Dmitry Levit Asian Art Dmitry Levit Asian Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1297943
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$750.00
Unusually large 19th century boxwood netsuke mask of Okame. Probably was meant for a large person - sumo wrestler, most probably. Superb quality carving, wonderful chubby face with great smile, mesmerizing rhythm to her hair, extraordinary beautiful finish, superb patina. Signed on the inside MASATSUGU (almost impossible to photograph) - the artist is listed on p. 740 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, lower left. Height 3 inches (75 mm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1297940
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$495.00
19th century boxwood netsuke of karako (Chinese boy) riding a hobby horse. Wonderful quality carving, perfectly caught expression of seriousness with which the boy is imagining riding a real horse, excellent detailing of knotted scarves on the back of the boy, very beautiful face of the horse, great finish, superb patina. Signed HIROICHI on the back - the artist is listed on p. 466 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Height 1 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1297939
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$850.00
19th netsuke of two Tatebina - a male and female doll figures displayed during Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival), which starts on the 3rd day of the 3rd month. Of standing, flattened form with intentionally simplified doll faces and superbly incised floral patterns on the robes, nice wear and patina. Signed HOICHI on the back - for information on this excellent carver from Hojitsu school see NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 476. Height 1 3/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1297933
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$495.00
18th century wooden netsuke of a chestnut with a fat ivory worm eating its way through the nut. Simple elegant design in Japanese taste, good size fat piece, excellently carved, appropriate wear, wonderful patina. There appears to be a trace of an inscription in ink on the front of the netsuke. Signed MINKO on the bottom followed by kakihan (carved monogram) of the artist. Minko is a superb carver - for discussion see p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1297932
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$125.00
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in a shape of a ceramic sake jar with high shoulders and decoration of concentric circles . Clever elegant design in Japanese taste, beautiful staghorn texture, in great condition. Height 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1297931
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$125.00
Late 19th century ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) made out of a section of bamboo including a node. Elegant clever design, lacquered with gold and black lacquer, beautiful patina. Height 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1297928
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$90.00
19th century mother of pearl ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in a shape of a double gourd. Elegant clever design, natural imperfections in the material, beautiful patina. Length 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1297111
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$850.00
Rather unusual good size 18th century Chinese pewter covered tea caddy of square section with indented corners, 4 short legs and cover. Did not photograph well - the colors are off, actual color is typical old pewter. Shoulders, sides, and tops of the cover and the body are inlaid with bronze or dark brass...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1297110
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
19th century Chinese pewter covered box for storing small items on scholar’s desk engraved with flowering prunus on the top, and brass trim along ornately shaped rim. Beautifully made, pleasant patina. Stamped on the inside of the cover with maker’s seal in Chinese which reads HUANG YOU. Great patina, wonderful object for scholar’s table. Height with cover 1 inch, length 4 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1297109
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
Unusual 19th century (can be 18th century as is often a case with Chinese pewter) Chinese pewter altar vase for holding incense sticks, inlaid with brass on one side with three tiers depicting (from bottom towards the top): 1. Lotus leaves and bud issuing from a pond, 2. A deep with a flaming roundel above it, 3. Three birds on a gnarled flowering prunus tree issuing from rocks. Vertical sides of all the flanges are inlaid with brass as well...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1900 item #1296980
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$295.00
19th century small Chinese Peking glass scroll weight / brush rest in a shape of a Foo lion with its head turned to the left. Does not photograph well. Delightful carving on a piece of 2-colored glass (transparent bottom and reddish top) with excellent rendition of its face and fluffy tail. Beautiful patina, pleasant to hold, overall in great shape, very nice piece for a scholar’s table. Length 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1296978
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
Unusual early 19th (can be as early as 18th) century Chinese pewter covered round box, the cover with brass inlay of a flowering bush. Might have been used on scholar’s table for storing small items such as ink cakes. Beautiful patina, pleasantly heavy, wonderful feel of age to the piece. Diameter 3 3/8 inches, height 2 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1296977
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese cloisonne covered box for seal paste decorated on the top with several scholar’s objects including ancient vessel, tassels, scrolls, jardiniere with a plant and vase with prunus branch, all surrounded by flowering branches. Wonderful quality work, gilding to all exposed metal parts (some wear to the bottom rim). All irregularities are not losses or repairs, but original features of the item...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1296976
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
Unusual late 19th century Chinese cloisonne belt buckle decorated with a cluster of Buddha’s hand citron, a peach and a pomegranate with leaves, all on bright blue background. All irregularities are not losses or repairs, but original features of the item. Wonderful design, very well made, beautiful patina, in excellent condition. Length 2 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1296889
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$975.00
19th century ivory netsuke of a seated skeleton cleaning a mokugyo (Buddhist gong) with a stiff brush. I believe it represents the late Buddhist priest Danka: excellent Buddhist subject, great facial expression (if you can call it a face) with a wide smile, the piece being comical and somehow sad. Himotoshi (cord opening) is formed by a natural opening between the rib cage and hip bones...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1296888
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$950.00
Late 18th to early 19th century netsuke of a mother tiger with her young. Strong early carving, beautifully captured moment of familial affection, bold design, netsuke of characteristic early triangular section. Very nice hairwork, wonderful staining, appropriate wear and patina, himotoshi is formed by natural opening in the carving. Height 1 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1296886
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$495.00
Early 19th century marine ivory (walrus tusk) netsuke of seated Shoki the Demon Queller holding what appears to be a large rice cake between his legs. Nicely carved piece with great face (see his mad cross-eyed look) and beautiful flow of his robe, wonderful patina. Grainy texture on the walrus tusk core can be seen on the bottom and back of the carving, old age lines, overall in great condition. Height 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1296885
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
Early 19th century Japanese cloisonne ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) of ball shape with design of spirals in variously colored flower shaped reserves, all on green background, metal lined central hole. Excellent early work with typical original pitting and beautiful matte surface, very pleasant feel of age. Height 9/16 inches.