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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1348967
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1500.00
19th century boxwood netsuke of a snail crawling on top of a section of a bamboo root stem, excellent rendition of the textured soft skin and hard shell of the creature, great depiction of the creature’s eyes and antennae. Perfectly carved bamboo rhisome (root) texture as well as cleverly stippled horizontal surfaces depicting fibrous nature of the plant stems. Very beautiful warm brown staining, great patina, in excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1348966
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 1900 item #1348965
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$550.00
19th century netsuke of a seated smiling karako (Chinese boy) with one knee up and clapping his hands. Wonderful carving with delicate face and beautifully incised hair knots, great depiction of his clothing, nice sense of volume, warm yellow patina, in great condition. Signed RYUMEI on the bottom. Length 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1348881
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$595.00
Very unusual 19th century good size Chinese scholar’s rock in a shape of a rootwood mountain with numerous caverns and richly textured surface resembling swirling clouds or solidified lava. Did not photograph well - photos came out too harsh. Very beautiful and unusual black inky finish, wonderful patina, rather heavy, very pleasant to the touch. Excellent piece in scholar’s taste - one of the most attractive scholar’s objects that I ever had. Length 10 inches, height 5 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1348880
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$395.00
Unusual 19th century small two-sided Chinese table marble screen in hardwood frame and matching hardwood stand. Beautiful and rich dreamstone marble with natural design in black, white and shades of grey. Overlaid with yellowish soapstone depicting a twisted rock and a scholar’s hut on a distant outcrop on the front and a walking lady in a robe on the reverse. Wonderful patina, in excellent condition, excellent object for a scholar’s desk...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1348479
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
19th century miniature Hirado porcelain sculpture of a reclining karako (Chinese boy) leaning on his right elbow. Excellent crisp modeling with incised details - see his superb dreamy face, well defined hands and clothing details. Unusual feature - the unglazed flat bottom is well incised with the continuation of the design. Beautiful glaze with numerous tiny bubbles giving it depth, in excellent condition (no chips, cracks or repairs), very pleasant to the touch...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1348471
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
19th century miniature Hirado porcelain sculpture of a reclining karako (Chinese boy) leaning on his right elbow and holding a fan in his left hand. Excellent crisp modeling with incised details - see his superb dreamy face, well defined hand and clothing details. Unusual feature - the unglazed flat bottom is well incised with the continuation of the design...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1348467
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
19th century miniature Hirado porcelain sculpture of a reclining karako (Chinese boy) leaning on his right elbow. Excellent crisp modeling with incised details - see his superb dreamy face, well defined hands and clothing details. Beautiful glaze with numerous tiny bubbles giving it depth, unglazed bottom, in excellent condition (no chips, cracks or repairs), very pleasant to the touch. Typical Hirado underglaze blue and brown highlights. Length 2 3/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1348466
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
19th century miniature Hirado porcelain sculpture / brushrest in a shape of a karako (Chinese boy) lying on his stomach with his head and feet raised. Excellent crisp modeling with incised details - see his superb face with inquisitive look, well defined collar and knot on the back. Excellent underglaze blue (see the perfect swirls of his hair knots), brown and black. Beautiful glaze with numerous tiny bubbles giving it depth, unglazed bottom, in excellent condition, very pleasant to the touch...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1348465
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
19th century miniature Hirado porcelain sculpture of a reclining karako (Chinese boy) leaning on his right elbow. Could have been used as a brushrest. Excellent crisp modeling with incised details - see his superb dreamy face, well defined hand and clothing details. Beautiful glaze with numerous tiny bubbles giving it depth, unglazed bottom, in excellent condition (no chips, cracks or repairs), very pleasant to the touch...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1348464
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
19th century miniature Hirado porcelain sculpture of a karako (Chinese boy) lying on his stomach, the upper part of his body raised, his gaze is part way up. Could have been used as a brushrest. Excellent crisp modeling with incised details - see his wonderful face, well defined hand and clothing details. Beautiful glaze with numerous tiny bubbles giving it depth, unglazed bottom, in excellent condition (no chips, cracks or repairs), very pleasant to the touch...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1348445
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
19th century miniature Hirado porcelain sculpture of a karako (Chinese boy) lying on his back, the upper part of his body raised up. Could have been used as a brushrest. Excellent crisp modeling with incised details - see his wonderful face, well defined hands and clothing details. Beautiful glaze with numerous tiny bubbles giving it depth, unglazed bottom, in excellent condition, very pleasant to the touch. Typical Hirado underglaze blue and brown highlights. Length 2 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1348437
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
19th century miniature Hirado porcelain sculpture of a reclining karako (Chinese boy) leaning on his right hand. Excellent crisp modeling with incised details - see his superb dreamy face, well defined hands and clothing details. Beautiful glaze with numerous tiny bubbles giving it depth, unglazed bottom. The line seen on the left side of his face is not a repair, but an original firing crack that got filled with glaze during firing, very pleasant to the touch...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1348423
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
Unusual 19th century Hirado Japanese porcelain brushrest in a shape of a karako (Chinese boy) lying on his stomach with his head and feet raised, his head is moveable. Wonderful modeling with incised details, excellent face, beautiful glaze, unglazed bottom, in great condition (no chips, cracks or repairs), very pleasant to the touch. Typical Hirado underglaze blue highlights, rich cobalt firing beautiful gray/brown in saturation areas, brown glaze on his pants...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1347642
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
19th century Japanese bronze / brass letter opener with engraved blade and a handle with medium relief depicting front and back views of a Buddhist monk seated in awe at the feet of a huge statue of a Nio holding a vajra in its hand. Nio are a pair of Guardians usually located at the entrance to a temple - this particular one has its mouth open as it emits sound A (the first letter of Sanskrit alphabet)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1347641
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
19th century Japanese bronze / brass page turner with engraved blade and a handle with low relief Japanese lobster on one side and various engraved and overlayed white bronze sea shells. The blade is engraved with a bird on a flowering bush on one side and a brunch with bud on the other. Very clever design, sharp work with wonderful detailing - see finely defined shell textures and bumps on lobster’s body. Nice dark patina, wonderful object for a writing desk. Length 11 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1347640
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
19th century Japanese bronze / brass page turner with engraved blade and low relief handle with each side depicting a twisting dragon in flight among swirling clouds with a Precious Gem clutched on its claws. The blade is engraved with a Wind God Futen emptying his bag in the clouds, thus creating wind on one side and a bolt of lightning among clouds on the other. Powerful design, sharp work with wonderful detailing - see the texture of dragon’s scaly body and finely defined clouds...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1347636
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
19th century Japanese bronze / brass page turner with engraved blade and low relief handle with each side depicting a head of a dragon under a pomegranate and flowers on vines. The blade is engraved with a snail crawling up a bamboo stem on one side and a butterfly in flight over flower on the other. Good design, sharp work with wonderful detailing - see the texture of dragon’s horns with little raised bumps, finely worked whiskers and mane texture. Nice patina, some dull reddish area on the e...