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by Oishii
Thu Aug 13, 2015 6:29 pm
Forum: Ceramic
Topic: Ceramic netsuke
Replies: 228
Views: 28491

Yes, I recognize the same style in your mask !
Thank you, Piers ...
by Oishii
Thu Aug 13, 2015 9:13 am
Forum: Ceramic
Topic: Ceramic netsuke
Replies: 228
Views: 28491

Thanks to an excellent bargain-tip from Jill, I was able to buy these two ceramic masks ...

8-)
by Oishii
Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:44 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Information about this netsuke
Replies: 2
Views: 977

Hi Icanales from Mexico !I'm afraid the inlays don't add to the piece, nor artistically or as to value... also an NLO and as Jill said : hope you did not pay a lot.Please check out some examples of collectable Netsuke in the Collector's Gallery to see the difference ;-)and compare real Netsuke with ...
by Oishii
Mon Aug 10, 2015 7:44 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Authenticity Question on this Netsuke Bear
Replies: 13
Views: 1822

The lot is described as being 19th century and is from a reputable auction house. I wouldn't call them cheap but they aren't ridiculously expensive this lot has an estimate from AU$ 600 - 800 and starting bid of AU$ 300feel free, ... but I would not jump on this one, Tasuth ...for this sum you coul...
by Oishii
Sun Aug 09, 2015 7:51 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Authenticity Question on this Netsuke Bear
Replies: 13
Views: 1822

Welcome, Tasuth from Australia !agree with Alan ...you can compare the rather crude carving of your bear to some Netsuke from the Collector's Gallery ...reading this forum is as instructive as it is fun ...according to Davey " The bear, of which there is only one species in Japan, the Black Bear, is...
by Oishii
Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:23 pm
Forum: Ceramic
Topic: Ceramic netsuke
Replies: 228
Views: 28491

Convincing examples of great Ceramic Netsuke, Klaus !

these Okames should come with "parental advisory" sticker :D
Had not yet noticed all the three views of Okama naughtiness ...
I also like the fierce Oni ...

by Oishii
Fri Aug 07, 2015 6:54 am
Forum: Ceramic
Topic: Ceramic netsuke
Replies: 228
Views: 28491

Jill, great that you could find this lovely piece through a Forum friend's tip ! (one of the many perks of this meeting place ;-)am very happy for you that found this one "holy Grail" ...This Shishi on Lotus is really something and you should be very proud ...the facial expression is very well done ...
by Oishii
Fri Aug 07, 2015 6:41 am
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Inexpensive Beginner's Netsuke
Replies: 122
Views: 18846

Thanks, Dave and Jill ! (yes right : su)
I guess that such simple pieces were left unsigned in most cases ? ...



by Oishii
Thu Aug 06, 2015 6:52 am
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Inexpensive Beginner's Netsuke
Replies: 122
Views: 18846

Hi everyone !a new Manju piece ... it is a simpler execution of Ryusa Manju style ?this would fit in category Inexpensive Beginner pieces ...4,5 cm x 2,3 cmmaterial is antler ?in the 3rd picture is a marking inside (too crude to be a signature ?)any help and info very much appreciated ... https://s3...
by Oishii
Sun Jul 26, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Additional views of netsuke
Replies: 12
Views: 1653

[QUOTE=veattles... I want to try to carve one for myself , that's it. I meant no offence to anyone and I asked the community for help as I supposed someone could have taken those pictures in the museum or just had photos in their collection. Hi Vitali !nice to hear that you want to carve a piece ......

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