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Metal Netsukes

Discussions, identification and analysis of the different types of Metals used in Netsuke, predominately Kagamibuta composition.
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Re: Metal Netsukes

Postby chonchon » Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:51 am

Following on from Ryan’s second Netsuke above is my version of that type. (Oh, and a heavy metal/lacquer matchlock)
Actual sizes are very different. The ashtray is small for a Netsuke (I have nicknamed it a candle-snuffer); the gun is longer and heavier in the hand.


Last edited by chonchon on Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:54 am, edited 1 time in total.

Size is something.

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