Dmitry Levit Asian Art Dmitry Levit Asian Art
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$650.00
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...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$450.00
Netsuke of a resting goat - one of the 12 Zodiac animals - with its head turned to the left. Excellent carving with clean lines conveying the essence of the creature’s character, great rendition of animal’s fur, no breaks, chips or repairs. Beautiful patina, eyes are inlaid with dark horn. Signed YUKITOMO on the bottom. Height 1 1/8 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$900.00
Netsuke of a crouching piebald cat scratching behind its ear in its sleep. Unusual posture, perfectly captured essence of the creature, superb face, wonderful fat body, expert delicate etching, made out of beautiful even material. Signed YUKIMASA on the bottom - for a good discussion of this brilliant artist (born in 1914) see CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE by Miriam Kinsey, p. 233. Length 1 7/8 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$40.00
Japanese wooden box for storage and display of 3 pairs of menuki or fuchi-kashira sets. 2 boxes are available. Exceptionally well made from kiri wood - that of Paulownia tree, ivory colored silk insert with thread holders for sword fittings. Dimensions: 10 3/4”x3 1/2”x1 1/2” ( 27.5x9x3.7 cm).
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$20.00
Japanese wooden box for storage and display of 1 pair of menuki or fuchi-kashira set. Exceptionally well made from kiri wood - that of Paulownia tree, burgundy colored silk insert with thread holders for sword fittings, matching silk cushion. Dimensions: 5 5/8”x3 1/4”x1 7/16” ( 14.5x8.4x3.6 cm).
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$20.00
Japanese wooden box for storage and display of 1 pair of menuki or fuchi-kashira set. 7 boxes are available. Exceptionally well made from kiri wood - that of Paulownia tree, light salad green colored silk insert with thread holders for sword fittings. Dimensions: 5 7/8”x3 7/16”x1 1/4” ( 15x8.5x3 cm).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1300335
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$550.00
Japanese copper bowl by the Japanese master metalsmith Hiroshi Suzuki. All lighter areas are reflections from photography. Will work perfectly as a tea ceremony object. It is made by hammering a chunk of copper, raising it and giving it shape - no casting is involved. Fantastic clean gently curving organic form with beautifully hammered surface and superb patina on the inside of dark brown turning black. The shape is subtly erotic, very pleasant to the touch. Stunning contemporary object...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$550.00
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
$25.00
Christie’s sale catalog FINE JAPANESE NETSUKE AND INRO that took place in New York on June 27, 1985. Soft covers, 95 lots illustrated in color and black and white. Excellent reference book.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$30.00
Sotheby’s sale catalog JAPANESE WORKS OF ART PART II that took place in London on November 17th, 1994. 370 lots illustrated (303 lots of swords and fittings, 67 lots of netsuke and inro), in excellent condition, prices realized included.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$30.00
Sotheby’s sale catalog THE ROY G. COLE COLLECTION OF FINE JAPANESE SWORD FITTINGS, LACQUER AND OTHER WORKS OF ART that took place in New York on December 13, 1990. 241 lots illustrated (202 lots of sword fittings, 39 lots of armor, netsuke and other works of art), in excellent condition, prices realized included.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$25.00
Christie’s sale catalog IMPORTANT JAPANESE SWORDS AND FITTINGS that took place in New York on October 2, 1984. From collections of Russell Veit, Dr. Thomas Hoopes, 166 lots of tsuba, fittings, swords and suits of armor, some are illustrated in color, some in black and white, in excellent condition.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$25.00
Christie’s sale catalog THE RUSSELL C. VEIL COLLECTION OF JAPANESE SWORD GUARDS that took place in New York on March 21, 1984. 308 lots of tsuba, some are illustrated in color, some in black and white, in excellent condition.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$675.00
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
$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
$40.00
Catalogue of the exhibition NETSUKE AND INRO FROM EUROPEAN COLLECTIONS by Barry Davies Oriental Art, London, 2002. Excellent quality hardcover book, great color photographs and detailed descriptions of 145 items, wonderful reference material. Photos of all signatures, index of artists, index of subjects, bibliography, cloth, missing dust jacket, size: 13x9 inches, 144 pages.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$950.00
Ivory 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
$1550.00
Ivory netsuke of a piebald puppy being surprised by a ladybird climbing up its hind leg. Beautifully caught mood of the scene, superb sense of volume, extremely well carved out of a beautiful flawless piece of ivory. Fantastic quality depiction of the face, mouth with curling tongue and sharp baby teeth, chunky paws. Incredible quality horn double inlaid eyes of the puppy - it looks alive, spots of the insect are inlaid with reddish brown horn...