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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1490084 (stock #pc203)
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$750.00
Rare Ca. 1950 pair of Japanese bronze goldfish each with water spouts. Excellent condition. Lovely blue green patina from years of being outside in a garden. Larger goldfish: 30cm long x 17cm tall x 14cm wide; smaller goldfish: 26cm long x 14cm tall x 12cm tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1489899 (stock #pc205)
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$3,500.00
Museum piece. Inscripted on the bell are two dates: Kiei 4 (ca. 1851) and Meiji 28 (Ca. 1895) along with donor names. We are not sure why there are two dates. Also written,it is from Gyoshin-ji Temple in Omi no Kuni which is the Edo Period Ca. (1614-1868) name for present day Shiga Prefecture next to Kyoto. Also written is "prayers for peace donor group founded by Kuzan Gyoin, a monk. Excellent condition and sound. 21" tall x 12" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1489668 (stock #pc202)
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Rare bronze mythical turtle koro or incense burner from the early Meiji Period Ca. 1880. In the form of one of Japan's most famous legends is this mythological giant turtle known as the 'Minogame' or straw raincoat turtle due to the tail resembling a farmers straw coat. The Minogame is regarded as a very auspicious creature in Japan representing long life and good fortune. Sitting on its back is a nest of bronze waves holding a Hoju sacred gem koro or incense burner. 43cm long x 25cm wide x 25cm tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1930 item #1489590 (stock #pc205)
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$880.00
Reverberating Zen Temple Bell from a Buddhist Temple with lacquered stand with inscription on the bell reading, 'Showa 3' (ca.1929). Deep, sonorous sound. With red lacquered striker. Excellent condition. Stand and bell height: 67cm; bell: 24cm height and 37cm diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1930 item #1488981 (stock #pc196)
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$850.00
Fabulous Early Showa Period Ca. 1930 'Rutsubo" ceramic crucible for melting bronzes. Repeated firings at extremely high temperatures to melt bronze alloys has produced the most remakable art deco glazes on the outside. Great condition. 33cm tall x 27cm in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1488572 (stock #pc192)
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$425.00
Intricate bronze hanging lantern with curling legs, buddhist cloud diaper patterns and different panels with plum blossoms and bamboo - auspicious symbols of happiness and good fortune. Needs to be repapered but is in great condition. Ca. 1930. 24cm in diameter x 24cm tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1487412 (stock #pc180)
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$880.00
A pair of art deco bronze early Showa Period Ca. 1930 hanging lanterns. 27cm tall x 20cm in diameter each. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1486888 (stock #pc173)
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$750.00
Sensational Late Meiji Period Ca. 1910 bronze flower vase. Used of Ikebana flower arrangements. Featuring two round mythical kirin handles and a unusual textured bronze finish. 23cm tall x 32cm wide x 29cm deep. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1485959 (stock #pc169)
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$750.00
Very rare and unusual bronze zen temple gong Ca. 1930. 26cm tall x 34cm long. excellent condition. Very good sound with striker. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1483756 (stock #pc165)
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55" tall by 30" in diameter. Dated Showa 25 ( 1950) . From Muneatsuji Temple in Gifu Prefecture. This Temple is connected to the Rinzai temple of Myoshinji in Kyoto. (Full translation of what is written on the bell is available). Made by Fujiwara Sadaatsu. Inscription says it was made for world peace.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1481052 (stock #pc164)
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This beautiful bronze zen temple gong was made by one of Japan's great bronze craftsman who lived from The Meiji Period (1868) through the Showa Period. Famous for the gold shachihoko bronze fish on the roof of Nagoya Castle. This gong is dated Taisho 3 (Ca.1915). The writing has the date, the maker's name and all the donors' names. Excellent condition. H:56cm; diameter 30cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1930 item #1480318 (stock #pc145)
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Masterpiece large bronze kannon bodhisattva buddhist deity. Standing 27" tall by 9" wide. This Ca.1925 bronze deity has a wonderful tranquil, calming expression. Holding the heart sutra scroll. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote rom CA warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1480078 (stock #pc144)
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Rare large bronze temple dragon spout. Kurama Temple in Northern Kyoto has a very similar one at the entrance to the temple with water running from the dragon's mouth into a large granite water basin where people can purify mouth and hands before entering the temple. Ca. 1950. 30" wide; 3ft tall and 18" deep. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote from CA warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1479926 (stock #pc156)
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$380.00
Early Showa Period Ca. 1935 pair of bronze temple lamps. Unusual square 'hibukuro' or middle section with sliding doors. Originally oil lamps then candle as lighting source. 32cm tall with a diameter of 15cm. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1478499 (stock #pc143)
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$1,100.00
Quite rare Ca. 1900 zen buddhist temple bronze cloud gong. Two phoenix are in relief around the center sweet spot. Great condition. 13" wide and 11" tall. Ask for shipping quote from our CA warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1478121 (stock #pc142)
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Very rare Ca. 1910 bronze zen temple dragon spout used in front of the temple entrance. Water from the dragon's mouth would run into a stone tsukubai where vistors to the temple would purify mouth and hands before entering the sacred space. Very good condition. 14" tall; 9" wide; 11" deep. Ask for shipping quote from CA warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1474583 (stock #pc115)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
Very quintessential Japanese hanging bronze garden lantern from the Taisho Period, Ca. 1912-1926. Elegant blue-green oxidized bronze patina from years of use. Excellent condition. Papering and electric can be added on request. 11" tall by 9" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1467553 (stock #pc85)
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Remarkable and exceedingly rare bronze life-size kannon statue. From a buddhist temple, c. 1920. Holding a lotus about to blossom. Had a halo but had damage so we are selling without it. We feel the proportion of the halo was too big for the piece regardless. In excellent condition. Shipping from CA warehouse. 5ft. tall by 23" wide.