Dmitry Levit Asian Art Dmitry Levit Asian Art
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$550.00
Mask netsuke of a beautiful young woman, appears to be that of character Magojiro (see NETSUKE MASKS by Bushell, p. 105). Superbly carved, wonderful tranquil face, beautifully highlighted with black and red, in perfect condition. Very unusual diagonal bar on the back. Signed HODO on the bar - for a very detailed discussion of this brilliant artist (born 1929) see CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE by Miriam Kinsey, p. 217. Very charming, one of the best contemporary netsuke that I have had...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1351217
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$595.00
Original woodblock print GREAT TREE (SMALL) by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) printed in 1975, framed and glazed. All the misty whitish areas or lines on enlargements are reflections from photography. Excellent crisp and bright print in excellent condition, superb design, metallic gold highlights, listed as plate 335 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1351216
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$595.00
Original woodblock print EVENING LANDSCAPE by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) printed in 1976, framed and glazed. All the misty whitish areas or lines on enlargements are reflections from photography. Excellent crisp and bright print in excellent condition, superb design, metallic gold highlights, listed as plate 359 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1351215
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$595.00
Original woodblock print SUMMER DAY by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) printed in 1977, framed and glazed. All the misty whitish areas or lines on enlargements are reflections from photography. Excellent crisp and bright print in excellent condition, superb design, metallic gold highlights, listed as plate 377 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988. Red “tree” seal of the artist in lower right corner, signed by the artist in pencil (see detail)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1351113
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1950.00
Limited edition large size original woodblock print THE MOON (B) by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) printed in 1975. A full moon glows over a canopy of weathered trees, a dramatic image in soft shades of silver metallic leaf, grays and browns. Excellent crisp print in superb condition, limited edition of 99, listed as plate 328 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1351111
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$595.00
Original woodblock print HIGH TREETOP (RED) by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) printed in 1976, framed and glazed. All the misty whitish areas or lines on enlargements are reflections from photography. Excellent crisp and bright print in excellent condition, superb design, metallic gold highlights, listed as plate 356 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1351110
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$550.00
Original woodblock print EVENING TREE (BLUE) by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) printed in 1972, framed and glazed. All the misty whitish areas or lines on enlargements are reflections from photography. Excellent crisp print in perfect condition, metallic gold highlights, listed as plate 268 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988. Red “tree” seal of the artist in lower right corner, signed by the artist in pencil (see detail)...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$110.00
Ten assorted volumes of the International Netsuke Society Journal: VOLUME 21 # 4, WINTER 2001, 72 pp., VOLUME 22 # 4, WINTER 2002, 64 pp., VOLUME 23 # 1, SPRING 2003, 61 pp., VOLUME 23 # 3, FALL 2003, 56 pp., VOLUME 23 # 4, WINTER 2003, 56 pp., VOLUME 28 # 1, SPRING 2008, 62 pp., VOLUME 29 # 1, SPRING 2009, 68 pp., VOLUME 29 # 2, SUMMER 2009, 60 pp., VOLUME 29 # 3, Fall 2009 , 64 pp., VOLUME 31 # 3, Fall 2011, 60 pp...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$550.00
Unusual netsuke of two differently sized tadpoles - one in a stage when it starts growing its legs, the other one did not get there yet. Rare subject, elegant composition, superbly realistic carving of shapes and textures perfectly capturing the essence of the creatures, yet also having a feeling of an abstract sculpture. Wonderful clean carving, signed RYOSHU on the bottom - for information on one of the best Japanese netsuke carvers of the 20th century see p...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$450.00
Netsuke carved as a grandfather with a shishimai (lion dance) mask with long hood leaning over his grandson who laughs as he falls over a hobby horse. Very well captured interaction between two characters, wonderful cheerful faces, eyes of the lion mask are inlaid with dark horn and the hood with green glass roundels, black ink highlights, good patina. Signed ROGYOKU and sealed the same on the bottom. Height 1 3/4 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$40.00
Used hardcover book NETSUKE: FANTASY AND REALITY IN JAPANESE MINIATURE SCULPTURE by Joe Earle. The book was published in 2004 by the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to accompany an exhibition in the museum. Probably the best public exhibition of netsuke in the last 30 years - each piece is of superb quality, none is mediocre. Drawn from the holdings of the Museum and private collections...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1345734
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$425.00
Japanese multi metal engraved plaque depicting an actor dressed in a rich robe wearing a demonic mask and a long red colored wig surmounted by a twisting dragon decoration...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1345527
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$495.00
Original woodblock print EVENING by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) printed in 1974. Excellent crisp print in perfect condition, metallic gold highlights, listed as plate 317 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988. Red “tree” seal of the artist in lower right corner, signed by the artist in pencil (see detail). Image size 9 5/8 x 4 7/8 inches, paper size 10 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1345525
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$350.00
Original woodblock print BLUE BIRD by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) printed by the artist in 1970. Excellent crisp print in great condition, red “tree” seal of the artist in lower right corner, titled by the artist in Japanese, in English, signed and dated in pencil (see detail). Tiny bit of darkening to the image, traces of adhesive tape visible on the back. Image size 6x6 1/2 inches, paper size 7 1/8x7 5/8 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$45.00
Catalog EXPRESSIONS OF STYLE: NETSUKE AS ART by Rosemary Bandini, Scholten Japanese Art, 2001. 213 netsuke are illustrated in color and thoroughly discussed in historic and mythological prospective , includes photographic index of signatures. Superb scholarly volume, excellent reference book. Hardcover, 12”x9”, 176 pages.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$750.00
Netsuke carved by Ryoshu (born 1912) - one of the best Japanese netsuke carvers of the 20th century. Netsuke represents a beetle crawling over 2 chestnuts. Asian long-horned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) also known as the starry sky beetle, is a species native to eastern China, Japan, and Korea. Absolutely realistic depiction of the insect and the nuts - see the raptured skin of a larger nut on the top. Wonderful clean carving, superb staining, signed RYOSHU on the bottom - for information o...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$550.00
Netsuke of two sumo wrestlers in a match, each attempting to throw the other. Superbly carved (see their incised fingernails), wonderfully captured body bulks and dynamic poses, perfectly etched textures of their hair and loincloths. Signed NANRYU in rectangular reserve on the bottom - for information about the artist see CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE by Miriam Kinsey, p. 224. Excellent netsuke. Height 1 7/8 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$395.00
Netsuke of a floating swan with its neck bent graciously and wings raised in the back. Beautiful carving with clean strong lines, perfectly captured essence of the creature, great sense of volume. Gold and black lacquer on the beak,, eyes inlaid with black glass. Some light reddish stains throughout the carving. Signed MASAMI left to right on the bottom - this female carver is the daughter of Shinzan Masanao and is listed in NETSUKE THE H.I.H. PRINCE TAKAMADO COLLECTION II, p. 233. Excellent scu...