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similar to 18c netsuke SHISHI with ball ex Toledo Museum

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1409263
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$920.00
Listed Price $1,150.00
18th century Kyoto school netsuke of a seated shishi (Buddhist lion) hugging a large ball. Strong early piece with beautiful wear and patina consistent with age, wonderful ferocious face, powerful oversized paws, eyes are inlaid with brown horn, loose ball in its mouth. Excellent hairwork (see its mane and bushy tail), old age lines, large and deep himotoshi typical for the period. Wonderful sculpture, great netsuke. Formerly in the collection of the Toledo Museum of Art, old collection number i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1386477
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$716.00
Listed Price $895.00
Early 19th century netsuke of a snarling shishi (Buddhist lion) climbing on a large ball. Early classic piece with wonderful wear and beautiful honey colored patina. Great face, free rolling ball inside its mouth, excellent hairwork (see its mane and unusually long bushy tail), old age lines, differently sized himotoshi. Came with du Pont Collection provenance. Wonderful sculpture. Height 1 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1387455
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$3,040.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
Late 18th century Kyoto school netsuke of a seated shishi (Buddhist lion) hugging a large ball. Strong early piece, wonderful ferocious face, powerful oversized paws, eyes are inlaid with black horn, loose ball in its mouth. Excellent hairwork (see its mane and bushy tail), old age lines, deep himotoshi going through the back down to the bottom, beautiful wear and patina consistent with age. Netsuke of characteristic 18th century triangular section. Wonderful sculpture, great netsuke. Height 1 7...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1382702
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,000.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
Chunky 18th century netsuke of a sitting shishi (Buddhist lion) with its front paws on a ball. Great early carving with excellent depiction of its curly hair and powerful face, eyes are inlaid with black horn. Beautiful patina and wear to the piece, old age lines, pleasantly heavy. Wonderful feel of age, very quiet serious netsuke. Height 1 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1395902
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,000.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
Late 18th to early 19th century staghorn / bone Kyoto school netsuke of a seated shishi (Buddhist lion) hugging a large ball. Unusual material for the subject, strong early piece with beautiful wear and patina consistent with age, wonderful face, powerful oversized paws, eyes are inlaid with brown horn. Very nice hairwork (see its mane and bushy tail), old age lines, deep himotoshi going through the back down to the bottom. Wonderful sculpture. Height 1 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1386932
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$600.00
Listed Price $750.00
Early 19th century netsuke of a seated shishi with the upper part of its body resting on a cloth ball decorated with blooming peonies. Strong early carving, excellent face, wonderful bushy mane and tail. Beautiful wear and patina consistent with age, deep differently sized himotoshi arranged in the manner typical for the period. Came from the Collection of St. John University in Queens, NY. Length 1 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1402072
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$540.00
Listed Price $675.00
19th century netsuke of a crouching shishi with its front paw on a pierced ball containing a free rolling ball inside. Excellent rendition of its stocky body, great carving of its face with horn inlaid eyes, superb depiction of hair tufts and tail. Beautiful wear and patina, in excellent condition. Signed MASANAO (for Masanao of Ise) in oval reserve on the bottom - for the discussion of the group of carvers signing their work with this name see pp. 80-81 of COLLECTORS NETSUKE by Bushell. Height ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1382840
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
19th century boxwood netsuke of a Foo lion (shishi) seated on a base with its front paw placed atop a ball. Figures like this are often found standing guard at the entrances to temples and shrines. Strong carving, wonderful face, excellent hairwork. Wonderful staining, beautiful patina. Signed TOMOKAZU on the bottom - for information on the artist see NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 1153. Wonderful feeling of age, very quiet serious netsuke. Heig...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1387566
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$520.00
Listed Price $650.00
19th century netsuke of a shishi on a base with its paw protectively pressing on a ball in front of it. Wonderful carving - see its smug face and finely carved curly mane and tail, beautiful wear and patina. Signed GYOKUHOSAI on the bottom - the artist is listed in NETSUKE by Neil Davey (p. 460, number 402). Length 1 5/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1374923
