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similar to 18c netsuke PEASANT smoking on RAFT

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1382654
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$700.00
Listed Price $875.00
Late 18th - early 19th century netsuke of a peasant wearing a straw raincoat and peacefully smoking a pipe on a raft made out of tied pine logs, his straw hat and a wooden bucket next to him. Superb carving to the last detail - see his great tranquil face, woven hat texture, raised knots on the logs, and water streams cleverly depicted on the bottom. Netsuke of characteristic 18th century triangular section, , opening in the bucket serves as himotoshi, beautiful wear, warm patina (darker on the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1425892
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$700.00
Listed Price $875.00
Late 18th - early 19th century netsuke of a peasant wearing a straw raincoat and peacefully smoking a pipe on a raft made out of tied pine logs, his straw hat and a wooden bucket next to him. Superb carving to the last detail - see his great tranquil face, woven hat texture, raised knots on the logs, and water streams cleverly depicted on the bottom. Netsuke of characteristic 18th century triangular section, , opening in the bucket serves as himotoshi, beautiful wear, warm patina (darker on the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1387455
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$3,040.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
Late 18th century Kyoto school netsuke of a seated shishi (Buddhist lion) hugging a large ball. Strong early piece, wonderful ferocious face, powerful oversized paws, eyes are inlaid with black horn, loose ball in its mouth. Excellent hairwork (see its mane and bushy tail), old age lines, deep himotoshi going through the back down to the bottom, beautiful wear and patina consistent with age. Netsuke of characteristic 18th century triangular section. Wonderful sculpture, great netsuke. Height 1 7...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1395901
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$960.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
18th century good size netsuke of a grazing horse with its head lowered to the left and its tail swishing around at the back. The eyes are inlaid with black horn, differently sized and deep himotoshi in accordance with the habit of the time. Great face, wonderful depiction of its mane, stands on its own on a flat surface. Beautiful sheen from wear, honey colored patina on the back. Netsuke of characteristic 18th century triangular section, old age line along the spine of the creature. Great dign...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1382702
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,000.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
Chunky 18th century netsuke of a sitting shishi (Buddhist lion) with its front paws on a ball. Great early carving with excellent depiction of its curly hair and powerful face, eyes are inlaid with black horn. Beautiful patina and wear to the piece, old age lines, pleasantly heavy. Wonderful feel of age, very quiet serious netsuke. Height 1 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1382572
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$540.00
Listed Price $675.00
Late 18th - early 19th century netsuke carved as a seated sculptor with a chisel and a hammer working on a statue of shishi (Buddhist lion) on a plinth, and a boy watching the process. Superb crisp carving - see their wonderful faces, postures and textile patterns. Beautiful wear, excellent patina, compressed dust in crevices. Very good netsuke. Length 1 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1382778
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$636.00
Listed Price $795.00
18th century netsuke of a sennin Chochu enveloped in his robe and holding his most important attribute - a hossu (fly whisk) - across his shoulders. Very rare subject, wonderfully captured facial expression, beautiful flowing lines of the robe, superb sense of volume. Old age lines, beautiful wear to the surface from more than 200 years of handling, superb patina turning honey color on the back from wear against the silk of kimono, of characteristic 18th century triangular section, deep himotosh...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1365830
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$840.00
Listed Price $1,050.00
18th century netsuke of a recumbent deer curled on itself, its head turned to the right. Wonderfully captured mood of the scene, very cleverly designed - its horns are perfectly carved, yet they do not stick out to be broken off. Wonderful detailing, excellent hairwork, old stable age lines, warm yellow patina, differently sized deep himotoshi in accordance with the habit of the time. Excellent netsuke. Length 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1404542
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,400.00
Listed Price $1,750.00
Late 18th to early 19th century Kyoto school netsuke of a dog wearing a collar with its head turned back while resting the front of its body on a ball. Strong piece, superb carving to the last detail, fantastic hairwork, beautiful flow to its tail and bumpy spine, large eyes inlaid with dark horn. Wonderful wear and patina consistent with age, great classic netsuke. Height 1 13/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1389518
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,920.00
Listed Price $2,400.00
