Monthly Archives: April 2015

International Netsuke Convention 2015 Edition, September 4-8

International Netsuke Convention 2015 Edition, September 4-8

Rosemary Bandini Ltd. is pleased to be exhibiting netsuke at the biennial International Netsuke Convention, which this year will be held in Baltimore from September 4-8. A fully illustrated catalogue will be available and there will be an interesting and varied stock of netsuke in wood and stag-antler, together with a fine group of inro. ... Read More
 
The economist’s netsuke

The economist’s netsuke

The economist’s netsuke, by Rosemary Bandini  It is unusual for a netsuke to turn up depicting a story which seems almost unknown, so when I came across this finely carved scene signed Masanao (of Ise Yamada), I was intrigued. In fact it was quite easy to discover the subject, as the netsuke is recorded in the ... Read More