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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1930 item #1379885
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
Very unusual 1900-1920s (late Meiji - early Taisho) Japanese ceramic Oribe ware scroll weight in a form of a tidal rock painted with a crab crawling to reach a seaweed jalf covering the rock. Veryclever design, characteristic Oribe green and brown colors. Oribe ware (named after Furuta Oribe - a famous 16th century tea master) was produced in Mino and Seto kilns: it is particularly Japanese in taste and was never made for export. Wonderful patina, pleasantly heavy, inscribed mark of the potter o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1373141
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$340.00
Listed Price $425.00
Unusual 19th century Japanese mixed metal scroll weight in a form of a karako (Chinese boy) resting on his stomach and supporting his head by hand, wearing a rich robe and a collar. Pleasantly heavy bronze with gilding on the collar, intricate cloud designs on the robe superbly inlaid with copper and silver, excellent depiction of his chubby face with a slight smile. Wonderful patina from handling, very appropriate piece for scholar’s desk. See 2 more companion boy scroll weights in my catalog...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1373140
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$316.00
Listed Price $395.00
Unusual 19th century Japanese mixed metal scroll weight in a form of a karako (Chinese boy) standing on one knee with the other one up, wearing a rich robe and a collar. Could have been used as a brush rest as well. Dynamic posture, pleasantly heavy bronze with gilding on the collar and robe, intricate textile designs on the robe superbly inlaid with silver, excellent depiction of his chubby face with a slight smile. Wonderful patina from handling, very appropriate piece for scholar’s desk. Se...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1399687
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
19th century Japanese ceramic Oribe ware chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony). Characteristic rich green glaze, beautiful underglaze brown painting of geometric and plant patterns on one side and plant shoots on the other, wonderful finely crackled glaze. Oribe ware (named after Furuta Oribe - a famous 16th century tea master) was produced in Mino and Seto kilns: it is particularly Japanese in taste and was never made for export. The foot shows stoneware body wi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1408107
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
Late Meiji (1890s to 1912) Japanese ceramic Oribe ware chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) with two mock handles. Characteristic rich green glaze on the top, beautiful underglaze brown painting of fern sprigs on one side and plant shoots and brocade patterns on the other, wonderful finely crackled glaze. Oribe ware (named after Furuta Oribe - a famous 16th century tea master) was produced in Mino and Seto kilns: it is particularly Japanese in taste and was neve...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1405193
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
Rather unusual 19th century Japanese bronze scroll weight in a form of a chestnut. Clever design in Japanese taste, superb naturalistic modeling (see perfectly worked texture of the bottom), beautiful warm brown patina, beautiful gilding, pleasantly heavy. Old collection number in red on the underside. Wonderful piece in scholar’a taste. Length 1 5/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1379890
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$600.00
Listed Price $750.00
Rather unusual 19th century Japanese bronze scroll weight cast in a form of a two-horned chimera with a long tail standing in alert attitude on a base in a form of a strand of land. Can serve as a brush rest as well. Superb elegant modeling of the beast with its thin limbs and slightly upturned face, wonderful patination ranging in color from dark red to brown to black, in excellent condition, pleasantly heavy. Cast with 2 Japanese characters on the bottom reading TAKUSAI - Takusai was an art na...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1418381
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$76.00
Listed Price $95.00
Unusual Japanese painted pewter scroll weight in a form of a seated boy wearing a shishi costume used in shishimai dance, one of his legs outstretched. Very well cast, pleasantly heavy, nicely painted, some wear to paint as can be seen on photos. Feels very nice in a palm, very appropriate piece for scholar’s desk. Length 2 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1413806
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$316.00
Listed Price $395.00
Unusual 19th century Japanese mixed metal scroll weight in a form of a karako (Chinese boy) standing with one hand raised, wearing a rich robe and a collar. Could have been used as a brush rest as well. Dynamic posture, pleasantly heavy bronze with gilding on the collar and robe, intricate textile designs on the robe superbly inlaid with silver, excellent depiction of his chubby face with a slight smile. The underside of his robe on the bottom is lacquered black. Wonderful patina from handling, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1412119
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
