Japanese Antiques by Kodo Arts
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1113471 (stock #pd333)
Kodo Arts
$810.00
Very rare Taisho Period, C.1910 bronze carp garden water spout. The detail on the bronze fish scales and the waves about the tail are exceptional. We have seen many a fake of late and this is the real deal. There is a tiny pipe from the bottom that opens through the mouth to allow a water flow. Ask for shipping quote. Condition excellent. H: about 24cm x W: about 14cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1111770 (stock #pd332)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Very unusual and rare bronze metal recluse hut featuring japanese architectual aesthetic. There is a lighting screw on the floor of the hut where we assume there was a light. The bronze hut has sliding metal doors, a metal lantern hanging off the eaves and a maple leaf vine on the roof descending to the base. Ask for shipping quote. H:about 25cm x W: about 35cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1086691 (stock #pd304)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Simple but elegant late Taisho Period c. 1925 bronze flower vase with original paulownia wood box. The vase has a branch of bamboo leaves in raised relief and the vase is cast as a section of bamboo. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:29cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1084374 (stock #pd301)
Kodo Arts
$450.00
Very elegant bronze zen buddhist temple lantern from the inside altar of the temple. Lattice work and bronze craftsmanship superb. Taisho Period C.1925. Heavy bronze. Latch and hinges in excellent condition. Inside paper has been taken off. We re-paper on request. Ask for shipping quote. H:35cm x W:17cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1082896 (stock #pd298)
Kodo Arts
$1,800.00
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1930 item #1074752 (stock #pd282)
Kodo Arts
$450.00
Exceedingly bold and solid bronze temple lantern from a buddhist temple in southern Kyoto. It has an electric light source and we date it to c.1930. Japanese washi paper lines the inside and the light is diffused and lends a beautiful atmosphere. Excellent condition and comes in 3 sections. Ask for shiping quote. H:16" x W"6"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1074500 (stock #pd279)
Kodo Arts
$1600.00
Simply elegant bronze crane candlestand on a base with baby crane and turtle, the auspicious symbols of happiness and long life. C. 1910, the bronze is "aka do" a rich red bronze. The coloring is natural and not painted on. Finely detailed feathers and tail point to a the top class of bronzemanship. At the top lotus flowers adorn the candleholder. Ask for shipping quote. H:14" x W:7"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1073130 (stock #pd275)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Unusually large Zen Buddhist temple candlestand c. 1950. A crane standing on a mythical turtle, the auspicious symbols of longevity and happiness. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:29" x W:5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1069961 (stock #pd268)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Fabulous bronze brazier in the chyrsanthemum motif with 16 petals representing the imperial family crest. Sitting on a keyaki japanese elm wood base, the the brazier would make a wonderful flower vase or dinner table centerpiece. Very good condition with minor wear and bronze blue discoloration. Very tiny scratches and one tiny indentation. Ask for shipping quote. H: 13" x diameter: 15".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1062497 (stock #pd248)
Kodo Arts
$1350.00
Late Taisho Period C.1915 buddhist temple bronze altar lanterns with intricate zen cloud patterns and lattice work. The bronze work is immaculate and the cratsmanship without flaw; typical Taisho Period work. The oiled rice paper lining the inside of the main body is gone but the condition of the pieces is excellent. H:23cm x W:13cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1053330 (stock #pd234)
Kodo Arts
$790.00
Exceptional Taisho Period c.1925 bronze flower vase with a koi (carp) swimming up a waterfall symbolizing courage and determination. On the opposite side are the Japanese characters, 'Ken & To' in raised relief, meaning to persist and challenge. The vase is signed by Minobe and was most likely commissioned as a gift for someone facing a challenging journey or task. The upper kanji 'Ken' has a tiny light scratch in the upper left stroke as well as the area above it, but imperceptable to the camera and basically the eye. Ask for shipping quote. H:36cm ; Diameter:12cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1042419 (stock #pd207)
Kodo Arts
$1800.00
Absolutely fabulous bronze square-mouthed almost art deco flower vase in the original paulownia box, dated April, 1847. The kanji on the box reads: Koka 4 Nen Teimi Shigatsu, meaning 1847 in Edo Period in the 4th month (april) of the zodiac calendar. Hirota Gensho Motomu Nari meaning the piece was commissioned for a Mr. Hirota Gensho. On one side of the Kiri box is written: Sentoku Kabin, meaning it was a flower vase fired and colored with rice straw smoke. All 4 sides of the vase have a geometric design motif in relief extending to the top underside. Ask for shipping quote. H:20cm x W:25cm x Depth:25cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1041016 (stock #pd206)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Exceptional early Showa Period c.1937 art deco bronze flower vase in the original signed paulownia box. The kanji on the box reads: Chudo Ume Moyo "bronze vase with plum petal motif. Also Kabin or "flower vase". On the inside is the signature of Tatsugo and his seal. The bronze has plum petals in raised relief and inside small crosses. The vase itself is divided in sections by incissed lines. Ask for shipping quote. H:20cm ; diameter is 22cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1012262 (stock #pd170)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Rare antique Japanese bronze calligraphy ink pourer with long spout and large oval handle. The lid has a mythical 'shishi' lion on top. The ink pourer has four leaves; each with raised swirls and hearts on a geometrical thunderbolt diaper background pattern. Lovely. c.1880. (7" x 5") (18cm x 13cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $55.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1950 item #1009262 (stock #pd156)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Lovely sitting Kannon goddess of compassion in bronze, Showa Period, C.1945. She has the tranquil serene expression and superb bronze craftsmanship advocates are searching for. Perfect condition. Looking for the right home. Ask for shipping quote. (H:12cm x W:9cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1008634 (stock #pd154)
Kodo Arts
$1100.00
Gorgeous Taisho Period, c.1915 bronze "usubata" flower vase used for the tea ceremony. Outstanding bronze craftsmanship with 'aka' or red bronze which was used in Japan prior to WW2. Signed on the bottom, 'Arahakasan' which was the Edo Period name for Shitenoji Temple in Osaka. Most likely belonged to the Temple. The flowing waves creates a beautiful contrasting asymmetry. Perfect condition. With paulownia wood original box. Not a replica! Ask for shipping quote. (H:27cm x W:32cm)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1940 item #999224 (stock #pd136)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
Exquisite Kannon, goddess of compassion and mercy on round bronze plaque in fine raised relief. 36 cm in diameter, the Kannon has a blissful, serene expression. The stamp on the front is the artis name, Ito Shinji. On the back is the inscription that this was an offering to a temple with the date, Showa 12 (1937) July which was an auspicious month. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #987815 (stock #pd128)
Kodo Arts
$980.00
Wonderful Art Deco-like Taisho Period c.1925 bronze ususbata flower vase. Thick bronze with bamboo in raised relief and very rare and unusual 3 ring tripod base. Used for tea ceremony. Ask for shipping quote. (H:10" ; W:8")