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similar to 18/19c Japanese lacquer BODDHISATTVA

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1266540
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$300.00
Listed Price $375.00
Late 18th to early 19th century Japanese lacquered wood Boddhisattva with his hands in praying attitude, mounted on burlwood plaque. Wonderful beatific face, quiet dignity in its posture, old nicks here and there, overall in great condition for a 200 year old piece. very pleasant patina. Newer burl board with beautiful texture resembling dense swirling clouds, nice metal fitting for hanging. Good devotional or decorative object. Board height 6 7/8 inches, figure height 3.5 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$32.00
Listed Price $40.00
Early Showa (1930s) Japanese lacquer obidome (sash ornament) made out of layered lacquer slab with it sides sloping at an angle, so numerous multicolor layers can be seen. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Clever design, wonderful quality work, very pleasant finish, two metal loops on the back for an obi cord. Length 1 11/16 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1413224
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$88.00
Listed Price $110.00
Japanese bamboo chashaku (tea scoop used for powdered tea during tea ceremony) of simple elegant shape with gold on black lacquer decoration of delicate rice plants with grains and leaves. Superb quality wajima-nuri work - a type of Japanese lacquerware from Wajima, Ishikawa, its main distinguishing feature being the durable undercoating of multiple layers of urushi mixed with powdered diatomaceous earth (ji-no-ko). Comes with wrapping cloth in original box with cord for securing the lid, must b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1384753
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
19th century small black and red Japanese lacquer 4-compartment inro with two different carved scenes of two scholars in discussion under rocks (one with waterfall cascading off it) with bamboo gracefully growing on their surfaces. Top and bottom are carved differently with peony branches with leaves and buds. Elegant dignified design, very clever and striking use of red lacquer for figures, bamboo and and some peony details. Old silk cord, in excellent condition, no cracks or losses. Height 2 ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1405190
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
19th century Japanese cinnabar lacquer siuteki - water dropper for diluting ink for painting and calligraphy in shallow box shape. Decorated on the top with beautifully done medium relief peony flowers on carved diaper ground, keyfret design on the sides, 2 brass lined openings for filling and dispensing water, very nice patina, in great condition. Excellent object for scholar’s table. Length 3 1/16 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1405188
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$88.00
Listed Price $110.00
Early Showa period (1930s) Japanese kogo (box for incense during tea ceremony) of turned wood, the top lacquered black, the bottom red. Superbly elegant object in Japanese taste with overwhelming simplicity, two parts fit perfectly, beautiful surfaces, in excellent condition. Diameter 2 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1366611
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$32.00
Listed Price $40.00
19th century ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) made out of a section of a spotted bamboo stem, cuts are lacquered with gold lacquer. Elegant clever design in Japanese taste, beautiful patina. Height 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1412551
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
19th century lacquer ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in ball shape made out of differently colored layers of lacquer. Parts of the skin are removed in regular pattern of circles, with the sides of incisions showing differently colored layers of lacquer. Wonderful work, strong design, in excellent condition. Height 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1241283
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
17th century small Chinese white stoneware jar with underglaze blue painting. The jar comes from an old Japanese collection, this type of stoneware is known as Swatow ware, but more correctly named as Zhangzhou ware from Fujian province. Beautiful glaze with fine crackle, central register with excellent free painting of blooming flowers in reserves with stylized waves in between. Pendant leaves around its mouth, old Japanese lacquer repair to the mouth. Very strong piece, has wonderful presence....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1377504
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$76.00
Listed Price $95.00
19th century lacquer ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in seed shape made out of many differently colored layers of lacquer. Parts of the skin are removed in regular pattern of circles, with the sides of incisions showing differently colored layers of lacquer. Wonderful work, strong design, in excellent condition. Recently deaccessioned from the Framingham History Center, Massachusetts, where it has been part of the collection since 1923. Height 13/16 inches. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1395780
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$540.00
Listed Price $675.00
Rather unusual late 18th to early 19th century Japanese bronze temple decoration fixture of a tennin - a female buddhist angel - as it flies playing a Shu - Japanese musical instrument from a flute group used in Shinto ceremony and consisting of bamboo reeds forming a circular wind chamber. Wonderful design, beautiful flow of her billowing scarves, gilded highlights, great patina. Very well cast, pleasantly heavy, peg on the back for fixing it to a temple or pedestal wall. Length 6 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1426663
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
18/19th century or earlier Japanese magatama bead made out of malachite. Magatama are curved beads which first appeared in Japan during the Jomon period (circa 1000 BCE), and in Korea during the Prehistoric period, mainly in the Bronze Age and Neolithic. They are found in mounded tumulus graves as offerings to deities, and continued to be popular with the ruling elite throughout the Kofun Period, and are often romanticized as indicative of the Yamato Dynasty of Japan. It is believed that magatam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1426662
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
18/19th century or earlier Japanese magatama bead made out of amethyst. Magatama are curved beads which first appeared in Japan during the Jomon period (circa 1000 BCE), and in Korea during the Prehistoric period, mainly in the Bronze Age and Neolithic. They are found in mounded tumulus graves as offerings to deities, and continued to be popular with the ruling elite throughout the Kofun Period, and are often romanticized as indicative of the Yamato Dynasty of Japan. It is believed that magatama...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1426661
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
18/19th century or earlier Japanese magatama bead made out of light green jadeite. Magatama are curved beads which first appeared in Japan during the Jomon period (circa 1000 BCE), and in Korea during the Prehistoric period, mainly in the Bronze Age and Neolithic. They are found in mounded tumulus graves as offerings to deities, and continued to be popular with the ruling elite throughout the Kofun Period, and are often romanticized as indicative of the Yamato Dynasty of Japan. It is believed th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1427101
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$236.00
Listed Price $295.00
19th century Japanese ceramic chawan (tea bowl) for tea ceremony with crackled orange / cream glaze and underglaze blue decoration of torii gates among pines and birds in flight. Superb free painting, Raku pottery produced in the Kyoto region. Beautiful potting with spiral line on the bottom of the bowl showing the way potter finished turning the piece. Stamped with potter’s seal on the lower body. Well-used, in great condition, 3 old Japanese gold lacquer repairs on the rim testifying to the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1364860
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$220.00
Listed Price $275.00
Very unusual 19th century Japanese tsuishu (cinnabar lacquer) netsuke in rectangular slab shape carved on both sides with different landscapes in scholar’s taste with dramatic rocks raising out of swirling sea with buildings and trees, all on brocade ground. Central peg serving as himotoshi cleverly allows to change the front face of the netsuke as you wish. Superbly precise carving of every element including different brocade patterns on the background of faces and the sides of the piece. Tsu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1389104
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
19th century Edo period Japanese kashira (metal pommel at the end of the hilt of a sword) with finely inlaid brocade and lattice patterns done in various metals. Made out of shakudo (alloy of copper and gold) with characteristic black patination resembling lacquer. Elegant design in Japanese taste, superbly made, crisp metalwork, in excellent condition. Length 1 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1399616
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$72.00
Listed Price $90.00
19th century Japanese wooden brush washer lacquered red on the inside. Beautiful simple elegant object, great patina, ink stains on the outside attesting to its long life, traces of ink on the inside, very pleasing shape. Maximum diameter 3 1/8 inches.