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similar to 19c netsuke actor in role of OKAME by HOJU

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1368652
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$760.00
Listed Price $950.00
19th century wooden netsuke of a seated dancer wearing an inlaid Okame mask. Extremely well carved with wonderful inlaid face with black and red highlights, great depiction of tied knots. Beautiful staining and patina, very nice wear, in excellent condition. Signed HOJU on the bottom - the artist was a pupil of the great Hojitsu, and is listed on p. 479 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. There is almost an identical netsuke in the Baur collection (C68...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1395235
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,400.00
Listed Price $1,750.00
19th century wooden netsuke of an actor in a role of shojo wearing richly decorated robe and typical shojo wig, and holding a folded fan in his hand. Shojo are mythical creatures living near the sea, and are particularly fond of sake. Extraordinary carving with minute detailing - see the beautiful texture of the wig as well as features of the mask and textile patterns. Beautiful flow to the lines of his robe, excellent patina. Signed JUGYOKU on the bottom - for a lengthy discussion of this super...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1379916
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Listed Price $125.00
Unusual small 19th century ceramic netsuke of an actor playing a role of shojo with its characteristic red wig, a fan in his hand. Shojo are mythical creatures living near the sea, and are particularly fond of sake. Nicely modeled and painted, expected wear to the surface, pleasant patina. Height 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1420147
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
19th century netsuke of an actor in a role of a shojo wearing a characteristic red wig and holding a fan in his hand. Shojo are the mythical creatures living near the sea and they are particularly fond of sake. Made in saishiki technique - the wood is covered with gesso, which in turn is painted in bright colors, some of them in low relief layers. Very well carved and painted, obvious losses to paint, traces of colorless glue on the bottom. Height 2 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1360576
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,800.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Unusual 19th century lacquered netsuke of an actor in a role of shojo with fan in one hand and a ladle in the other. Shojo are mythical creatures living near the sea, and are particularly fond of sake. Wonderful face carved out of coral, superb lacquered designs of Noh theater robe. Old age lines, overall in great condition, really nice feel of age to the piece. Signed ISSAI in seal script in a rectangular reserve on the back - the artist is listed on p. 517 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1386535
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$520.00
Listed Price $650.00
19th century kagamibuta (mirror lid) netsuke with multimetal disc depicting an actor in a role of a demon with its typical red wig, small drum on his chest and 2 strikers in his hands. Excellent design, great quality detailing - see the gilded mask, drum and finely worked hair of the wig. Beautiful patina, in superb condition. Beautifully turned bowl with excellent patina. Disc diameter 1 3/16 inches, bowl diameter 1 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1360738
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$476.00
Listed Price $595.00
19th century kagamibuta (mirror lid) netsuke with multimetal disc depicting an actor in a role of a demon with its typical red wig, small drum on his chest and 2 strikers in his hands. Excellent design, great quality detailing - see the mask and finely worked hair of the wig. Beautiful patina, some wear to the surface. Staghorn bowl with incised tree branches on the back and sides incised with inclined lines imitating a narwhal tusk, very pleasant patina. Disc diameter 1 3/16 inches, bowl maximu...
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 #1425302
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$960.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
Late 19th century netsuke of standing Okame wearing a long robe with a belt tied around her waist, one hand raised, the other holding a folded fan. Wonderful chubby face with with a wide smile, excellent depiction of various textile patterns on her robe. Superb quality multicolored staining, beautiful warm patina. Signed YAMAJI in oval reserve on the bottom - the artist is listed NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 1215. Similar model by the artist is ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1423742
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
19th century wooden shunga netsuke representing seated Okame wearing richly patterned robe and smiling widely as she touches herself as shown on the bottom of the netsuke. The netsuke is skillfully carved out of hinoki (cypress wood) typical for the Hida school. Made in saishiki technique - the wood is covered with gesso, which in turn is painted in bright colors. Perfectly captured facial expressions, beautifully painted, wonderful wear to paint, great feel of age to the piece. Signed CHIKUJU o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1400397
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
19th century wooden netsuke of sitting Okame snickering as she fondles a long stem of a mushroom in her hand. The netsuke is definitely of shunga type with not so subtle sexual connotation. Wonderfully carved (see her endearingly ugly face, hair arrangement and flowing lines of her kimono), beautiful patina, little nicks here and there. Height 1 13/16 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 #1391662
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$520.00
Listed Price $650.00
19th century netsuke in manju (rice cake) shape carved with a scene of seated Okame wearing a long kimono and ripping a pine sapling out of the ground and with more growing saplings scattered around the surface of the netsuke. Excellent design, superb sharp carving with wonderful level of detail. Good practical shape for netsuke, cord opening is provided by a hole in the back part of the central peg. beautiful warm yellowish patina, especially on the back where netsuke was touching the silk of k...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1408207
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,400.00
Listed Price $1,750.00
19th century netsuke of widely smiling Okame enveloped in her robe and holding a large wooden spoon in her hands, with a removable round bottom revealing the shunga part of the netsuke. Excellent carving, especially the face with its wide smile, wonderful flow of her robe. The dots on her forehead are inlaid with brown horn. Great pattern to the flow of her robe, expert staining, beautiful patina. Wonderful sculpture - all that a good netsuke should be. Signed MASAHIRO in rectangular raised rese...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1404688
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$540.00
Listed Price $675.00
19th century boxwood netsuke of Okame washing her face with a sponge while seated inside a wooden bath tub next to a boy who is holding a bowl with fresh water for rinsing. Wood is lacquered in Negoro style - red (or golden brown) lacquer over black, so as it wears the black starts showing, and the the wood. Excellent faces, beautifully worn, really nice feel of age to the piece. Height 1 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1409452
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$540.00
Listed Price $675.00
19th century kagamibuta (“mirror lid”) netsuke with metal plate depicting Okame leaning on a large screen as she grabs the belt of an escaping oni who is carrying a large mushroom in its hand. The netsuke is of shunga type with mushroom bearing not so subtle sexual connotation. Superb quality work with multi-metal inlays and gilding, wonderful faces, great detailing of robe pattern and pine saplings and rising sun on the screen, oni’s left foot is an old loss. Fixed in a bowl with one stab...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1408205
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$540.00
Listed Price $675.00
19th century kagamibuta (mirror lid) netsuke with bronze top depicting kneeling Okame covering her mouth with her hand as she modestly giggles at the very suggestive shape of a huge nose of a tengu mask lying in front of her. Excellent metalwork with gold, silver and copper inlays, beautiful amber colored patina on the bowl. Signed YUKIHIRO on the top - the artist is listed on p. 94 of KAGAMIBUTA MIRRORS OF JAPANESE LIFE AND LEGEND by Dieuwke Eijer. Disc diameter 1 5/16 inches, bowl diameter 2 i...