Dmitry Levit Asian Art Dmitry Levit Asian Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1135342
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
19th century Japanese ceramic statue of standing Daruma (Boddhidharma - the founder of Zen Buddhism) enveloped in monastic robe, and holding a hossu (fly whisk) in his hand. Superb sculpting - see the beautiful flow of his robe and well defined facial features. Absolutely fascinating painting of his face - staring fierce eyes with white enamel, wonderful depiction of his facial hair and excellently conveyed expression of thoughtful concentration...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1092911
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$125.00
1910s (early Showa) Japanese ceramic tokkuri - sake bottle -with enamel decoration of a double gourd with leaves and tendrils. Dried double gourds were used for storing sake while traveling (the waist of the gourd providing for easy hanging off the belt), so the decoration motif seems quite fitting the function of the bottle. Kyoto ware with tan body and fine beautifully crackled glaze. Excellent quality painting with golden veins on the leaves...