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by Operafan
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Euronetsuke Fest 2018: 11th - 13th May 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1823

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

Hi again, Gopi,

Check on http://www.walks.com.

They have excellent guided walking tours. Choose the day and / or the subject. We have done lots of walks with them, utterly enjoyed all of them.

Have fun !
by Operafan
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Euronetsuke Fest 2018: 11th - 13th May 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1823

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

Hi Gopi,

We found this exhibition in London interesting to see, in between netsuke related activities:

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-mo ... me-tragedy
by Operafan
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: INS Members features & Announcements
Topic: INS President's letter
Replies: 10
Views: 417

Re: INS President's letter

I have joined the INS only some two years ago, so from a relative newbie perspective, would be interested to have more information about the way the leadership of the organisation is elected / appointed, the activities of the board, the way decisions about actions (or lack of actions) of the INS are...
by Operafan
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Coffee Lounge
Topic: Our dear friend LUBlub
Replies: 14
Views: 349

Re: Our dear friend LUBlub

Luigi has always been kind and willing to share his passion and knowledge with the netsuke community. I have met him and Lucia at their beautiful home in Lugano last January, honoured to be able to see part of his collection, moved to witness how kind and caring Lucia was. Such a wonderful, noble la...
by Operafan
Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Coffee Lounge
Topic: Condolences, Clive
Replies: 5
Views: 324

Condolences, Clive

I was extremely sorry to hear about the passing away of your mum, Clive. My thoughts are with you mate, please accept my deepest condolences :(
by Operafan
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Boys and girls
Replies: 66
Views: 6449

Re: Boys and girls

Chris - thank you ever so much for the information. Highly appreciated !

Martyn, apologies for my misunderstanding :(
by Operafan
Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Boys and girls
Replies: 66
Views: 6449

Re: Boys and girls

Finally, with the kind help of Martyn, signature / attribution probably solved: the signature is Masayuki (of Asakusa) in script form:

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by Operafan
Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Tikotin Japanese Museum, Haifa, Israel
Replies: 16
Views: 1282

Re: Tikotin Japanese Museum, Haifa, Israel

New discovery in a cultural centre not too far from Tel Aviv. The whole 'Dankner collection' is on permanent display there. About 100 netsuke and 20 okimono are very nicely placed in a purpose built display cabinet. Personally, I did not think that they were top quality, but still mostly quite nice....
by Operafan
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Tikotin Japanese Museum, Haifa, Israel
Replies: 16
Views: 1282

Re: Tikotin Japanese Museum, Haifa, Israel

Today I went again to the Tikotin museum, saw two very nice exhibitions: New prints (Shin hanga) and Small is beautiful. The beautiful small items were netsuke, inro, pipe cases, tsuba, lacquer boxes. Here are some of them: 86B2604C-2C55-445D-8E59-1CF4E845AFC0.jpeg 4FBE82E3-96B2-4066-98ED-FAE7397A63...

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