Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1320638 (stock #pd901)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Very unusual zen buddhist temple gong part of the Bon`ongu buddist bells and gongs used for temple services. Called an Unban gong and cloud shaped. Hand made of bronze C.1880 and with phoenix birds on both side of the top ears in detailed relief. Good sound. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1319785 (stock #pd893)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Lovely Edo Period C.1850 granite Jizo or bodhisattva diety. Beautiful face with date engraved on the side. A protetive diety that sits on a granite block stand. This is quite unusual. Total height of stand and Jizo around 50cm. Ask for shipping quote. Perfect condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1318630 (stock #pd887)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Very rare and striking bronze suiban or flower vessel with red sides and a lovely Ho-o Phoenix on one side. C.1900 Meiji Period. Fantasic relief work on the mythical elephant handles and 4 legs. The opposite side to the phoenix has pines and waves also in relief. Great condition. 45cm long; 11cm high and 27cm deep.Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1318627 (stock #pd888)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Wonderful and unusual bronze lantern from the Taisho Period, C.1920. The four sides have an interesting grate design with a repeating diaper motif on the roof and sides. Perfect condition besides missing the hanging bells on the 4 corners which are rarely intact. H:30cm x 20cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1315249 (stock #pd880)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
The word Sambaso literally means, “The third Oldest Man”, and is a character performing a prologue in a classical play, either in Noh or Kabuki or Bunraku. Sambaso is performed as a greeting to the audience on behalf of the actor’s performing that night; and the role of Sambaso is always performed by the “third Oldest man” in the ensemble of actors. On New Year’s Day Sambaso is always the first actor to appear onstage to greet the audience. Classically performed at New Years. This wonderful ceramic rendition of Sambaso captures his expression to perfection. Signed by Ninsei. Perfect condition. 9" tall x 5" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1315247 (stock #pd879)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Fantastic set of 6 Oribe dishes for sweets from the Edo Period, C.1880. Trademark geometric designs and iron markings with famed Oribe olive colors. Each plate 5" x 4". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1910 item #1311521 (stock #pd870)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Unusual tall black and gold lacquered wood altar or spirit house from the early 1900`s. Housed a diety. Base well carved with undulating steps and the whole altar attractively narrow depth. Quite striking. Roughly 22" tall and 10" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1309768 (stock #pd868)
Kodo Arts
$1,100.00
Superb late Meiji Period bronze suiban ikebana flower vessel with carp and turtles in beautiful relief frolicing on waves on both sides. Lovely geometric linked circles form the background daiper motif. The handles in thick bronze are elephant heads. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote. W:15" x Depth : 9" x H:5".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1309767 (stock #pd867)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Wonderful unusual round bronze suiban or ikebana flower vessel from the late Taisho Period c.1920. Subtle silver inlay fence and small flowers in relief. Excellent condition, no dents or cracks. 10" diameter and stands on tripod legs 2 1/2" tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1306636 (stock #pd866)
Kodo Arts
$1,050.00
Exceptional cypress wood buddhist Amidha Buddha sitting on gold lacquer lotus base on a gold laquer stand. We don`t think the lotus stand the buddha is sitting on and the gold base stand were originally together but they go together very nicely so we purchased this piece. The buddha`s facial expression rich with compassion and the carving of the hair with glass on forehead chakra is outstanding. The halo is in very good condition as is the piece. (see pictures). 50cm tall by 18cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1306634 (stock #pd865)
Kodo Arts
$1,100.00
Lovely, compassionate jizo bosatsu bodhisattva guardian diety sculpted out of granite in the late Edo Period, C.1870 Sitting in gassho prayer with hands folded in supplication. Facial expression sublime. Condition excellent with lichen accumulation. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1305134 (stock #pd862)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Exceptional Late Edo Period C.1860 Buddhist Temple carvings of dragons from keyaki or zelkova wood. Carved in fine relief the the dragons have a kind but fierce expression as protectors of the Buddha`s teachings in the celestial realm. Asarchitectual accents just spectacular. Excellent condition with a nick or two. Ask for shiping quote. 37cm tall by 19cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1304612 (stock #pd860)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Exceptionally elegant red vermillion lacquered zen buddhist temple sutra table in its original signed and dated box. Dated Keio gannen 8 (c.1865) the tapered legs and metal fittings on the table top indicate this was made for a rich temple. 37cm tall and 53cm wide the very top is in its own cotton wrapping. Condition very good. (see pics). h;34cm x w;49cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1301141 (stock #pd854)
Kodo Arts
$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 : 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 : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1292072 (stock #pd842)
Kodo Arts
$680.00
Rich patina from years of use in an old Japanese farm house as a jizaikagi or pot stabilizer hook over the open cooking hearth. The hook enabled the pot height to be adjusted on a bamboo pole hung over the hearth. Art deco as an art object, this piece of folk art oozes a utilitarian grandeur. Condition very good as per photos. Ask for shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1290127 (stock #pd837)
Kodo Arts
$675.00
Superp art deco pair of Taisho Period C.1920 bronze candlestands. On a round base the four legs hold a lovely blue/green patina top. In excellent condition. H:58cm x W:17cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1290125 (stock #pd838)
Kodo Arts
$1,100.00
Very rare and important old Japanese buddhist bronze temple post top called a giboshi. Standing 57cm tall and 30cm wide, it is like an art deco object with great impact. Four plum blossom screw covers hide the screws that attached the top to a post. A few miner scratches but no cracks or dents. Ask for shipping quote.