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The netsuke is a thing of wonder: a tiny utilitarian accessory to traditional Japanese dress that has become an art form in itself, prized by collectors from East to West. The V&A’s collection of netsuke is world-famous, and this stunning book draws on its many highlights to explore the origins of netsuke and to trace the sources of these designs in prints, paintings, ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published September 1st 2012 by Victoria & Albert Museum
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Lovely introduction to the world of netsuke carving. The text is most informative, the illustrations (of pieces from the V&A collection) are beautiful.
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