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similar to 19c Hirado Japanese plate DRAGON & PEARL

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1244882
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$156.00
Listed Price $195.00
19th century Edo period (before 1867) Japanese porcelain Hirado plate with scalloped edge and underglaze blue decoration of a dragon in pursuit of Tama (sacred pearl). Excellent potting, milky white body and clear glaze. Great early painting with charming freedom, wonderful dynamic design - see the flames issuing from the body of the dragon. Some surface wear as to be expected, overall in great condition. Diameter 7 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1427058
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
19th century Edo period (before 1867) Japanese porcelain Hirado plate with scalloped edge and underglaze blue decoration of a dragon in pursuit of a tama (Sacred Gem). Excellent potting, milky white body and clear glaze. Great early painting with charming freedom, wonderful dynamic design - see the flames issuing from the body of the dragon. Some surface wear as to be expected, overall in great condition. Diameter 7 1/4 inches.
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1413807
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$68.00
Listed Price $85.00
Late 19th century Japanese porcelain Imari plate with a central roundel containing decoration of a pine sapling and flowering gnarled prunus tree, surrounded by 2 shaped reserves with water dragons, 2 shaped reserves with flowers, 2 areas depicting textile hangings and 2 areas of brocade textile designs. The outside is decorated with 5 swimming koi fish in different attitudes. Great quality multicolor enamel painting with gilding and underglaze blue. Four character underglaze mark on the bottom ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1357886
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$96.00
Listed Price $120.00
Early 19th century small Japanese porcelain Imari plate with enamel decoration of a boy wearing haori (short jacket) with a basket full of greens on his back sitting on a buffalo and playing a flute. The subject is bokudo - a theme of a perfect peace of mind, and one of the stages of a journey towards Buddhahood. Underglaze blue decoration in cavetto and on the outside. Wonderful paintin g perfectly capturing serene mood of the scene, beautiful design with tomato red brocade border, great detail...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1419819
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
Single 19th century menuki - Japanese sword fitting - depicting a twisting dragon clutching a Precious Gem in its claws. Great design and detailing, crisp work with gilding, beautiful patina. Length 1 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1387025
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$208.00
Listed Price $260.00
Late 19th century Japanese wooden kiseruzutsu (tobacco pipe holder) in a shape of a carp turning into dragon. The face is already that of a dragon, while the reserves on the side show scales that are still those of a fish. According to a Chinese myth a carp that can swim up the waterfall turns into a dragon, and thus serves as a paragon of perseverance, especially in scholarly pursuits. Wonderful design, elegant shape, beautiful crisp carving, eyes are inlaid with dark horn, black staining with ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1419849
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$380.00
Listed Price $475.00
Pair of 19th century Japanese sword menuki each depicting an undulating dragon among clouds in different attitude. Did not photograph well - photos came out too harsh. Excellent design, bronze with fire gilding, superb casting and detailing, beautiful patina. Length 1 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1426545
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$240.00
Listed Price $300.00
19th century/late Meiji period (1890s to 1910s) small Japanese bronze vase of meiping shape with carved relief decoration of a dragon in flight among swirling clouds, flames issuing from its body, parts of which are seen through the vapors. Elegant shape, superb crisp work (see its ferocious face, differentiated scales and powerful claws) on a thick walled bronze with high copper contents, pleasantly heavy. Visible dragon body is highlighted with brass wash, great patina, overall in excellent co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1426544
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$240.00
Listed Price $300.00
19th century/late Meiji period (1890s to 1910s) small Japanese bronze vase of meiping shape with carved relief decoration of a dragon in flight among swirling clouds, flames issuing from its body, parts of which are seen through the vapors. Elegant shape, superb crisp work (see its ferocious face, differentiated scales and powerful claws) on a thick walled bronze with high copper contents, pleasantly heavy. Visible dragon body is highlighted with brass wash, great patina, overall in excellent co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1388000
