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by HLH
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Coffee Lounge
Topic: Our dear friend LUBlub
Replies: 14
Views: 358

Re: Our dear friend LUBlub

Unfortunately, I never had the opportunity to meet Luigi in person. But he followed my posts here in the forum and invited me any moment to come to Lugano to see his enormous collection. My deepest condolences to Luigis family and friends.
by HLH
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Coffee Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday HLH !
Replies: 5
Views: 237

Re: Happy Birthday HLH !

:D Many thanks, you guys are always invited to my table of honor.
by HLH
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Coffee Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday HLH !
Replies: 5
Views: 237

Re: Happy Birthday HLH !

Thank you for your greetings. Today the spring hit our hometown with 20C and the birds singing and lots of nice sun shine melting the snow. What a lovely day! 8-) 8-) 8-)
Everything completed with some nice netsuke that I would like to show to all of you later on.
by HLH
Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 10
Views: 1810

Re: What is this?

I have finally identified this - Its the end of a hair pin thats been broken and cut off. At the Sagemonoya shop they have a complete pin that correspondes well in size and form.
by HLH
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Fighting Pair
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: Fighting Pair

I wish to share that I got the Tomochika Shishi's today. Its certainly ivory and probably a late Meiji work of Tomochika III.
by HLH
Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Fighting Pair
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: Fighting Pair

Thanks Piers and Martyn! I’ve seen, not to many, with the Tomochika signature. The signature is a bit scribblish and maybe Tomochika had a bad day handwriting this sign. But compared to other works seen for example at Christie’s I think his signature looks more even than ruff as on this example. Cou...
by HLH
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Fighting Pair
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Fighting Pair

Hi friends!

I’ve recently been offered these fighters or playing pair. The short description reads - A signed 20th Century netsuke in ”bone” 4 cms high.
I can agree to 20th C, but I feel a bit uncertain for this piece. Could it be late Meiji or just later made in the 1970s?
by HLH
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Signature TSUNE-MITSU 恒光
Replies: 25
Views: 1174

Re: Signature TSUNE-MITSU 恒光

Information regarding this artist works, I’ve been suggested that he could belong to the Nagoya school.
Any opinions of is or not!
by HLH
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:33 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Who are they?
Replies: 21
Views: 909

Re: Who are they?

Jan!

This info is very useful. I’m trying to get as much verified data as possible from all the netsukes I have in the slowly growing collection of genuine pieces.
Thanks also for the Journals index link.
by HLH
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Who are they?
Replies: 21
Views: 909

Re: Who are they?

Klaus and Henrik, I think the kakihan makes it pretty clear which Masayuki it is. According to Laz,, he called himself Hoshunsai. Born is 1801 and died 1829. He carved in both wood and stag horn. There is possibly a second who called himself Kato Masayuki, but some say it is the same carver. Judy! ...

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