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similar to 1910s Japanese cloisonne POSTAL STAMP BOX dragon, gilding

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1414389
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$112.00
Listed Price $140.00
Rather unusual early Showa period (1910s) Japanese cloisonne stamp box, its hinged cover decorated with an undulating dragon in flight among numerous stylized clouds. The dragon is looking at a flaming roundel containing a single character HODOKO, which can be translated as “give/bestow/alms”. Beautifully made, black enamel background with fine original pitting, all exposed metal parts are gilded (some wear), blue enamel on the bottom and inside. Very attractive functional piece, hinges work...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1423906
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
Rather unusual early Showa period (1910s) Japanese cloisonne seal, its body decorated with an undulating dragon in flight among numerous stylized clouds. The bottom has a recessed character HODOKO, which can be translated as “give/bestow/alms”. First catalogue photo includes the image of the printing surface flipped left to right to show what the imprint of the seal will look like. Beautifully made, black enamel background, all exposed metal parts are gilded (some wear), pleasantly heavy. Ve...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1414391
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$156.00
Listed Price $195.00
Rather unusual early Showa period (1910s) Japanese cloisonne pen tray decorated on the inside with two undulating dragons in flight among numerous stylized clouds. The dragons appear to be contesting a flaming roundel containing a single character HODOKO, which can be translated as “give/bestow/alms”. Beautifully made, black enamel background with fine original pitting, all exposed metal parts are gilded (some wear), its bottom is slightly recessed and decorated with stylized clouds througho...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1414386
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$112.00
Listed Price $140.00
Rather unusual early Showa period (1910s) Japanese cloisonne pen nib holder, its body decorated with an undulating dragon in flight among numerous stylized clouds. The dragon is looking at a flaming roundel containing a single character HODOKO, which can be translated as “give/bestow/alms”. Beautifully made, black enamel background with fine original pitting, all exposed metal parts are gilded (some wear), pleasantly heavy. Very attractive functional piece, in excellent condition, comes with...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1414383
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$64.00
Listed Price $80.00
Rather unusual early Showa period (1910s) Japanese cloisonne paper weight in a form of a rectangular bronze strip, its top decorated with an undulating dragon in flight among numerous stylized clouds. The dragon is looking at a flaming roundel containing a single character HODOKO, which can be translated as “give/bestow/alms”. Beautifully made, black enamel background with fine original pitting, all exposed metal parts are gilded (some wear), pleasantly heavy. Very attractive functional piec...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1414674
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$64.00
Listed Price $80.00
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) small Japanese cloisonne match box holder decorated on both sides with a blooming lotus flower surrounded by scrolling vines. Wonderful detailed work, gilding to the metal sides (some wear) and wires, cloisonne itself is in excellent condition. Length 1 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1414676
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$88.00
Listed Price $110.00
Unusually high quality late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) Japanese cloisonne match box holder with ogival reserve depicting a butterfly in flight by a branch with leaves and beautiful flowers. Background and the back are decorated with flowers among scrolling vines with leaves. Excellent detailed work, gilding to the metal sides (some wear) and wires, cloisonne itself is in excellent condition. Length 2 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1428702
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$192.00
Listed Price $240.00
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) unusual small Japanese keyaki (zelkova serrata - Japanese elm) wood box, its top inlaid with a metal fitting depicting a seated boy wearing flower decorated robe and having a look of melancholy on his face. I believe it represents Kikujido - the Chrysanthemum Boy - the Emperor’s favorite page, who was condemned to exile. The Emperor taught Kikujido a phrase by the Buddha to thank him for his loyalty. Kikujido left and settled in a valley full of chrysanthemums...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1413891
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) very unusual small keyaki (Japanese elm) wood box, its top inlaid with a metal fitting depicting 3 wise monkeys in their habitual "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” attitudes: Mizaru covering his eyes, Kikazaru covering his ears, and Iwazaru covering his mouth. Excellent metalwork with various patinas, superb detailing - see their faces and finely worked fur. Beautiful wood texture, bottom and top fit neatly, in excellent condition. Box length 3 1/16 i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1837 VR item #1399688