Late 18th to early 19th century Kyoto school netsuke of a puppy wearing a cloth collar, playing with an abalone shell. Strong early piece with amazingly lifelike facial expression and wonderful fur texture worn on protruding parts. Pleasantly chunky, eyes are inlaid with black horn, old stable age lines, wonderful wear and patina turning honey color on the bottom. Deep himotoshi in accordance with the habit of the time. Excellent strong netsuke. Length 2 1/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1395599
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$6,360.00
Listed Price $7,950.00
18th century Kyoto school netsuke of seated kirin with its head raised and turned back as it bellows, its long tail rising to meet its beard, and flames licking the sides of his body. The eyes are inlaid with dark horn, differently sized large himotoshi are positioned in accordance with the habit of the time (through the side down to the bottom). Great ferocious face, wonderful depiction of its mane and scales. Small old chip to the front right hoof. Beautiful sheen from wear, old age lines cons...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1410915
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,280.00
Listed Price $1,600.00
18th century netsuke of a standing Mongolian archer, a bow in his hands and a quiver with arrows behind his back. Very strong early sculpture, boldly carved, wonderful smiling face, excellent depiction of his military coat. Perfectly balanced - stands on its own on flat surface, netsuke of typical 18th century triangular section. Extraordinary rich patina, deep differently sized himotoshi. Superb netsuke. Height 3 3/4 inches (95 mm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1394966
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$2,720.00
Listed Price $3,400.00
18th century wooden netsuke of a seated wolf with its paw on a carapace of a turtle. Extraordinary strong early carving with bold design and superb detailing: see the exaggerated narrowness of its snout and shoulder blades sticking out. Superb wear and patina, great hairwork, eyes are double inlaid making its face look alive. Himotoshi is formed by its tail on the bottom. Signed TOMOTADA in rectangular reserve on the bottom - I strongly believe the piece to be by the master himself. All that a g...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1380341
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$2,720.00
Listed Price $3,400.00
Late 18th to early 19th century boxwood netsuke depicting a rat with a long nasubi (an eggplant) in its front paws, its tail encircling its body. Excellent carving - see its alert face with large horn inlaid convex eyes, superb hairwork, perfectly defined finger joints. Beautiful staining, superb wear and patina wonderful feel of age. Remnants of red paste in the grooves here and there on the bottom, can be cleaned if needed. Signed TOYOMASA on the bottom of the eggplant - the netsuke is definit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1387527
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$620.00
Listed Price $775.00
18th century netsuke of two boys at play: one climbs on Hotei’s Treasure Bag with a double gourd in his hand while the other tries to pull him down as he tugs on the cord around the other’s waist. Very strong early netsuke, great facial expressions, beautiful depiction of the folds of the bag, warm yellow patina turning darker color on the back where netsuke was touching the silk of kimono. Himotoshi (cord opening) goes through the hole in the back to the bottom of the netsuke, old age lines...
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 1837 VR item #1386441
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$660.00
Listed Price $825.00
Late 18th - early 19th century netsuke of a standing sennin (Chinese sage) holding an open scroll in his hands. Excellent carving on his smiling face, beautiful flowing lines of his robe, precisely incised and etched textile patterns, deep himotoshi in accordance with the habit of the time. The netsuke is of typical 18th century triangular section, old age lines. Beautiful wear to the piece, warm yellow patina, especially on the back where netsuke was touching the silk of kimono. Height 2 3/8 in...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1369105
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,000.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
18th century netsuke of a reclining sarumawashi - traveling monkey showman - obliviously smiling in his sleep while his pet steals from a basket behind the back of its trainer. Unusually substantial and heavy, excellent carving capturing facial expressions of both characters. Classic design, differently sized deep himotoshi in accordance with the habit of the time, netsuke of triangular section characteristic for the period, old age lines. Superb wear, beautiful warm patina turning yellow on the...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1399403
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,320.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
18th century netsuke of a seated skinny dog wearing a collar with bell and resting one front paw on a cloth ball. Strong early piece, beautifully carved - great face with horn inlaid eyes, wonderful rendition of its spine and ribs, superbly carved paws, netsuke of characteristic 18th century triangular section, beautiful wear and patina (some irregularities on the surface on the darker colored part of its back), old age lines. Signed MASAYOSHI on the bottom - this rare artist is listed in NETSUK...