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similar to Early 19c Negoro lacquer netsuke CHINESE SCHOLARS

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1387313
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$260.00
Listed Price $325.00
18th to early 19th century wooden netsuke of two standing Chinese scholars with a huge ball between them. Wood is lacquered in Negoro style - red lacquer over black, so as it wears the black and then wood starts showing, thus adding yet another color to the piece. Some remnants of gold lacquer in recessed areas as well. Very smart use of lacquering technique, beautiful wear to the surface, really nice feel of age to the piece. Height 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1401919
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$396.00
Listed Price $495.00
Early 19th century wooden netsuke of sitting man with a folded fan in his lap. The figure probably represents a traveling street entertainer - a storyteller. Superbly expressive face left unlacquered to allow for detailed carving, the rest of the netsuke is lacquered in Negoro style - red lacquer over black, so as it wears the black and then wood starts showing, thus adding yet another color to the piece. Very smart use of lacquering technique, beautiful wear to the surface, really nice feel of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1401998
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$396.00
Listed Price $495.00
Early 19th century boxwood netsuke of a standing blind masseur with a staff in his hands and a habitual bump on his head. Wood is lacquered in Negoro style - red lacquer over black, so as it wears the black and then wood starts showing, thus adding yet another color to the piece. Wonderful elegant carving with fantastic sour face and clean lines of his robe, rich warm patina. Height 2 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1409449
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
Early 19th century boxwood netsuke of a man carrying a cloth bundle on its back with a boy’s head sticking out of it, while a huge dragonfly landed on the father’s sleeve. Wood is lacquered in Negoro style - red lacquer over black, so as it wears the black starts showing, and then the wood. The fronts of his feet have been reattached, repair is done very well, the figure stands on its own. Excellent faces, beautifully worn, really nice feel of age to the piece. Height 2 3/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1401920
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$460.00
Listed Price $575.00
Early 19th century lacquered wood netsuke of yawning and stretching sarumawashi - traveling monkey showman - with his pet climbing onto a cloth sack on his back. Unusual posture (both hands holding onto his ankle), extremely well carved strong piece with great detailing - see his teeth and knot of the sack. Beautiful wear consistent with age, deep himotoshi in accordance with the habit of the time. Wood is lacquered in Negoro style - red lacquer over black, so as it wears the black and then wood...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1410647
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
Early 19th century Chinese toggle (similar in function to netsuke) carved out of boxwood in a shape of a foo lion playing with a brocade ball. Very well carved, wonderful face, great sense of volume, beautifully worn charming piece, patina consistent with age. Very nice fingering piece, as well as an object for a scholar’s desk. Length 2 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1401997
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
Early 19th century netsuke of an oni (little mischievous demon) standing next to an enormous cloth treasure bag and attempting to move it. Excellently carved, great facial expression of utter frustration, wonderful detailing of the bag surface patterns, rich warm patina and wear consistent with age. Netsuke of typical early triangular section, deep himotoshi located in accordance with the habit of the time. Signed NOBUYUKI in elongated reserve on the side of the bag - it is possibly the artist m...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1388510
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$316.00
Listed Price $395.00
Early 19th century wooden netsuke carved as standing Hotei (one of the 7 Gods of Good Luck, also considered to be the incarnation of Maitreya - the Buddha of the future) with his hand on his large belly. Wood is lacquered in Negoro style - red lacquer over black, so as it wears the black and then wood starts showing. Great quality carving - see his face with a crooked smile and finely textured stubble, fingers with well defined fingernails, flow of the robe folds. Beautiful patina and wear, very...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1373956
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$560.00
Listed Price $700.00
Early 19th century netsuke of a scholar seated at a desk and reading a book accompanied by a boy peeking over the scholar’s shoulder. Beautiful carving, wonderful faces, beautifully incised textile patterns, excellent wear and patina. Height 1 3/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1418010
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$236.00
Listed Price $295.00
Early 19th century boxwood netsuke of a scholarly landscape centered around a mountain with a pagoda, scholar’s huts, a bridge with scholar figures on it, all surrounded by various trees. Nicely carved on a minute scale in the manner of Kagetoshi, little nicks here and there, beautiful warm patina from wear, very pleasant to hold. Height 1 1/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1414531
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
19th century chosen matsu (Korean pine wood) okimono of a Chinese scholar wearing a typical hat and robe, holding a fan in one hand and a scroll in the other. Okimono is skillfully carved in ittobori (one cut) style characteristic of Hida school with clever use of wood structure to add to the charm of the piece. Excellent sense of volume, wonderful smiling face, scroll is made out of stag horn and a scroll end is inlaid with black horn, excellent patina and beautiful sheen to the surface. Signed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1404688
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$540.00
Listed Price $675.00
19th century boxwood netsuke of Okame washing her face with a sponge while seated inside a wooden bath tub next to a boy who is holding a bowl with fresh water for rinsing. Wood is lacquered in Negoro style - red (or golden brown) lacquer over black, so as it wears the black starts showing, and the the wood. Excellent faces, beautifully worn, really nice feel of age to the piece. Height 1 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1399015
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$160.00
Listed Price $200.00
Early 19th century bronze netsuke in a form of a temple bell of Miidera. For the legend of Benkei carrying the bell of Miidera see H. Joly LEGEND IN JAPANESE ART, p. 82. Pleasant piece in Japanese taste with nice casting, beautiful wear and patina. Very good piece for collection of various netsuke materials or for scholar’s desk. Height 1 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1380975
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,040.00
Listed Price $1,300.00
19th century Chinese bamboo brushpot carved in the round with a continuous scene of Chinese scholars and peasants by rice bales under pine trees with gnarled branches, all in a setting of mountains, stream and clouds. Seven human figures, each in a distinct attitude, excellent quality carving - see the faces, robes, rocks, clusters of pine needles and textures of tree trunks. Excellent patina, compressed dust in crevices. Superb piece in scholarly taste. Height 5 3/8 inches, width 3 5/8.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1387451
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$288.00
Listed Price $360.00
18th century netsuke of a Chinese scholar sitting on rockery and stroking his beard in deep concentration. Wonderful early carving with well captured mood of the scene, excellent kind face, netsuke of characteristic 18th century triangular section, well defined rock texture, beautiful patina turning honey color on the back, deep cord opening typical for the period, old age lines. Length 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1390691
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$600.00
Listed Price $750.00
Late 18th to early 19th century netsuke of a Chinese scholar with a boy attendant standing by a huge wine jar. Most probably the scholar is Rihaku (Li Po in Chinese) - a celebrated, probably the most famous poet of China, equally renown for his love of wine. Beautiful carving, wonderful faces and detailing of their clothes, expertly incised different textile patterns. Light staining, excellent patina. Height 1 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1368527
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
Early 19th century boxwood netsuke of a crouching puppy about to pounce. Strong early piece with unusual posture, excellently captured facial expression and chunkiness of a young pup, wonderful hairwork. Eyes are inlaid with black horn, old stable age line along its back, superb wear and patina. Excellent strong netsuke. Length 1 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1395065
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$600.00
Listed Price $750.00
Very unusual 19th century lacquered wood sashi type netsuke carved in a shape of a cloud dragon with its head turned back onto itself, its neck forming himotoshi. Does not photograph well, impressive when handled. Elegant and clever carving, all 4 legs are in different positions, nice rendition of its face and hair. Wood is lacquered in Negoro style - red lacquer over black, so as it wears the black starts showing, gold lacquer highlights, excellent wear and patina on the surface. Almost identic...