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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
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$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
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$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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$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 SCHOLAR’S ROCKS by MURASE YOSHI

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

19c Japanese scroll SCHOLAR’S ROCKS by MURASE YOSHI
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$395 

19th century Japanese scroll painted with ink on paper depicting two scholar’s rocks and inscribed with a poem. Elegant simple composition in scholar’s 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 rooster’s 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


19c Hirado NETSUKE MONKEY Sambaso dancer

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900   item# 1117828

19c Hirado NETSUKE MONKEY Sambaso dancer
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$150 

19th century porcelain Hirado netsuke of a monkey dressed as a Sambaso dance actor, wearing a hat and holding a fan and a rattle in its hands. Its head and tongue are movable. Very funny facial expression, good overall modeling, delicate underglaze blue typical for Hirado, loss to the tip of its tongue. Height 2 1/4 inches.


17c THAI bronze Buddha head

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1800   item# 1115476

17c THAI bronze Buddha head
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$100 

17th century or earlier Thai bronze head of Buddha mounted on a wooden stand. Excellent casting, beautiful patina with green incrustation on the surface and devotional wear. Wonderful expression of quiet concentration on Buddha’s face, loss to its headdress. Height of the head 1 3/4 inches, height with stand 3 5/8 inches.


19c staghorn Asakusa OBIHASAMI netsuke

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1900   item# 1114914

19c staghorn Asakusa OBIHASAMI netsuke
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$200 

19th century Asakusa school staghorn netsuke of obihasami type carved with a design of a woven fence. The hooks at the top and bottom of the piece go around the edges of obi - a sash holding a kimono. Excellent clever and subtle piece typical of Asakusa school, warm patina, darker porous areas as is usual with staghorn. Length 4 inches.


19c Japanese bronze MIMIKUCHI vase

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1103564

19c Japanese bronze MIMIKUCHI vase
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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$225 

19th century Japanese bronze vase of mimikuchi shape with classic spiral design on the body. Bronze mimikuchi (“handle-mouth” - vase with 2 large hadles starting from the mouth) derives its shape and decoration from ancient ceramics, and were made in Japan starting from at least 17th century. Beautifully made, very pleasing shape, nice patina. Height 3 7/8 inches.

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