Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1362143 (stock #mc55)
Kodo Arts
$8,500.00
The best bronze garden we have seen. Meiji Period C.1900. Rich patina. The top is rengei-ji style and the middle has a thunder diaper. The middle piece panels all have bats in excellent relief. First time we have ever seen bats on lantern panels. In Japanese the second ideograph used to write bat and that for luck are also homophones. Roughly 45 inches tall and 15inches in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1339897 (stock #pd974)
Kodo Arts
$5,500.00
Exceedingly rare and regal 4ft 8" japanese early Showa Period c. 1935 bronze lantern. Beautiful mythical dragons in relief on the middle section with bamboo motif door panes. Base replicates a lotus. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1229398 (stock #pd638)
Kodo Arts
$3,800.00
Very rare and unusual zen buddhist temple lantern in original kiri (paulownia) wood box. Dated on the box, Showa 3 (1929). Bronze with rice paper lining. Electrical light was added. Wonderful condition with a few bronze spots. Ask for shipping quote. H:51cm x Diameter :33cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1177375 (stock #pd483)
Kodo Arts
$3500.00
Museum quality Edo Period C.1860 zen temple mizubachi. Lost wax cast with a great dragon spout in grand detail and spectacular shishi mythical lion ornament on the top of the lid. The diaper motif on the base is in raised relief and equally spectacular. The spigot on the dragon head is permanent so we are assuming that there was a constant water flow. Very slight indentation on one of the hanging jewels but so slight you can only see at the right angle. H:51cm x W: 43cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1183542 (stock #pd505)
Kodo Arts
$3500.00
Important, rare bronze plated Meiji Period C.1885 'zeni-bako' money box that was kept before the shrine altar to accept offerings. Usually they are made of keyaki wood but this wood money box is covered in bronze with thick bronze nails. The front has a crest and two japanese characters in relief "HO" and "NO" meaning offerings from the heart. The back has a drawer at the bottom to remove the money. We put a thick piece of glass of the slats on top to make a stunning coffee table. (glass easily removed). H:25" x W:39". Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1364199 (stock #mc65)
Kodo Arts
$3,500.00
Undulating bronze temple dragon water spout. Usually found at a temple entrance where the water stream from the dragon`s mouth is used to purify one`s hands before entering. ( We also have the granite stone water basin with kanji inscribed) Beautifully cast with scales and face in fine detail. C.1950. Length: 40"; Width : 15". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1237059 (stock #pd665)
Kodo Arts
$3200.00
Very rare and exceptional Late Edo/Early Meiji Period C.1880 bronze buddhist temple lantern. Originally held a small dish for an oil lamp. Thick heavy bronze that has oxidized with time to produce a lovely blue/green patina. On tripod legs with fantastic vine motif on the main body panels. Hinges on door still work. Lost wax cast. Just lovely. Height: 50cm x diameter:22cm. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1322074 (stock #pd897)
Kodo Arts
$3,200.00
Thick, heavy red bronze Edo Period Zen Buddhist Temple bell dated c.1830. The bronze work is more intricate than most bells with the knobs in finer relief and the sound is more expansive. Very resonent ring. Great condition, no cracks or dents (see photos). Ask for shipping quote. H:50cm x diameter:30cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1910 item #1335435 (stock #pd962)
Kodo Arts
$3,000.00
Outstanding late Meiji Period C.1910 bronze kannon bodhisattva diety. This diety, the compassionate reincarnation of a bodhisattva who has attained release by satori yet remains in this world to help suffering beings also realize the truth and release from suffering. Incredible tranquil expression, great blue green oxidation patina from years outside. Holding lotus blossom and leaf symbolizing the possibility of rising from mud. 31" tall by 12" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1191894 (stock #pd530)
Kodo Arts
$2,800.00
Exceptionaly large buddhist temple bronze bell with a sound equally as large and beautiful. Diameter is 43cm and height is 31cm. Sits on a silk cushion and comes with red lacquered wood striker. THe foundry mark is on the bell. Showa Period C. 1935. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1344844 (stock #pd991)
Kodo Arts
$2,800.00
Superb sounding zen temple bell with the date inxscribed Showa 3 (C.1929). In excellent condition and well casted. H:22" by 11" diameter. Thick bronze. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1139714 (stock #pd392)
Kodo Arts
$2500.00
Outstanding and rare Meiji Period C. 1880 buddhist temple water bowl. Fabulous bronze work with mythical dragon handles and elephant tripod feet legs. Both sides of the bowl have mythical elephant faces with vine like runners in great relief. The rim is rimmed with lovely circle diaper. Ask for shipping quote. H:9" x W: 23" x Depth: 15"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1321823 (stock #pd918)
Kodo Arts
$2,500.00
Very Rare early Showa Period bronze oil lamp. Can be fitted for electricty. Heavy bronze; came from a doctor@s household. 4 panels with tortoise diaper motif. Great legs. Condition excellent. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1930 item #1357787 (stock #mc41)
Kodo Arts
$2,500.00
Important pair of Taisho Period c. 1921 bronze zen buddhist temple lamps with lacquered wood stands. Inscribed on lamps is date and village of temple. Stands are older from Meiji Period C.1890. Inscribed are parishiners names. Great condition. Stands 31" x 18"; lamps 25" x 11". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1082896 (stock #pd298)
Kodo Arts
$2200.00
Huge impact large bronze Taisho Period c.1920 lantern. Lovely vine lattice metalworkwork on the sides and 4 stout legs. Can either stand alone or be hung. There is a hole for an electric chord on the top and the original paper on the inside is off. (we can repaper on request). Top has slight bend (as you can see in the pictures) but otherwise in great condition. H:37cm x W:29cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1350699 (stock #mc22)
Kodo Arts
$2,200.00
Very unusual bronze zen buddhist temple altar lantern. On curved tripos legs, this Taisho Period c. 1910 lantern was used with oil and wick. Original paper is off but can be repapered with old rice papaer upon request. perfect condition. 20" tall and 14" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1218160 (stock #pd615)
Kodo Arts
$2000.00
Rare and exceptional Meiji Period C.1900 bronze 'usubata' flower vase with a dragon stand. The bronze cup sits in the dragon' s open mouth. The fine relief work on the dragon is superb. The dragon 's are glass. Excellent ondition. height 14"; diameter 10". 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.