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by chonchon
Mon May 14, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Euronetsuke Fest 2018: 11th - 13th May 2018
Replies: 74
Views: 3589

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

Jan, thank you.
by chonchon
Mon May 14, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Euronetsuke Fest 2018: 11th - 13th May 2018
Replies: 74
Views: 3589

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

Roy, many thanks for that. Much appreciated. 8-)
by chonchon
Mon May 14, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Test
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Test

Looks good from here.
by chonchon
Sat May 12, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Sagemono Types
Topic: Identification of Noh Mask on Inro and also museum #
Replies: 3
Views: 107

Re: Identification of Noh Mask on Inro and also museum #

Lovely Inro. The character reminds me of the pirate grandmother in Hayao Miyazaki's Laputa, Castle in the Sky. You do not say who you are or what country you are in, so talk of which museum may be a little premature.
by chonchon
Sat May 12, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Sagemono Types
Topic: Idenification of material
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Idenification of material

I know you are not asking anyone to read the name Hakuunsai 白雲齋 plus Kao 花押, but if you follow that name you may find what material the artist liked to work with. (I agree that there are strong indications of some kind of ivory.)
by chonchon
Sat May 12, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Sagemono Types
Topic: What is this and what does it say?
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: What is this and what does it say?

This old 'grass' script is difficult to read without training. We have one or two members in the States who may come and comment on the writing. The only written characters easily recognizable in there for me are Moon 月 of course, and the left character on the back 景 which can be read Nagame, Keshik...
by chonchon
Wed May 09, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Coffee Lounge
Topic: introduction
Replies: 4
Views: 206

Re: introduction

Hello Emiliano, welcome to the site! 8-) I suspect that we know many people in common as I am interested in Nihonto and Katchu too.
Hoping you have fun browsing the site and sharing with us.
by chonchon
Mon May 07, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Artists Showcase
Topic: Hippocampus/Seahorse
Replies: 6
Views: 354

Re: Hippocampus/Seahorse

I like the concept, the wood colour, the shape, actually everything about it. :8)
by chonchon
Sun May 06, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Sagemono Types
Topic: pipe case addition
Replies: 154
Views: 13260

Re: pipe case addition

Tsugaru Kaikyo or the Tsugaru Strait. Made up of 'crossing' Tsu and 'light' karu/garu, Tsugaru refers to the straits crossing between the nothern tip of Honshu and the northernmost island of Hokkiado. There is a song called Tsugaru Kaikyo Fuyugeshiki (winter scenes) which arouses deep, deep emotions...
by chonchon
Tue May 01, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Artists Showcase
Topic: Old and tired dragon
Replies: 4
Views: 332

Re: Old and tired dragon

phacochere is 'warthog', so that must be a warthog tusk! Amazing work.

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