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similar to A Fine Carved Celadon Tone Double Gourd Dragon Vase, Early Republic

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1382339 (stock #8)
A fine carved dragon vase in double gourd form depicting dragons among clouds neatly relief-carved with a sgraffito wave border at the base and guilloche at the mouth. An incised mark on the bottom. Height 12”. Condition is perfect with only a few glaze flaws. No restorations. I accept payment in the form of PayPal or Direct Wire. Ask about shipping options upon inquiry.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1366609
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$24.00
Listed Price $30.00
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in a shape of a double gourd. Elegant design, very clear carving, natural imperfections in staghorn. Height 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1368650
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$680.00
Listed Price $850.00
Late 18th to early 19th century netsuke of a boy seated on a huge bag and holding a double gourd in his hands. Strong early carving with very good detailing - see the flying sleeve, different textile patterns on an old patched bag and euphoric expression on the boy’s face. Old age lines, beautiful wear and patina turning deep yellow. Signed YOSHINAGA in oval reserve on the bottom - for information on this brilliant artist see p. 1239 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1426545
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$240.00
Listed Price $300.00
19th century/late Meiji period (1890s to 1910s) small Japanese bronze vase of meiping shape with carved relief decoration of a dragon in flight among swirling clouds, flames issuing from its body, parts of which are seen through the vapors. Elegant shape, superb crisp work (see its ferocious face, differentiated scales and powerful claws) on a thick walled bronze with high copper contents, pleasantly heavy. Visible dragon body is highlighted with brass wash, great patina, overall in excellent co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1426544
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$240.00
Listed Price $300.00
19th century/late Meiji period (1890s to 1910s) small Japanese bronze vase of meiping shape with carved relief decoration of a dragon in flight among swirling clouds, flames issuing from its body, parts of which are seen through the vapors. Elegant shape, superb crisp work (see its ferocious face, differentiated scales and powerful claws) on a thick walled bronze with high copper contents, pleasantly heavy. Visible dragon body is highlighted with brass wash, great patina, overall in excellent co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1355690
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Listed Price $125.00
19th century staghorn/bone netsuke turned in a shape of hollow double gourd, and pierced and carved on the outside with geometric designs. Himotoshi (cord openings) are formed by 2 longer slots in the middle part of the netsuke. Porous centers of stag antler on both ends are plugged as is usual in such pieces, and plugs are carved as part of the netsuke. Simple honest carving, nice patina, overall in very good condition. Height 1 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1401996
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$316.00
Listed Price $395.00
Unusual early 19th century staghorn netsuke of a double gourd containing a moveable horse the head of which can slide in and out of the gourd. The gourd is an attribute of Chokwaro sennin (Chinese sage), who could summon the magic horse out of his gourd to be transported wherever he wanted. Clever carving utilizing natural features of a stag antler to represent decaying areas of the gourd, very pleasant wear and patina. Himotoshi (cord opening) is formed by a vine of the gourd, darker areas as ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1409564
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,040.00
Listed Price $1,300.00
18th century netsuke of sennin (or rakan) Handaka Sonja wearing an old robe with leaf cape and skirt, with a gnarled staff in one hand and supporting a bowl with dragon emerging from it. The rakkan is Arhat Panthaka - one of the most capable disciples of Buddha, who subjugated the Dragon King, and is usually portrayed with a dragon. Strong early carving with excellent face, eyes are inlaid with black horn, netsuke of characteristic 18th century triangular section. Large differently sized deep hi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1368886
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,200.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
18th century netsuke of a sennin (Chinese sage) wearing a monk’s robe and a leaf cape and skirt, looking to his left and supporting a double gourd on his shoulders. Netsuke represents Chokwaro sennin who could summon the magic horse out of his gourd to be transported wherever he wanted. Strong early piece with exceptional carving of his wonderful face with mouth open in a wide smile and one eyebrow raised, excellent detailing of his fingers and toes, flow of his robe lines and the leaf cape te...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1390129
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$520.00
Listed Price $650.00
Late 18th to early 19th century netsuke of rakan Handaka Sonja standing with one foot raised, wearing a tattered robe with leaf cape and skirt and holding a large bowl out of which with emerges a dragon who affectionately wraps itself around the rakan’s shoulders. The subject is Arhat Panthaka - one of the most capable disciples of Buddha, who subjugated the Dragon King, and is usually portrayed with a dragon. Excellent strong early carving of typical 18th century triangular section, , wonderf...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1421808
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
19th century netsuke in a shape of a double gourd made out of transparent light blue glass with numerous tiny bubbles and silver waist band with a non-swinging loop for hanging. Dried double gourds were used in Japan for carrying sake during travel. Very well designed piece, functional netsuke shape, pleasant patina. Length 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1426806
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
19th century Chinese jade carving of a dragon turtle with bushy tail and its head turned to the left. The creature is one of the four Chinese directional animals - the Black Snake-Tortoise of the North. Beautiful true celadon jade, superbly carved face, excellent matte finish to the surface, very pleasant to hold. Length 2 1/16 inches (52 mm).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1427055
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Listed Price $125.00
1930s Japanese studio porcelain vase of modified double gourd shape with delicate Kakiemon palette enamel decoration of a flowering branch with leaves and blossoms. Great potting, fantastic quality painting with red, blue, green, yellow and black enamels, in excellent condition. Signed on the bottom AKIYAMA in red enamel. Height 7 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1395011
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$2,000.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
19th century netsuke of a reclining deer with its head turned back, hooves bent beneath its body. Elegant carving with pure clean lines, excellent hairwork, wonderful depiction of volume of the deer body, excellent head with finely carved antlers, eyes are double inlaid with light and dark horn, beautiful patina. Signed RANICHI in oval reserve on the bottom - this excellent carver is discussed in detail on p. 860 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Wo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1395274
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$220.00
Listed Price $275.00
Early 19th century Japanese bronze kashira (pommel at the end of the hilt of a sword) with multimetal inlays depicting Tekkai Sennin blowing out his spirit, design continuing on the side of the piece. Tekkai Sennin had the power to separate his spirit from his body and send it to heaven. During one of his long absences his body was buried, so upon his return he had to enter the body of a dead beggar, and that is the way he is usually shown. Superbly made piece with crisp detailing - see his inte...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1426807
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
19th century (can be much earlier) Chinese jade plaque carved on the front with a stylized twisting dragon and 2 heads of lingzhi fungus. Excellently carved in medium relief, its body incised with design of raised circles seen on Neolithic jades. Beautiful true jade with color ranging from light gray to brown to black, very clever use of the stone natural colors to accentuate the design. Wonderful matte finish to the surface, very pleasant to hold, hole in the fungus head by dragon’s mouth for...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1386696
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,080.00
Listed Price $1,350.00
19th century netsuke of carved as a cluster of 3 branches of natural fungus, seal with deer finial and double gourd with stopper and its lower end containing carved village scene. Excellent and elegant work with clever use of anabori (cavern) carving technique, wonderful mellow patina. Signed GYOKUHO on the back - the artist is very well known for that kind of work and is discussed on p. 424 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Height 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1340407
Zentner Collection
$7,000.00
Listed Price $10,000.00
Chinese Huanghuali altar table, with distinctive, natural "ghost eye" grain, carved with gourd, Buddha's hand citron, peach, and scrolls motifs, recessed scroll legs with star motif, Early Republic period.

Size: 69" L x 17.5" W x 37.5" H