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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$40.00
Listed Price $50.00
Early Showa (1930s) Japanese mother of pearl obidome (sash ornament) carved in a shape of a swimming goldfish. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, it is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Beautiful mother of pearl material, wonderful carving of scales and tail, very pleasant finish. Metal fixture with two loops on the back for an obi cord. Length 2 1/4 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$52.00
Listed Price $65.00
Early Showa (1930s) Japanese mother of pearl obidome (sash ornament) carved in a shape of a lush peony flower. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, it is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Beautiful mother of pearl material, wonderful carving of numerous petals, very pleasant finish. Metal fixture with two loops on the back for an obi cord. Length 2 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$48.00
Listed Price $60.00
Early Showa (1930s) Japanese mother of pearl obidome (sash ornament) carved in a shape of 4 nasu - Japanese eggplants. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Beautiful off-white mother of pearl material, crack seen in Enlargement 4 is a natural feature of the shell, very pleasant matte finish, two metal loops on the back for an obi cord. Length 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1380477
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$24.00
Listed Price $30.00
19th century small Japanese mother of pearl ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in approximate cylindrical shape. Nice material with typical play of colors, pleasant patina. Height 1/2 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$32.00
Listed Price $40.00
Early Showa (1930s) Japanese obidome (sash ornament) of round shape with engraved flowers. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Very nice work, beautiful patina. Metal fitting on the back with two loops for an obi cord. Diameter 1 1/8 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
Early Showa (1930s) Japanese angel skin coral obidome (sash ornament) carved as an incredibly rich chrysanthemum flower. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Clever design, superb quality carving with mesmerizing rhythm of the petal structures, beautiful natural fat piece of coral with hints of pink in some spots, excellent finish and patina. Metal fixture with ...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$40.00
Listed Price $50.00
Early Showa (1930s) Japanese pressed glass obidome (sash ornament) depicting several chrysanthemums, the color of the glass wonderfully imitating apple green jadeite. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Beautiful design, wonderful quality glasswork, very pleasant finish. Metal fixture with two loops on the back for an obi cord. Diameter 1 1/8 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$36.00
Listed Price $45.00
Early Showa (1930s) Japanese pressed glass obidome (sash ornament) depicting an Art Deco pattern, the color of the glass wonderfully imitating amethyst. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, it is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Beautiful design, wonderful quality glasswork, very pleasant finish. Metal fixture with two loops on the back for an obi cord. Length 1 1/4 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$32.00
Listed Price $40.00
Early Showa (1930s) Japanese lacquer obidome (sash ornament) made out of layered lacquer slab with it sides sloping at an angle, so numerous multicolor layers can be seen. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Clever design, wonderful quality work, very pleasant finish, two metal loops on the back for an obi cord. Length 1 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1355942 (stock #BM975)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
Antique magnifying glass, ca 1900. Tapering mother of pearl handle overlaid with silver scrollwork. Circular lens in metal frame. Handle marked “sterling”. Nice condition.

Length: 11 in. Lens diameter: 4 in. #BM975

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1411154
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$160.00
Listed Price $200.00
20 various 19th century mother of pearl game counters also called loo chips. Different shapes, some pierced, all are hand carved on both sides, some with flower designs, some with figures in various settings.Very well carved, overall in good condition. Length of the longest 2 3/8 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$76.00
Listed Price $95.00
1930s painted wood netsuke of an actor in a role of Jo standing leaning on a broom. Jo (and his companion Uba) are an elderly couple living as spirits in pine trees in Takasago. Nicely carved in ittobori (one cut) style characteristic of the Hida school of netsuke carvers, painted in saishiki technique - the wood is covered with gesso, which in turn is painted in bright colors. Pleasant patina, some losses to paint as to be expected. Height 2 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1425891
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$380.00
Listed Price $475.00
19th century small netsuke carved as a toy cat with its tail forming a loop on its back for hanging. Unusual netsuke subject, nice depiction of fabric patterns, eyes are double inlaid with mother of pearl and horn, very pleasant patina. Height 1 inch.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1414114
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$188.00
Listed Price $235.00
Unusual late Meiji to early Taisho (1910s) Japanese bronze obidome (sash ornament) with inlaid and engraved design of a small bird about to land on a bamboo branch. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, it is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well.. Very clever design, superb work showing differentiated feathers and finely veined leaves. Different patinas and gilding, two loops on the back for an obi cor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1399306
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$220.00
Listed Price $275.00
19th century staghorn netsuke carved as a cluster of all 7 masks of shichifukujin - Seven Gods of Good Fortune: Ebisu - god of fishermen and merchants, Daikoku - god of wealth, commerce and trade, Bishamonten - god of warriors, Benten - goddess of knowledge, art and beauty, Fukurokuju - god of happiness, wealth and longevity, Hotei - the fat and happy god of abundance and good health, and Jurojin - god of wisdom. Essentially the netsuke is a wish for good luck and serves as a talisman as well. D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1420143
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
Late 18th to early 19th century bronze suigaraake (ashtray) netsuke in a modified hexagonal drum shape, its outside cast with a sinuous water dragon chasing a Precious Gem. Very well designed piece, good detailing, functional netsuke shape. Nice old piece with very pleasant patina on metal. Maximum diameter 1 3/4 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$60.00
Listed Price $75.00
Japanese obidome (sash ornament) with polished jasper top, its natural pattern perfectly resembling view of a desert with dunes and incoming sandstorm. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, it is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Amazing natural picture, excellent finish and patina. Metal fitting on the back with two loops for an obi cord. Length 1 1/8 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$48.00
Listed Price $60.00
Japanese obidome (sash ornament) with polished agate stone, its natural pattern perfectly resembling scholarly landscape with hills covered in lush vegetation and a wide bay beyond them. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, it is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Amazing natural picture, excellent finish and patina. Metal fitting on the back with two loops for an obi cord. Length 1 9/16 inches.