Treasures given to museum
These objects have been on long-term loan since 2006 ... woodblock prints, ceramics, sculpture, Japanese netsuke carvings and Chinese snuff bottles. The free lecture will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the museum, 700 State St. The ...
Functional Knickknacks Raised To The Level Of Art
and you might gaze at the object for hours, turning it over and over, admiring the intricate detail, wondering how on earth the artist created such a tiny, perfect piece of ivory sculpture. These elaborate miniature carvings are called netsuke (pronounced ...
Collecting Ancient Asia?s Tiny Treasures
Others are even carved from precious gems. In March, a rare imperial pink-and-green tourmaline snuff bottle realized $171,750 at Christie?s, far above its estimate of $40,000?$60,000. Snuff bottles come from the old custom of trading snuff ...
Netsuke Part one - What are this little scalpture?
A short description about Netsuke, History, Material , Shape. In order to see the Netsuke that are on this movie u can visit them at http://www.ivoryandart.com Ratings have been disabled for this video.
Raymond Bushell, 87, Lawyer And Collector of Japanese Art
Because they often depict legends and religious scenes, netsuke are studied by art ... The show, carefully installed to highlight the work's sculptural qualities, did much to boost interest in these objects within Japan. Mr. Bushell retired ...