Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1410971 (stock #mc189)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
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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 : Earthenware : Pre 1950 item #1402678 (stock #mc176)
Kodo Arts
$1,400.00
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
$880.00
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 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 : 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
$880.00
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 #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
$810.00
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 1930 item #1380202 (stock #mc120)
Kodo Arts
$480.00
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 : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #1378568 (stock #mc116)
Kodo Arts
$350.00
Playful Daruma in prone position indicating a bit of erotic leanings. Usually a strict task master, this Daruma is up to something. 11" by 5" wide. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1375422 (stock #mc103)
Kodo Arts
$800.00
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 1930 item #1373991 (stock #mc99)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
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
$425.00
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 : Devotional Objects : Pre 1940 item #1371085 (stock #mc77)
Kodo Arts
sold
Very regal but kind Japanese buddhist bodhisattva diety in bronze from the early Showa Period C. 1935. Facial expression very compassionate. Stands 22@ tall and is 9@ wide. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1369993 (stock #mc85)
Kodo Arts
sold
Very unusual Japanese Iron Tea pot in the shape of a shell. Condition very good; no leaks. C.1930 Taisho Period. 8" long by 5" high. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1369326 (stock #mc78)
Kodo Arts
$680.00
Bold and elegant Japanese wagumi free style bamboo flower basket with wide strips fo smoked susudake bamboo inter-twined with delicate strips of fine bamboo. Lovely patina. Excellent condition. 13" high by 10" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1940 item #1369320 (stock #mc79)
Kodo Arts
$1,100.00
Intricately carved buddhist altar carving of cranes flying among buddhist clouds. Each cloud and wing is finely detailed. Carved out of cedar. C.1935. 25" long and 7" wide. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.