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by Bakurae
Fri May 25, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Coffee Lounge
Topic: Visit with David
Replies: 4
Views: 252

Re: Visit with David

Thanks, Alan. It's great to have news of David and to know he's in good spirits. I hope that the powers that devised his future wheelchair can also eventually find a way to help him communicate. His voice is so much missed.
by Bakurae
Mon May 14, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Euronetsuke Fest 2018: 11th - 13th May 2018
Replies: 74
Views: 5446

Re: Euronetsuke Fest 2018: 11th - 13th May 2018

What a treat to read these stories and see the accompanying pictures--a consolation prize for not being able to get there. Thanks, all!
by Bakurae
Mon May 07, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Artists Showcase
Topic: Hippocampus/Seahorse
Replies: 7
Views: 473

Re: Hippocampus/Seahorse

Good design, good craftsmanship!
by Bakurae
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Coffee Lounge
Topic: Our dear friend LUBlub
Replies: 17
Views: 941

Re: Our dear friend LUBlub

I didn't know Luigi in person, but I feel as if I did. A great guy, and what an eye he had! His absence will be deeply felt here. For all of you who did know him, I am so sorry.
by Bakurae
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Merfolk & Shuryo
Replies: 12
Views: 683

Re: Merfolk & Shuryo

Yukari Yoshida's fascinating 2012 article on teijin (merman) netsuke also deserves a shoutout.
by Bakurae
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Merfolk & Shuryo
Replies: 12
Views: 683

Re: Merfolk & Shuryo

Many thanks, netsuke brothers, for all the kind words. I'm not sure I can ever manage another article of this kind. Iit was a topic I'd been pursuing for a while in western art before discovering netsuke. And without Alain Briot's terrific publications (kindly called to my attention by Max) that pro...
by Bakurae
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Merfolk & Shuryo
Replies: 12
Views: 683

Re: Merfolk & Shuryo

Thanks for the good words, Neil, and apologies for the cold tea. But thanks especially for posting these marvelous images--it's great to know about this crew of artists. Your photo of the Shuryo mermaid is terrific--she looks very like the Natsuki in my fig. 17, and her wrists and hands gripping the...
by Bakurae
Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Coffee Lounge
Topic: Condolences, Clive
Replies: 6
Views: 616

Re: Condolences, Clive

That is rough, Clive; so sorry.
by Bakurae
Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Artists Showcase
Topic: Recent work
Replies: 5
Views: 640

Re: Recent work

Awesome!
by Bakurae
Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Subjects & Legends in Japanese Art
Topic: Baku & Hakutaku
Replies: 5
Views: 406

Re: Baku & Hakutaku

I want that one! A bit out of my league, I suspect.
Wow.

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