Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1255532 (stock #pd742)
Kodo Arts
$2,500.00
Exceptional Large shingon buddhist temple bell dated Meiji 44 (C.1912). Also inscribed is the temple from where it is from: Shinkou-Ji in Hisano village in Okayama Ken. The head monk`s name is also inscribed: Ota Ryonen. This temple was established in 739AD. The striker is also very large, lacquered wood with goat skin covering. We have had many bells over the years but this sound goes on forever. 38cm in diameter; 28cm tall. 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 : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1253267 (stock #pd730)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Fabulous almost art deco old Japanese medicine shop kanban or shop sign. Meiji Period C.1900.This sign was made for the Tayama Yakuho Medicine shop in Awakuni the Meiji Period name for present day Awajishima island near Shikoku. The Medicine, Keishintan, was for the stomach. We can translate all the writing on the sign by request. H:16" x W:34" Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1910 item #1250589 (stock #pd724)
Kodo Arts
$450.00
Exceptional clay kabuki actor samurai dolls from Fushimi in south Kyoto late Meiji Period C.1910. Butterfly motif on kimonos, classic kabuki faces and in excellent condition. When visitors came to Kyoto they would go to Fushimi Inari shrine and buy souvenirs to take home. These figures were very popular. H:9" x w:7" each. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1250588 (stock #pd723)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
A brilliant set of 5 gentlemen from the Edo Period C.1850 by Kunisada I, one of the masters of the time. He was given the name Toyokuni III by his famous teacher Toyokuni in 1844. Fine detail and colors still very vivid. Framed in 3D out away from the surface would make a spectacular piece of art. H:28" x w:29". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1247489 (stock #pd712)
Kodo Arts
$995.00
Beautiful undulating keyaki (zelkova) wood hearth hook to stabalize the pot over the irori or floor hearth in the old style japanese minka farmhouses. Meiji Period C.1900. Rope wear in the crook of the hook is the tell tale sign of age. Fake, modern ones are different and don`t have that wear. Minor cracks that have been filled in but covered in rich patina and smoke from old hearth fires. H:23" x W:18".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1246753 (stock #pd713)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Museum quality bronze usubata flower arrangement vase. Signed Kanki, this thick Meiji Period C.1900 bronze flower vase has amazing waves in detail flowing throughout. Made by samurai sword makers turned bronze craftsman after the end of the samurai era, this usubata is epic. Perfect condition. H:12" x W: 13". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1246499 (stock #pd715)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Fantastic late Meiji Period C.1905 egret incense burner. Standing on a field of bamboo leaves, the egret is standing on one leg and looking back over its shoulder. The detail on the head and feathers is a masterpiece. The body feathers are in fine relief and come off to reveal the incense ash and cavity. Height: 10" x 7". Excellent condition. Ask for sshipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1245153 (stock #pd705)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Superb Taisho Period C. 1915 Japanese tea ceremony bronze flower vase. Placed in the tokonoma of a Japanese Tea House with a single flower it evokes the essence of wab sabi and the soul of the tea ceremony. Lovely art deco bulbous shape with wave diaper on the base. The lip is contoured simply but elagantly. Excellent condition. 11" high and 6" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1243623 (stock #pd702)
Kodo Arts
$450.00
Lovely almost art deco Edo Period ceramic bowl from a Kiln in Kyoto. Signed and known as Kiyomizu yaki from the famous pottery area of Kiyomizu in Kyoto. Comes in the original paulownia wood box. Antique fixes on lip in gold leaf. Beautiful condition. H:5" x diameter: 7". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1241610 (stock #pd693)
Kodo Arts
$495.00
Stunning Meiji Period bronze suiteki water dropper for caligraphy to make the ink from an ink stone. But if the lid is flipped it serves as a candleholder for light to write a romantic note to one`s lover in the late Meiji Period C.1910. On the side is inscripted the characters of a chinese poem. The bronze is thick and has a some wear but in very good condition. Comes in a wood paulownia box. Shipping included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1240205 (stock #pd690)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Rare zen buddhist temple ramma transom with lovely peony crests in thick relief against a criss - crossing diaper motif. Made of cypress wood. the frame is black and red lacquer wood, also cypress. Very cood condition. Late Meiji Period, C.1900. H:23" x length: 4ft. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1239657 (stock #pd684)
Kodo Arts
$1,100.00
Part of a pair of buddhist temple carvings gold gilt lacquered and dated Kansei 5 (1793). the motif is of cherry blossoms. They were re-gilted in Taisho 11 (1923). They were dedicted to a buddhist temple, Juzai-In in Imamachi village by a monk from Toji Temple in Kyoto, Gensei XV. The gilt was painted by Sanbon Suekichi. Great condition. H:20" x length: 28". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1239010 (stock #pd607)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
Very rare zen buddhist temple dragon water spout used at the entrance of temples and shrines as a water faucet into a stone basin used to purify ones hands and mouth before entering the temple or shrine. Meiji period C.1890. Perfect condition. Length:33" x H:12". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1238306 (stock #pd626)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Exceedingly rare bronze oil lamp from the Meiji Period C.1910. Almost art deco with delicate lattcie panels and fine bronze tassles dangling from the roof ends. We added an electric light source inside. The base has images in fine relief. Extraordinary. H:14" x W:10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1238305 (stock #pd680)
Kodo Arts
$1500.00
Exceptionally rare zen buddhist temple roof tile form the Meiji Period C.1890 of a Flaming Jewel or Hoju in Japanese. Would have been at one of the four corners of the temple or the at the end of the roof crest. The flaming jewel or sacred wishing gem is found everywhere in Buddhist iconology as a symbol of the void and purity. This tile is made of clay. Very good condition which is remarkable. H:23" x W:26". Ask for shipping quote from our California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1238304 (stock #pd679)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Fabulous old mingei folk art textile from late Meiji Period C.1900 of a mix of kasuri ikat with sashiko over part of the ikat similar to a boro textile. Excellent condition and striking art deco mix of patterns and lines. Probably worn by an obasan woman working in the rice fields. Size: about 30" tall and 36" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1237978 (stock #pd675)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Exceptional pair late Edo/Early Meiji Period C.1870-1885 heavy bronze zen buddhist temple altar oil lamps. They both have the crest with the kanji meaning metal or gold. Rich patina from many years in temple candle and oil smoke. Excellent condition. Each lamp comes in 3 parts. H:50cm x diameter 15cm. Ask for shipping quote.