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- Thu May 10, 2018 8:16 am
- Forum: Europe
- Topic: Euronetsuke Fest 2018: 11th - 13th May 2018
- Replies: 74
- Views: 3645
Hi Guys - sorry for the absence past few weeks. Life has thrown me just about every curve ball one could imagine. Fortunately for this coming weekend, I still have my health and I'm looking forward to catching up with all tomorrow. A few last minute reminders; Friday If you are in the morning sessio...
Dear Lucia, we are touched and honoured by your presence. You keep Luigi's memory alive. Luigi fondly talked of your own interest and passion in netsuke. We cannot thank you enough for the love, care and dedication you gave to him and us. I will always think of you as "Luigi's Angel". You ...
- Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:43 pm
- Forum: Europe
- Topic: Euronetsuke Hungo 2018: 30th August – 3rd September 2018
- Replies: 5
- Views: 443
Just in case you guys didn't make the connection. Peter is the generous gentleman opening his house and collection on the Sunday (and that's not to forget the wonderful Eva who will be cooking the best food no doubt). You can see his very cool mustache in the pdf guide. On top of that, Peter will al...
- Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:32 pm
- Forum: Other Materials
- Topic: What is it made from ?
- Replies: 14
- Views: 693
Clive wrote:souldeep wrote:AFNetsuke wrote:Tomohisa/Martyn, is there a reason to not believe it is lacquered wood?
Never mind the touché-ing... have you figured out why it isn’t coral yet?
And it seems to have gone quiet as a thread. A lesson for us all would be deeply appreciated sir
As Doug already hints, this is a modern copy of the famous hare with the Amber eyes. Nothing wrong with modern carvings, but copies trying to replicate a famous model should always fire off alarm bells. Plenty of other materials that could be used. How modern ivory still gets in ebay is beyond me. I...
- Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:00 am
- Forum: Collector's Gallery
- Topic: Chon's Reflections
- Replies: 263
- Views: 24674
There is the famous image we often see re-published in the front introductions of netsuke books. The lathe looks to present a freehand approach to carving a manju. Is it perhaps blocks were cut using a fixed tool in the measurements you describe before they hit the lathe? Although, this still dosn't...