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Best turtle/crane bronze candlestick we have ever seen. The relief work and detail is magnificent. Late Meiji Period C.1890 piece. The lotus at the top has a square insert which dates the piece to Meiji. H:45 x width:15cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1093417 (stock #pd318)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Epitamy of wabi-sabi natural wood fired glaze art. Nature takes over in the kin with the play of fire , air , earth, and wood to produce glazes and textures no one could plan. This Meiji Period C.1890 tea leaf storage jar has it all. Simply stunning. H:32cm x 24cm diameter. Ask for shipping quote.