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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$90.00
Eight assorted volumes of the International Netsuke Society Journal, in great condition, contents of each as follows: VOL. 21 NUMBER 4, WINTER 2001: / 7 x 10", 72 pp., illustrated, paper, Seattle, 2001. / Questions and Answers by Yukari Yoshida and Joseph Kurstin / The Japanese Seal: A Rediscovery by Philip C. Hart / Speak, Memory! Edo Netsuke in Their Literary Content by Haruko G...
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. The actor represents Ryujin, the Dragon God of the Sea, and most likely is performing in the Noh play, KASUGA RYUJIN “The Dragon God of Kasuga Shrine”. Superb quality work with crisp carving, gilding and differently colored patinas, in perfect condition. Beautifully framed (have not been examined out of the frame)...
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...
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
$550.00
Netsuke of Rihaku seated on a tree stump and lovingly leaning towards a large wine jar while holding a ladle in his hand. Rihaku (Li Po in Chinese) was a celebrated, probably the most famous poet of China, equally renown for his love of wine. Superbly carved, excellent face and detailing of his hair and robe as well as jar and stump textures. Excellent staining and bleaching, great patina...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1334987
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
Good size Japanese bronze plate with chased design of shishi (Buddhist lion) with bushy tail. Elegant piece with great dynamic design, wonderful detailing (see the individual hairs on its legs), beautiful patina. The piece is in perfect condition, 3 loops on the back for hanging, silk cord. Signed SHUDO in seal form on the front. Unusual and very pleasing object. Diameter 11 7/16 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
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. Wonderful representative piece for a collection of different netsuke types. Length 4 1/8 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$115.00
Brand new Japanese titanium eyeglasses with 10 times magnifying lenses. Seem to be more convenient than jeweler’s loupe for viewing small objects such as netsuke, jewelry items and such. Pure titanium frame, Takeo Kikuchi brand, made in Japan, light weight optical quality scratch resistant plastic lenses. Come with case and microfiber cleaning cloth.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$275.00
Book THE GO COLLECTION OF NETSUKE by Hirokazu Arakawa illustrating the entire collection of Baron Go Seinosuke. Rare book (first and the only edition), published in 1983 by Kodansha International for Tokyo National Museum. Hardcover, gray cloth, slip case, 260 pages, 361 netsuke described and photographed in color with b/w signature photo...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
Book NETSUKE: A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY BASED ON THE M. T. HINDSON COLLECTION by Neal Davey, Faber & Faber, London, 1974. Hardcover, dust jacket, 564 pages, 12”x8.25”. Absolutely essential reference book with thorough descriptions and black and white photos of 1322 netsuke with some 300 actual signatures. Most valuable part is an index of 3425 known netsuke artists with their names in Japanese characters, type of work, time period and preferred medium...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
Book MASTERPIECES OF NETSUKE ART: One Thousand Favorites of Leading Collectors by Bernard Hurtig. Rare book, published in 1975 by Weatherhill for the International netsuke Collectors Society. Hardcover, brocade cloth, slip case, 245 pages, 1000 netsuke photographed in color. Outstanding reference book, and an interesting experiment illustrating favorite pieces of 20 leading collectors with essays by each person providing an insight into their collecting world. 12 x9 1/4 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$60.00
Sale catalog An Exhibition of the Robert S. Huthart Collection of Non-Iwami Netsuke by Barry Davies Oriental Art, London, 1998. 220 important pieces illustrated in color with color photos of each signature. Hardcover, no dust jacket, 13x 9 inches, 304 pages, includes index of artists and bibliography. Excellent reference book.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$60.00
Sale catalog An Exhibition of Netsuke through Three Centuries by Barry Davies Oriental Art, London, 1996. 205 important pieces illustrated in color with color photos of each signature. Hardcover, dust jacket, 13x 9 inches, 176 pages, includes index of artists and bibliography...