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Netsuke HYOTTOKO mask by RYOSHU

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1970   item# 1261775

Netsuke HYOTTOKO mask by RYOSHU
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$350 

Ivory netsuke representing a theatrical mask of Hyottoko - a perplexed peasant - carved by Ryoshu (born in 1912) - one of the best Japanese netsuke carvers of the 20th century (see p. 886 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick). Wonderful expressive face, black and red ink highlights, beautiful finish to the surface. Signed RYOSHU on the back. Height 1 inch.


Netsuke wild BOAR in tree log by KANGYOKU

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1970   item# 1261498

Netsuke wild BOAR in tree log by KANGYOKU
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$1350 

Ivory netsuke of a wild boar crawling through a hollow tree trunk. Uncommon subject, beautiful carving with rich textures of fur and wood. Perfectly captured scene, great sense of volume, wonderful patina, slight staining with ink highlights, eyes are inlaid with black and horn. Signed KANGYOKU on the bottom - for information on this excellent artist see CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE by Miriam Kinsey, p. 219. Wonderful sculpture, seems to be an early work by the carver. Length 2 inches.


Book THE GO COLLECTION OF NETSUKE

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1980   item# 1261308

Book THE GO COLLECTION OF NETSUKE
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$300 

Book THE GO COLLECTION OF NETSUKE by Hirokazu Arakawa illustrating the entire collection of Baron Go Seinosuke. Rare book (first and the only edition), published in 1983 by Kodansha International for Tokyo National Museum. Hardcover, gray cloth, slip case, 260 pages, 361 netsuke described and photographed in color with b/w signature photo. Exquisite selection, excellent essays including chapters on: origins of inro and netsuke, netsuke types and designs, artists, ojime, biographies of carvers re ...click for details


Book MASTERPIECES OF NETSUKE ART 1000 netsuke

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1980   item# 1261306

Book MASTERPIECES OF NETSUKE ART 1000 netsuke
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$250 

Book MASTERPIECES OF NETSUKE ART: One Thousand Favorites of Leading Collectors by Bernard Hurtig. Rare book, published in 1975 by Weatherhill for the International netsuke Collectors Society. Hardcover, brocade cloth, slip case, 245 pages, 1000 netsuke photographed in color. Outstanding reference book, and an interesting experiment illustrating favorite pieces of 20 leading collectors with essays by each person providing an insight into their collecting world. 12 x9 1/4 inches.


Book NETSUKE STUDY HINDSON COLLECTION by N. Davey

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1980   item# 1261305

Book NETSUKE STUDY HINDSON COLLECTION by N. Davey
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$225 

Book NETSUKE: A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY BASED ON THE M. T. HINDSON COLLECTION by Neal Davey. Revised edition with 296 new illustrations including 182 in color, Philip Wilson Publishers, London, 1982. Hardcover, dust jacket, 566 pages, 12”x8.25”. Absolutely essential reference book with thorough descriptions and black and white photos of 1322 netsuke with some 300 actual signatures, about 200 color photographs. Most valuable part is an index of 3425 known netsuke artists with their names in Japanese ...click for details


Catalog CARLO MONZINO Collection of NETSUKE

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1980   item# 1261303

Catalog CARLO MONZINO Collection of NETSUKE
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$100 

Sotheby’s sale catalog THE CARLO MONZINO COLLECTION OF NETSUKE, INRO AND LACQUER that took place in London on June 21, 1995. The spine is in normal condition - white seen on the top left side on Enlargement 1 is reflection from photography lights. Hard covers, 500 lots illustrated in color and black and white, prices realized included. One of the most interesting collections that went on the market in the past 30 years, superb reference book.


Barry Davies 1998 Huthart Collection Non-Iwami netsuke

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1980   item# 1261301

Barry Davies 1998 Huthart Collection Non-Iwami netsuke
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$80 

Sale catalog An Exhibition of the Robert S. Huthart Collection of Non-Iwami Netsuke by Barry Davies Oriental Art, London, 1998. 220 important pieces illustrated in color with color photos of each signature. Hardcover, no dust jacket, 13x 9 inches, 304 pages, includes index of artists and bibliography. Excellent reference book.


Catalog Barry Davies 1996 Netsuke through Three Centuri

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1980   item# 1261300

Catalog Barry Davies 1996 Netsuke through Three Centuri
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$60 

Sale catalog An Exhibition of Netsuke through Three Centuries by Barry Davies Oriental Art, London, 1996. 205 important pieces illustrated in color with color photos of each signature. Hardcover, dust jacket, 13x 9 inches, 176 pages, includes index of artists and bibliography. An excellent catalog of netsuke from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries from three private collections. Containing superb examples, many from such renowned provenances as the Brockhaus and Behrens collections. Very good ref ...click for details


BUSHELL COLLECTION OF NETSUKE LEGACY AT LA MUSEUM

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1980   item# 1261293

BUSHELL COLLECTION OF NETSUKE LEGACY AT LA MUSEUM
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$60 

Book THE RAYMOND AND FRANCES BUSHELL COLLECTION OF NETSUKE: A LEGACY AT THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART. Softcover, 552 pages, Art Media Resources Ltd, 2003, 11”x10”. Extraordinary reference book: 827 netsuke and 20 inro are photographed, described and discussed individually by a bright team of netsuke experts including Neil Davey and Virginia Atchley. Photos of all signatures, 6 introductory articles about netsuke of different periods, materials and techniques, glossary, bibliography, inde ...click for details


THE INRO HANDBOOK NETSUKE, INRO & LACQUER

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1980   item# 1261292

THE INRO HANDBOOK NETSUKE, INRO & LACQUER
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$50 

THE INRO HANDBOOK: STUDIES OF NETSUKE, INRO, AND LACQUER by Raymond Bushell. Published in 1979 by Weatherhill, printed in Japan. Hardcover, gray cloth, dust jacket, 263 pages, 136 color plates with b/w details, 386 photos of signatures, 38 color photos of different lacquer techniques. Excellent reference work with detailed discussion of different types of inro materials, and to that day the only book in English that provides explanation of numerous lacquer techniques. 10 1/2 x8 inches, in excell ...click for details

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