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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1445444
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$395.00
Very unusual late 19th century Japanese lacquer small table screen decorated on both sides with tsuba (Japanese sword guards). Excellent clever work with different lacquer colors and textures imitating rusting iron and cleaner silvery surfaces of different tsuba. Beautiful carved textured surface of the rest of the screen with lower layer of red lacquer and upper layer of tan colored one. Wonderful patina, in excellent condition. Height 6 7/8 inches (17.5 cm), maximum length 10 inches (25 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1445443
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
Late 18th to early 19th century large size Tibetan round fat amber bead. Beautiful Baltic amber material with wonderful variegated colors and superb crazing to the surface, in superb condition. Diameter 1 3/8 inches (34 mm), thickness 11/16 inches (18 mm), weight 14 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1445442
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$160.00
Rather unusual late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) small scholar’s rock in a form of anthracite nugget on dark hardwood stand. Very unusual material for a scholar’s rock - anthracite is type of coal of a hard variety that contains relatively pure carbon. Rich black surface, natural lines in the material, in great condition. Height with stand 1 5/8 inches, stone length 1 7/8 inches, stand length 3 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1445441
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$90.00
19th century Chinese chess piece (I assume it to be a bishop) carved as a Chinese official wearing richly decorated robe and holding a fly-whisk. Made for export, superb carving with portrait quality face and excellent depiction of swirling leaves and vines decoration of his robe. Stained red, some chips as can be seen on photos, overall in great condition. Height 2 11/16 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1445440
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$125.00
1920s (late Taisho) Japanese ceramic Shino ware chawan (tea bowl) for tea ceremony with shallow incised depiction of stylized flowers. Shino ware originated in the 16th century in Mino Province, in present-day Gifu Prefecture, it is usually stoneware. Mesmerizing rhythm to the parallel lines on the body, the bottom shows fine red clay body, inscribed with the potter’s name by the foot, superb Shino crackled cream and grey glaze, in great condition. Comes with kiriwood box (not sure if it is t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1444959
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
Late Meiji to early Taisho (1910s) Japanese silver belt buckle, its front engraved with a galloping horse. Beautiful crisp work capturing the essence of the creature, gilded highlights, marked SILVER 850 on the back. Signed with 2 characters reading SHUNSEI, in superb condition. Size 2 3/6 x 1 9/16 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1444956
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$125.00
Late Meiji to early Taisho (1910s) Japanese metal belt buckle, its front engraved with two Mandarin ducks floating in a pond. Beautiful crisp work, metal appears to be silver, but I am not entirely sure, no hallmarks. Signed with 2 characters reading KAZUO, in great condition. Size 2 1/6 x 1 7/16 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1444955
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
Late Meiji chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) of robust squat shape with cloisonne cover and new shifuku (silk storage bag). Seto ware with beautiful brown glaze interspersed with numerous darker spots that produce rich play of color. Brown clay, the foot shows earthenware body with typical Japanese oval lines on the bottom left by a string used to cut the item off the potters wheel. Old turned cover lined with metal foil. Beautiful piece in excellent conditio...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1444954
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
Late Meiji Japanese Bizen pottery ware chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) with slender body of rounded triangular section and narrow mouth. Wonderful potting, beautiful patina, very nice texture and play of colors to the glaze on its surface. Inscribed by the potter on the bottom. Turned bone cover lined with silver colored foil on the inside. Great piece in excellent condition. Height with cover 3 3/8 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1444952
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$95.00
Vintage Japanese burlwood stand of irregular shape, to be used for placing small objects during tea ceremony or display of okimono. Wonderful wood with supremely beautiful texture resembling swirling clouds, in excellent condition. Length 4 1/4 inches, width 2 3/4 inches, height 5/8 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1444951
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$95.00
Vintage Japanese burlwood stand of irregular shape, to be used for placing small objects during tea ceremony or display of okimono. Wonderful dense wood with supremely beautiful texture resembling swirling clouds, in excellent condition. Length 4 1/4 inches, width 3 inches, height 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1444916
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
19th century ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in ball shape carved in the round in high relief with 6 sages floationg on clouds and enjoying the company of a mythical animal baku. Baku is a mythical beast with elephant’s trunk who feeds on bad dreams of humans and thus is a benevolent creature. Excellent work with hollowed center and deep undercutting, great patina. Height 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1444915
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
19th century lacquer ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) with two differently shaped reserves carved in low relief with scenes of 2 scholars in discussion over a low table and a scholar reading a scroll by a bamboo plant. Superb quality tsuishu lacquer, excellent design, beautiful patina. Signed on the side with 2 characters followed by kakihan (carved monogram of the artist) - the signature appears to read SONSEI. Height 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1444914
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
19th century lacquer ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in high relief with flowers among scrolling vines. Material for the piece is created by layering differently colored lacquer, so the sides of incisions show those differently colored layers. Superb quality work, beautiful design, metal liner to the central hole. Height 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1444913
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
19th century lacquer ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) with low relief carving of a scholar seated in a cart, which is being pushed by his attendant through the garden, all on elaborate brocade ground. Superb quality tsuishu lacquer, excellent design, beautiful patina. Height 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1444911
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
19th century lacquer ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) of ball shape carved in medium relief with continuous design of blooming irises among marsh grasses. Superb quality tsuikoku (carved black lacquer), excellent design, beautiful patina. Height 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1444909
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
19th century lacquer ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in medium relief with various auspicious objects - a drum, a magic collar and a sword in fur scabbard. Material for the piece is created by layering differently colored lacquer, so the sides of incisions show those differently colored layers. Wonderful work, beautiful design, metal liner to the central hole. Height 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1444908
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
19th century lacquer ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in high relief with various decorations used for festivals - flowers made of ropes and paper and canopy with handing cloth strips. Material for the piece is created by layering differently colored lacquer, so the sides of incisions show those differently colored layers. Wonderful work, beautiful design, metal liner to the central hole. Height 3/4 inches.