Netsuke Signatures
The Cohen Collection

Described by Neil K. Davey

Japanese Antique Netsuke including Close ups of The Signatures of the Netsuke in The Collection of both Ivory and Wood Netsuke

All as published in 'The Cohen Collection' and 'In Search of Netsuke and Inro'



Netsuke, inro, snuff bottles and jade, 645 colour photographs including close-ups of signatures and seals.  Described by Neil K. Davey and Robert Hall

The Cohen Collection

Fine Netsuke, Inro, Snuff Bottles, Pendants, Ivory & Jade

'In Search of Netsuke and Inro' by George Cohen
With a Forward by Douglas J.K. Wright

In Search of Netsuke & Inro, published by George A. Cohen

For more details just click on the picture

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.  Also includes the complete publication of the out of print book by George Cohen 'In Search of Netsuke and Inro'.

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.


Originally 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


Neil K. Davey

(Senior director of the Japanese Department of Sotheby's London, now with Bonhams)





The Chinese part of 'The Cohen Collection' consists of:

82 Snuff bottles, 74 Pendants, 25 Jade & hardstone carvings.

Detailed descriptions and reference notes by

Robert Hall



The original CD-ROM will no longer work with the latest editions of Windows, also
has been out of print for many years
so now both are available, for everyone to enjoy, on the Internet



Articles for Collectors of Asian Antiques
Articles to help new collectors by John Neville Cohen, full of useful information

Asian antiques, Limited edition prints, photography, Jacey Cinema history, Jensen CV8 – 541S, Postage Stamp Album, Netsuke, Snuff Bottles, Jade

Click on the above to return to my homepage

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.

Joseph Cohen & The History of Jacey Cinemas Ltd 
Information on our family business created by my Grandfather Joseph Cohen.

British Classic Jensen Cars  
(Author John Neville Cohen) Very informative about the rare Jensen 541S & CV8 sports cars, particularly about the little known superb Jensen 541S manual drive, a classic car with lots of photos.

Copyright Free or Royalty Free Stock Photographs  
These are exceptional value 18MB photographs that will not date!

A '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 Lantern'.  All details of this extraordinary technique is clearly explained and all for free!

Poetic Portfolio  
Fascinating photographic exhibition of 'The Magic Lantern' award winning 'special effect' photographs by John Neville Cohen.

La Alcazaba Apartment in Puerto Banus For Sale 
Outstanding 3 double bedroom apartment, all on one level, for sale at La Alcazaba, Puerto Banus, Marbella, Spain.

Investment Opportunities  
Opportunities, Property items for Sale.

Commercial Photography  
Professional photography and graphic design by Actuality photodigital.

Postage Stamps For Little People  
See all the pages and paintings for a unique way of collecting stamps.

The Planning & Paintings for The Album  
Shows the first sketches and paintings and an amusing letter.

Marilyn Monroe, Sir Michael Balcon, Arthur Miller, Cecil Day-Lewis & Daniel Day- Lewis 
The not so distant famous relatives of the Bind side of John's family.

My Blog
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Netsuke, Signatures, The Cohen Collection, Neil K. Davey, Antiques, Japanese, Inro, Sagemono, Oriental, Lacquer, John Neville Cohen, Ivory, Ojime.


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