The Resource Netsuke: : a Guide for Collectors, (ebook)

Netsuke: : a Guide for Collectors, (ebook)

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Netsuke: : a Guide for Collectors
Title
Netsuke:
Title remainder
a Guide for Collectors
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Featuring dozens of Japanese netsuke masterpieces and insightful commentary, this Japanese art book is a classic collector's item. Netsuke: A Guide for Collectors approaches the subject of Japanese nestuke from the point of view of the amateur collector rather than that of an owner discussing his own accomplished collection. Ever since Japan's emergence a little over a century ago from her long period of seclusion under Tokugawa rule, netsuke have exerted an almost irresistible attraction for Western collectors. These tiny carvings-exquisite in detail, charming in conception, and delightful for the sheer tactual pleasure to be experienced in handling them-captivated admirers of Japanese art and craftsmanship. Basically, netsuke were utilitarian in purpose, for they were designed to serve as pendants or toggles to support medicine boxes, writing cases, smoking equipment, and similar articles worn suspended by a cord from the obi-a practical device since the kimono had no pockets. At first quite primitive in design, they soon became more and more sophisticated, and their carvers turned increasingly to the legendary of Japan and China for inspiration and subject matter. This fascinating book is a wonderful introduction to this classic Japanese art and will be invaluable for both professional collections and amateurs alike
Cataloging source
Midwest
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O'Brien, Mary
Dewey number
736.68075
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Dhaemers, Margaret
  • hoopla digital
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  • Netsukes
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Netsuke: : a Guide for Collectors, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462904105
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11779014
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11779014
System control number
MWT11779014
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Netsuke: : a Guide for Collectors, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462904105
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11779014
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11779014
System control number
MWT11779014
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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