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by JHawk
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Translation
Replies: 4
Views: 277

Re: Translation

That is a fantastic help! Many many thanks... it is a start... should you decipher anything else let me know, and thank you for your help,
JHawk
by JHawk
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Translation
Replies: 4
Views: 277

Re: Translation

I think photo needs turning 90degrees clockwise...
by JHawk
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Translation
Replies: 4
Views: 277

Translation

Hi - I have this small ivory box with script on it and want to translate it... any ideas?
JHawk
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by JHawk
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: period of netsuke
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: period of netsuke

this is the piece I was describing... found it on Google images...
by JHawk
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: period of netsuke
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: period of netsuke

thank you Judy for your thoughts. i am sure it is one piece no glued on feet. I have examined it closely with a loop (I am a jewellery historian and gemologist) and agree the feet lack the detail of the rest but they are, I feel, original. maybe the carver lost interest as you suggest. I saw this ha...
by JHawk
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: period of netsuke
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: period of netsuke

Also interested in the material, assuming Ivory...
by JHawk
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: period of netsuke
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: period of netsuke

Thank you so much for info. will look up the museum. Basically the lady who gave it to me is in her 80's, she was given it by a suitor when she was 19 but knows nothing else about it and has passed it to me. I am smitten! Love to hold it. As I say I am interested in any info... if you have the time ...
by JHawk
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: period of netsuke
Replies: 6
Views: 393

period of netsuke

Hi I am new to this forum but have long had an interest in netsuke and was fortunate enough to spend much time with Guy Shaw when I was growing up and saw many of his netsuke as they were being created. Anyway I have just been given a netsuke and wish to find out about it. Not sure if there is a sig...

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