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19c Chinese PAKTONG chopsticks

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1910   item# 1169804

19c Chinese PAKTONG chopsticks
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$100 

Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese metal chopsticks decorated with some engraving and connected with a length of chain. The metal is paktong - an alloy made of copper, nickel and zinc extensively used in China for export objects in the 18th and 19th centuries. Well made, feel very pleasant to hold, wonderful patina. Length 8 1/4 inches.


19c OJIME netsuke slide DOUBLE GOURD

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900   item# 1144151

19c OJIME netsuke slide DOUBLE GOURD
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$85 

19th century mother of pearl ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in a shape of a double gourd. Elegant clever design, natural imperfections in the material, beautiful patina. Length 7/8 inches.


19c Chinese AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1910   item# 1139774

19c Chinese AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$225 

Late Qing Dynasty (1880s to 1911) Chinese agate snuff bottle of classic shape carved out of beautiful stone with black inclusions giving an impression of a misty landscape and gentle waves. Wonderful work, clever use of stoneís natural features, very pleasant surface. Very well hollowed, later cornelian stopper with ivory spoon. Height with stopper 3 inches.


19c Japanese bronze Buddhist monk rattle

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Devotional Objects: Pre 1920   item# 1135343

19c Japanese bronze Buddhist monk rattle
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$175 

19th century/early Taisho period Japanese bronze and wood kakhara - a Buddhist rattle to scare off small creatures like snakes and insects, and thus prevent the carrier from stepping on them. Was used by a wandering monk or pilgrim. White bronze top with 2 pairs of loose rings that produce the sound, nicely cast, very pleasant patina. Dense fruitwood handle with beautiful patina. Total length 11 1/2 inches.


19c Japanese ceramic DARUMA sculpture

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Stoneware: Pre 1900   item# 1135342

19c Japanese ceramic DARUMA sculpture
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$225 

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. Old cracking to the tip of the nose, stabilized n ...click for details


19c Japanese bronze MATCH SAFE falcon & plovers

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1135338

19c Japanese bronze MATCH SAFE falcon & plovers
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$125 

19th century Japanese bronze / brass match safe with similar decoration on both sides of a falcon on a branch observing 2 plovers in flight against the sun. Crisp metalwork, excellent detailing of birds (see their differentiated feathers), pleasant patina. Ribbed match striker on the bottom, the springed cover opens and closes very well. Height 2 5/8 inches.


19c Japanese bronze altar VASE

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1135337

19c Japanese bronze altar VASE
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$60 

19th century Japanese bronze vase of a kind used on top of an altar for holding incense sticks. Elegant shape with broad shoulders and splayed mouth and foot. Pleasantly heavy, wonderful patina on the metal. Beautiful devotional object. Height 4 3/4 inches. See the companion vase in my catalog.


19c Japanese bronze altar VASE

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1135336

19c Japanese bronze altar VASE
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$60 

19th century Japanese bronze vase of a kind used on top of an altar for holding incense sticks. Elegant shape with broad shoulders and splayed mouth and foot. Pleasantly heavy, wonderful patina on the metal. Beautiful devotional object. Height 4 3/4 inches. See the companion vase in my catalog. 19c Japanese bronze altar VASE


19c Japanese scroll SCHOLARíS ROCKS by MURASE YOSHI

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1900   item# 1132433

19c Japanese scroll SCHOLARíS ROCKS by MURASE YOSHI
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617-945-5920


$395 

19th century Japanese scroll painted with ink on paper depicting two scholarís rocks and inscribed with a poem. Elegant simple composition in scholarís taste, excellent brushwork, in great condition. Silk and paper mounts, wooden scroll ends. Signed SHUSUI followed by red paste seal - the artist is Murase Yoshi (1795-1876). Scroll size 57x11 inches, painting size 8x6 inches.


Japanese scroll painting Zodiac animals by 13 artists

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1900   item# 1132427

Japanese scroll painting Zodiac animals by 13 artists
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$495 

19th century Japanese hanging scroll in ink and colors on paper painted by 13 different artists. The scroll depicts 12 animals of the Oriental zodiac: dragon, horse, tiger, rat, rooster, dog, monkey, snake, goat, pig, buffalo, rabbit and yet another rabbit for good measure. Elegant composition - notice the red blotch of roosterís head providing visual center for the painting. Excellent brushwork - see the depiction of faces, hair, feathers and claws. Signed in ink and sealed with red paste seal b ...click for details

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