Reserved for Debzah Adults Only Pre Ban Ivory Japanese Shunga Erotic Female Netsuke Button
Pre Ban Ivory Japanese Shunga Erotic Netsuke I purchased this antique erotic netsuke carving from the estate of an antiques dealer with an extensive shunga collection. She is made of hand carved ivory and signed with the artist mark on the bottom but I have been unable to identify the maker. There is a hole drilled through her for securing the cord on the inro to the garment. She measures just 1 1/4" long and her condition is perfect. From wikipedia "Netsuke are miniature sculptures that…
2 Forgotten (But Deadly) Techniques of Okinawan Karate
Carefully read this quote: “Hoping to see Karate included in the physical education taught in our public schools, I revised the kata to make them as simple as possible. Times change, the world changes, and obviously the martial arts must change too. The Karate that high school students practice today is not the same Karate […]
The Art of the Martial Arts - Random Blog Page
A look at the more artistic side of the martial arts, including artwork, photos of great masters, kata and other set forms and some wise words and quotes.