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by ModTeam
Thu May 17, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Hope this is not a NLO
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Re: Hope this is not a NLO

Dear Tikaion, Welcome to to forum. We are sorry to tell you that your concern this is an NLO is correct. It is actually more of an okimono but had himotoshi placed in a not so good position on the back. So, a pretend to be netsuke. The consolation prize for you is it is a better carving than most we...
by ModTeam
Sun May 13, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Estate find
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: Estate find

Dear Humongus, Welcome to the netsuke and sagemono lounge :) The item(s) you have posted are categorised as an NLO (Netsuke Like Object). These types of works are commonly reproduced in the far east, are non Japanese, and have unreadable signatures applied. These are some of the better NLOs we see i...
by ModTeam
Fri May 11, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: What do I have #3
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: What do I have #3

Unfortunately, Zippyz, this is another NLO. We will review the other pieces you posted to see whether any can be approved as legitimate Japanese netsuke and left on the forum for member discussion.
by ModTeam
Fri May 11, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: How old are my netsukes?
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: How old are my netsukes?

Dear Zippy, Welcome to the netsuke and sagemono lounge :) The item(s) you have posted are categorised as an NLO (Netsuke Like Object). These types of works are commonly reproduced in the far east, are non Japanese, and have unreadable signatures applied. We would also like to take this opportunity t...
by ModTeam
Wed May 09, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Inheritance, I'm a newbie - Several Netsuke in question!
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: Inheritance, I'm a newbie - Several Netsuke in question!

Dear Beth, Welcome to the netsuke and sagemono lounge :) The item(s) you have posted are categorised as an NLO (Netsuke Like Object). These types of works are commonly reproduced in the far east, are non Japanese, and have unreadable signatures applied. We would also like to take this opportunity to...
by ModTeam
Wed May 09, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Trying to identify by signature
Replies: 1
Views: 63

Re: Trying to identify by signature

Dear Netsukeman, Welcome to the netsuke and sagemono lounge :) The item(s) you have posted are categorised as an NLO (Netsuke Like Object). These types of works are commonly reproduced in the far east, are non Japanese, and have unreadable signatures applied. We would also like to take this opportun...
by ModTeam
Sun May 06, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Tortoise and Horse figurines
Replies: 4
Views: 168

Re: Tortoise and Horse figurines

Hi Oleksander, welcome to the Forum and nice that you have been able to browse and enjoy the information provided here ... may we assume that you mean NLO instead of "NLS" ? we can confirm that your items are of that category ... you may have already read Alan's article about Netsuke-Like-...
by ModTeam
Thu May 03, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Anyone know anything about this netsuke?
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: Anyone know anything about this netsuke?

Dear Julie, Welcome to the netsuke and sagemono lounge :) The item(s) you have posted are categorised as an NLO (Netsuke Like Object). These types of works are commonly reproduced in the far east, are non Japanese, and have unreadable signatures applied. We would also like to take this opportunity t...
by ModTeam
Thu May 03, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Unknown artist
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: Unknown artist

Dear Markison, Welcome to the netsuke and sagemono lounge :) The item(s) you have posted are categorised as an NLO (Netsuke Like Object). These types of works are commonly reproduced in the far east, are non Japanese, and have unreadable signatures applied. We would also like to take this opportunit...
by ModTeam
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Identifying Signed Netsukes
Replies: 6
Views: 1148

Re: Identifying Signed Netsukes

Hi Clem, we are sorry we don't have the best news about your item here ... To look at the positive side, this piece seems a bit better than the crudely carved NLOs and it has some quite intricate pattern-work, although this seems to be made with dremel-like equipment ? The subject may be a variation...

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