Welcome to the official web site of the International Netsuke Society, devoted to the study and appreciation of netsuke and its related art forms (inro, ojime, sagemono).
2022 Convention Amsterdam
Sterotyping Dutchmen in Netsuke – Daan Kok, National Museum of World Cultures, Leiden
The Year of the Tiger – Dr. David Butsumyo
Kagamibuta – Tenmin – Dieuwke Eijer
Teiji and his Workshop – Hugues Vuillefroy de Silly
Early Netsuke Collectors – Giovanni Rimondi
Contemporaruy Maki-e, Shibayama & Kutani Netsuke – Dr. Kimura Ikuko
Workshop on materials – ivory & wood – Alain Ducros
From Ennery to Laeken Tower - Alain Ducros
Contemporary Carver’s Workshop
Panel of Experts discussing collecting netsuke in the 21st century.
Founded as the Netsuke Kenkyukai Society in 1975, membership in the Society includes:
The INS is the largest international organization of netsuke collectors, bringing together members living in 31 different countries worldwide.