Max Rutherston offers Japanese art in many forms. While the emphasis is on netsuke, the gallery endeavours at all times to have interesting holdings of inro and other sagemono, pipe cases and tonkotsu, lacquer, ceramics, sculpture and samurai accoutrements, as well as selected Meiji period works of art

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Types of Japanese Art & Antiques for Sale



Inro - japanese antiques


Antique japanese pipe cases & netsuke


Japanese works of art & netsuke

Works of Art

Netsuke mask - japanese works of art

Mask Netsuke

Japanese works of art & netsuke


Art Advisory Service

Although our principal activity is the buying and selling of netsuke and other Japanese works of art, we are also able to undertake valuations (appraisals) and offer advice on the disposal of individual works of art and collections across a wide spectrum of discipline.

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Netsuke of Distinction We Have Sold.

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International Netsuke Market

New in 2021 is our International Netsuke Market. The objects displayed on this page are being offered for sale by clients known to me, and have been accepted by me, after careful consideration, as worthy of being posted.

International Netsuke Market