Kazari + Ziguzagu stocks the best range of eclectic Japanese antiques Melbourne has to offer. But we don’t just showcase Japanese items; we also source antiques and collectibles from China, Indonesia and various African countries so you can be sure that we have the perfect item for your space. We predominantly stock antiques from three main Japanese periods: the Edo Period (AD 1600-1868), Meiji Period (AD 1868-1912) and Showa period (AD 1926-1989). Occasionally we also stock antiques from the Nara Period (AD 710-794) and Momoyama Period (AD 1568-1600). Whether you spend every weekend trawling antique shops in Melbourne or are just wondering what vintage treasures Melbourne has to offer you on a one-off trip to the city, Kazari + Ziguzagu is a destination store and resource for designers, decorators and collectors sourcing unique high quality pieces for all tastes and many different applications. Come in and see some of these items for yourself at our shop - you can feel the history!

Kazari + Ziguzagu have specialised in importing Japanese antiques to Australia since 1979 and have an astounding range of options. We stand out amongst antique stores in Melbourne because of our ethos of quality craftsmanship, design and respect for the life of an object. If sustainability is important to you, consider furnishing your home with quality pieces from our antique selection.

When it comes to our antiques, you can choose from bronze, collectables, ikebana, lacquer, pottery and tea ceremony items. They range from antiques over a millennia old, Buddhist religious artifacts and folk art to vintage furniture and items produced in the 20th century. If you are keen to learn some creative and practical Japanese skills like ikebana or furniture restoration there are also workshops available for you to join.

  • Antique Japanese wooden bodhisattva 18th Century-MI18FF240-5

    Antique Japanese wooden bodhisattva 18th Century-MI18FF240-5

    Rare bodhisattva Ksitigarbha, also known as Jizo, of carved, lacquer painted wood. C 18th 

    The bodhisattva is depicted in monk's robes with finely patterned handpainted detailing.

    The eyes are carved from rock crystal and have been painted from behind with black lacquer and gold leaf. The face of each figure is uniquely expressive and the head is backed by a circular halo.



    Dimensions:W 32cm x D19.5cm x 49cm



    Click and collect

    At checkout select the ‘Click and Collect’ shipping method. You will be contacted by a Kazari + Ziguzagu team member who will advise when you can collect your items. Items will be ready for collection within 1 business day and must be collected within 5 business days unless otherwise arranged.

    Charges apply for storage beyond the initial period. You may also decide to use the Click and Collect service if you have an existing/preferred carrier for interstate and international shipping.


    We can ship orders worldwide. Kazari + Ziguzagu uses competitive and reliable shipping services including but not limited to Auspost, DHL and local couriers and carriers, as well as art and antique specific interstate and international carriers.

    Shipping can be added at checkout for Domestic deliveries (Australia).

    Additional insurance may be required as standard insurance may not be sufficient to cover loss or damage of fragile or expensive items.

    For deliveries outside Australia, or for custom shipping quotes please contact us using the Enquiry form on this page.

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    Refunds & Returns

    Should you consider an item flawed or damaged upon delivery please email or call Kazari P/L within 5 business days of receipt of the goods quoting the original order/reference number and your reason for returning the item.

    If you are dissatisfied with your purchase for any reason other than a faulty or incorrect item, we cannot refund the goods however can offer a credit note, valid for 12 months from the date of return. In the case of online purchases all shipping costs, including packaging and postage charges for return of the item to be exchanged and dispatch of the replacement item are to be paid by the customer.

    Please click here for our full 'Refunds & Returns' policy.


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