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Netsuke COURT GENTLEMAN by RYOSEI

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1980   item# 1206019

Netsuke COURT GENTLEMAN by RYOSEI
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$795 

Ivory netsuke of a sitting courtier (recognizable by his tall hat) wearing formal garments and holding an open fan in his hands. Extremely well carved out of beautiful even ivory with cross-hatching pattern seen on the bottom of the piece. Excellent clean carving with expert polychrome decoration, wonderful level of detail, perfectly captured facial expression. Signed RYOSEI on the bottom - this very distinct carver is discussed in CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE by Miriam Kinsey, p. 225. Height 1 11/16 in ...click for details


Netsuke HOTEI with drum by SHOZO

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1960   item# 1205515

Netsuke HOTEI with drum by SHOZO
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$250 

Ivory netsuke of seated Hotei holding a hand drum on his shoulder. Hotei is incarnation of Maitreya - the Buddha of the future - and one of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, the fat and happy God of abundance and good health. Very nice carving with good level of detail (see his feet and finely worked texture of his robe), wonderful smiling face, nice patina. Signed SHOZO on the bottom - the artist is listed on p. 984 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnic ...click for details


Netsuke 2 TADPOLES by RYOSHU

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1960   item# 1200384

Netsuke 2 TADPOLES by RYOSHU
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$675 

Unusual ivory 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. 886 of NETSUKE & INRO AR ...click for details


Netsuke DARUMA by RYOSHU

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1970   item# 1194232

Netsuke DARUMA by RYOSHU
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$350 

Small ivory netsuke carved by Ryoshu (born in 1912) - one of the best Japanese netsuke carvers of the 20th century. Netsuke represents Daruma (founder of Zen Buddhism) enveloped in monastic robe, and his eyes can pop in and out. Perfectly captured facial expression, facial hair and mandarin duck decoration on his robe beautifully incised and etched with ink. Excellent clean carving made out of beautiful even ivory. Signed RYOSHU on the back - the artist is listed in NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AN ...click for details


Pair 1930s Japanese silver salt pepper bamboo

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1940   item# 1193439

Pair 1930s Japanese silver salt pepper bamboo
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$195 

Unusual pair of 1930s Japanese sterling silver and glass salt and pepper shakers. Glass bottles are of triangular section, overlaid with sterling silver bamboo leaves on stems. Excellent quality crisp work, wonderful patina, marked STERLING 950 on the bottom. Clever design, extremely well made, wonderful table objects in superb condition. Height 3 inches.


Chinese scholar’s burlwood WRIST REST

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1950   item# 1186444

Chinese scholar’s burlwood WRIST REST
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$425 

Chinese hardwood burl wrist rest used by painters and calligraphers. Superb quality material with natural patterns resembling swirling clouds. Rich warm patina, in excellent condition. Wonderful piece for scholar’s desk. Length 10 3/8 inches, width 2 5/8 inches.


Japanese print EAGLE OWL by TOSHI YOSHIDA

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1970   item# 1178553

Japanese print EAGLE OWL by TOSHI YOSHIDA
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$275 

Original 1968 Japanese woodblock print by Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995) titled EAGLE OWL ("Mimizuku" in Japanese). Paper on the photographs came out with gray tinge, but it is actually of warm tone - Enlargement 2 is closest in color to what it is. Published by Yoshida Studio, signed in pencil by the artist in the lower right corner. The print is in excellent condition, finely detailed with intense bright colors, beautiful "bokashi" shading. Image size 14 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches, pape ...click for details


1930s Chinese scholar horn SEAL

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1940   item# 1172660

1930s Chinese scholar horn SEAL
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$55 

1930s Chinese scholar’s horn seal of square section with very elegantly and crisply carved characters on the base and traces of red seal paste in the grooves. One side is inlaid with an ivory stud to assist with the orientation of the impression. The impression of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1. Beautiful light colored horn, mellow patina, overall in very good condition. Very nice object for scholar’s table. Height 2 3/8 inches, base 5/8 inches square.


Japanese bronze SHISHI plate by SHUDO

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1960   item# 1135346

Japanese bronze SHISHI plate by SHUDO
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$275 

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.


Japanese scroll SHOKI sword by MUGURASAKO FUJIWARA

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1930   item# 1132694

Japanese scroll SHOKI sword by MUGURASAKO FUJIWARA
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617-945-5920


$350 

Japanese scroll painted with red ink on paper depicting Shoki the Demon Queller with a drawn sword in his hands. Wonderful expressive painting - see his severe facial expression, detailing of his hair and beard, flow of his robe and beautifully executed ink washes. Paper mounts, wooden scroll ends. Inscribed FUJIWARA NO MUGURASAKO KINGA followed by kakihan (monogram of the artist). Inscription can be translated as “respectfully drawn by Mugurasako of the Fujiwara clan”. Scroll size 66x16 inches, ...click for details

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