Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1368458 (stock #mc72)
Kodo Arts
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A one of a kind huge bronze lotus temple basin with a dragon wrapped around the base and coming over the top as a water fountain. The base has bronze shishi in relief. C.1880. Stands over 6 feet tall and 5 feet wide. We had the fountain installed. Comes in two pieces; the base and the basin. Excellent condition with a minor dent in the tail of the dragon. Video available for serious enquiries.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1414489 (stock #mc195)
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Exceptional pair of buddhist temple altar gold gilt lacquered wood flower sets of 8 lotus leaves and flowers. Arranged in Bronze vases dated Taisho Period c. 1919 with donor name and inscription. Excellent condition and large pair. Each pair 32" tall roughly and 20" wide arranged in the bronze vases. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1385749 (stock #mc135)
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1700 item #1394010 (stock #mc139)
Kodo Arts
$6,500.00
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 1900 item #1365481 (stock #mc69)
Kodo Arts
$3,500.00
Fabulous cypress wood dragon carving from a zen temple. Well preserved. Stands upright. Excellent condition. When the carp swims up a waterfall and makes it over the top it becomes a dragon and resides in the celestial realm protecting the buddha`s teachings. 34" long bu 11" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #1337927 (stock #pd970)
Kodo Arts
$3,500.00
Exceedingly rare and unusual bronze temple lantern. Late Meiji Period c.1910. Very large and wonderful configuration with round glass windows on each of the 6 sides. Doors open where an oil wick was placed in the old days. can be fitted for electric light. This japanese lantern exudes atmosphere. 26" tall and 19" inches wide. superb condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1139714 (stock #pd392)
Kodo Arts
$2500.00
Outstanding and rare Meiji Period C. 1880 buddhist temple water bowl. Fabulous bronze work with mythical dragon handles and elephant tripod feet legs. Both sides of the bowl have mythical elephant faces with vine like runners in great relief. The rim is rimmed with lovely circle diaper. Ask for shipping quote. H:9" x W: 23" x Depth: 15"
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1360335 (stock #mc47)
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Very rare standing Taisho Period C.1920 iron lantern. Was outside in a wealthy merchant`s japanese garden. Stands over 3 ft. high. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1188613 (stock #pd518)
Kodo Arts
$2200.00
Museum piece Edo Period C.1865 kimono sample book with different designs of silk, embroidered, natural dyed masterpieces of the era. There are 49 pages with 46 samples. Most pages have samples 30" tall x 35" wide. Some pages have double samples 14" tall x 34" wide. The condition is stunningly excellent. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1453891 (stock #pc28)
Kodo Arts
$2,000.00
Gorgeous Taisho Period C.1920 incense burner. On tripod legs, the lid has a finely detailed shishi and the sides of the bowl have gourd leaves in relief. Excellent condition. 19" tall x 12" wide. Ask for shipping quote from CA warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1453823 (stock #pc30)
Kodo Arts
$2,000.00
Magnificent Meiji Period C.1880 granite stone Buddha. Holding a Hoju sacred wishing gem and sitting on lotus leaves. 18" tall and 12" wide. Lichen accumulation. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote from CA warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1348672 (stock #mc14)
Kodo Arts
$2,000.00
Exceedingly rare late Meiji Period C.1900 gold and black lacquered wood buddha stand with lotus leaves and buddhist clouds in carved relief. Negoro lacquer rim in back half with some wear, but otherwise in perfect nick. 20" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1218160 (stock #pd615)
Kodo Arts
$2000.00
Rare and exceptional Meiji Period C.1900 bronze 'usubata' flower vase with a dragon stand. The bronze cup sits in the dragon' s open mouth. The fine relief work on the dragon is superb. The dragon 's are glass. Excellent ondition. height 14"; diameter 10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #825425 (stock #KA385)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
This antique Japanese Edo Period c.1840 red bronze utsubata flower vase is actually a Japanese proverb, "Hyotan Kara Koma". Literally, 'a horse from a gourd' meaning "the unexpected can be wonderful". The base of the vase is a wisteria wrapped gourd with an old man climbing on it. It was made so his head can move. On the underside of the top vase is a horse in raised thick bronze. Gourds are regarded as a lucky charm in Japan. Beautiful patina. c.1840. (10" x 11") (26cm x 28cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $120.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1206843 (stock #pd574)
Kodo Arts
$1,800.00
Unbelievable, rare Edo Period C.1860 large shop sign 'kanban' for liver medicine. It was believed if a little boy cried too much his liver needed some help. Fantastic thick hinoki wood carving ornamentation with layers of black lacquer. Stout legs and finely detailed buddhist clouds in bronze around the frame. Great condition. Great entrance way museum piece. H:140cm x W:90cm Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse. Piece disassembles.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1455691 (stock #pc37)
Kodo Arts
$1,800.00
Stunningly old zen temple bronze gong dated Kyoho 12 ( C.1727). In excellent condition with superb sound. From Tanba Matsumotohayashi Village. Jizodo Hansho. Height: 57cm x 30cm in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1113471 (stock #pd333)
Kodo Arts
$1,800.00
Very rare Taisho Period, C.1910 bronze carp garden water spout. The detail on the bronze fish scales and the waves about the tail are exceptional. We have seen many a fake of late and this is the real deal. There is a tiny pipe from the bottom that opens through the mouth to allow a water flow. Ask for shipping quote. Condition excellent. H: about 24cm x W: about 14cm