Why not collect new pieces? Prices are much lower than older works.
There are plenty of commercially made netsuke available. Some of these are produced
in Japan; most come from Hong Kong and China. They are mass-produced merchandise,
not unlike factory-made paintings. When carvers are paid to make the same product
day after day, the predictable results cannot be considered serious art. It is
unethical for dealers to market these objects as authentic netsuke. Moreover,
authentic netsuke are antique and do not contribute to illegal poaching of endangered
animal species for the purpose of mass producing inferior articles. MORE
is specializing in temple and family worshipped Buddhist arts. We guarantee all
artifacts to be genuine as described. It is our policy never to deliberately list
fakes as genuine. All contemporary Buddhist art listed will always stated as such.
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upon request. Items that are significantly deviating from the information provided
by us regarding culture and dating, may be returned for a prompt refund. Refund
of the net sale price, excluding freight and insurance. Buyer to pay the return