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$600.00
Listed Price $750.00
19th century shakudo Japanese sword tsuba for tanto with raised and inlaid decoration of a dragon flying along its rim among wispy clouds, all on finely textured ground called nanako, which means “fish-eggs” as it resembles fine rows of caviar. Shakudo (an alloy typically consisting of 96% copper and 4% gold) body, superb clever design, extraordinary crisp work, in excellent condition. Height 2 3/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1423905
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Listed Price $125.00
19th century Japanese tobacco pipe consisting of a bamboo/reed stem and 2 metal parts depicting dragon among clouds (mouth part) in flight towards Mount Fuji (bowl part). Nicely made out of paktong - white bronze - an alloy of copper, nickel and zinc used in China and Japan in the 18th and 19th centuries. Smoking part with characteristic small bowl (Japanese used finely shredded tobacco, and usually made just 2-3 puffs). Very nice quality work with good detailing, bottom part is cleverly made fl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1426621
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
Very unusual 19th century Japanese bronze beaker in a shape of a wooden barrel on 3 raised feet and with 2 horizontal rope bands. Inlaid with 3 low relief scenes: 1. Benten (the Goddess of music) seated on a dragon and playing stringed musical instrument koto. 2. An older man in rain hat and straw raincoat digging with a hoe for bamboo shoots under a tall plant. 3 Shoshi Sennin (mythical immortal) standing next to his companion - a dragon - with a staff in his hand. Superb quality work - see the...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1357884
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$48.00
Listed Price $60.00
19th century unusually small Japanese porcelain Imari saucer with scalloped edge decorated on the inside with two scenes of geese in flight and standing by pine saplings, and a flower spray in the center. Unusual image, great quality multicolor enamel painting with gilding and underglaze blue. Leaves, scrolls and roundels on the outside, underglaze blue mark on the bottom. Very attractive piece, some expected wear to gold on the rim. Diameter 3 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1388070
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
19th century iron Japanese sword tsuba for tanto with raised and inlaid decoration of a shojo dreamily looking at a huge pearl on a rock in front of it, a paddle with wet working end at the end of the rock. Shojo are mythical creatures living near the sea, who are particularly fond of sake. Excellent design, great quality inlays - see the silver inlay on the paddle indicating that it is wet, beautifully inlaid textile patterns, beautiful patina. Height 2 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1387368
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,160.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
Good size 19th century kagamibuta (“mirror lid”) netsuke with metal plate worked in medium relief with a dragon in flight among clouds clutching a Precious Gem in its claws. Thick and heavy plate made out of shibuichi - an alloy consisting of one part silver to three parts copper. Extraordinary crisp work - see its fierce face, perfectly defined differentiated scales, leathery fingers ending in powerful claws and violently swirling clouds. Gilding, eyes are double inlaid with gold and shakud...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1411164
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$300.00
Listed Price $375.00
Late Meiji period (1890s to 1912) Japanese light colored buffalo horn kushi (hair comb) inlaid on both sides with decoration of chrysanthemum and cherry flowers with leaves. Horn body, salmon pink and white coral, tortoise shell and mother of pearl inlays. Beautiful elegant work in Japanese taste, in great condition. Length 3 7/8 inches (9.7 cm).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1394423
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$40.00
Listed Price $50.00
Fukagawa Japanese porcelain small square plate with enamel decoration of blooming medow grasses and flowers. Beautiful piece in Japanese taste, excellent quality painting, skilled use of gold and multicolored enamels, in perfect condition. Marked in blue enamel on the bottom with a mountain and inscribed FUKAGAWA TSUKURU (made in Fukagawa). Size 4 7/8 inches square.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1427057
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$68.00
Listed Price $85.00
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) Japanese porcelain Hirado yusamashi decorated in underglaze blue with an attendant boy offering cups of wine to scholars playing the game of GO on one side, and a boy with fan accompanying a scholar with staff on the other. Yusamashi resembles European creamer by having a lip spout, but is used to add cold water to tea in order to bring it to comfortable drinking temperature. Superb delicate potting, marked with 6 Japanese characters on the bottom. Excellent qua...