Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1408862 (stock #mc185)
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Audacious Kano Chikanobu b.1660-1728 dragon painting. Ink on silk, the painting measures 56" wide and 38" high. Chikanobu was born in Musashi Province. In 1678 he entered the service of the Shogunate. In 1681 he worked with his father at Edo Castle painting fusuma, scrolls and paintings. In 1719, he received the honorary title 'Hogen' reserved for master artists. In the same year, at the command of the Shogun, painted a screen to be given to Korea.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1372737 (stock #mc73)
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$880.00
Dramatic Edo Period Dragon painting by one of the masters, Matsue Yobun. Ink on silk, this was a scroll which we had mounted and framed. Wonderful, playful dragon ruling the celestial realms as the buddha`s protector pictured in swirling clouds. Dynamic and Impact. Great condition. Size 4ft by 20". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1371087 (stock #mc88)
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$550.00
Brilliantly executed painting of an ascetic, maybe a woodcutter returning through the forest and snow to his farmhouse in feudal Japan. Captures the beauty and era perfectly. Signed and with original paulownia box. Total scroll 62" long by 19" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1334816 (stock #pd963)
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Fantastic 6 panel byobu screen painting of a flock of cranes frolicking on a back of gold leaf paper. Early Meiji Period C.1875. Perfect size for over a couch or piece of furniture as it stands 27" high by 72" long. Excellent condition ; see photos. Brocade rim.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1329848 (stock #pd946)
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$1,800.00
Important Edo Period C.1850 scroll painting of Kannon holding `Yatagarasu` the divine crow and messenger to the gods. Symbolizes the sun and like the sacred phoenix resides in the celestial realm. A mark of rebirth and rejuvenation. Yatagarasu as a crow-god is a symbol specifically of guidance. This great crow was sent from heaven as a guide for Emperor Jimmu on his initial journey from the region which would become Kumano to what would become Yamato, (Yoshino and then Kashihara). It is generally accepted that Yatagarasu is an incarnation of Taketsunimi no mikoto. Crow has 3 legs. Scroll painting has been framed. Ask for shipping quote. 32" tall and 15" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1301141 (stock #pd854)
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$880.00
Superb small japanese byobu screen painting of a peacock and a quail frolicking along a swirling blue rive among peonies under a massive pine tree. Signed by Nyogetsu a Taisho Period screen painter. Very good condition with a little touch up necessary where the pigments have worn away on the peackock`s tail. Perfect size for over a couch. 50cm tall and about 100cm long. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1286502 (stock #pd823)
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Elegant 6 panel small byobu or screen from the late Edo Period C.1860. Lovely gold leaf background with three cranes frolicing among the pines, camelia and chrysanthemum flowers on the bank of a swirling blue river. Fine bronze metal fittings on the frame and in excellent condition. Only 140cm tall and 300cm long making it a perfect size for over the couch. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1189280 (stock #pd514)
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$880.00
Exceptionally well painted flock of cranes on silk. Has seal but we can't read. The cranes are migrating and the detail is very impressive. Very representative Taisho Period C.1910 painting, the golden era. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1189279 (stock #pd513)
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Lovely, very art deco 6 panel 'byobu' screen of fans with heian princesses, cranes . Late Meiji Period C.1910. Condition excellent. On gold leaf paper background. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1158739 (stock #pd439)
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$880.00
Very rare Daruma scroll from Futo Sanjin better known as Kanokogi Takeshiro, (1874-1941). He was mainly a western style - painter, studied in France before returning to Kyoto to establish his own school. In his later years was a juror for the esteemed Bunten and Teiten Art expositions. This painting is all the more remarkable because this was a rare stab at the classic zenga ink paintings. This Daruma is a classic in itself. C.1920. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1158141 (stock #pd440)
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$750.00
Exceptionally well executed silk scroll of a mother crane and offspring under a pine tree. Simple strokes with impact and movement. Very gentle. Late Edo Period, C.1860. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1132747 (stock #pd377)
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$980.00
Wonderful Meiji Period C.1909 painting of a white egret standing on bamboo by the acclaimed master Hishida Shunso (1874-1911). One of Okakura Tenshin's puils, he played a major role in the Meiji era innovation of Nihonga. His real name was Hishida Miyoji and he was also know for his numerous paintings of cats. He was commissioned by the Tokyo National Museum and in 1898 he joined Okakura Tenshin in establishing the Nihon Bijutsuin. In 1903-1905 he traveled extensively overseas holding exhibitions in The United States and Europe. He was awarded the Order Of Culture. Excellent condition. Looks to have been remounted. Has the original kiri wood box. H:6ft x W: 2ft. Ask for shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #983028 (stock #pd127)
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Extremely rare and hard to find Edo Period c.1860 byobu screen in good condition and featuring tigers frolicing in bamboo. One of a pair most likely as the other six panel screen had the hanko. This screen has been repaired a long time ago and we challenge you to find the repairs. All and all, a museum piece that fits handsomely over a couch.