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A history of Japanese art : from prehistory to the Taisho by Noritake Tsuda, Patricia Graham Ph.D.

By Noritake Tsuda, Patricia Graham Ph.D.

A background of eastern Artt bargains readers a entire view of eastern paintings via jap eyes—a view that's the such a lot revealing of all views. even as, it offers readers with a advisor to the areas in Japan the place the simplest and such a lot consultant creations of jap artwork are to be visible

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Fig. 22) They are all pierced and the details are chiseled with hair lines. The figures and scrolls are grouped harmoniously, showing wonderful gracefulness of curvature, through which the faithful may commune with the Buddha in Heaven. These gilt bronze banners are now in the Tokyo Imperial Household Museum. The pierced metal fitting of the Tamamushi shrine of the Kondo is much finer and more delicate; and it is more decorative in design, although the technique is the same as that of the gilded banners.

Edwin Lowe Neville, the counselor of the American Embassy at Tokyo, and Mr. Saisaburo Nishiwaki, proprietor of the Nishiwaki Bank. The waiting place comprised only two small rooms, one with four and the other, two mats. On the desk ledge of the larger room was placed a gold lacquer ink-stone box of the Kamakura Period for our appreciation. Meanwhile the elderly Baron Masuda ap­peared at the entrance of the waiting place and announced that the tearoom was ready. He said nothing more but immediately retired.

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