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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1366497
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
Chinese fan painting in ink and colors on paper depicting a landscape in scholarly taste with a low lying bay with a scholar in a boat and another scholar with a boy attendant in a clearing among pines. Wonderful quality painting with bold features and great mastery of the brush, perfectly captured mood of the scene, beautiful use of color and ink - see the rippling surface of the water. Inscribed, signed and sealed LU YANSHAO for Chinese painter Lu Yanshao (1909-1993)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1365479
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$475.00
Original limited edition woodblock print AUTUMN by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) printed in 1971. Excellent crisp print in perfect condition, gold leaf background, listed as plate 255 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988. Red “tree” seal of the artist in lower right corner, pencil signed by the artist and dated “71. Pencil-titled in kanji at the lower left and marked with number 96 out of the limited edition of 200...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,150.00
Netsuke of a seated dog licking its hind paw and wearing a cloth collar with a bell on it. Superb quality carving - see its face and body bulk. Good compact shape, cord hole is formed by is left hind leg, very beautiful even grained material, remarkable patina. Eyes are double inlaid with light and dark horn, signed IKKO SEIKOKU by its tail. Formerly in the Scott Meredith Collection. Height 1 5/16 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,800.00
Netsuke of a resting Manchurian crane with elegantly bent neck, its wings forming an arch above its back. Extremely well carved, perfectly captured essence of the creature, superb detailing of its wings and webbed feet. Eyes are double inlaid with lighter and darker horn, perfect delineation of different feather textures and leathery texture of its legs. Excellent patina, in perfect condition...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$450.00
Netsuke of an ama (girl diving for abalone) quietly sleeping on a huge dried salmon with her hand on 2 large abalone shells. Very well carved, wonderfully captured mood of the scene with a slight erotic connotation as is almost always with depictions of diver girls, expert light staining. Signed NANRYU in oval reserve on the bottom - for information about the artist see CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE by Miriam Kinsey, p. 224. Length 2 3/8 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1361967
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$425.00
Japanese multi metal engraved plaque depicting two piebald puppies investigating a rhinoceros beetle among tufts of grass and bamboo. Superb quality work, great sense of volume to their chubby bodies, wonderful puzzled faces, crisp carving, gilding and differently colored patinas, in perfect condition. Beautifully framed (have not been examined out of the frame). Signed GORO followed by a gilded seal. View in sight 5 5/8 x 6 7/8 inches, frame size 7 1/8 x 8 3/8 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1360321
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
1920s Japanese Komai cigarette case inlaid on the front in gold and silver with a scene of a sail boat in a bay, a temple complex with pagoda among pines and a cone of Mount Fuji in the background. Perfectly captured scene, most probably a copy of a woodblock print. Black finish to the metal, in great condition, inlaid with mark K24 for 24 karat gold in the lower left corner. Lock and hinges are in perfect working order. Size 4 3/4 x 3 1/8 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1360320
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$195.00
1920s Japanese Komai cigarette case inlaid on the front in gold and silver with a scene of a sparrow about to land on a bamboo branch. Perfectly captured scene, most probably a copy of a woodblock print. Black finish to the metal, clever use of color (one bamboo stem is gold, the other is silver), in great condition, inlaid on the back with 24 karat gold maker’s mark. Lock and hinges are in perfect working order. Size 4 3/4 x 3 1/16 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1359700
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
Chinese fan painting in ink and colors on paper depicting a Chinese boy on a back of one of two buffalos grazing by gnarled trees while another seated boy is fast asleep under a tree. Wonderful quality painting with bold features and great mastery of the brush. Elegant composition, perfectly captured mood of the scene, beautiful use of color and ink, in excellent condition. Inscribed, signed and sealed YIN YEPING for Chinese painter Yin Yeping (1910-1990)...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$95.00
Painted wooden netsuke carved as a Noh theater actor wearing rich costume decorated with flowers, a female mask, and holding a closed fan in his hand. Nicely carved in angular ittobori (one cut) style characteristic of Hida Province, beautifully painted, perfectly captured facial expression, in perfect condition. Height 2 3/16 inches.
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$50.00
1920s small celluloid netsuke of theatrical mask of Okina (old man) used in Sambaso dance. Very nice example of its type. Height 1 1/8 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1358472
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$275.00
Pair of unusual and strange Japanese seals made out of porcelain in a shape of seated rakans (original disciples of the Buddha recognizable by their long earlobes) in different attitudes and with differently colored glazes. Superb and unique modeling done in ittobori (one cut) style more typical for wood carvings from Hida Province and in that instant producing amazingly modernist sculptures...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1357925
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$100.00
Japanese bamboo kogo (box for incense during tea ceremony) in a form of a naruko - a scarecrow consisting of a board with several bamboo tubes tied to it by their tops, so as the wind blows, they hit each other and the board thus producing noise. Lacquered with gold lacquer on the inside and have 3 painted birds taking flight as they are scared by the device. Very clever design, in perfect condition, branded with a stamp of the artist and signed with a kakihan (artist’s monogram) on the bottom...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1357924
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$60.00
Japanese wooden round kogo (box for incense during tea ceremony) lacquered with red lacquer on the inside. Material appears to be mulberry wood. Simple classic design, in perfect condition, signed SEIJU on the bottom. Diameter 2 3/8 inches. Part of a small East Coast kogo collection.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1357885
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$90.00
Fukagawa Japanese porcelain saucer of square section with indented corners and enamel decoration on the inside showing two Dutchmen in conversation, one smoking a pipe, both holding canes, all on diaper ground. Panel on the right is inscribed NAGASAKI ARANDA HITO KORE, which can be translated as “These are Dutch people in Nagasaki”. Underglaze blue decoration of cresting waves on the outside. Excellent quality painting, skilled use of gold, green, tomato red, yellow and aubergine enamels...
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$550.00
Mask netsuke of a beautiful young woman, appears to be that of character Magojiro (see NETSUKE MASKS by Bushell, p. 105). Superbly carved, wonderful tranquil face, beautifully highlighted with black and red, in perfect condition. Very unusual diagonal bar on the back. Signed HODO on the bar - for a very detailed discussion of this brilliant artist (born 1929) see CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE by Miriam Kinsey, p. 217. Very charming, one of the best contemporary netsuke that I have had...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1352750
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
Chinese fan painting in ink and colors on paper depicting a dramatic landscape in scholarly taste with wispy clouds surrounding craggy rocks. Wonderful quality painting with bold features and great mastery of the brush. Perfectly captured mood of the scene, beautiful use of color, in excellent condition. Inscribed, signed TIE SHERXI, mounted on silk covered paper: paper size 14.5x25.5 inches, painting size 21 inches at the widest, painting band width is 7 1/2 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1351217
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$595.00
Original woodblock print GREAT TREE (SMALL) by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) printed in 1975, framed and glazed. All the misty whitish areas or lines on enlargements are reflections from photography. Excellent crisp and bright print in excellent condition, superb design, metallic gold highlights, listed as plate 335 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988...