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similar to 19c Hida school netsuke HOTEI by SUKENORI

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1358120
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$236.00
Listed Price $295.00
19th century 2-toned ichii (yew wood) netsuke of Hotei (one of the 7 Gods of Good Fortune, who is considered to be an incarnation of Maitreya - the Buddha of the future) carrying his bag on the back suspended by a stick across his shoulder. Very good quality carving - see facial expression with a wide smile and wonderful flow of his robe. Netsuke is skillfully carved in characteristic Hida school ittobori (one cut) style with clever use of wood color and structure to add to the charm of the piec...
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 1910 item #1414515
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
Late Meiji period (1890s -1912) wooden okimono of cloth doll of Daruma (founder of Zen Buddhism) enveloped in his monastic robe. The subject represents Daruma coming back from deep trance in which he sat meditating without moving for 9 years. Skillfully carved out of chosen matsu (Korean pine wood) in ittobori (one cut) style characteristic of Hida school of netsuke carvers with clever use of wood grain as element of design. Excellently conveyed facial expression, beautiful patina. Height 2 1/16...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1910 item #1414517
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
Late Meiji period (1890s -1912) wooden okimono of a seated tanuki (badger) with its enormous belly, an inscribed sake bottle in one paw, an accounting book in the other. In Japanese folklore tanuki is a notorious trickster: it drums with his paws on its large belly (tanuki no hara tsuzumi), imitating the sounding of gongs in temples and inns, and leading tired travelers astray in the darkness. Judging by the book in its paw, this time tanuki acts as a sake vendor. Skillfully carved out of chosen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1423742
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
19th century wooden shunga netsuke representing seated Okame wearing richly patterned robe and smiling widely as she touches herself as shown on the bottom of the netsuke. The netsuke is skillfully carved out of hinoki (cypress wood) typical for the Hida school. Made in saishiki technique - the wood is covered with gesso, which in turn is painted in bright colors. Perfectly captured facial expressions, beautifully painted, wonderful wear to paint, great feel of age to the piece. Signed CHIKUJU o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1367798
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
19th century 2-toned ichii (yew wood) netsuke of a theatrical mask of Okame. Netsuke is skillfully carved the style characteristic of Hida school with clever use of wood colors and structure to add to the charm of the piece. Excellent sense of volume, great chubby face, wonderful patina and beautiful sheen to the surface. Signed SUKEYOSHI on the back - the artist is listed on p. 1051 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, and definitely was a student of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1372436
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$300.00
Listed Price $375.00
19th century wooden netsuke of a Mandarin ducks couple floating ona pond. Perfectly captured serene mood of the scene, very nice quality piece typical for the Hida school carved out of yew wood with its characteristic growth lines. Wonderful depiction of male’s plumage, eyes are inlaid with black horn, beautiful wear and patina. Length 2 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1418012
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$236.00
Listed Price $295.00
19th century wooden netsuke representing Daruma (founder of Zen Buddhism) enveloped in his monastic robe and holding a hossu (fly whisk). This image represents Daruma during his 9 years of continuous meditation. The netsuke is skillfully carved in ittobori (one cut) style characteristic of Hida Province. Perfectly captured facial expressions, wonderful wear, great feel of age to the piece. Signed SHOZAN on the back - the artist probably belonged to the Hida school and is listed in NETSUKE by Nei...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1399258
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$316.00
Listed Price $395.00
19th century ichii (yew wood) netsuke of a theatrical mask of an oni - a mischievous demon. Cleverly carved in ittobori (one-cut) style characteristic of Hida school, wonderful depiction of its bushy eyebrows and toothy grin. Wonderful patina and beautiful sheen to the surface. Signed SUKEYOSHI on the back bar - the artist is listed on p. 1051 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, and was a student of Sukenaga. Height 1 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1409561
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$128.00
Listed Price $160.00
