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One of the great benefits of joining the International Netsuke Society is the quarterly journal which the society publishes. Articles are written by various collectors, scholars and dealers of netsuke. Published with high quality papers, the journal is handsome as well as being extremely informative and educational. Not a Member? Join Today to read all of the journals online!
1987
Spring 1987, Volume 7, No.1 - Netsuke Kenkyukai Study Journal
Spring
Volume 7, No.1
Summer 1987, Volume 7, No.2 - Netsuke Kenkyukai Study Journal
Summer
Volume 7, No.2
Fall 1987, Volume 7, No.3 - Netsuke Kenkyukai Study Journal
Fall
Volume 7, No.3
Winter 1987, Volume 7, No.4 - Netsuke Kenkyukai Study Journal
Winter
Volume 7, No.4

Spring 1987

  • President's Message
  • From Your Editor
  • Netsuke Kenkyukai Chapters
  • The International Netsuke Foundation
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Questions and Answers Raymond Bushell
  • The Miami Convention
  • The Japanese Personal Smoking Set Isabel S. Cunningham
  • Of Netsuke and NingyŨ (Dolls) Lea Baten
  • Learning at the Auctions

Cover: Negoro lacquered wood smoking set. See Figure 1, page 17. Photo: Dana Levy

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Summer 1987

  • President's Message
  • From Your Editor
  • Questions & Answers Raymond Bushell
  • Musings of a Modest Collector Robert B. Goode
  • Painters Recorded in Inro Designs E.A. Wrangham
  • Netsuke, Inro, and Ojime in Aesthetic Ensemble Virginia G. Atchley
  • Japanese Netsuke, Inro, and Lacquerware William H. Tilley
  • Netsuke Kenkyukai Chapters
  • Learning at the Auctions Luigi Bandini
  • The Russians Have Come Virginia G. Atchley
  • More Convention Pictures

Cover: Lacquer inro, with design of black crows, in sumi-e togidashi on silver ground. Signed Iqju. For details, see p. 23. Photograph by Dana Levy

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Fall 1987

  • President's Message
  • From Your Editor
  • Netsuke Kenkyukai Chapters
  • Letters-to-the-Editor
  • Questions & Answers Raymond Bushell
  • A Brief Exposure to Metalwork Netsuke and Related Accessories Craig A. Bird
  • Netsuke-shi at the Miami Convention
  • Learning at the Auctions Luigi Bandini
  • Book Review

Cover:
Six kagamibuta: From top left, clockwise: Shoki and oni in ivory bowl, signed Temmin; Crab in walrus-tusk bowl, signed Chosei; Tsuba-shaped disk, with fly and beetle, in ivory bowl, signed Minjo; Danjuro in role of Shibaraku in carved ivory bowl, unsigned; New moon over grasses in ivory bowl, signed Shuraku; Rakan in wood bowl, signed Ryumin. Photograph by Dana Levy

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Winter 1987

  • President's Message
  • From Your Editor
  • Letters-to-the-Editor
  • Questions & Answers Raymond Bushell
  • Netsuke Kenkyukai Chapters
  • Mark Severin—A Remembrance
  • Faces in Netsuke Bernard Rosett
  • More Faces Virginia G. Atchley
  • Masterpieces of Netsuke Haiku Art Rayburn Hurtbush
  • Vienna Revisited: The Netsuke Symposium May 14-17, 1987

Cover:
Sweet face of Seiba, Queen of the Fairies. Ivory unsigned. 18th C. From the Hume Collection (Also see page 26). Photograph by Michael B. Glass

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