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19c netsuke WASHING TUB

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900   item# 1263235

19c netsuke WASHING TUB
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$225 

19th century bone / staghorn netsuke in a shape of a typical Japanese wooden tub for washing with 2 rows of rope on the outside. Wonderful simple object beautifully carved, central peg with a hole in the back part serves as himotoshi, old silk cord. Excellent patina, great sense of dignity to the piece. Diameter 1 1/8 inches.


19c netsuke CORAL OJIME netsuke slide

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900   item# 1263234

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


$90 

19th century red coral ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in flattened ball shape. Natural red coral with porous structure, wonderful simplicity to the piece, large central hole, beautiful patina. Diameter at the widest 13/16 inches.


19c Chinese scholar BRUSHREST inky finish

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900   item# 1263122

19c Chinese scholar BRUSHREST inky finish
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$500 

19th century Chinese scholarís brushrest in a shape of a wooden branch with richly textured surface resembling numerous swirling clouds. Did not photograph well - photos came out too harsh. Very beautiful and unusual black inky finish, wonderful patina, very pleasant to touch and to hold. Excellent piece in scholarís taste - one of the most attractive scholarís objects that I ever had. Length 8 1/8 inches.


Chinese SCHOLARíS ROCK / BRUSHREST PETRIFIED WOOD

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920   item# 1263121

Chinese SCHOLARíS ROCK / BRUSHREST PETRIFIED WOOD
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$375 

Old Chinese scholarí s rock in a form of a piece of petrified wood representing a mountain range with twisted rock formations with rich weathered surface. Can be used as a brushrest as well. Excellent rendition of raw energy of the stone, both dynamic, and frozen in a mountain shape. Wide variety of beautiful natural colors, wonderful patina, great quality fitted ebony stand. Excellent object for contemplation on scholarís desk. Length with stand 6 3/4 inches.


19c Chinese SNUFF bottle SAUCER staghorn

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900   item# 1263034

19c Chinese SNUFF bottle SAUCER staghorn
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$195 

Unusual 19th century Chinese / Tibetan snuff saucer made out of a base of a deer (or some other large beast) antler. Wonderful simple object, superb patina to the surface, very pleasant feel of age. Maximum length 2 1/4 inches.


19c kesi Chinese textile 5th RANK BADGE MANDARIN SQUARE

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900   item# 1262854

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


$625 

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# 1262853

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# 1262852

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 textile 5rd RANK BADGE mandarin square

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1910   item# 1262849

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


$250 

Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) embroidered Chinese textile rank badge (also called mandarin square) denoting the fifth civil rank symbolized by the bird on the badge - the Silver Pheasant. Designs on background include lotus flowers, fish, butterfly and bats in flight among stylized clouds and above the waves. Flower borders, colors slightly faded, original backing. Size 11x11.5 inches.


19c Chinese textile 3rd RANK BADGE mandarin square

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1910   item# 1262848

19c Chinese textile 3rd RANK BADGE mandarin square
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$200 

Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) embroidered Chinese textile rank badge (also called mandarin square) denoting the third civil rank symbolized by the bird on the badge - the Peacock. Designs on background include peach, pomegranate, fish, shell and bats in flight among clouds and above the fungus of Immortality over the waves. Keyfret borders with peach, pomegranate and Buddhaís hand citron motifs, colors slightly faded, newer backing. Size 9x9.5 inches.

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