Late Meiji (1900s - 1910s) Japanese scroll painted with red ink on paper depicting the Wisdom King Fudo Myo-o standing on rockery with a sword in his right hand and a lasso in the left, and raging flames behind him. Fudo Myo-o (“Acala" in Sanskrit and meaning "immovable") is a dharmapala seen as a protective deity particularly in Shingon traditions of Japan, his face with wrinkled brow expresses extreme wrath, left eye looking askance, lower teeth biting down the upper lip. Fudo Myo-o is said ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1425473
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$220.00
Listed Price $275.00
Late Meiji (1900s - 1910s) Japanese scroll painting in ink and colors on paper depicting 16 arhat - the original disciples of the historical Buddha - in different attitudes, most of them recognizable by their attributes. Excellent quality eccentric painting with wonderful half-mad faces, beautiful use of colors. Paper mounts, wooden scroll ends, in great condition. Exceptionally striking painting. Signed DOZO HIROKAMI FUDE (Treasury of Tao painted by Hirokami) followed red seal of the artist. In...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1132585
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
Japanese scroll painted with ink and colors on silk depicting a spotted stag by a stream among reeds under a moon about to be obscured by clouds. Great composition with alert beast looking into the background hidden in beautifully depicted mist. Wonderful quality realistic painting, superb brushwork - see the detailing of hairs on its coat. Paper and silk mounts, wooden scroll ends. Signed GANEN and marked with red paste seal. Scroll size 68x19 inches, painting size 40x16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1412049
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$144.00
Listed Price $180.00
Late Meiji (1900s - 1910s) Japanese scroll painted with ink and color on paper depicting an unusual version of shinkiro (the dream of a clam shell) - the mirage of Dragon King Ryujin’s palace appearing on swirling vapors in the breath of a clam shell, which in this painting is held by a smiling sage wearing a long robe with a double gourd tied to his belt. Wonderful painting, exceptionally well painted face, beautiful subtle use of ink washes, perfectly captured mood of the scene. Inscribed wi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1411885
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$128.00
Listed Price $160.00
Late Meiji (1900s - 1910s) Japanese scroll painted with ink and slight color on silk depicting a scholar with his books on a low table in front of him as he quietly rows in a boat under an overhanging rock with trees, misty hills in the background. Wonderful painting in scholarly taste, beautiful subtle use of ink washes, perfectly captured mood of the scene. Signed BOKEI followed by two red seals of the artist, paper mounts, rosewood scroll ends, in great condition. Painting size 40 x 16 inches...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1413268
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$156.00
Listed Price $195.00
Late Meiji (1880s-1910s) Japanese pottery Oribe ware chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) with handle. Characteristic rich green glaze, underglaze brown painting of pine saplings, wonderful crackled glaze. Oribe ware (named after Furuta Oribe - a famous 16th century tea master) was produced in Mino and Seto kilns: it is particularly Japanese in taste and was never made for export. The foot shows stoneware body with concentric lines, stamped with the seal of the ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1425472
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
Japanese scroll painted with ink and colors on silk depicting a daimyo (feudal lord) in full military armor and a quiver full of arrows on his back before a battle. He is seated on a low chair on top of a tiger skin, a low table with sake cup, chopsticks and few small plates with condiments. There is a stretched textile screen behind him and a kneeling armored attendant holding a tall narrow banner. Judging by the characters on the banner, the main character is Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159 – ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1235351
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
Japanese scroll painted with ink on paper depicting a mynah among tree branches. Mynahs are similar to crows, the difference being tufts of feathers on their beaks. Elegant composition in Japanese taste, superbly captured contemplative mood of the bird, wonderful quality painting, great brushwork. Silk brocade mounts, lacquered wood scroll ends, couple of crease lines, in great condition overall. Signed GENKI for Takahashi Genki (1911-1978), and marked with red paste seal. Enlargement 6 shows 2 ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1132583
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$160.00
Listed Price $200.00
Japanese scroll painted with ink and colors on paper depicting the Rokkasen (Six Famous Poets of Japan that lived in 9-10th century) seated on the ground in different attitudes. Wonderful Zen quality to the brushwork, great composition, beautiful use of color. Brocade silk mounts, lacquered wood scroll ends. Inscribed with a short poem, signed KEIZAN, and marked with red paste seal and another seal lower on the painting. Scroll size 60x15 inches, painting size 26.5x10.5 inches.