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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1308879
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1950.00
Very unusual late 19th to early 20th century set of 20 ceramic theater mask netsuke mounted on wooden board with old silk brocade front and rosewood frame. Excellent modeling, crisp detailing, enamel highlights, slight darkening of protruding parts from wear, very nice patina. The masks are held by lengths of wire, and can be removed from the board if needed. Board size 15 7/8 X 11 3/4 inches. Average netsuke height is about 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1308746
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$160.00
Late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing a Kyogen theater mask of Usofuki with characteristically pursed lips. Wonderful surprised face, crisp detailing, white enamel highlights, slight darkening of protruding parts from wear, overall in excellent condition. Impressed with seal SEKIHO on the back - the artist is listed in NETSUKE MASKS by Raymond Bushell, p. 176, signatures 258-260. Height 1 13/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1308745
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$160.00
Late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing a Kyogen theater mask of Bishamon - one of the 7 Gods of Good Fortune. He is a God of riches, an equivalent of Vaishravana, and thus is the protector of the Northern direction. Crisp detailing, great severe face, white enamel highlights, slight darkening of protruding parts from wear, overall in excellent condition. Impressed with seal SEKISEN on the back - the artist is listed in NETSUKE MASKS by Raymond Bushell, p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1308742
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$160.00
Late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing a Kyogen theater mask of Karasu-tengu (also called Tobi). Tengu are mythological creatures - half men, half birds - usually depicted as goblins and known to be first-class fighters. Excellent modeling, crisp detailing, white enamel highlights, very nice patina, overall in excellent condition. Impressed with seal SEKISEN on the back - the artist is listed in NETSUKE MASKS by Raymond Bushell, p. 177, signature 264...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1308741
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$160.00
Late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing a theatrical mask from a Noh play - most probably that of O-Beshimi (see NETSUKE MASKS by Bushell, plates 114-115). Crisp detailing, wonderful face, white enamel highlights, very nice patina, overall in excellent condition. Impressed with seal SEKISEN on the back - the artist is listed in NETSUKE MASKS by Raymond Bushell, p. 177, signature 264. Height 1 13/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1308738
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
Late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing a Kyogen theater mask of Okina. Excellent modeling, crisp detailing, slight darkening of protruding parts, overall in excellent condition. Impressed with seal SEKISEN - the artist is listed in NETSUKE MASKS by Raymond Bushell, p. 177, signature 264. Height 1 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1308737
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$130.00
Late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing a theatrical mask of an oni. Crisp detailing, wonderful modeling of the face, nice patina. Impressed with seal SEKISEN on the back - the artist is listed in NETSUKE MASKS by Raymond Bushell, p. 177, signature 264. Height 1 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1308736
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$110.00
Late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing a Noh theater mask of Daikoku - one of the 7 Gods of Good Fortune. Crisp detailing, white enamel highlights, slight darkening of protruding parts from wear, very nice patina. Impressed with seal SEKISEN on the back - the artist is listed in NETSUKE MASKS by Raymond Bushell, p. 177, signature 264. Height 1 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1308730
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$110.00
Late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing a Noh theater mask of Hotei - one of the 7 Gods of Good Fortune. Crisp detailing, slight darkening of protruding parts from wear, very nice patina. Impressed with seal SEKISEN on the back - the artist is listed in NETSUKE MASKS by Raymond Bushell, p. 177, signature 264. Height 1 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1308729
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$80.00
Late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing a Noh theater mask of Hotei - one of the 7 Gods of Good Fortune. Crisp detailing, wonderful smiling face, white and red enamel highlights, very pleasant wear and patina. Height 1 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1306757
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$2975.00
19th century lacquered netsuke of a sambaso dancer in characteristic posture, holding a rattle, wearing wide robe decorated with pine saplings and cranes in flight, typical hat used in the dance. Extraordinary quality lacquer work - see the saplings and the cranes, some green iridescent abalone inlays on the left undergarment sleeve. Various materials are used for inlays of his feet, head and mask, great quality of his Okina mask, wonderful rendition of Noh theater robes, beautiful patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1306756
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$3600.00
Early 19th century netsuke of a cat on an upturned bowl containing a very fat octopus tentacle, part of it showing outside the bowl causing serious interest of the animal. Superb quality netsuke, fantastic face, excellently carved and etched bottom of the bowl representing an irregular unglazed area on the bottom of the bowl. Great depiction of suction cups and cat’s collar. Beautiful wear and patina, signed MASAKAZU in an oval reserve - the artist is discussed on p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1306755
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1900.00
19th century wooden netsuke of two shishi fiercely biting each other on their rear legs. Does not photograph well. Superb carving wonderfully capturing the mood of the scene, excellent faces, great depiction of their curly hair. Beautiful red/brown fruitwood, excellent warm patina. Fantastic netsuke. Length 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1306753
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1750.00
19th century netsuke of seated Sennin Tobosaku showing off a huge peach of Immortality which he stole from Seiobo, the Chinese Queen of the Fairies. The Peach of Immortality ripens on a tree in her garden only once in 3 thousand years. Superbly carved, excellent face of portrait quality, elegant flow to the lines of his robe, beautiful wear consistent with age...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1306752
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$350.00
19th century ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in the round as a cluster of 5 rats. Wonderful carving, excellent detailing, eyes of 2 rats are inlaid with pink coral, the eyes of the other 3 with dark horn, beautiful hairwork. Very nice wear and patina, compressed dust on the surface. Height 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1306633
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$4500.00
18th century ivory netsuke of a reclining shishi with its head turned to the right, its mouth wide open as it bites its rear paw (probably tries to take out something stuck between its pads). Very strong early Kyoto school piece, eyes inlaid with dark horn, there is a loose ball in its mouth, superb oversized powerful paws, excellent hairwork (see its bushy tail and mane), beautiful slightly convex (not flat) bottom...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1306631
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1750.00
Late Meiji (1890s to 1910s) netsuke of a standing fat baby boy wearing just a bib and holding a thick rope that serves as a collar for a puppy standing next to him. Excellent carving, great chubby face, superb depiction of his fat body and fingers. Nice flow to the rope with its twisted texture, expert use of black, orange and golden ink, beautiful wear and patina. Signed HOZAN on the bottom - the artist is listed in NETSUKE by Neil Davey (p. 470, number 741). Height 1 13/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1306630
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$800.00
19th century boxwood netsuke of Hotei (one of the 7 Gods of Good Luck, also representing Maitreya - the Buddha of the future) standing next to his bag of gifts and holding a fan in his hand. Netsuke imitates hollow ceramic statues of Hotei including their enamel decoration. Wonderful facial expression, beautiful flowing lines of his robe, painted in bright colors with expected wear and losses to the paint, tiny chip to its nose...