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
Very unusual and rare early 19th century Japanese cloisonne plate with flowers in the center surrounded by a border of stylized clouds in cavetto and 3 dragons chasing each other along the wide rim, flower design on the bottom and 3 scrolled feet. Superbly made in creative imitation of Chinese Ming Dynasty cloisonne (see the mischievous faces of the dragons), very rich visually, all metal wires and surfaces including feet were gilded (expected wear), beautiful enameling, some original pitting to...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1414680
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$128.00
Listed Price $160.00
Very unusual Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) Japanese silver and mixed metal match box holder raised on shaped feet, its bronze top with gilded and silvered incised decoration of a blooming peony bush. Beautiful design, superb quality work, fine engraving. No marks on the metal, but I am sure it is silver. Length 2 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1415018
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese cloisonne box decorated with a 5-clawed dragon in flight encircling a Precious Gem among stylized wispy puff clouds. Black background, wonderful quality detailed work, gilding to all exposed metal (some wear to gilding, the bottom part is lined with rosewood on the inside. Very attractive functional piece, hinges work perfectly, beautiful patina, no cracks, chips or damage, in excellent condition. Length 4 1/2 inches, width 3 1/4, height 1 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1408312
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
Early Showa period (1910s) Japanese mingei (Arts and Crafts) copper box with chased and enameled decoration of four flowers with leaves - I am sure it is possible to identify the flower species. Wonderful combination of uchidashi (hammered-out) and moriage (piled-up) techniques: metal was raised from the opposite side and raised surface was subsequently heavily enameled and fired. Crisp work with thickly laid enamel, clever use of transparent enamel on petals with bright copper surface showing u...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1408315
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$220.00
Listed Price $275.00
Early Showa period (1910s) Japanese mingei (Arts and Crafts) copper box with chased and enameled decoration of an ogival reserve containing a flowering tulip and a gnarled pomegranate bush with fruits by a twisted rock. Comes with a matching tray. Wonderful combination of uchidashi (hammered-out) and moriage (piled-up) techniques: metal was raised from the opposite side and raised surface was subsequently heavily enameled and fired. Crisp work with thickly laid enamel, beautifully applied multip...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1408314
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
Rather unusual early Showa period (1910s) Japanese mingei (Arts and Crafts) copper box with chased and enameled decoration of a puff of cloud and a white racing pigeon with feather covered legs. Wonderful combination of uchidashi (hammered-out) and moriage (piled-up) techniques: metal was raised from the opposite side and raised surface was subsequently thickly enameled and fired. Crisp work with thickly laid enamel, beautiful textured surface, perfectly riveted corners, excellent patina, in gre...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1408311
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
Early Showa period (1910s) Japanese mingei (Arts and Crafts) shallow copper box with enameled decoration of a spray of aoi (hollyhock) leaves with tendrils. Wonderful combination of uchidashi (hammered-out) and moriage (piled-up) techniques : metal was raised from the opposite side and raised surface was subsequently thickly enameled and fired. Beautiful work, cleverly textured surface, excellent patina, in perfect condition. Enameled green on the inside. Signed on the bottom ANDO TSUKURU (made ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1837 VR item #1094226
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Listed Price $125.00
Early19th century small Japanese cloisonne tray decorated on the front with a butterfly in flight above meadow flowers. Back is decorated with karakusa (scrolling vines) on blue ground. Used for tea ceremony, traces of gilding on the rim. Rare and early piece in terms of Japanese cloisonne, from the period of transition from Chinese to Japanese style, great for a study collection. Very pleasant matte finish with original pitting. Length 4 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1837 VR item #1094224
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Listed Price $125.00
Early 19th century small Japanese cloisonne tray decorated on the front with two peaches on a branch with leaves. Back is decorated with circles surrounded by karakusa (scrolling vines) on blue ground. Used for tea ceremony, traces of gilding on the rim. Rare and early piece in terms of Japanese cloisonne, from the period of transition from Chinese to Japanese style, great for a study collection. Very pleasant matte finish with original pitting. Length 4 11/16 inches.