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by OldKappa
Thu May 09, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: Wood
Topic: Wooden (?) Netsuke (?)
Replies: 11
Views: 2480

Not kanji, either and accident or it could be teeth marks.

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by OldKappa
Wed May 08, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: Wood
Topic: Wooden (?) Netsuke (?)
Replies: 11
Views: 2480

Any photo posted in the forum has to be LESS than 500KB in size. You must reduce the size of your photos before uploading. Check your photo's dimensions, 54cm is way to much. 30cm is ideal.Your photos are coming out too dark to be clearly see, brightening them would solve the problem.Try photographi...
by OldKappa
Sat May 04, 2013 6:04 am
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Inexpensive Beginner's Netsuke
Replies: 122
Views: 16923

Your latest link it's just Chinese rubbish ImageImageImage
by OldKappa
Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:32 am
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Two identical netsuke?
Replies: 11
Views: 2813

Yes shingetsu did more than two copies of this particular crane.

The Nagel estimate is VERY low, but who knows with a bit of luck...
by OldKappa
Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Two identical netsuke?
Replies: 11
Views: 2813

Without any photos we cannot give any good opinions.

Do identical netsuke exist by the same netsukeshi? Of course they do!

by OldKappa
Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Beginner's question to auctions
Replies: 21
Views: 3776

The auction you refer to is this one:


by OldKappa
Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:07 am
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Inexpensive Beginner's Netsuke
Replies: 122
Views: 16923

" hard to find" Why?If they make a living as netsukeshi they either have an agent or sell directly to clients. They might not be so well known as some of their pairs but they are not anonymous.Read the already existing postings on the forum and they might help you decide in which direction your futu...
by OldKappa
Fri Apr 05, 2013 8:58 am
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Beginner's question to auctions
Replies: 21
Views: 3776

If you think that anything with holes is a netsuke...

Here is NO. I cannot even tell 100% what the material is.

This seller has only this replica the rest is women's clothing, but if you want to waste your money.
by OldKappa
Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:25 pm
Forum: Collectors Showcase
Topic: new on this forum
Replies: 22
Views: 4369

Sorry, what you have is not a netsuke but a very recent Chinese so called erotic carving. Unfortunately it has no collector's value.
by OldKappa
Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: A new collector there :-)
Replies: 60
Views: 7288

Welcome to the forum :)

It is a nice walrus netsuke although the photos are a bit small to see clearly.

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