Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1444603 (stock #pc14)
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Deep blue green patina on this buddhist temple bronze dragon water spout. Used in front of the temple with a water basin, visitors would purify hands and mouth before entering the temple or shrine. Taisho Period, C. 1925. 32" tall by 21" wide. Excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1443862 (stock #pc16)
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$2,200.00
A lovely pair of early Showa Period c. 1930 Inari Shinto Shrine foxes. Hand made with Kyoto clay, they are from the Tofukuji area of Kyoto. Great conditon, no repairs. Standing 14" tall by 10" wide. Ask for shipping quote from CA warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1443182 (stock #pc12)
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$910.00
End of the Taisho Period c.1925 fabulous richly patinated bronze flower vase. Called 'Murashido', this technique of creating colorful patterns on the bronze is achieved by dipping the hot bronze over and over in hot oils. Inscripted on the box is "Murashido Rikkyugata" (Rikkyu style) Kabin flower vase. Made for Sadasuke. Foundry mark on the bottom of vase. H:7" by diameter: 11". Ask for shipping quote from CA warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1930 item #1443060 (stock #pc11)
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$550.00
Unusual green striped overglaze on a tsubo jar. Usually found on shochu sake or soy jars from Shigaraki, a famed pottery area outside of Kyoto. Signed by jinpuku. 15" tall and 12" in diameter. great condition. ask for shipping quote from california warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1442836 (stock #pc4)
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$1,500.00
Beautifully plaited bamboo basket by Iizuka Sounsai of the famed Iizuka Family of reknown basket makers in the Taisho and Showa eras. Signed on the reverse with an incised signature by the artist: Kyokusho Saku or Made by Kyokusho (Iizuka Kyokusho, the go or art name of Iizuka Sounsai, active early 20th century). Late Taisho – early Showa era, circa 1920 – 1940. Iizuka Kyokusho was a brother of Iizuka Rokansai and Iizuka Hosai. He worked in Tokyo, and liked to work with slat bamboo. 12" tall by 13" wide. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1426288 (stock #mc224)
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$3,200.00
Excellent condition Japanese bronze dragon garden water spout. Copper piping and spout exiting from the mouth. Late 1950's. 11"tall and 12" long.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1426016 (stock #mc219)
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$650.00
Regal bronze wave on black persimmons wood base. Two glass chrystals set on each end of the wave. Perfect condition. 6" tall by 10" long. Ask for shipping quote. With paulownia wood box.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1425071 (stock #mc218)
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$1,600.00
Regal free-flowing bamboo and rattan basket from one of the masters of bamaboo basket making, Sakaguchi Sounsai b. 1899-1967. Studied under Tanabe Chikuunsai I and was active in the Osaka and Kyoto region. Featured on page 90 of 'Masters of Bamboo by Melissa Rinne. Susudake (smoked farmhouse bamboo) is flattened and bent to create a bold statement of beauty and refinement. Bamboo vase inset. 9" tall by 10" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1424768 (stock #mc214)
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$1,200.00
Striking and very unusual Japanese Bamboo Flower Basket with bold bamboo inserts over weft and warp interior weaves. Root handle adds to the allure. 19" tall by 10" wide. Very good condition (see photos). Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1424766 (stock #mc217)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
Late 1950's carved wood caligraphy stone and ink container carved out of one piece of wood in Kamakura-bori style.. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1424764 (stock #mc207)
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$875.00
Very Japanese art deco chrsanthemum and leaf motif bronze lantern for garden or inside, hanging or standing. Throws off a magical light. (papering and inserting electric light source available). Excellent bronze workmanship. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1418446 (stock #mc212)
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$1,100.00
Rare and sensational set of 5 large oribe platter/plates c. 1980 in original paulownia box. Each plate has its own swirling art deco design. 10" by 10" in size. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1415711 (stock #mc205)
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$775.00
Large and exceptional example of Mingei folk art, this old farmhouse hearth fish hook layered with patina and age. Dated around the beginning of the Showa Era C.1930. Fish carved out of keyaki elm and the pole is smoked bamboo. total length 55" tall and fish carving is 11" by 8" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1415416 (stock #mc204)
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$850.00
Very rare and unusual metal hanging lantern with shinto swirl, gourd, thunder diaper and geometrical designs. Very art deco. Papered and with electrical light. C. 1950. Came from a collector's bronze and iron lighting collection. 15" tall by 12" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1414962 (stock #mc202)
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$850.00
Art deco oribe ceramic vase by Shigetaka Kato b.1927-d.2013. Shigetaka was born the second son of Kato Tokuro in 1927. He graduated the Seto Industrial School of Ceramics and studied under his father. From 1959-1971 submitted annually to the Nitten where he received the Hokusho prize as well as the Modern Ceramics Prize among others. He also received the Japanese Ceramics Society award and governors prize at the Asahi Togeiten. He later accompanied his father on frequent trips to China and Central Asia for research into the roots of silk road pottery. He is best known for Shino ware but worked the gamut of Mino and Seto styles. This base has no box. 30cm wide x 21cm deep x 36cm tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1414828 (stock #mc200)
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$675.00
Very art deco bronze hanging garden lantern. With glass on all panels and bottom. . Opens from the bottom. excellent condition. ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1443183 (stock #pc14)
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sold
Exceptionally well carved and expressive large Ichimonji Modoki Mask Gagaku Mask. Carved out of Yew wood. H: 18" by W: 13" and depth 5". C. 1950 great condition. Ask for shipping quote from CA warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1418445 (stock #mc211)
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Taisho Period C. 1925 buddhist altar dragon carvings. The pair was on either side of a buddhist altar that was home to a statue of a Buddha. The dragon along with the phoenix were protectors of the buddha's teachings. 2ft tall and 5" wide. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.