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similar to Netsuke mask SUJI-OTOKO by FUJITA HOZAN

Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
Boxwood netsuke carved as a theatrical mask of Suji-Otoko - a ghost of a warrior suffering various torments emphasized by prominent veins on his forehead. Superb quality carving on beautiful even material, excellent finish, beautiful patina, in absolutely perfect condition. Signed HOZAN SAKU (Hozan made) on the back bar for Fujita Hozan - this first-rate artist of Hojitsu lineage is listed on p. 218 of Contemporary Netsuke by Miriam Kinsey. Height 1 7/16 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
Boxwood netsuke carved as a theatrical mask of YASE-OTOKO - an emaciated man representing ghosts and spirits undergoing the torments of hell. Superb quality carving on beautiful even material, excellent finish, beautiful patina, in absolutely perfect condition. Signed HOZAN SAKU KORE (Hozan made this) on the back bar for Fujita Hozan - this first-rate artist of Hojitsu lineage is listed on p. 218 of Contemporary Netsuke by Miriam Kinsey. Height 1 1/2 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
Boxwood netsuke carved as a theatrical mask of a young woman MAGOJIRO. Superb quality carving on beautiful even material, wonderful tranquil face with a slight smile, excellent finish, beautiful patina, in absolutely perfect condition. Signed HOZAN SAKU (Hozan made) on the back bar for Fujita Hozan - this first-rate artist of Hojitsu lineage is listed on p. 218 of Contemporary Netsuke by Miriam Kinsey. Height 1 1/2 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
Boxwood netsuke carved as a theatrical mask of HEITA used for the role of a general, a commander in his prime. Superb quality carving on beautiful even material, excellent finish, beautiful patina, in absolutely perfect condition. Signed HOZAN SAKU (Hozan made) on the back bar for Fujita Hozan - this first-rate artist of Hojitsu lineage is listed on p. 218 of Contemporary Netsuke by Miriam Kinsey. Height 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1411375
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
Five late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing theatrical masks of (left to right): perplexed peasant Hyottoko , Kongo Rikishi as sumo wrestler, old man Okina, jealous woman Hashihime and an oni. Crisp detailing, wonderful faces, very pleasant wear and patina. Each is impressed with seal SEKISEN on the back - the artist is listed in NETSUKE MASKS by Raymond Bushell, p. 177, signature 264. Average height 1 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1411377
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$220.00
Listed Price $275.00
Six late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing theatrical masks of (left to right): Hoptei, old man Okina, Kentoku, Karasu Tengu, Daikoku and O-Beshimi. Crisp detailing, wonderful faces, some enamel highlights, very pleasant wear and patina. Each is impressed with seal SEKISEN on the back - the artist is listed in NETSUKE MASKS by Raymond Bushell, p. 177, signatures 264 and 265. Average height 1 13/16 inches.
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 #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 #1377189
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$160.00
Listed Price $200.00
19th century Japanese bronze netsuke representing a theater mask of Namanari. The mask is mostly used in the play The Cursed Metal Head-Ring for the role of the wife who is crazed with jealousy beyond any possibility of redemption. Uncommon image, very nice casting, cord opening is formed by the bar on tha back, wonderful patina, overall in excellent condition. Height 1 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1397010
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$760.00
Listed Price $950.00
Unusual late 19th to early 20th century set of 20 different ceramic theater mask netsuke mounted on wooden board. Excellent modeling, crisp detailing, enamel highlights, slight darkening of protruding parts from wear, very nice patina. The masks are held by lengths of wire, and can be removed from the board if needed. Decorative silk cord by the bottom and another one on top for hanging. Comes with original wooden storage box with cover. Inscribed on the front SHOHI SENNIN ONKO ZO (Shohi sage, m...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1386442
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$716.00
Listed Price $895.00
19th century netsuke of a mask maker with a carving knife in one hand and a mask of Okame in the other. Wonderfully carved - see the smiling face, flowing lines of his robe and different textile patterns, beautiful patina on a very good quality material. Signed TOMOCHIKA in irregular shaped reserve on the back - for information on Tomochika the First see NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 1148. Height 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1389851
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Listed Price $125.00
19th century small (probably made for a child) mask netsuke of Okame. Wonderful chubby face with a wide smile, black and red ink highlights, 2 dots on her forehead are inlaid with black horn, very nice wear and patina. Signed GYOKUSEN TO (carved by Gyokusen) on the back - the artist is listed on p. 428 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Height 13/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1401259
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$380.00
Listed Price $475.00
19th century netsuke representing a theatrical mask of Akujo. Wonderful depiction of his severe expression, round eyes, full beard (carved even on the back of the mask) and expressive wrinkled forehead, excellent finish, beautiful patina, in absolutely perfect condition. Signed SUKEYASU on the back of the himotoshi loop - the artist is listed on p. 1051 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Height 1 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1359409
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
19th century small netsuke of theatrical mask of Okina (old man) used in Sambaso dance. Wonderful quality carving, great smiling face, expert staining, beautiful patina, in perfect condition. Signed RAKUTANI on the back - this rare artist is listed on p. 859 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Height 13/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1423741
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$260.00
Listed Price $325.00
19th century netsuke representing theatrical mask of Shojo. Shojo are mythical creatures living near the sea, and are particularly fond of sake. Made in saishiki technique - the wood is covered with gesso, which in turn is painted in bright colors. Some obvious losses to paint from wear. Great modeling, wonderful depiction of its face and hair. Inscribed or signed on the back bar, but impossible to read because of paint losses . Height 1 1/2 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$40.00
Listed Price $50.00
1920s small celluloid netsuke of theatrical mask of Okina (old man) used in Sambaso dance. Very nice example of its type. Height 1 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1411374
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
Five late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing theatrical masks of (left to right): Hotei, Bishamon, Jurojin, O-Behimi and demon Buaku. Crisp detailing, wonderful faces, some enamel highlights, very pleasant wear and patina. Except for Hotei all are impressed with seal ONKO on the back - the pieces were made by a member of the Shimizu family producing Onko wares in Akasaka, Gifu Prefecture, most probably by Shimizu Sekisen I. Average height 1 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1411372
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
Six late 19th to early 20th century Japanese ceramic netsuke representing theatrical masks of (left to right): perplexed peasant Hyottoko, Usofuki with characteristic pursed lips, demon Namanari, distressed Shunkan, moribund wrinkled Saisoro and demon Shikami. Very well made, crisp detailing, slight darkening of protruding parts from wear. Not marked, but must have been made by Sekisen or Sekiho - modeling is identical to the ones made by those 2 artists. Height of the tallest (Namanari) 1 13/16...