Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1069733 (stock #pd260)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Sensational 'ichibori' one knife carved block representation of Hotei, one of the seven lucky gods of Japan. He holds a Gumpei in his right hand, the magical standard and in his left hand the Hoju, the sacred wishing gem. Carved in the early 1900's out of keyaki or japanese elm and lacquered and painted with vine swirls. Exellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:7" x W: 10"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1065468 (stock #pd265)
Kodo Arts
$1200.00
Early Meiji Period c.1890 red negoro lacquered Shishi mythical lion head used in the festival dances. In pristine condition with horse hair and gold gilt eyes. Fabulous mingei folk art piece. H:18" x W:14". sk for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1064864 (stock #pd252)
Kodo Arts
$2800.00
Pair of rare negoro lacquered, wood Edo Period C.1860 zen buddhist temple altar candlestands. Fabulous buddhist cloud carvings in gold gilt at the base. Wood is Japanese cypress. H:23" x W:12". Great condition. One candlestand has a split at the top. (see picture). Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1063937 (stock #PD261)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
Rare set of 4 Meiji Period c.1900 yukata kimono stencils from Ise. Each piece is 2 laminated sheets of mulberry paper treated with a persimmons tanin and aged for 2 years by smoking for strength. The stencil carver then makes his or her own tools to carve out the desired patterns which are then applied with rice resist for the desired dying. Height of each of the 4 stencils is 14" and the width is 16". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1062497 (stock #pd248)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Late Taisho Period C.1915 buddhist temple bronze altar lanterns with intricate zen cloud patterns and lattice work. The bronze work is immaculate and the cratsmanship without flaw; typical Taisho Period work. The oiled rice paper lining the inside of the main body is gone but the condition of the pieces is excellent. H:23cm x W:13cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1048637 (stock #pd)
Kodo Arts
$450.00
Sensational Kunisada I Edo Period kabuki sumo actor Ichikawa Ebizo. The woodblock was printed in 1839. It has the gov't original permission stamp, the publisher's name and the kabuki play, actor and theater name. The edges on the back have been backed to preserve, otherwise in pristine condition. Sporting Kunisada trademark eyes, this sumo san is par excellence. Ask for shipping quote. H:33cm x 25cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1048462 (stock #pd221)
Kodo Arts
$2500.00
Exquisite Meiji Period c.1900 Imari vase with chrysanthemum flowers and vines intertwined around the neck and huge peonies and small butterflies on the body. Immaculate condition and huge impact piece. Ask for shipping quote. H:63cm x diameter 33cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1045909 (stock #pd218)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Two huge coils of hand carved Tochigi wood 'juzu' or zen buddhist prayer beads from the late Meiji Period, c.1900. The lacquered box they came in is even better as it is lined with original woodblock pictures of geishas. The bigger coil, with slightly larger beads, when double-coiled stands 6ft. The smaller coil with slightly smaller beads when double coiled stands 5ft. Ask for shipping quote.
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1043843 (stock #pd209)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Elegant, fine celadon porcelain flower vase dated Meiji Period 33 (c.1900). The delicate mouth and wings have buddhist cloud motif, and the legs have a juxtaposition of fading colors. In the original paulownia box, the kanji characters read: Sieji Kabin Ikko (celadon porcelain flower vase); Meiji 33 Nen Hachi Gatsu Ganjitsu Ko (Purchased on aug. 1, 1900); Hori-shi Yogu(commissioned by Mr. Hori). Ask for shipping quote. H:19cm; W:12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1042419 (stock #pd207)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Absolutely fabulous bronze square-mouthed almost art deco flower vase in the original paulownia box, dated April, 1847. The kanji on the box reads: Koka 4 Nen Teimi Shigatsu, meaning 1847 in Edo Period in the 4th month (april) of the zodiac calendar. Hirota Gensho Motomu Nari meaning the piece was commissioned for a Mr. Hirota Gensho. On one side of the Kiri box is written: Sentoku Kabin, meaning it was a flower vase fired and colored with rice straw smoke. All 4 sides of the vase have a geometric design motif in relief extending to the top underside. Ask for shipping quote. H:20cm x W:25cm x Depth:25cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1038447 (stock #pd192)
Kodo Arts
$850.00
Elegant signed Satsu Tozan c.1920 Taisho Period Satsuma sweets bowl in its signed paulownia wood 'tomobako' original box. The box has the japanese characters "Satsu Tozan" and "Kashiki" sweets bowl, abd the kanji for Satsuma. Ask for shipping quote. Diameter 24cm x H:11cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1014785 (stock #pd175)
Kodo Arts
$390.00
Wabi-sabi Meiji Period c.1900 Oribe tea ceremony utensil with paulownia wood lid with bamboo handle. Lovely old oribe colors and iron feldspar markings. Shipping included. (W:7cm x D: 6cm x H:5cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1012262 (stock #pd170)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Rare antique Japanese bronze calligraphy ink pourer with long spout and large oval handle. The lid has a mythical 'shishi' lion on top. The ink pourer has four leaves; each with raised swirls and hearts on a geometrical thunderbolt diaper background pattern. Lovely. c.1880. (7" x 5") (18cm x 13cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $55.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1012260 (stock #pd169)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Fantastic one-of-a-kind antique Japanese Edo oil lamp box with raised gold gilt maki-e and raised lacquer clouds and lotus leaves floating and fluttering about. In the original box with the Japanese characters 'Kosome-un' written on the front. The meaning is the name of the maki-e cloud-lotus pattern. The second kanji is the name of the artist but unfortunately we can't read it. Lotus leaves and clouds in budddhist iconography were sacred and metaphors for purity. Open the top of the box and there is a small bronze oil refill pourer a bronze box. Flip open the bronze box and on the underside of the lid are two candle prongs. In Edo when 'andon' or oil lamps were used for lighting, the light person would walk around with this box and fill the lamps with oil and light them from the candles. Underneath are three drawers with bronze pulls. Museum quality. c.1850. (8½" x 5½" x 4½") (22cm x 16cm x 11cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $95.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1010863 (stock #pd164)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Shochu, a distilled sake much like cheap vodka was produced in shochu jugs by shigaraki kilns in quantity during the late Meiji Period (1867-1912). The characteristic form is easily recognizable; a large bottle shaped jar in the classic Shigaraki shape. This piece is very rare and decorated with shigaraki 'tiger fur' glaze, which is achieved by splashing Hagi-white glaze over the dark base. Usually 'nagashi' or decorative streaks of green and or blue glaze were ladled over a base of Hagi-white glaze. c.1900. (17" x 10" )(43cm x 25cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $95.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1004736 (stock #pd143)
Kodo Arts
$900.00
Exceptional Meiji Period c.1890 Yoroi samurai for the Boy's Day Festival in May. The condition is perfect and the detail in the silk cloth and armor is superb. Lacquered breast plates and leggings. Comes in original lacquered box. The inside stand it hangs on is new. Ask for shipping quote. ((H:110cm x W:37cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #983028 (stock #pd127)
Kodo Arts
Price on Request
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.