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by GRHR
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Artists & Signatures
Topic: Is this actually a signature??
Replies: 10
Views: 497

Re: Is this actually a signature??

Thanks Alex - lovely piece :)
by GRHR
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Artists & Signatures
Topic: Is this actually a signature??
Replies: 10
Views: 497

Re: Is this actually a signature??

Thank you Jan and Piers for your sage words - I hope that as I learn more, more will be revealed. I think one of the main things that draws me to netsuke is the detective work and with each dead end, a little disappointment but also a feeling that you like the netsuke a little more for being so elus...
by GRHR
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Artists & Signatures
Topic: Is this actually a signature??
Replies: 10
Views: 497

Re: Is this actually a signature??

Many thanks for the comments - greatly appreciated. My next question is to ask for advice on approaches to research. As a novice, the main thing that is important to me about the signature on a netsuke is that it gives me a place to start my research into a piece and I find it incredibly difficult t...
by GRHR
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Artists & Signatures
Topic: Is this actually a signature??
Replies: 10
Views: 497

Is this actually a signature??

Dear Forum, I purchased the netsuke pictured which the seller stated has the signature "Ichigyoku" on the bottom. Having looked at the 3 lines and checked (with my very limited knowledge) Japanese Art Signatures and a Neil Davey book I can only see that it might read "San" / &quo...
by GRHR
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Euronetsuke Fest 2018: 11th - 13th May 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1363

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

Looks amazing! I'm hoping I can book on and become a member on the day - hope to meet some of you there :)
by GRHR
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Copy?
Replies: 21
Views: 1157

Re: Copy?

Thanks Judy and Alan - very glad you've helped me with this and hope I haven't caused any damage
by GRHR
Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Copy?
Replies: 21
Views: 1157

Re: Copy?

Many thanks for the comments - all very reassuring which is much appreciated as this is by far the most I’ve spent on a netsuke. Judy, I just used a lightly damp cloth to clean it and nothing else. I love this little piece and learning about the Kuzunoha story and I'll look into restoration in the n...
by GRHR
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Copy?
Replies: 21
Views: 1157

Re: Copy?

Many thanks Alan for the good advice - the moral of the story is always preview and buyer beware! An expensive lesson learned but an important one. Thanks again,
Giles
by GRHR
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Copy?
Replies: 21
Views: 1157

Re: Copy?

Dear forum,
Any comments on my last post?
I'd really appreciate your thoughts,
Giles
by GRHR
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Copy?
Replies: 21
Views: 1157

Re: Copy?

Many thanks Souldeep and Judy - I would very much like to hear the opinions of others who have handled the piece so hopefully they will come forward! I have the piece and to me it in general feels authentic, but questions lie with the ear and staining (the left ear actually feels different to the to...

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