Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1383207 (stock #mc129)
Kodo Arts
$610.00
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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 : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1380978 (stock #mc125)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Early Showa Period 10 (C.1936) bronze shishi fu-dog Koro incense burner playfully standig over a bronze temari ball. Gold highlights on the patina finish give the shishi a regal appearance. 10" by 10" long. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1375422 (stock #mc103)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
A briliant late Taisho Period C. 1930 murashido bronze brazier/flower vase. Murashido is now a favorite among bronze collectors for its art deco appeal and sensual colors. Dipped in hot oils at firing and then using straw smoke for added coloring. Heavy bronze. Good condition. Ask for shipping quote. 12" hig and 9" in diameter. heavy bronze.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1373995 (stock #mc93)
Kodo Arts
$1,600.00
Beautifully aged patina on this bronze gong from a zen temple in Osaka. Dated and location engraved on gong. C.1935 Dragon handle and booming sound. No cracks or defects. 30" tall and 20" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1373991 (stock #mc99)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
Art deco in appearance, this quite large 24 inch tall and 18 inch in diameter bronze lamp is made of heavy bronze and intricate vine work. The middle section has a door that opens and sits on base. Originally bronze nails locked it on. Great condition with a small piece of bronze off the roof finial at the base. See pictures for condition. C. 1930. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1371979 (stock #mc90)
Kodo Arts
$580.00
Signed on the reverse with a chiseled signature by the artist: Keiten (Takahashi Keiten, born 1920). Showa era, circa 1960 – 1970. Born in 1920 in Yamagata Prefecture, Takahashi Keiten first studied metal casting under Nagano Tetsushi in 1950. His work was first accepted into the government-sponsored 7th Nitten exhibition in 1951. In 1963, he won the encouragement prize at the Nihon Dento Kogei Ten (Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition) and from 1972 served as a judge for the exhibition. He has presented his work to both the Showa Emperor and the Heisei Emperor on the occasions of their visits to Yamagata. In 1996, Takahashi Keiten was designated Juyo Mukei Bunkazai or Important Intangible Cultural Asset (commonly known as a Living National Treasure). 7" high by 4" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1370495 (stock #mc89)
Kodo Arts
$1,100.00
Superbly elegant signed murashido bronze seido vase with original box from the Late Taisho Period C.1925-1930. Signed by Dogo. Coloring on this heavy bronze flower vase is par excellence. Very art deco. Fantastic condition. Murashido patina was executed by dipping the just fired hot bronze in different oils to achieve the layered coloring. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1364198 (stock #mc63)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Lovely Showa Period C.1935 signed bronze flower vase with carp swimming in relief. Straw smoke used to achieve the light brown coloring on the bronze. excellent condition. 13" tall by 8" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1362142 (stock #mc54)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Spectacular murashido patinated bronze flower vase C.1935. Lovely patina. Murashido is a patina technique where hot bronzes are dipped in hot oils to achieve this very art deco look. 47cm tall and 30cm in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1360579 (stock #mc51)
Kodo Arts
$1,600.00
Sensational bronze dragons wrapped around a veseel which woud be a stuning incense burner or vase. Taisho Period C.1926. 14" tall and 11" wide. Perfect condition. As for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1355853 (stock #mc33)
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Increasingly rare pair of zen buddhist temple copper/bronze altar lotus flowers from the Taisho Period C.1925. Bronze vases dated same. In excellent condition with some metal coloring. Each set has 9 flowers. Roughly 32" tall and 22" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1352867 (stock #mc31)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Very rare find! Signed original box designating this vase as a gift from the Empress Showa Period 16 (C.1942). Must have been a congratulatory gift as the beautiful turtles in relief on the front symbolize longevity and the kanji characters on the back in lovely cursive relief read "Ban Ban Zai" meaning 2 x 10,000 years of congratulations. The bronze is murashido which is achieved when the hot ly fired bronze is repeatedly dipped in hot oils to get the patinated finish. 11" tall by 9" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1351868 (stock #mc30)
Kodo Arts
$650.00
Great early Showa Period C. 1930 large bronze butterfly handle flower vase. perfect condition. 13" tall by 9" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1350700 (stock #mc23)
Kodo Arts
$1,250.00
Very elegant C. 1950 bronze flower vase with an array of lotus leafs in 3-D relief with 2 frogs frolicing on the leaves. Perfect condition and very art deco. Roughly 28cm by 30cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1350415 (stock #mc17)
Kodo Arts
$880.00
Novel C.1960 tea hut metal lamp. Sliding doors and exact replica of a japanese tea ceremony hut. Great detail on windows and roof. Perfect condition. 11" wide by 10" high. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1350025 (stock #mc15)
Kodo Arts
$2,500.00
Rare and well crafted bronze art deco peony stand from the post war era. Would make a fabulous stand for the right piece. 13" tall by 9"wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1348649 (stock #mc8)
Kodo Arts
$2,000.00
Great pair of bronze hanging lanterns dated Showa 6 (C.1932). Each lantern has iron chain for hanging. The lanterns have waves in relief at the base and a gold crest on each glass panel. Quite large at 16" high and 14" wide. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1348308 (stock #mc11)
Kodo Arts
$1,500.00
Stunning early Showa Period C.1935 bronze flower vase with a hawk flying under a moon in relief on one side and a cursive tanka poem inscribed on the other on tripod wave legs. Absolutely a work of art. our caligraphy translator said the cursive japanese writing even on papar was a masterpiece. To execute it in metal was exceptional. The style was so old we couldn`t translate. 14" tall by 8" wide. Original paulownia box. Ask for shipping quote.