Looking at, describing and identifying objects
Looking at, describing and identifying objects

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Looking at, describing and identifying objects

Further reading

If you would like to read more about netsuke and see some fabulous examples, Barbra Teri Okada (1980) provides a survey of the art form. The Hare with Amber Eyes, by Edmund de Waal, combines family history to create a fascinating biography of a collection of netsuke.
De Waal, E. (2010) The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance, London, Vintage.
Okada, B.T. (1980) 'Netsuke: the small sculptures of Japan', The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, New Series, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 2–48 [Online]. Available at http://www.jstor.org/ stable/ 3258709 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] . Access to this material through the link provided will require registration.
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