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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Japanese netsuke—miniature carvings—are profiled in this wonderful Japanese arts book.

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 detail, and the sheer tactile pleasure of handling them. Basically they were utilitarian in purpose, serving as toggles or pendants to support medicine boxes, tobacco pouches, and similar articles suspended… (more)

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Book Details  


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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