netsuke and sagemono lounge : Disclaimer - Please click anywhere on this bar to expand/contract the content.
Sponsor Announcement:

Woolley & Wallis would like to take this opportunity to invite you to participate in their auction - Japanese & Korean Art, on the 23rd May 2018.

To access the on-line catalogue please click on the banner below.


Image

Please Note: This sponsorship announcement will automatically disappear on the 24th May 2018.

Wooden (?) Netsuke (?)

Discussions, identification and analysis of the vast range of woods used in Netsuke
User avatar
chonchon
Posts: 6917
Joined: Wed May 18, 2005 9:16 am
Location: Japan

Postby chonchon » Fri May 10, 2013 1:38 am

The material could be Kurogaki, black persimmon. As to age, well, consulting my gut and taking a complete stab in the dark I would say Meiji at least but quite possibly Edo. It's completely un-self conscious and not designed to appeal to the West. Age alone can mean little though. I like it, personally.
Piers

Size is something.

Alwin
Posts: 6
Joined: Tue May 07, 2013 2:31 pm
Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Postby Alwin » Sat May 11, 2013 7:36 pm

Thanks to all. I certainly appreciate the very helpful information.
Alwin


Return to “Wood”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest