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Cloisonné and Sagemono When I collected this BLUE SKY SAKURA pipecase made of cloisonné, ...., or let me begin again: To say the truth. I was not attracted to cloisonné neither in Chinese nor in Japanese Art. Turning pages in auction catalogues meant jumping over the offer. In the sales rooms, I wa...
- Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:36 pm
- Forum: Subjects & Legends in Japanese Art
- Topic: What's the Story?
- Replies: 30
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So far, I have been offered three possible explanations, which could be behind the Netsuke. After researching the internet, I tend to the story of "Monk Seigen and Princess Sakura" Third theory When I see a beautifully dresses classical Japanese lady in paintings, carvings etc my mind goe...
- Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:13 pm
- Forum: Collector's Gallery
- Topic: Favorite Finds of 2017
- Replies: 199
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I'm not very familiar with horse bits but I can't see one being used as the himotoshi on these Koku kiseruzutsu. It looks more to me like the fitting at the top of an abumi (stirrup). I will need to get a quick pic on my phone and post from there what I refer to. This one will be a solid attachment...
Carved lacquer by Toshimune Both parts of the pipecase of dark redbrown lacquer, rim and loop of lacquer accentuated with thin red and black lines. The dark redbrown lacquer carved through layers of ochre, red and black with the design of ducks at a water edge among scattered maple leaves. A bird i...
This thread has gone dormant, so thought I'd post a recent acquisition. A tsuikoku (carved black lacquer) pipe case ........ The case is signed Hoji, likely a student or follower of Matsuki Hokei, a late Edo, early Meiji master carver of lacquer. The close-up is of the hogacho the oni carries. Carv...
Roy wrote:Hi Everyone,
The attached is a piece that has been shown to me.
Roy, this piece is not especially shown to you, since it is offered on ebay,
https://www.ebay.de/itm/Authentic-Japan ... SwfphabNW1
- Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:29 pm
- Forum: Auctions - INS recommended
- Topic: Van Ham - The handling session
- Replies: 83
- Views: 3104
Every time I see this thread it gives me a huge smile.. :) There is something else remarkable in Gabor's judgement, which is obviously overlooked here. The price paid at Van Ham is surely supersensational, no doubt about it. Gabor rated the quality of this netsuke decades ago as not supersensationa...