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by Thomas1
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Shussebora Netsuke
Replies: 18
Views: 794

Re: Shussebora Netsuke

Thank you so much Martyn! That is awesome help!
Tom
by Thomas1
Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Shussebora Netsuke
Replies: 18
Views: 794

Re: Shussebora Netsuke

I think it's the same carver too! I love handing this one. It has all sorts of angles and planes.
by Thomas1
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Shussebora Netsuke
Replies: 18
Views: 794

Re: Shussebora Netsuke

OMG Rob!!!! It's almost the same one with his mouth open.
Thank you!
by Thomas1
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Shussebora Netsuke
Replies: 18
Views: 794

Re: Shussebora Netsuke

Thanks Alan! No I will look through my auction catalogs this weekend.

Thanks mms for the info!
by Thomas1
Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Shussebora Netsuke
Replies: 18
Views: 794

Re: Shussebora Netsuke

Thanks Piers! I love that his Tama is in the swirling transformation cloud
by Thomas1
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Oxherd on ox - attribution
Replies: 10
Views: 669

Re: Oxherd on ox - attribution

I just bought these supplied thanks to Jill, my pictures of wood netsuke are so much better now :D
by Thomas1
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Shussebora Netsuke
Replies: 18
Views: 794

Shussebora Netsuke

Hi I have recently acquired this Netsuke depicting the legend of Shussebora (出世螺) or Sea Snail Dragon, a giant trident conch that studied in the sea, mountains and town for 3000 years then was promoted to a Dragon. In this Netsuke, he is in the process of changing into a dragon along with gaining a ...
by Thomas1
Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Subjects & Legends in Japanese Art
Topic: Which Sennin is this?
Replies: 1
Views: 139

Which Sennin is this?

There have been a few active discussions on Sennin lately so I thought I would post this Sennin and ask which one you think he is. He seems to be holding a crane or maybe dragon foot? I can't figure it out. Any thoughts?
Thanks!
Tom
by Thomas1
Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Sagemono Types
Topic: pipe case addition
Replies: 125
Views: 6177

Re: pipe case addition

Hi Alan
The pouch is leather and the back of the clasp is not signed.
by Thomas1
Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Sagemono Types
Topic: pipe case addition
Replies: 125
Views: 6177

Re: pipe case addition

Here's my contribution to the thread.
The second pipe case is carved wood made to look like woven bamboo.

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