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by onimh
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Subjects & Legends in Japanese Art
Topic: Junishi
Replies: 6
Views: 158

Re: Junishi

Hmmm, maybe.
It doesn't stand upright at all but it did have, at one time, a tail-a fox tail?!

Perhaps I'll have to rename it the year of the fox.
by onimh
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Subjects & Legends in Japanese Art
Topic: Junishi
Replies: 6
Views: 158

Re: Junishi

Thank you.
I don't think it's a fox though; no tail (which you can't see as I didn't post the back side).
by onimh
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Subjects & Legends in Japanese Art
Topic: Which Sennin is this?
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: Which Sennin is this?

This is more than I've ever found.
Thank you.
by onimh
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Subjects & Legends in Japanese Art
Topic: Junishi
Replies: 6
Views: 158

Junishi

Welcome to the year of the dog and one of my favorites of 2017 (the first dog shown)!
by onimh
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Subjects & Legends in Japanese Art
Topic: Which Sennin is this?
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: Which Sennin is this?

Sorry-I only just saw this post. The sennin is Tsuru.
This was my last purchase of 2017 but I haven't received it yet.
by onimh
Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Artists & Signatures
Topic: Inro lacquer signature help
Replies: 6
Views: 286

Re: Inro lacquer signature help

I'm glad to be of help. If there's any thing else you want from Wrangham's just let me know.
Don't think twice about asking.
You are far and away into the plus column on help given vs help received in this forum!
by onimh
Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Artists & Signatures
Topic: Inro lacquer signature help
Replies: 6
Views: 286

Re: Inro lacquer signature help

Have a Happy, Healthy 2018.
by onimh
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Reading signatures of NLO's
Replies: 12
Views: 316

Re: Reading signatures

Hi onimh, Thanks but I can’t find anything on ”gomo sen-nin”. Do you have any reference as Google don’t give any useful hits. The paragraph on Gomo copied below comes from the following website. https://archive.org/stream/legendinjapanese00joly_1/legendinjapanese00joly_1_djvu.txt 252. GOMO ^ The Ta...
by onimh
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Exercises for beginning collectors
Replies: 38
Views: 1510

Re: Reading signatures

Gomo is a Sennin with a feather fan but i don't know more about him.
by onimh
Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Subjects & Legends in Japanese Art
Topic: Kosekiko and Choryo?
Replies: 13
Views: 642

Re: Kosekiko and Choryo?

Given that the Mammoth's predominant range had been Eastern Asia, I'd be surprised if its remains weren't found and used in the earliest netsuke, albeit rarely.

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