An introduction to netsuke

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C. E. Tuttle Co., 1971 - Art - 78 pages
Photographs of selected netsuke accompany discussions of the origin, development and artistic value of the miniature Japanese sculptures

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About the author (1971)

Raymond Bushell, attorney, collector, and netsuke authority, is known to netsuke collectors for his adaptation into English of "The Netsuke Handbook of Ueda Reikichi, "an important work on the subject. He is the author of "The Wonderful World of Netsuke, An Introduction to Netsuke, Netsuke Familiar and Unfamiliar, The Inro Handbook, The Art of Netsuke Carving, "and" Collectors' Netsuke. "He is also a frequent contributor of articles to" Arts of Asia, The Journal of International Netsuke Collectors," and "The Netsuke Kenkyukai Study Journal." He arrived in Japan with the American occupation forces in 1945 and lived there until 1990 practicing law, collecting, and studying netsuke, inro, and sword furnishings.

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