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- Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:37 pm
- Forum: Collector's Gallery
- Topic: Favorite Finds of 2017
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Yes.. that he carved and then lacquered it. As an interesting aside.. although I have found no documented evidence to support the notion, I have discovered though experimentation by painting lacquer on woods of different density, that when the foundation coats are absorbed more into the wood, as the...
- Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:10 pm
- Forum: Auctions - INS recommended
- Topic: Van Ham - The handling session
- Replies: 81
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Parking that $45k in the Dow in a tax deferred account (except the first Dow ETF would come a decade later) would have resulted in a balance over one million dollars with the Dow now at 25,803. Plus dividends. So what are we collectors investing in? Our sanity, our joy in the appreciation of art an...
Since its still few hours before the New Year here and I've always at least tried (albeit usually unsuccessfully) to avoid premature congratulations.. may I just say that I hope everybody has a lovely evening and that I'll have a small drink to your continued good health.
- Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:20 pm
- Forum: Sagemono Types
- Topic: Shokasai gold lacquer shibayama inro
- Replies: 6
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Very interesting Alan and thanks for your comments. When you say ivory inlay was available on paper sheets, I assume you mean similar to the flowers and other small ivory pieces on the inro. Were coral and shell inlay also available in this manner and were there workshops with carvers churning out ...