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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Japanese : Netsuke : Pre 2000 item #1420165
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,000.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
Boxwood netsuke of a water buffalo resting on a huge cart wheel. Superb quality carving, perfectly captured essence of the creature, extraordinary detailing of the beast’s face with tether and rope. Beautiful unstained even grained boxwood, eyes are inlaid with dark horn, in perfect condition. Signed MASAYUME on the bottom - netsuke by this rare artist are listed in 1997 “Contemporary Netsuke” by Kinsey, #80, and in International Netsuke Society Journal, Volume 24, issue #3, p. 56, Figure ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1421813
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,160.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
19th century boxwood netsuke of a recumbent water buffalo, its hooves bent beneath its body. Perfectly captured somewhat puzzled expression, wonderful sense of volume. Superbly carved to the last detail - see its face and finely incised coat. Eyes are inlaid with black horn, himotoshi (cord opening) formed by the natural opening of its tail. Signed MASANAO (for Masanao of Ise) on the bottom - for the discussion of the group of Ise carvers signing their work with this name see pp. 80-81 of COLLEC...
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 1837 VR item #1387155
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$520.00
Listed Price $650.00
Early 19th century netsuke of a buffalo on a base, its head turned back. Unusual and wonderful stylization of the creature - see its upturned snout and raised ears and horns. Beautifully carved, excellent staining, superb wear and patina, old age lines. Height 1 5/16 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1396415
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$3,840.00
Listed Price $4,800.00
18th century netsuke of a recumbent buffalo with a baby goat by its side, the head of the kid resting on the body of the larger beast. Uncommon subject of pairing of Zodiac animals, finely carved, their hooves bent beneath their bodies, the buffalo wearing a halter with a length of rope lying across its back, its eyes inlaid with dark horn. Beautiful wear consistent with age, yellowing on the bottom where netsuke was touching the silk of kimono and picked up oil from the body of the owner. Diffe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1380631
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
Early 19th century staghorn netsuke of a recumbent buffalo. Nicely carved, its hooves bent beneath its body, wearing a halter with a length of rope lying across its back, eyes are inlaid with brown horn. Beautiful wear consistent with age, yellowing on the bottom where netsuke was touching the silk of kimono. Usual irregularities in the material, porous part of stag antler on the back of the animal is plugged as is usual in staghorn pieces, and the plug is carved as part of the netsuke. Large an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1420163
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$396.00
Listed Price $495.00
Late 19th century boxwood netsuke of a recumbent water buffalo, its head raised and looking to the left, hooves bent beneath its body. Did not photograph well. Perfectly captured posture, wonderful sense of volume. Superbly carved out of beautiful even grained boxwood, excellent patina. Signed MITSUTSUGU on the bottom - the artist is listed on p. 789 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Length 1 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1360000
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$24.00
Listed Price $30.00
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) buffalo horn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in seed shape with faceted surface. Nice work, pleasant patina, good representative piece for a collection of netsuke/ojime materials.. Height 13/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1378250
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$680.00
Listed Price $850.00
19th century netsuke in of a boy wearing a short jacket and reading a book as he sits on the back of a resting buffalo. The subject seems to be a variation of bokudo - a theme of a perfect peace of mind, and one of the stages of a journey towards Buddhahood. Wonderful carving perfectly capturing the tranquil mood of the scene, beautiful thoughtful face of the boy, excellent detailing - see the woven mat spread on the back of the beast, its tether with rope and dense hairwork. Eyes of the buffalo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1399402
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$520.00
Listed Price $650.00
Very unusual 19th century mixed metal and wood netsuke of a boy quietly playing a reed flute while leaning against a side of a resting buffalo, 2 baskets next to him. The subject is ushidoji (also called bokudo) symbolizing the perfect peace of mind, and is considered to be one of the stages on the way to the Buddhahood. Excellent quality metalwork of shakudo (buffalo), solid silver (boy) and copper (baskets), perfectly captured mood of the scene. Fruitwood body, some darkening to the back, very...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1404912
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$64.00
Listed Price $80.00
19th century glass ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in ball shape with black body and sun wheel designs around the middle. Beautiful surface, very pleasant patina. Diameter 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1408275
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$340.00
Listed Price $425.00
Unusual 19th century staghorn netsuke depicting Takaramono - a group of objects, each endowed with an emblematic meaning: Kakuregasa (the hat of invisibility), Kakure Mino (lucky rain coat protecting against evil spirits), three Tama (sacred pearls) and an ingot-shaped coin. Wonderful piece in Japanese taste, essentially a wish for luck, health and prosperity. Great quality bold carving, beautifully stained or saturated with some sort of oil that gives the material look and heel of buffalo horn,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1408653
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$380.00
Listed Price $475.00
19th century wooden netsuke in manju (rice cake) shape carved on the front in low relief with a woman holding in her mouth an object that looks like a hammer striker for a musical instrument, a cloth wrapped top of a biwa (Japanese lute) in her hand and a scaly body of a dragon on her right. The woman is Benten - the Goddess of learning, speech and music - and one of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, and the netsuke can be interpreted as a wish for scholarly achievements. The back is incised with ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1391880
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$2,360.00
Listed Price $2,950.00
19th century netsuke carved as a group of 12 animals of the Oriental zodiac: dragon, horse, tiger, rat, rooster, dog, monkey, snake, goat, pig, buffalo and rabbit. Clever design, excellent carving to the last detail, deep undercutting, beautiful wear and patina. Eye of the rabbit is inlaid with salmon pink coral, all the rest are inlaid with dark horn. Very beautiful wear, honey colored patina. Signed RANSAI on the bottom - this rare artist working in Asakusa style is listed in NETSUKE by Neil D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1388511
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,160.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
Good size 18th century netsuke of a standing sennin (Chinese sage) in a long robe and a leaf cape, carrying on his shoulder a Chinese boy who plays a short trumpet. The netsuke is probably a joke on the subject of bokudo, which is typically depicted as a boy seated on the back of a buffalo and playing a flute - a theme of a perfect peace of mind, and one of the stages of a journey towards Buddhahood.. Unusual subject, wonderful quality carving of their faces, beautiful flowing lines of the robe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1385001
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$700.00
Listed Price $875.00
18th century netsuke in manju (rice cake) shape carved in low relief with Junishi - 12 Zodiac animals: dragon, horse, tiger, rat, rooster, dog, monkey, snake, goat, pig, buffalo and rabbit. Excellent carving with great detailing, beautiful wear and patina turning deep honey color on the back and sides. Nicely fat, 2 halves still fit perfectly after 200 years, old silk cord. Diameter 2 inches, thickness 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1410289
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$236.00
Listed Price $295.00
Very unusual small 1910s Tibetan thangka painted on a buffalo horn plaque with mineral pigments and depicting Bhavachakra - a symbolic representation of samsara - the cycle of repeated birth, mundane existence and dying again without the beginning or the end. The pig, rooster and snake in the hub of the wheel represent “the three poisons” - ignorance, attachment and anger. The layer around the hub represents the six realms of samsara: three good realms (gods, demi-gods and humans) and three ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1428251 (stock #BT428)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$7,800.00
Listed Price $12,000.00
Set of 12 Art Deco sterling silver highballs. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1915. Each: Girdled cylinder with flared rim and spread foot. Fully marked including pattern no. 18993 (first produced in 1915), order no. 17427, and director’s letter m. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 5 1/8 x D 3 1/4 in. Total weight: 84 troy ounces. #BT428