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by chonchon
Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: 2018 drawer
Replies: 14
Views: 123

Re: 2018 drawer

A draw! Great idea Martyn. Put me down for two tickets. 8-)
by chonchon
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: 2018 drawer
Replies: 14
Views: 123

Re: 2018 drawer

Clive, interesting bird facts, thanks, but the second mouse might be fussy about your proffered cheese... hard and nibbly might be best.

Ah, right, so that's where all the tequila went! :lol:
by chonchon
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: 2018 drawer
Replies: 14
Views: 123

Re: 2018 drawer

The early frog catches the worm! Very good, Alan. And agreed about both the frog and the tiger.

M in the MCI says Ranichi was known for fine hair/fur work.
by chonchon
Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: 2018 drawer
Replies: 14
Views: 123

Re: 2018 drawer

Wow, Alex, very nice. You have come out with all guns blazing! (And such a gorgeous broken sandal!)

Judy, I like your proverb about the squeaky wheel. It implies movement, and brings up scenes of covered wagons reaching westward.
by chonchon
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: 2018 drawer
Replies: 14
Views: 123

Re: 2018 drawer

Haha John, spot on! :)
by chonchon
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: 2018 drawer
Replies: 14
Views: 123

2018 drawer

Out in a snowstorm today on a Netsuke hunt. Gasoline/petrol was low and the news being full of dire weather warnings and accidents, found myself wondering if I should not be home in front of the fire. Still, they do say that 早起きは三文の得(徳)です。 (Haya Oki wa San Mon no Toku desu.) Haya-oki describes the a...
by chonchon
Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Subjects & Legends in Japanese Art
Topic: New in my collection not sure about character
Replies: 17
Views: 1355

Re: New in my collection not sure about character

Judy and John, now you have set me off thinking this and that about the human condition!!! :lol:
by chonchon
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Working Figure
Replies: 14
Views: 279

Re: Working Figure

Henrik, it's ok, we are all learning, reading, listening and thinking, and ultimately we have to come to our own conclusions. Just be aware that there is a body of knowledge re Netsuke and cultural elements in the west, which is extremely advanced, in many ways much more than in Japan itself, but wh...
by chonchon
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Working Figure
Replies: 14
Views: 279

Re: Working Figure

Thank you Judy. :D

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