The Wonderful World of Netsuke: With One Hundred Masterpieces of Miniature Sculpture in Color

The Wonderful World of Netsuke: With One Hundred Masterpieces of Miniature Sculpture in Color

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Roughly a century ago, when Japan emerged from the long seclusion of the Edo period and opened her doors to the West, a treasury of fascinating objets d'art was exposed to view. By no means the least fascinating among the discoveries by Westerners were the miniature works of art known as netsuke. These tiny

masterpieces of sculpture (mostly in ivory and wood), of lacquer, and of metalwork captivated collectors with the charm of their conception, the intricacy of their… (more)

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Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (August 28, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 71 pages

File size: 6.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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