Timeless Beauty: Traditional Japanese Folk Art
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Timeless Beauty: Traditional Japanese Folk Art

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This richly illustrated book presents the Jeffrey Montgomery collection of traditional Japanese art, one of the foremost collections of this art in the world.
Superb examples of lacquerware and metalwork, basketry, textiles, furniture, masks, sculpture, paintings, toys and ceramics, are organized by medium in five sections. These utilitarian objects of everyday life date f...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published March 5th 2003 by Skira
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