Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1950 item #1410972 (stock #mc187)
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This c.1950 temple bronze dragon water spout is exactly like the one at Kurama Temple north of Kyoto. The one there has water cascading from the dragon's mouth into a 'tsukubai' or granite water basin. Here guests to the temple purify hands and mouth before entering. 28" high and 26" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1410971 (stock #mc189)
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$850.00
C. 1970 geisha hair oil kanban shop sign. Geisha used 'tsubaki' or camelia flower oil for their hair. This is a shop sign from the Gion area of Kyoto. 96cm tall and 31cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1404293 (stock #mc178)
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$1,100.00
Wonderful thick bronze hanging lantern from the late Taisho Period, C1925. Each panel has different motif; bird on pines, bamboo, grasses etc. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1950 item #1402678 (stock #mc176)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Lovely Shigaraki Tsubo with natural glaze patterns produced naturally in a wood fired anagama or climbing kiln. White feldspar long life stones give Shigaraki clays their distinctive character. 16" high by 11" in diameter. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1402214 (stock #mc171)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Wonderful hexagonal latticed bronze hanging lantern with electrical bulb. Very art deco. Each panel has glass behind the lattice work to throw off an ambient light. 12" tall by 10" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1398397 (stock #mc168)
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$880.00
Very art deco bronze Japanese hanging lantern from the early Showa Period c, 1935. Bamboo motif on panels and a swirling lattice motif on others. 11" by 11". Great condition with bronze chain. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1395489 (stock #mc148)
Kodo Arts
$410.00
Superb murashido bronze vase by National Living Treasure Takahashi Keiten 1920-2009. Designated as a National living Treasure in 1996, he has presented works to all the emperors many memebers of the Imperial family. This vase C. 1978 with original paulownia signed box was cast and ornamented with vibrant red over yellow and brown patinas using the murashido technique of dipping in hot oils after firing. Art deco and elegant. 6" high and 10" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1394542 (stock #mc159)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Very unusual pair of shinto shrine brass lamps with the imperial family chysanthemum crest. Showa Period c.1930, each lamp has an electrical socket for a bulb. Great condition and can be papered with old washi rice papaer on request if so desired. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1940 item #1394292 (stock #mc157)
Kodo Arts
$375.00
Very rare set of 'AUM' articulated bronze hippos. One hippo has its mouth open and the other closed representing the 'Om' in sanskrit and buddhist symbolism. Often seen in guardian shishis in front of temples and shrines. Hippos are 7" long and 4" tall. They sit on a red lacquered stand. perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1394009 (stock #mc146)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
Beautiful example of SHowa Period C.1935 Japanese bronze craftsmanship. Two cranes in relief are flying in front of a Mt. Fuji also in relief against a patinated murashido mixed color finish. Great condition. With original paulownia wood box. 35cm tall and 8cm in diameter with wood stand. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1392632 (stock #mc149)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
Beautifully thick bronze hanging garden lantern. Has electric installed and throws off wonderful shadows through the intricate maize of bronze vines and diapers. 14" tall and 11" wide. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1391909 (stock #mc145)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Stunningly beautiful Japanese Taisho Period C.1925 bamboo flower basket. Double ami warp and weft weaves with bamboo insers. Butterfly knots on handle are superb. In original paulownia wood box. 13" high and 9" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1391084 (stock #mc141)
Kodo Arts
$680.00
Very unusual Japanese bamboo flower basket from the early Showa Period c.1930. The crossing weave is not only difficult to achieve but elegantly art deco. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1389665 (stock #mc137)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Unique late Taisho Period C. 1925 bamboo flower basket with root handle. The bamboo inserts perpendicular to the ami weave creates a stunning elegant effect. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1383207 (stock #mc129)
Kodo Arts
$610.00
Great sounding small bronze zen temple gong. C.1930 from the Shikoku area. Each detail finely defined. 10" tall by 7" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1380874 (stock #mc121)
Kodo Arts
$1,200.00
Superb pair of red lacquered mother-of-pearl inlay peddler boxes from the Showa Era C.1935. Ropes went around each and they were carried on a pole from neighborhood or village to village. Inside were stacked boxed of sweets. (inside boxes missing). Great end tables. 11" by 11" square and 20" tall. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1380202 (stock #mc120)
Kodo Arts
$675.00
Very unusual large "Tai" fish mold for a sweets shop. The sweets shop stamp "Shiohama-ya" is on the back. Made of cypress wood. Excellent condition. 17" long by 9" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1930 item #1379777 (stock #mc118)
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Very rare lifesize bronze buddhist bodhisattva. Taisho Period c.1925. Stands on lotus base. The entire piece is on a granite stand. 51" by 15". POR