Late Meiji (1910s) small ichii (yew wood) netsuke of a resting buffalo, its back covered with a blanket. Netsuke is skillfully carved by a Hida school carver in characteristic ittobori (one cut) style with clever use of wood texture to represent the creature’s fur and add to charm of the piece. For similar examples see Bushell’s NETSUKE FAMILIAR AND UNFAMILIAR, p. 128. Nicely captured posture, wonderful mellow patina. Length 1 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1370138
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$148.00
Listed Price $185.00
19th century 2-toned ichii (yew wood) netsuke of a theatrical mask of Okame. Netsuke is skillfully carved the style characteristic of Hida school with clever use of wood colors and structure to add to the charm of the piece, wonderful smile and chubby cheeks, excellent patina. Signed SUKEKUNI on the back - the artist is listed on p. 1045 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, and definitely was a student of Sukenaga. Height 1 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1428029
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
19th century netsuke carved as a theatrical mask of a SHOJO - mythical creatures living near the sea who are particularly fond of sake. Wonderful quality carving on ichii (Japanese yew wood) with clever use of wood texture to add to the charm of the piece, that being typical for the Hida school of netsuke carvers. Very nice tranquil face, beautiful staining and patina, old losses by its left eyebrow and on the right upper side on the back as can be seen on photos. Signed SUKENOBU on the back bar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1425733
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$600.00
Listed Price $750.00
19th century wooden netsuke of hibachi (portable charcoal-burning brazier) on 3 low legs and filled with short pieces of wood and charcoals. Unusual and clever subject in Japanese taste, perfectly caught “wabi-sabi” essence of the object with its elegant simplicity. Beautiful carving, wonderful depiction of wood structures in the logs, excellent wear and patina. Signed SHOJUKEN MASATOMO on the bottom - for information on this rare artist from Yamada-Ise school see NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1402380
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$208.00
Listed Price $260.00
19th century 2-toned chosen matsu (Korean pine wood) netsuke of a crouching rat encircled by its own tail. Netsuke is skillfully carved in ittobori (one cut) style characteristic of Hida school with clever use of wood colors and structure to add to the charm of the piece. Excellent sense of volume. For similar examples see Bushell’s “Netsuke familiar & unfamiliar”, p. 128. Eyes inlaid in dark horn, excellent patina. Length 1 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1365446
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$600.00
Listed Price $750.00
19th century boxwood netsuke of seated Hotei (one of the 7 Gods of Good Luck and incarnation of Maitreya - the Buddha of the future) with wide smile and a fan in his hand. Excellent carving with wonderfully captured facial expression, multiple inlays in various materials, beautiful wear and patina. Signed KYOKUSEI on inlaid plaque on the bottom - this rare artist is listed in NETSUKE by Neil Davey, p. 488, #1340. Height 1 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1386534
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$380.00
Listed Price $475.00
Early 19th century netsuke of Hotei (one of the 7 Gods of Good Luck, also representing Maitreya - the Buddha of the future) holding a fan in his hand and standing on his large bag of gifts. Wonderful early carving, himotoshi arrangement typical for the period, beautiful patina turning deeper yellow on the back where netsuke was touching silk of kimono, old age lines. Height 1 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1424963
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
Late 19th century netsuke of resting Hotei leaning on his bag of gifts and holding a fan in his hands. Hotei was a historical Chinese monk allegedly living in Wuyue kingdom in the 10th century and known for his jolly nature and love of children, he is considered to be an incarnation of Buddha Maitreya - the Buddha of the Future. Excellent strong carving, great face, beautiful depiction of the folds of his robe, wonderful wear and patina. Signed HOGYOKU on the bottom - probably the artist is Hogy...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1388964
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$316.00
Listed Price $395.00
19th century boxwood 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) carrying a large bag of gifts on his back and with a karako (Chinese boy) sticking out of the bag. Great quality carving - see his face with the a happy smile and delicately incised facial hair, flow of robe lines and nicely done patterns. Beautiful patina and wear, very pleasant feel of age. Height 2 3/8 inches.