can I be sure that a fine unsigned netsuke is worth the price?
While a signature provides a certain degree of assurance, this documentation may
tell us nothing about the prominence or skill of the particular artist in his
time. The great netsuke carver Yoshimura Shuzan never signed his works, and since
the genuineness of a netsuke signature is often difficult to determine with certainty,
it follows that collecting for intrinsic value rather than depending on signatures
alone is the best way to build a truly superb collection. The last word on this
subject is the fact that an unsigned netsuke was recently sold at Sotheby’s for
is specializing in temple and family worshipped Buddhist arts. We guarantee all
artifacts to be genuine as described. It is our policy never to deliberately list
fakes as genuine. All contemporary Buddhist art listed will always stated as such.
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upon request. Items that are significantly deviating from the information provided
by us regarding culture and dating, may be returned for a prompt refund. Refund
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