Fine Netsuke, Inro, Snuff Bottles, Pendants, Ivory & Jade
A reference catalogue
of 'The Cohen Collection' of fine antique netsuke, inro, snuff
bottles, pendants and jade carvings. An interactive
reference catalogue of many fine 18th century Asian antiques, 645
colour photographs (with close ups of all signatures and seals)
fully described by either Neil K. Davey, or Robert Hall.
A valuable and beautiful reference work for those interested in
collecting, designed for the connoisseur's library!
This is an easy to use
website that has many advantages, that are impossible in a book
and it really is a beautiful reference work for the serious
collector and expert.
published as a CD-ROM, but now available as a website at
The fine Japanese part of
this impressive collection consists of:
57 Netsukes, 62 Inro and lacquer works of art, 3 Ivory carvings.
Detailed descriptions and reference notes by
Neil K. Davey
(Senior director of the Japanese Department of Sotheby's
London, now with Bonhams)
fine examples from Kyoto, Osaka, Edo, Nagoya, Gifu and Hakata, as
well as unsigned and unattributable pieces from the early 18th to
the late 19th century. . . . By some standards
the collection is not large. However, it does not need
to be, there is much to be said for quality, rather than quantity
and the present collection has the former in abundance."
The Chinese part of 'The
Cohen Collection' consists of:
82 Snuff bottles, 74
Pendants, 25 Jade & hardstone carvings.
Detailed descriptions and reference notes by
is a tribute to the Cohen's artistic awareness that they have been
able to assemble so many works of art in these two areas, while
maintaining the common bonds of excellent workmanship, charming
subject matter and, above all, that elusive bit of 'magic' (for
want of a better word) that turns an inanimate object into
something special and important."
See Some More Photographs from this Collection
From the Publisher
Some More 'Quotes'
for Collectors of Asian
Antiques by John
Neville Cohen, full of useful information
original CD-ROM will no longer work with the latest editions of Windows,
also 'In Search
of Netsuke & Inro' has
been out of print for many years,
so now both are available, for everyone to enjoy, on the Internet.
THE COHEN COLLECTION
IN SEARCH OF NETSUKE & INRO
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DIRECT QUICK LINKS
To John Neville Cohen's dedicated site for Painting with Light Limited
edition (only 8 of each) picture, fine art prints for sale.
Articles for New Collectors
(Author John Neville Cohen) Invaluable help for collectors
of Asian antiques. How to buy and avoid the most common mistakes, when
buying antiques, particularly netsuke, inro, snuff bottles and jade.
The Cohen Collection
Asian antiques (645 colour photos of fine Japanese and Chinese
antique; netsuke, inro, ojime, snuff bottles, pendants & jade
carvings) all fully described by renowned experts Neil K. Davey +
Robert Hall. An essential reference work for the serious collector that
is beautiful and very easy to use.
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Information on our family business created by my Grandfather Joseph
Classic Jensen Cars
John Neville Cohen) Very
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particularly about the little known superb Jensen 541S manual drive, a
classic car with lots of photos.
or Royalty Free Stock Photographs
These are very low cost 18MB photographs that will not date!
'Special Effects' Course
(Author John Neville Cohen) Amazing to see what can be done
in pure photography without any expensive equipment, computer, or
darkroom. All is achieved with a projector - the magical 'Magic
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Fascinating photographic exhibition of 'The Magic Lantern' award winning
'special effect' photographs by John Neville Cohen.
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Outstanding 3 double bedroom apartment, all on one level, for sale at La
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Opportunities, Property items for Sale.
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Stamps For Little People
See all the pages and paintings for a unique way of collecting stamps.
Planning & Paintings for The Album
Shows the first sketches and paintings and an amusing letter.
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