Dmitry Levit Asian Art Dmitry Levit Asian Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1837 VR item #1351312
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$295.00
Late 18th - early 19th century Korean porcelain dish used in ceremonial rites of ancestor worship. The dish is concave so that the ceremonial meat or cake could be placed on it. Simple round shape and foot with slight waist express harmony needed for the ritual. Sand particles adhering to the foot and forming a circle on the dish itself (apparently those dishes were fired in stacks, so the circle is the print of a dish that was fired standing on this one)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1351311
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
19th century Korean porcelain water dropper (used for diluting ink) in a shape of curled carp. According to a Chinese legend, a carp that can swim up the waterfall turns into a dragon, and thus serves as a paragon of perseverance, especially in scholarly pursuits. Free potting with nice depiction of fish’ scales, very nice underglaze blue wash, 2 openings for water. Old compressed dust on the surface, some scratching as to be expected, wonderful patina, overall in great shape...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1351310
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
Choson period (19th century) Korean porcelain shallow bowl with underglaze blue chrysanthemum flower painted in the middle. Wonderful free potting, typical pitting to the glaze, beautiful uninhibited underglaze painting, sand particles adhering to the foot. Very pleasant wear and patina, multiple Japanese golden lacquer repairs to the rim adding to the beauty of the piece. Very strong quiet object with great character. Diameter 5 inches, height 1 1/2 inches.