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19c netsuke EGGPLANT by GADO TADATAKA

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900   item# 1239068

19c netsuke EGGPLANT by GADO TADATAKA
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$495 

19th century netsuke carved out of kurumi (natural walnut shell) carved in a shape of a nasu (eggplant). Very clever piece in Japanese taste perfectly capturing shape and textures of the vegetable. Extraordinary deep warm brown patina, old stable split along the seam of the walnut. Signed GADO TADATAKA SAKU (made by Gado Tadataka) on the side - this rare artist is listed on p. 370 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Height 1 3/16 inches.


19c kagamibuta netsuke KIKAZARU MONKEY

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900   item# 1239066

19c kagamibuta netsuke KIKAZARU MONKEY
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$375 

19th century kagamibuta (mirror lid) netsuke with ivory top and dark rosewood body. The top is carved with medium relief distressed Kikazaru monkey with its hands covering its ears in classic ďhear no evilĒ gesture, all on the incised background of waves. Excellent delicate carving, great face and hairwork. Beautiful wear and patina, in great condition, one of the himotoshi on the back is lined with ivory stained green. Size 1 1/4 x 1 5/8 inches.


19c kesi Chinese textile 5th RANK BADGE MANDARIN SQUARE

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900   item# 1238806

19c kesi Chinese textile 5th RANK BADGE MANDARIN SQUARE
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$600 

19th century Chinese textile kesi rank badge (also called mandarin square) from the back of an officialís robe. The badge dates from early to mid-19th century, and denotes the fifth civil rank symbolized by the bird on the badge - the Silver Pheasant. Numerous woven designs include sun, rocks among waves and clouds, bats in flight, fungus of Immortality, peaches, peonies, lotus flowers and other Emblems of the 8 Immortals, Buddhist Emblems and Eight Treasures. Black and blue ink painting highlig ...click for details


19c kesi Chinese textile 5th RANK BADGE mandarin square

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900   item# 1238805

19c kesi Chinese textile 5th RANK BADGE mandarin square
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$550 

Mid 19th century Chinese textile kesi rank badge (also called mandarin squares) denoting the fifth civil rank symbolized by the bird on the badge - the Silver Pheasant. The badge is from the front of an officialís robe and consists of 2 vertical halves allowing the garment to be opened, now sown together. Woven designs on lattice background include sun, rocks among waves and clouds, bats in flight, fungus of Immortality, peaches, peonies, lotus flowers and other Emblems of the 8 Immortals, Buddh ...click for details


19c kesi Chinese textile 7th RANK BADGE MANDARIN SQUARE

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900   item# 1238804

19c kesi Chinese textile 7th RANK BADGE MANDARIN SQUARE
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$550 

Mid 19th century Chinese textile kesi rank badge (also called mandarin square) denoting the seventh civil rank symbolized by the bird on the badge - the Mandarin Duck. The badge is from the front of an officialís robe and consists of 2 vertical halves allowing the garment to be opened, now sown together. Woven designs include sun, rocks among waves and clouds, bats in flight, fungus of Immortality, peaches, peonies, lotus flowers and other Emblems of the 8 Immortals, Buddhist Emblems and Eight T ...click for details


19c Chinese bronze champleve DUCK INCENSE BURNER

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1920   item# 1238592

19c Chinese bronze champleve DUCK INCENSE BURNER
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$1200 

Late Qing Dynasty (1880s to 1911) Chinese bronze incense burner in a shape of a standing mandarin duck with its head raised. Wings and tail are decorated in champleve technique with red, green, blue, turquoise and yellow enamels with designs referring to ancient Chinese bronzes. The wings of the creature form a removable cover that fits perfectly. Excellent quality casting - see the head with incised lines around its beak and eyes, and detailing of its webbed feet. Beautiful patina, dust accumul ...click for details


18c Chinese pewter TEA CADDY inlaid scholar objects

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1800   item# 1238591

18c Chinese pewter TEA CADDY inlaid scholar objects
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$850 

Rather unusual good size 18th century Chinese pewter covered tea caddy of square section with indented corners, 4 short legs and cover. Did not photograph well - the colors are off, actual color is typical old pewter. Shoulders, sides, and tops of the cover and the body are inlaid with bronze or dark brass. Four raised panels on the sides are showing ancient bronze vessels with flowering branches, other scholarís objects, standing crane, butterflies and bats in flight, top of the body is inlaid ...click for details


19c Chinese scholar ivory & ebony brushrest

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1238590

19c Chinese scholar ivory & ebony brushrest
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$750 

Very unusual late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese scholarís ivory and ebony brushrest. Ivory is beautifully carved as a prunus trunk with flowers and buds, fixed in superbly fitted and excellently carved ebony stand. Elegant design and color combination, wonderful patina. Excellent functional object for scholarís desk, one of the most beautiful scholarís objects that I have had. Height 5/8 inches, total length 6 5/8 inches.


19c Chinese scholar rock rootwood BRUSHREST

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1238588

19c Chinese scholar rock rootwood BRUSHREST
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$325 

19th century Chinese scholarís rootwood brushrest / scholarís rock giving a perfect impression of a craggy mountain range with numerous crevices. Did not photograph well - photos came out too harsh. Wonderful object conveying the power of the mountains. Natural root of a tree with old cracks, nicks and scratches adding to the wild energy of the piece. Beautiful patina, powerful piece for a scholarís table. Length 5 1/4 inches, height 2 1/4 inches.


19c Chinese Canton enamel wine CUP marked

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Enamel: Pre 1900   item# 1238586

19c Chinese Canton enamel wine CUP marked
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$275 

19th century Chinese Canton enamel footed wine cup of round section with flaring mouth painted on the outside in polychrome enamels with three sprays of different flowers and grasses. Inside has another spray in the cavetto, and five bats in flight among clouds around the rim. Superb quality painting with famille rose colors, in great condition - all dark spots are original pitting marks, no cracks, losses or stress lines. Marked on the bottom in red enamel with characters SHAN (to award, to pra ...click for details

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