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Japanese scroll painting LANDSCAPE by SHOSEN

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1980   item# 1060252

Japanese scroll painting LANDSCAPE by SHOSEN
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$150 

Japanese hanging scroll of a low hills and a fishing village in the background, and shallow sea with a man pushing his boat with a pole. Ink and colors on paper, excellent impressionist rendition of a classic theme, superb free brushwork. Signed and sealed SHOSEN in lower right corner. Paper mounts, wooden scroll ends, overall in great condition. Scroll size 51x22.5 inches, painting size 13x18 inches.


1930s Japanese kimono HAORI fan designs

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1940   item# 1047399

1930s Japanese kimono HAORI fan designs
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$75 

1930s Japanese formal short silk kimono (haori) with designs showing numerous fans with designs of pine, bamboo and various seals. Excellent quality wax resist work with minute details. The decorated side bearing those designs is actually the lining of the kimono, while the outside is brown silk (see Enlargement 4). This arrangement is the remnant of the Edo period, when the laws against luxury did not allow wealthy merchants to wear sumptuous silks, so they were used on the lining of the garmen ...click for details


Pair 1930s Japanese silver salts AMIDA BUDDHA

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1940   item# 1046413

Pair 1930s Japanese silver salts AMIDA BUDDHA
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$185 

Pair of unusual 1930s Japanese sterling silver salt and pepper shakers in a shape of Amida Buddha sitting with his hands in jo-in mudra - hand gesture signifying concentration. Excellent quality work, great faces and textile lines. Sliding door on the bottom marked STERLING 950, scratches to the bottom of one piece as can be seen on photos (can be polished off, I guess). Excellent design, very well made, wonderful table objects. Height 1 3/4 inches.


Japanese scroll painting BUDDHIST PRAYER BEADS

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1960   item# 1002408

Japanese scroll painting BUDDHIST PRAYER BEADS
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$175 

20th century Japanese hanging scroll painted with ink and colors on paper depicting juzu - Japanese Buddhist prayer beads - accompanied by a very lengthy poem. Wonderful Zen Buddhist subject, superb free brushwork. Signed with one vertical line of characters, and sealed with 2 red artistís seals. Nice textile mounts, lacquered wood scroll ends, in great condition. Excellent piece for a practicing Buddhist or for use in tea ceremony. Scroll size 79x17.5 inches, painting size 52x13 inches.


1930s Japanese silver SALT BURNER samurai crests

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1940   item# 970381

1930s Japanese silver SALT BURNER samurai crests
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$120 

1930s Japanese silver open salt in a shape of an incense burner in ancient shape with handles and 3 feet, glass insert and a salt spoon with bamboo design handle. Samurai crests in roundels on 2 sides, each comprised of three water lily leaves. Excellent crisp work, marked STERLING 950 on the bottom. Diameter 1 7/8 inches.


1930s Japanese silver SALT BRAZIER samurai crests

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1940   item# 970377

1930s Japanese silver SALT BRAZIER samurai crests
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$110 

1930s Japanese silver open salt in hibachi (portable charcoal-burning brazier) shape with 4 feet, glass insert and spoon with handle shaped like a Japanese tobacco pipe. Longer sides are decorated with 2 characters and samurai family crests, each comprised of three water lily leaves. Excellent crisp work, in great condition, marked STERLING ASAHI 950 on the bottom. Length 1 7/8 inches, height 1 1/4 inches.


Pair 1930s Japanese silver salts PAPER LANTERNS

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1940   item# 970371

Pair 1930s Japanese silver salts PAPER LANTERNS
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$120 

Pair of 1930s Japanese sterling silver salt and pepper shakers in a shape of paper lanterns. Clever design, very nicely made in great shape - no dents, marked STERLING on the bottom. The top section unscrews to allow for salt/pepper to be put in. Height 1 5/16 inches.


Japanese scroll painting 4 Zodiac animals by CHIKUREI

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1940   item# 760363

Japanese scroll painting 4 Zodiac animals by CHIKUREI
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$225 

1930s Japanese scroll depicting four Zodiac animals - horse, boar, mouse and snake - around a tree. Must have been part of a set of paintings depicting grouping of Zodiac animals. Ink and colors on silk, excellent detailing, beautiful brushwork - see the depiction of hair, scales, grass and leaves. Signed CHIKUREI SENSHI followed by 2 artistís seals, one more seal in the lower right corner. Seems to have be remounted recently in excellent brocade silk mounts, bone scroll ends (loss to the centra ...click for details


1930s Japanese scroll painting Zengzhi by SOUISHI

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1940   item# 759961

1930s Japanese scroll painting Zengzhi by SOUISHI
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$200 

1930s Japanese hanging scroll of a Chinese scholar enjoying wine in the shade of a banana plant. Ink and slight color on paper, great content face with a slight smile, superb quality brushwork - see the ink washes used for banana leaves. Signed DAI SOUISHI SOKO FUDE followed by a seal in red paste. The characters for Soko can also be read as Zengzhi - I believe the painting actually depicts Shen Zengzhi (1851-1922), great Confucian scholar-poet of late Qing Dynasty. Paper mounts, wooden scroll e ...click for details

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