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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1291408
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$695.00
Pair of early 19th century menuki - Japanese sword fittings - each depicting a wasp in different attitude on a tube containing their eggs. Shakudo with gilding, fantastic design, superb casting and detailing, beautiful patina. Length 1 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1291404
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$475.00
Pair of solid silver 19th century menuki - Japanese sword fitting - depicting two shishi playing among waves. Did not photograph well. Superb design, fantastic detailing, excellent gilding, in great condition. Length 1 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1291401
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$395.00
Pair of early 19th century Japanese sword menuki depicting egrets wading in a stream with swirling water, grasses and flowering water lilies. Elegant design, bronze with silvering and gilding, overall in very good condition. Length 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1291400
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$325.00
Pair of early 19th century menuki - Japanese sword fittings - depicting caparisoned prancing horses. Excellent design, great detailing, gilding (some wear). Length 1 3/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1291399
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$295.00
Pair of early 19th century Japanese sword menuki depicting blooming peonies with stems, branches and buds. Excellent design and detailing, flowers and buds are silver, gold highlights. Length 1 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1291397
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Pair of 19th century Japanese sword menuki depicting millet stalks. Pleasant design, bronze with light brown patina, overall in good condition, some rubbing as to be expected on old pieces. Length 1 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1291394
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$375.00
Pair of 19th century Japanese sword menuki each depicting a phoenix in flight by blooming paulownia flowers. Interesting combination - paulownia flowers are the crest of the Imperial family, and phoenix is the symbol of the Empress. Elegant design, bronze with gilding, overall in very good condition. Length 2 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1291390
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$275.00
Pair of 19th century Japanese sword menuki each depicting a pair of frolicking shishi in different attitudes. Nice design, bronze with gilding, overall in very good condition. Length 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1291389
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
Pair of 19th century Japanese sword menuki each depicting a dancing shojo: one with a ladle and a fan, the other with a ladle and a cup. Shojo are mythical creatures living near the sea, and are particularly fond of sake. Nice design, bronze with gilding, overall in very good condition. Length 1 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1264335
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$750.00
Pair of 19th century Japanese sword menuki depicting Chinese Immortals: 1. A reclining female reading an open scroll. 2. A seated male with a war hat and a bow holding a bird. Excellent design, bronze with fire gilding and silver inlays, superb casting and detailing - see the extraordinary face of the male, beautiful patina, in great condition. Length 1 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1264330
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$500.00
Pair of 19th century Japanese sword menuki depicting: 1. Kanzan and Jittoku reading an open scroll, with Jittoku’s broom on the ground behind them. 2. A landscape in scholar’s taste with 2 huts, rocks and trees. According to a legend, Kanzan and Jittoku lived in a kitchen of a Chinese Zen Buddhist monastery and talked nonsensical language, which some took as a sign of them being enlightened. The second menuki alludes to the tranquility of a simple natural setting...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1264326
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$500.00
Pair of 19th century Japanese sword menuki each depicting an undulating water dragon in different attitude. Excellent design, shakudo with gold inlaid eyes, superb casting and detailing, beautiful patina, in great condition. Length 2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1264318
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$500.00
Pair of 19th century Japanese sword menuki each depicting an undulating dragon among clouds in different attitude. Did not photograph well - photos came out too harsh. Excellent design, bronze with fire gilding, superb casting and detailing, beautiful patina. Length 1 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1264199
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$750.00
Pair of 19th century Japanese sword menuki depicting chidori (plovers) in flight in different attitudes. Superb quality work to the last detail, fantastic example of Japanese metalwork. Shakudo with gold inlays, in excellent condition. Each is signed on the side - see details. Length 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1264198
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$450.00
Pair of 19th century Japanese sword menuki each depicting a pair of cranes wading through a stream with water plants. Elegant design, bronze with gilding and silver inlays, overall in great condition. Length 1 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1264197
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$475.00
Pair of 19th century Japanese sword menuki each depicting a samurai with a weapon in different attitudes: one is wielding a sword, the other a naginata (a machete on a wooden shaft). Wonderful work, bronze with silver inlays and gilding, slight wear, in great condition. Length 1 1/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1264195
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$375.00
Pair of early 19th century Japanese sword menuki depicting wild boars resting on rockery, one with young. Great design and detailing, bronze with dark patina, gold highlights. Length 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1235227
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
Single 19th century Japanese sword menuki depicting a man pulling 2 stems of bamboo. Extraordinary work with superb detailing - see his face, hair, bamboo leaves and finely worked designs on his clothes. Bronze with beautiful coppery patina, silver inlaid details of his belt and sandals, in great condition, signed with 2 characters on a plaque inside. Length 1 1/2 inches.