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Hare With Amber Eyes

Hare With Amber Eyes

Presents photographs of the celebrated netsuke collection - 264 Japanese wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox. From a burgeoning empire in Odessa to fin de siecle Paris, from occupied Vienna to post-war Tokyo, the author traces the netsuke's journey through generations of his family.
Our Price: €30.86
ISBN/EAN9780701187163
Availability1 – 9 copies in stock
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Pub. Date: November 17 2011
Author: De Waal, Edmund
Format: Hardback
Pages:432
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This is the definitive illustrated edition of the international bestseller with gorgeous new photography of the celebrated netsuke collection, and sumptuous full-colour images hand-picked by Edmund de Waal from his family archive 264 Japanese wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in his great-uncle Iggie's Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the 'netsuke', they unlocked a story far larger and more dramatic than he could ever have imagined. From a burgeoning empire in Odessa to fin de siecle Paris, from occupied Vienna to post-war Tokyo, Edmund de Waal traces the netsuke's journey through generations of his remarkable family against the backdrop of a tumultuous century.
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