[[ Read pdf ]] Golden Age of Japanese Okimono: the Dr. A.m. Kanter Collecti Author Laura Bordignon – Andy-palmer.co.uk

Golden Age of Japanese Okimono: the Dr. A.m. Kanter Collecti Foto molto belle, che danno una buona idea dello sviluppo degli okimono e dei vari soggetti scolpiti.Buono anche il testo stringato del libro. Fine Excellent. If you love okimono and Japanese art this is a book for you Plus, the price was the best I have ever could find.Thank you,Mark A beautifully produced book with excellent photographs of a large number of Okimono I was disappointed that there was not practical information on determining the quality and value of the different examples shown, or even the techniques for identifying genuine from fake items. wished there was metal work represented, but has a wealth of okimono pieces as well as history and makers marks Excellent book on the subject This is a beautiful book with sumptuous pictures.However, there is little text and not much information on values etc.Still, there are virtually no books specifically on this subject and so for the enthusiast it is a must have This book is a comprehensive study of the Japanese Okimono s history during the Meiji Era based on the Dr AM Kanter s Collection with overillustrations of Japanese ivory carvings, bronzes and shibayama objects This guide covers all aspects on the subject the author has been granted permission from the Shoto Museum of Art in Tokyo, to reproduce their entire archive listing of Japanese artists active during this period All the various signature marks are reproduced alongside the English translation, an essential reference to facilitate collectors, dealers and scholars Also, illustrations are provided showing how to identify all the Japanese forms of art signatures used which adds greatly to its interest for collectors Guidance has been given to help collectors identify the various materials used for carving ivory, walrus, hippo and bone, and how to care for these fine objects The Japanese mythological beliefs and folk tales are explained as well as the various metalwork and shibayama techniques

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