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$2,800.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
Early 19th century Kyoto school netsuke of a seated shishi (Buddhist lion), its front paws on top of a large ball. Great early carving with wonderful depiction of its curly hair and powerful face. The eyes are inlaid with brown horn, a loose ball inside its mouth. Excellent patina and beautiful wear to the piece, old age lines, netsuke if characteristic 18th century triangular section, pleasantly chunky. Wonderful feel of age, very quiet serious sculpture. Height 1 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1374747
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$396.00
Listed Price $495.00
Early 19th century boxwood netsuke of a shishi (Buddhist lion) seated with its front paws on a large ball, its mouth closed and upper teeth showing. Wonderful depiction of its ferocious face and curly mane and tail, differently sized large and deep himotoshi in accordance with the habit of the time, beautiful wear to the surface, really nice feel of age to the piece. Height 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1382572
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$540.00
Listed Price $675.00
Late 18th - early 19th century netsuke carved as a seated sculptor with a chisel and a hammer working on a statue of shishi (Buddhist lion) on a plinth, and a boy watching the process. Superb crisp carving - see their wonderful faces, postures and textile patterns. Beautiful wear, excellent patina, compressed dust in crevices. Very good netsuke. Length 1 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1404542
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,400.00
Listed Price $1,750.00
Late 18th to early 19th century Kyoto school netsuke of a dog wearing a collar with its head turned back while resting the front of its body on a ball. Strong piece, superb carving to the last detail, fantastic hairwork, beautiful flow to its tail and bumpy spine, large eyes inlaid with dark horn. Wonderful wear and patina consistent with age, great classic netsuke. Height 1 13/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1389793
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
18th century kokutan (ebony) netsuke of a shishi (Buddhist lion) crouching by rockery. Strong early carving, nicely captured playful attitude of the beast, unusual raised umbrella-like bushy tail. Large deep himotoshi, great patina with characteristic ebony sheen. Length 1 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1379615
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$3,600.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
Late 18th century netsuke of a snarling shishi with its head turned back, all four paws hugging a huge egg with a peony flower engraved on it. Superbly carved, unusually dynamic composition, powerful paws (see the way the claws of its left front paw spread as the beast turns back), awesome hairwork, ferocious face with open mouth containing a loose ball, pupils are inlaid with black horn. Formerly in the collection of Francois Storno, came from the collection with an old age line crossing the eg...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1399403
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,320.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
18th century netsuke of a seated skinny dog wearing a collar with bell and resting one front paw on a cloth ball. Strong early piece, beautifully carved - great face with horn inlaid eyes, wonderful rendition of its spine and ribs, superbly carved paws, netsuke of characteristic 18th century triangular section, beautiful wear and patina (some irregularities on the surface on the darker colored part of its back), old age lines. Signed MASAYOSHI on the bottom - this rare artist is listed in NETSUK...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1395371
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$3,520.00
Listed Price $4,400.00
Late 18th century netsuke of a falcon seated on a branch, its head turned to the right. Rare subject, elegant strong early piece perfectly capturing the character of the creature. Beautifully carved differentiated feathers, powerful talons, large eyes are inlaid with dark horn, wonderful wear and patina, himotoshi is formed by the branch. Excellent netsuke, formerly in the collection of Francois Storno - see Christie's THE FRANCOIS STORNO COLLECTION OF NETSUKE, London, May 16, 2007, lot 245, tag...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1378438
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,040.00
Listed Price $1,300.00
18th century netsuke of a lying dog with the front part of its body resting on a squished cloth ball. Superb early piece, powerful carving, wonderful face with large horn inlaid eyes, great depiction of its bone and muscle structure, excellent hairwork. Beautiful warm patina turning yellow, old age lines, no breaks, losses or repairs. Excellent sculpture. Length 1 3/4 inches.