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Exhibitions and Events

This section is designed to give you information about upcoming and ongoing exhibitions, sales and other events, related to netsuke and sagemono, okimono, lacquerware, sword fittings and other artistic crafts that may be of your interest. Please note that netsuke may not be the main items on show in some of the events posted here.

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JAPAN



Prince and Princess Takamado Collection @ Tokyo National Museum

Some 50 works of netsuke selected from Their Highnesses' donations are on view at the Prince Takamado Collection Room on the 2nd floor of the Museum's main building. Works on display are rotated 3 times a year.

The current period is from April 24 to July 22, 2018. Please go see the display! For more information, please
click here.



Tokyo

April 21 - 29, 2018

Exhibition and sale at Gallery Hanakagesho

"Exhibition of Pottery Netsuke by Izumi"

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Offered for viewing and sale are pottery netsuke by the artist Izumi. The theme of works for this show is yearly cultural events in the Edo period and the present day.


[Gallery Hanakagesho]
Address: 1-1-14-202 Nezu, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0031
Directions: 1 minute's walk from the "Nezu crossing" exit of Nezu Station (Chiyoda line)
Tel/Fax: 03-3827-1323
Open hours: 1:00pm - 7:00pm (except the final day closing at 6:00pm)
Closed on Monday, April 23
E-mail: netsukeya@hanakagesho.com
Website: http://www.hanakegesho.com


Postcard, Hanakagesho (c) 2018



Kyoto prefecture

April 1 - 30; May 2 - 31; June 1 - 30, 2018

Exhibition at Kyoto Seishu Netsuke Art Museum

"Netsuke Exhibitions"

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Several Hundreds of netsuke, mostly contemporary, are displayed in the only existing samurai residence in the city of Kyoto.



The April exhibition shows netsuke by the artist Kiho. The May exhibition features netsuke by the artist Tanetoshi, and the June exhibition focuses on netsuke by the artist Teruo.


[Kyoto Seishu Netsuke Art Museum]
Address: 46-1 Mibukayogosho-cho, Chukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 604-8811
Website: http://www.netsukekan.jp/en/

Image, Kyoto Seishu Netsuke Art Museum (c) 2018



Shizuoka prefecture

April 21 - June 24, 2018

Exhibition at Kakegawa Ninomaru Museum of Art

"Accessories for Men and Women"
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This exhibition showcases the craftsmanship and beauty of traditional accessories through the display of tobacco pouches for men as well as combs and hairpins for women. Some 400 works of such accessories will be on view.


[Kakegawa Ninomaru Museum of Art]
Address: 1142-1 Kakegawa, Kakegawa-shi, Shizuoka 436-0079
Fax: 0537-62-2062
Directions: 10 minutes' walk from Kakegawa Station (JR line)
Open hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm (enter by 4:30pm)
Closed on Mondays. If Monday falls on a national holiday, the museum opens, and closes on the next day (click here for the list of Japanese national holidays).
Website: http://www.city.kakegawa.shizuoka.jp/foreignlanguage/en/Spots.html


Leaflet, Kakegawa Ninomaru Museum of Art (c) 2018



Kyoto prefecture

February 24 - May 20, 2018

Exhibition at Kiyomizu Sannenzaka Museum

"Naturally White Ivory Carving"
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On view are ivory okimono carvings by the Imperial Household Artists Ishikawa Komei/Mitsuaki and Asahi Gyokuzan, as well as Yoshida Doraku. (This is not an exhibition of netsuke, but is mentioned here as related to netsuke.)


Upcoming Exhibitions at Kiyomizu Sannenzaka Museum:
May 26 - August 19, 2018
"Artistic Crafts from Kyoto"

August 25 - November 18, 2018
"Inro, Ojime, and Netsuke"

[Kiyomizu Sannenzaka Museum]
Address: 337-1 Kiyomizu-sanchome, Sanneizaka Kita-iru, Kiyomizudera-monzen, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862
Fax: 075-532-4271
Directions: Take the city bus No. 206 or No. 100 departing from Kyoto Station (JR line), and get off at Kiyomizumichi Stop. The Museum is 10 minutes' walk from the Stop.
Website: http://www.sannenzaka-museum.co.jp


Leaflet, Kiyomizu Sannenzaka Museum (c) 2018



Tokyo

May 3 - 5, 2017
June 22 - 24, 2017
September 14 - 16, 2017
December 7 - 9, 2017

Sale at Tokyo Ryutsu Center Bldg, Heiwajima

"Heiwajima Antiques Fair"

The oldest and most famous antique fair in Japan. Nearly 300 dealers from around the country participate in this show, including some dealers who sell netsuke and sagemono. It takes place for 3 days, 5 times a year.

At the Tokyo Ryutsu Center Bldg, Heiwajima
Address: 6-1-1 Heiwajima, Ota-ku, Tokyo
Directions: Near Ryutsu-center station (3rd stop) on the Tokyo Monorail from the JR Hamamatsu-cho station
Open hours: 10:00am to 5:00pm (closed at 4:00pm on the final day of the fair)
Website: http://www.kottouichi.com




EUROPE



Cologne, Germany

June 16, 2018

Auction sale at Lempertz

"Japan, India, Southeast Asia"
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Auction sale including a selection of contemporary netsuke and sagemono.

Koryuen's recommendation: to the catalogue of this sale, I (Makiko) contributed an English article on carving knives used my father and other Japanese netsuke artists (although Zanmai will be the only Japanese artist whose works will be available in this sale).


[Lempertz]
Address: Neumarkt 3, 50667 Cologne, Germany
Attention: Asian Art Department
E-mail:
asian@lempertz.com
Website: http://www.lempertz.com

Ad, Lempertz (c) 2018



London, UK

November, 2018 (date to be announced)

Auction sale at Bonhams, New Bond Street

"The Julius and Arlette Katchen Collection of Fine Netsuke, Part III"
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Auction sale of fine netsuke from the Katchen collection. (Catalogue will be available approximately four weeks before the auction.)

[Bonhams]
Address: 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR, UK
Attention: Japanese Art Department
E-mail: japanese@bonhams.com
Website: http://www.bonhams.com/japanese

Ad, Bonhams (c) 2018



Salisbury, UK

May 23, 2018

Auction sale at Woolley & Wallis

"Japanese Works of Art"
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Auction sale of netsuke and other Japanese works of art.

[Woolley & Wallis]
Address: 51-61 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SU, UK
Attention: Mr. Alex Aguilar Domeracki
E-mail: aad@woolleyandwallis.co.uk
Website: http://woolleyandwallis.co.uk

Ad, Woolley & Wallis (c) 2018



Milan, Italy

Ongoing

Exhibition at Museo Poldi Pezzoli

"Netsuke from the Lanfranchi Collection"
In 2005 this museum in Milan received some 400 netsuke collected by the Mr. Giacinto Lanfranchi (1889-1971), a part of which is on display (as of October 2013).

[Museo Poldi Pezzoli]
Address: Via Manzoni 12 - 20121 Milano, Italy
Tel: 0039-02794-889
Website: http://www.museopoldipezzoli.it



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