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by AFNetsuke
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: The Lounge Features Wishlist
Topic: For Sale Section
Replies: 15
Views: 1066

Re: For Sale Section

Martyn, your second link did not take me to a trading post topic. Perhaps you can copy the relevant posts here?
by AFNetsuke
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: The Lounge Features Wishlist
Topic: Hard Copy Journals
Replies: 3
Views: 191

Re: Hard Copy Journals

Martyn, I don't have exact figures but Rosemary obtained a very favorable quote from a publisher that has done well-known netsuke catalogs. CA Design matched that plus a further discount. Rather than risk finding the new publisher might encounter a step learning curve in working with our editor, aut...
by AFNetsuke
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: The Lounge Features Wishlist
Topic: For Sale Section
Replies: 15
Views: 1066

Re: For Sale Section

Hmmmm :idea:
by AFNetsuke
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: The Lounge Features Wishlist
Topic: For Sale Section
Replies: 15
Views: 1066

Re: For Sale Section

The Lounge Code of Conduct does prohibit sales and solicitations. I'm not sure how our INS supporting dealers would view a "For Sale" section but I do think your idea of it being in the Members area of the forum makes sense. Our dealers may support such a venture as it might make available...
by AFNetsuke
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: The Lounge Features Wishlist
Topic: Hard Copy Journals
Replies: 3
Views: 191

Re: Hard Copy Journals

A new lower cost for publishing has been negotiated after Rosemary's diligent exploration of other publication options. CA Design will continue to service our needs and was very accommodating as they are personally involved in netsuke and wish to support the INS.
by AFNetsuke
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Chon's Reflections
Replies: 267
Views: 27480

Re: Chon's Reflections

Piers, I agree with your feelings on this piece. Perhaps I'm just trying to justify my ownership of some of those early purchases or auction group lot remnants by saying they add depth to a collection. They show the broad range of pieces from the poor man's utilitarian netsuke and sagemono to the pi...
by AFNetsuke
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Interesting metal gourd netsuke?
Replies: 10
Views: 1893

Re: Interesting metal gourd netsuke?

If it's small you might call it a multifunctional netsuke, if longer, a fudezutsu.
by AFNetsuke
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Identification Help Needed
Replies: 6
Views: 193

Re: Identification Help Needed

The little pock marks make me think it is a molded resin/plastic.
by AFNetsuke
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Netsuke or Okimono?
Replies: 14
Views: 1009

Re: Netsuke or Okimono?

Thanks, Martyn...I think :lol: . I've just read the new UK ivory ban regs on my phone and browsed the 175+ page article you attached. Will make an appointment with my eye doctor or therapist next.
by AFNetsuke
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Subjects & Legends in Japanese Art
Topic: Shunga discussion - different grades
Replies: 137
Views: 19470

Re: Shunga discussion - different grades

Piers...Kappa couples moving in the flames :roll: Only in Japan.

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