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similar to 19c ceramic tokkuri cloisonne TOTAI SAKE BOTTLE butterflies

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1390620
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$156.00
Listed Price $195.00
Very unusual early 19th century Japanese tokkuri - sake bottle - done in totai (cloisonne on ceramics) technique. Decorated in the round with various butterflies among falling cherry flowers and petals, perfectly captured feel of transience of beauty. Differently colored enamels, black background, blue roundels borders around its foot and mouth. Earthenware body of Satsuma type clay, beautiful brownish stains visible on the bottom and on the inside testifying to the long life of the object and a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1371917
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
19th century/Meiji period Japanese Kyoto ware ceramic tokkuri - sake bottle - with enamel decoration of an actor in a role of a shojo (a mythical creature living near the sea who is particularly fond of sake) and yet another smaller figure of an actor. Both must be acting in a play, the name of which appears to be written in a card shaped reserve on the back of the bottle. Beautifully potted, wonderful quality painting, excellent red wig, richly decorated robe. Typical Kyoto ware earthenware bod...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1380514
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$236.00
Listed Price $295.00
Very unusual 19th century metal ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in a shape of tokkuri (sake bottle) inside a wooden box, just the way sake is served in traditional restaurants in Japan. Very clever design in Japanese wabi-sabi taste, beautiful crisp work - see the texture of the box. Bronze with excellent gilding, great patina. Height 9/16 inches.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Contemporary item #1371922
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
Ceramic tokkuri - sake bottle - with sturdy body and cup mouth. Shino ware with dark body and free potting - one can feel spiral lines on the body left by fingers of the potter and see a beautiful spiral line on the bottom. Orange and gray Shino glaze with swirling lines, wonderful sense of energy to the piece. Made by American potter Robert Fornell (resided in Japan 1988-1996) marked with his seal on the foot. Great object in Japanese taste, in excellent condition. Height 5 3/8 inches.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Contemporary item #1371921
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Listed Price $250.00
Ceramic tokkuri - sake bottle - with sturdy body and cup mouth. Shino ware with dark body and wonderful free potting - one can feel spiral lines on the body left by fingers of the potter and see a beautiful spiral line on the bottom. Orange and gray Shino glaze with swirling lines, wonderful sense of energy to the piece. Made by American potter Robert Fornell (resided in Japan 1988-1996) marked with his seal on the foot. Great object in Japanese taste, in excellent condition. Height 5 1/4 inches...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Contemporary item #1371920
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$128.00
Listed Price $160.00
Ceramic tokkuri - sake bottle - with flattened oval body and cup mouth. Rust color body and wonderful free potting - one can feel spiral lines on the body left by fingers of the potter. Gray Shino glaze with areas of deeper color, beautiful crackling to the glaze, wonderful sense of energy to the piece. Made by American potter Robert Fornell (resided in Japan 1988-1996) marked with his seal on the foot. Great object in Japanese taste, in excellent condition. Height 5 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1363780
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Listed Price $125.00
1900s (Late Meiji) Japanese ceramic tokkuri - sake bottle - with squareish body and enamel decoration of 2 clusters of paulownia leaves with flowers done in different colors, and smaller elements scattered around. Very probably represents a samurai family crest. Kyoto ware with tan body and fine beautifully crackled glaze resembling Satsuma. Excellent quality painting with various colors and golden enamel. Signed SHUNZAN with red enamel on the bottom. Height 5 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1400860
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$340.00
Listed Price $425.00
Unusual 19th century staghorn netsuke in a shape of tokkuri - a sake bottle - imitating a well known ceramic shape with three indents, one containing a low relief carving of Daikoku - a God of Wealth. Superb clever and elegant carving in Japanese taste elevating a simple item to be viewed as an art object. Excellent quality carving, ingenious himotoshi arrangement - the neck comes out to reveal a hole at the lower end for the cord that then goes through the side of the bottle. Subtle light stain...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1366644
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$64.00
Listed Price $80.00
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in a shape of a ceramic sake jar with high shoulders and wide top, pierced and decorated with geometric designs. Clever elegant design in Japanese taste, beautiful staghorn texture, in great condition. Height 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1366643
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$56.00
Listed Price $70.00
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in a shape of a ceramic sake jar with high shoulders and wide top, pierced and decorated with geometric designs. Clever elegant design in Japanese taste, beautiful staghorn texture, in great condition. Height 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1366640
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$56.00
Listed Price $70.00
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in a shape of a ceramic sake jar with high shoulders and wide top, pierced and decorated with geometric designs. Clever elegant design in Japanese taste, beautiful staghorn texture, in great condition. Height 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1910 item #1414517
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
Late Meiji period (1890s -1912) wooden okimono of a seated tanuki (badger) with its enormous belly, an inscribed sake bottle in one paw, an accounting book in the other. In Japanese folklore tanuki is a notorious trickster: it drums with his paws on its large belly (tanuki no hara tsuzumi), imitating the sounding of gongs in temples and inns, and leading tired travelers astray in the darkness. Judging by the book in its paw, this time tanuki acts as a sake vendor. Skillfully carved out of chosen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1266659
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$140.00
Listed Price $175.00
Unusual late 19th century / Meiji period Japanese cloisonne belt buckle decorated with a butterfly and blooming peony flowers with stems and leaves, all on scrolling black background with red border. Wonderful design, extremely well made, beautiful original pitting, gilding to wires and sides (worn), fittings for attaching to a belt on the back. Length 2 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1837 VR item #1094226
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Listed Price $125.00
Early19th century small Japanese cloisonne tray decorated on the front with a butterfly in flight above meadow flowers. Back is decorated with karakusa (scrolling vines) on blue ground. Used for tea ceremony, traces of gilding on the rim. Rare and early piece in terms of Japanese cloisonne, from the period of transition from Chinese to Japanese style, great for a study collection. Very pleasant matte finish with original pitting. Length 4 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1837 VR item #1094222
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Listed Price $125.00
Early 19th century small Japanese cloisonne tray decorated on the front with a butterfly in flight above an open morning glory flower. Back is decorated with karakusa (scrolling vines) on blue ground. Used for tea ceremony, traces of gilding on the rim. Rare and early piece in terms of Japanese cloisonne, from the period of transition from Chinese to Japanese style, great for a study collection. Very pleasant matte finish with original pitting. Length 4 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1410749
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$156.00
Listed Price $195.00
Late 19th century Japanese ceramic statue of standing Daruma - the founder of Zen Buddhism - enveloped in monastic robe, and holding a hossu (fly whisk) in his hand. Superb sculpting - see the beautiful flow of his robe and well defined facial features. Absolutely fascinating painting of his face - staring fierce eyes with white enamel, wonderful depiction of his facial hair and excellently conveyed expression of thoughtful concentration. Bottom shows ceramic body, some expected wear to enamel. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1837 VR item #1399688
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
Very unusual and rare early 19th century Japanese cloisonne plate with flowers in the center surrounded by a border of stylized clouds in cavetto and 3 dragons chasing each other along the wide rim, flower design on the bottom and 3 scrolled feet. Superbly made in creative imitation of Chinese Ming Dynasty cloisonne (see the mischievous faces of the dragons), very rich visually, all metal wires and surfaces including feet were gilded (expected wear), beautiful enameling, some original pitting to...
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.