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by pjburton
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Euronetsuke Hungo 2018: 30th August – 3rd September 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: Euronetsuke Hungo 2018: 30th August – 3rd September 2018

Unfortunately we will be on holiday at that time so will not be able to attend. :cry:
by pjburton
Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Favourite Finds of 2017 - Xmas Party 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1136

Re: Favourite Finds of 2017 - Xmas Party 2017

Just wanted to say thanks to all of you that turned up yesterday. It was a relaxing day of food, drink and good company. We had the room for the day which was a surprise! Also enjoyed handling everyone's 2017 favourite finds :) Sorry but I totally forgot to take pictures!! If anyone else took any p...
by pjburton
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: another boxwood mask of Okame
Replies: 5
Views: 376

Re: another boxwood mask of Okame

Good afternoon, I have found another mask of Okame, almost on a par with my similar post on this subject. 43mm tall x 36mm wide. My reading of signatures has not improved, inspite of having access to Laz's book, could this mask also be by Shugetsu or am I way off ? This is a Shugetsu signature on o...
by pjburton
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Favorite Finds of 2017
Replies: 199
Views: 9946

Re: Favorite Finds of 2017

I'll try and download images from the BM website when I get home from Cologne. I think this is the same studio, the BM example earlier but Martyn's Oil Thief has some better craft touches. Here it is, I’ve only added this from my phone so may be poor quality. 2A60035A-6DB4-4B29-B626-1AE3A44B5AFF.jp...
by pjburton
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Favorite Finds of 2017
Replies: 199
Views: 9946

Re: Favorite Finds of 2017

neilholton wrote:Sorry the subject is a Ghost stroking the head of a blind man.


Thanks Neil, l spent ages this afternoon looking for it out as I have the book , item no. 307 “Huge bakemono rising behind a blind man” Ex Franks Collection.
by pjburton
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Favorite Finds of 2017
Replies: 199
Views: 9946

Re: Favorite Finds of 2017

My best buys have predominately come from dealers again this year, Andy Jordan, Neil Holton and Max Rutherston the main culprits. I will share my favourite from each, then one wild card auction win. The second, of my four favourite finds of 2017, was my very first purchase of the year. Some of you ...
by pjburton
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Auctions - INS recommended
Topic: Van Ham - The handling session
Replies: 83
Views: 3790

Re: Van Ham - The handling session

borat wrote:Martyn ... are you spending all of your Bitcoin today?


I think he probably just bought the Goho for 50K, certainly would like to add it to my collection
by pjburton
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Auctions - INS recommended
Topic: Van Ham - The handling session
Replies: 83
Views: 3790

Re: Van Ham - The handling session

souldeep wrote:Big ivory figures still making the money - wow. Lot 2251 smashing the Kirin barrier at 165k hammer :shock:


Fascinating watching some of the prices being achieved...............not getting much work done!
by pjburton
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Auctions - INS recommended
Topic: Van Ham - The handling session
Replies: 83
Views: 3790

Re: Van Ham - The handling session

souldeep wrote:This will be a strong sale, bargains few and far between, if at all.

I am intrigued to see what the Goho, and Kirin, will achieve.

I wish all of you participating, the very best of luck today :-)


100K Euros for the Kirin was a bit out of my league unfortunately :o
by pjburton
Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Copy?
Replies: 21
Views: 1161

Re: Copy?

Dear Forum, I was lucky enough to win the beautiful Kuzunoha netsuke at the Christies auction on Tuesday ( http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-wood-netsuke-of-the-fox-wife-6109312-details.aspx ). I love this netsuke for both the excellent detail and craftsmanship but also because I like the Ku...

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