snuff bottles, pendants & jade
The Cohen collection
Reference publication of antique netsuke, inro, snuff bottles, pendants & Chinese
jades all fully described by world leading experts Neil K. Davey &
The Cohen collection
is an easy to use CD-ROM
with 645 colour photographs.
Provides a good idea of the contents.
Specification and brief notes
by the authors.
Some more photos A few more
pieces from 'The Cohen collection'.
Notes from the
publisher Provides an insight as to the advantages of this CD-Rom.
Various quotations Comments from well know experts about this fine
policy Sets out what to do if there are any problems with an order.
Purchase order form To order direct from the publisher online.
Order form to fax or post
antiques and the economic crisis Why Asian antiques are still
about collecting Asian antiques Invaluable information by John N.
Collecting and buying values Describes how, why, and what to collect and how John
antiques in auctions or from dealers
Guidance and tips on buying antiques from dealers, or in
Finding the best bargains of all can be
so surprising! The
most expensive antiques became the best bargains!
Referring to Snuff bottles
stone pictures How to avoid mistakes buying snuff bottles & the use of
flaws to create pictures.
in glass All about how to assess the different types of glass
& Bribery The largest collection in China formed with
bribes and tips on what to look out for.
that really float! How
antique jade, quartz and other heavy stones really can float in water.
Collecting only unique Chinese antiques Describes
various advantages in buying only the finest antiques.
pictures from flaws in stones! How natural inclusions
formed in to pictures on stone snuff bottles.
Painted Chinese Snuff Bottles
what aspects of inside painted snuff bottles intrigue the author most.
Referring to Japanese Lacquer and Netsuke
Pictures All about lacquer and how pictures were formed by
sprinkling rather than with a brush.
& boxes What inro are (how worn), about the artists and choice of
ojime & inro really
belong together Why
they belong together although often collected separately.
and handling Japanese inro
How to avoid the most common ways of damaging
About inspecting and recognising antique netsuke by the cord holes.