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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1251251
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$350.00
Late Meiji / early Taisho miniature Japanese porcelain vase depicting a family of 3 cranes in different attitudes. Perfect potting, elegant shape, beautiful underglaze powder green ground, eyes and beaks of of the birds are done in underglaze blue, superb even glaze. Signed in underglaze blue SENPO SENO SEI (Made in Senpo’s pottery) on the bottom. Height 3 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1247948
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
Rather unusual late Meiji (1890s to 1912) Japanese porcelain incense stick holder in a form of an oni holding a huge club studded with nails, the upper part of it forming a stick holder. Clever design, wonderful modeling - see its face and muscular limbs. Unglazed surface, nice patina, slight traces of incense tar by the stick hole. Height 2 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1244882
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
19th century Edo period (before 1867) Japanese porcelain Hirado plate with scalloped edge and underglaze blue decoration of a dragon in pursuit of Tama (sacred pearl). Excellent potting, milky white body and clear glaze. Great early painting with charming freedom, wonderful dynamic design - see the flames issuing from the body of the dragon. Some surface wear as to be expected, overall in great condition. Diameter 7 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1244881
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) Japanese porcelain Hirado plate with underglaze blue and red decoration of 3 boys making a snowman in a form of Zen Buddhism patriarch Daruma. Wonderful potting, fantastic quality freehand painting, in excellent condition. Signed on the bottom HAKUZAN SEISEI (finely made by Hakuzan). Diameter 5 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1244880
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) Japanese porcelain Hirado yusamashi with underglaze blue decoration of scholars playing the game of GO on a low table, accompanied by attendant boys. Yusamashi resembles European creamer in shape, and is used to add cold water to tea in order to bring it to comfortable drinking temperature. Superb delicate potting, marked with 6 Japanese characters on the bottom. Wonderful quality freehand painting. The creamer is in perfect condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1227519
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 hand and clothing details. Beautiful glaze with numerous tiny bubbles, unglazed bottom, in excellent condition (no chips, cracks or repairs), very pleasant to the touch. Typical Hirado underglaze blue and brown highlights, underglaze black on his shoes. Length 1 15/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1227518
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
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, 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 #1227515
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
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 hand and clothing details. Beautiful glaze with numerous tiny bubbles, unglazed bottom, in excellent condition (no chips, cracks or repairs), very pleasant to the touch. Typical Hirado underglaze blue and brown highlights. Length 2 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1227514
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
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 hand and clothing details. Beautiful glaze with numerous tiny bubbles, unglazed bottom, original firing crack on the left side of his head that got filled with glaze during firing, very pleasant to the touch. Typical Hirado underglaze blue and brown highlights. Length 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1219197
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$750.00
Late 19th - early 20th century Japanese porcelain vase of meiping shape decorated in the round with some raised and some painted designs of blooming chrysanthemums. Very clever work with about half of the flowers done in low relief, while the other half is done by stenciling, with finely ground pigment being blown onto the wet exposed surface before firing. The combined technique gives the decoration a wonderful feel of depth. Superb quality underglaze gray with pink areas on the flowers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1103431
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
Most unusual 19th century Japanese porcelain shaving mug with handle decorated on the outside with 2 fan shaped cartouches with birds on flowering branches, and various sea creatures on tomato red ground. The creatures include an octopus, various fish (eel, flounder, whitefish, sea bass) and shells. Excellent painting, very good potting, unusual 12-sided body with wider foot. Signed HICHOZAN SHINPO TSUKURU (Made by Hichozan Shinpo) on the bottom...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1103414
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Unusual 1910s Japanese porcelain cup in classic shape decorated with 3 cranes in flight among stylized clouds in gold on tomato red ground, and underglaze blue keyfret design around the foot. Excellent potting, superb quality painting. Signed in underglaze blue on the bottom DAI NIHON EIRAKU ZO for one of the later generations of potters from the eiraku line. Very pleasant and beautifully made piece, quite rare, in perfect condition. Diameter 2 11/16 inches, height 1 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1103408
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$50.00
19th century small underglaze blue and white Japanese Arita porcelain sweetmeat dish used during tea ceremony in lozenge shape with decoration of 2 boys among bushes on the inside, and scrolling vines on the outside. Great intentionally careless potting with indented corners, wonderful thick glaze with minute bubbles, beautiful dark spots in the paste consistent with age. Very good quality freehand painting, overall in excellent condition. Length 4 1/8 inches...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1092919
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$375.00
Very unusual late Meiji (1900s) Japanese ceramic sake set consisting of 5 cups and tokkuri - a sake bottle. The bottle is of classic shape with silver lining to the mouth and decoration of a phoenix in flight among scrolling clouds above stylized rocks and under abbreviated clouds. Cups have silver lined inside surface, and follow the same decoration scheme...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1092902
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
19th century/Meiji period Japanese porcelain sake cup with underglaze blue decoration of four ancient Chinese bronze incense burners/braziers. Kyoto work by Takahashi Dohachi Studio with delicate potting and beautiful bubbly glaze. Underglaze blue Dohachi mark on the bottom. Wonderful quality freehand painting, in perfect condition. Height 1 5/8 inches, diameter 2 3/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1092900
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
19th century/Meiji period Japanese porcelain sake cup with silver lining on the inside and decoration of flowering lotus flowers among scrolling vines above stylized clouds. The cup is decorated in fa-hua technique developed by Chinese at the end of the 15th century, with lines of raised slip keeping colored glazes from running together, very much like cloisonne technique. Color scheme also follows closely the fa-hua palette with yellow, blue, aubergine and turquoise enamels...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1092897
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
19th century/Meiji period Japanese porcelain Kutani sake cup painted on the outside with two panels with landscape scene and a gathering of scholars. Areas between the panels are filled with different reserves painted with brocade patterns. Superb quality painting (see the detailing of the landscape panel) done in red, green, light blue, black and golden enamels. Delicate potting, overall in excellent condition. Red enamel mark in Japanese characters KUTANI and place name on the bottom...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1061971
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
19th century small Hirado porcelain sculpture of a Japanese man wearing official kimono and a court hat. Like any white object does not photograph well. Excellent crisp modeling with incised details, wonderful thickish glaze with slight blue tinge and tiny bubbles in it. Unglazed bottom, in excellent condition, very pleasant to the touch. Height 2 3/8 inches. See the companion piece in my catalog.