Rosemary Bandini Japanese Art

  • International Netsuke Society Convention 6th June 2017

    The biennial International Netsuke Society Convention this year will be held in Germany, Cologne 6-10th June 2017, for the first time and promises to have netsuke galore for collectors to study, handle – and possibly even buy. I will be exhibiting in the dealers’ rooms which will be located at: Park Inn by Radisson Cologne City … Read More

Welcome to Rosemary Bandini Japanese Art. As well as providing online access to my catalogues, the site also features a selection of items from my stock, blog posts and updates on upcoming exhibitions, news and calendar events in the netsuke world in general.


Oni head manju by Ozaki Kokusai

Circa 1870
Diameter: 4.2cm

Virginia Atchley collection
Susan Atchley collection

Moss, S.L., Eccentrics in Netsuke, 1982, no. 86
Davey, N.K. and Atchley, V., The Virginia Atchley collection of Japanese Miniature arts, no. N152
Moss, P., Kokusai the Genius, 2016, pp. 180-181, no. 174

Signature - Kokusai
Rosemary Bandini Japanese Art AAL 2016

Specialising in antique netsuke and inro, Rosemary Bandini started her career in the Japanese department of Sotheby’s in 1977, before marrying Luigi Bandini of Eskenazi Ltd. With him she worked on the preparation of exhibition catalogues until 1996, subsequently organizing two further exhibitions for Eskenazi. Read more.