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- Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:04 am
- Forum: Subjects & Legends in Japanese Art
- Topic: New in my collection not sure about character
- Replies: 16
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Thinking outside the box, I can imagine a deeper meaning to this depiction of Shoki and Oni, as they represent the human condition - over time, some things can change, yet some things never do--Shoki can shave his beard and lose his hat, Oni's horns can wear away, and yet the conflict continues betw...
Ryan, I really enjoyed seeing all your Bizen ware netsuke. My favorite of all of them is the Tengu, which seems to be a more rare subject matter for ceramics-- only because I see so many Darumas, etc , but don't recall seeing Tengu before. I really like him. There are many ceramic and porcelain piec...
- Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:51 pm
- Forum: Auctions - INS recommended
- Topic: Van Ham - The handling session
- Replies: 81
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Wow John! That is even more ludicrous packing than Amazon which is way oversized as well. You must have had to look and look before you found that little guy! I like him very much by the way. His face is somewhat reminiscent of the old rat catchers I have seen- perhaps same school or carver? He is c...
Piers, the handle is on the one that is pictured in the antique book I have-- it is not mine sorry to say. Mine has no handle- must have deteriorated and was removed. I have to find someone who can attach a handle to mine, but am almost afraid to, as it is so thin and fragile! But Oh! The handle mak...