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Book THE GO COLLECTION OF NETSUKE

Book THE GO COLLECTION OF NETSUKE


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1980: Item # 1331651
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Book THE GO COLLECTION OF NETSUKE by Hirokazu Arakawa illustrating the entire collection of Baron Go Seinosuke. Rare book (first and the only edition), published in 1983 by Kodansha International for Tokyo National Museum. Hardcover, gray cloth, slip case, 260 pages, 361 netsuke described and photographed in color with b/w signature photo. Exquisite selection, excellent essays including chapters on: origins of inro and netsuke, netsuke types and designs, artists, ojime, biographies of carvers represented in the collection, bibliography, classification of netsuke designs, tools, materials and stages of making netsuke. 12 x9 inches. Excellent reference source.