With a foreword by Hans Conried
Over 110 signatures and brief biographies of contemporary netsuke and okimono carvers, with close-up studies of 27 leading artists. A comprehensive list of dealers, a bibliography and a glossary-index are also included. Almost new in a fine dust jacket and slipcase.
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Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. Hardcover. An authoritative monogram on the history of Japanese Netsuke adding the narrative of contemporary netsuke, new artists and carvers, signatures, diverse schools and subjects, with a fascinating chapter on the making of netsuke, from the noted Krouners’ Oriental collection.
Good bindings and covers. Clean, unmarked pages. Light wear. A wonderful publication documenting Japanese carved ornaments and sculptures. The boards of the slipcase are also in good condition with some edge wear.
Now in a protective plastic cover to prevent damage.
Published by the Charles E. Tuuttle Company Inc Of Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo, Japan. 1977
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