'The Cohen Collection'
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The Signatures and Schools Included
by Neil K. Davey, Robert Hall, Richard Marchant, Clare Chu and
Cohen Collection' and 'In Search of Netsuke & Inro'
for new collectors
Referring to Snuff bottles
How to avoid mistakes buying snuff
bottles & the use of flaws to create pictures.
All about how to assess the different types of
glass snuff bottles.
The largest collection in China formed
with bribes and tips on what to look out for.
stones that really float! How
antique jade, quartz and other heavy stones really can float in
Collecting only unique Chinese antiques Describes
various advantages in buying only the finest antiques.
pictures from flaws in stones!
inclusions were formed in to pictures on stone snuff bottles.
Painted Chinese Snuff Bottles
what aspects of inside painted snuff bottles intrigue the author
Japanese Lacquer and Netsuke
All about lacquer and how pictures were formed
by sprinkling rather than with a brush.
fascination of inro & boxes
What inro are (how
worn), about the artists and choice of subject matter.
ojime & inro really belong together
they belong together although often collected separately.
and handling Japanese inro
How to avoid the most common ways of
cord holes (himotoshi)
About inspecting and recognising antique netsuke by the cord
Published in 'EuroNetsuke' Edition 62,
'Buying Antiques at Auction or from Dealers?' Page 53.
Carved Out of a Single Piece of Jade Rock - Jade Chain Vases
the incredible skills in carving Chinese jade vases with covers
connected by a chain, where everything has been carved out of just
of the Wealthiest Chinese are Now Investing in 18th
Jade prices have broken
records because of investors in 18th Century Jade.
Articles about collecting Asian antiques
information by John N. Cohen.
Collecting and buying values
Describes how, why, and
what to collect and how John related values.
antiques in auctions or from dealers
Guidance and tips on buying antiques from
dealers, or in auction.
the best bargains of all can be so surprising!
expensive antiques became the best bargains!
Asian antiques and the economic crisis
antiques are still breaking records.