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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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1296884
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$130.00
19th century coral ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) of simple barrel shape. True coral of beautiful deep salmon natural color (not stained), nice patina on the surface. Height 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1296883
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$70.00
19th century lacquer ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) of seed shape with red lacquer surface and carved out areas showing the wooden body beneath. Nice work, overall in great condition. Height 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1295693
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$450.00
19th century staghorn/bone netsuke of a seated piebald puppy carved in Kyoto school style. Beautifully caught essence of the creature, wonderful chubby body, horn inlaid expressive eyes. Superbly solved problem of porous nature of antler center - porous part is plugged on puppy’s back and stomach and carved by the artist - plugging is done perfectly, almost impossible to distinguish it from the rest of the surface. Very nice hairwork, beautiful wear and patina. Extremely sweet piece...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1294978
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$450.00
Late 19th - early 20th century Chinese buffalo horn Buddhist scepter carved in a shape of a reishi fungus branch with clusters of pine needles and a chimera crouching on its stem. Ruyi scepter is a traditional symbol of scholarship, or transmission of knowledge. Elegant slender shape, excellent carving, exceptionally beautiful translucent material, wonderful patina and fantastic sheen to the surface. Great subtle piece for scholar’s table, or a practicing Buddhist. Length 7 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1294977
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$325.00
19th century Chinese brush rest made out of a stem of black coral with natural branches, their structure forming dividers for placing painting or calligraphy brushes. Very clever design, practically no carving, wonderful patina. Beautiful material with dense texture, concentric growth rings, and wonderful play of black and a range of brown colors. Excellent object for scholar’s desk. Length 6 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1294976
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
15th century small Vietnamese white stoneware vase with underglaze blue painting. The piece comes from an old Japanese collection, and must have been part of a sunken ship cargo. It is very similar to Hoi An material lifted off Cu Lao Cham, central Vietnam. Beautiful glaze with fine bubbles, central register with excellent free painting of vertical segments, flower band around the neck. Lotus petals around its foot, old Japanese lacquer repair to the mouth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1294480
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1650.00
Rather unusual 19th century ivory netsuke in ryusa form carved in sunken relief with Rokkasen - Six Famous Poets of Japan - each in a differently shaped reserve. Excellent design, superb sharp carving with wonderful level of detail. Good practical shape for netsuke, very pleasant to hold, beautiful warm yellowish patina, especially on the back where netsuke was touching the silk of kimono. Signed HAKUUNSAI - the artist was a member of Kikugawa family, and is discussed in detail on p...