Japanese netsuke formerly in the Collection of Dr. Robert L. Greene, 13-21 December 1973

  • 43 Pages
  • 0.53 MB
  • English
Eskenazi : distributed by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner , London
Greene, Robert L. -- Art collections., Netsukes -- Exhibit
Statement[Prudence Cuming, photography].
ContributionsCuming, Prudence.
LC ClassificationsNK6050 .E84 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4937764M
LC Control Number76364949

Get this from a library. Japanese netsuke formerly in the Collection of Dr. Robert L. Greene, December catalogue. [Prudence Cuming; Eskenazi Ltd.]. Japanese netsuke formerly in the collection of Dr. Robert L. Greene Eskenazi, cAuthor: Eskenazi, Robert L.

Greene. Most netsuke measure less than 5cm high but the detail of the carving can be quite extraordinary.

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They were carved in a range of materials including ivory, tortoiseshell, coral, amber and wood. The monkey netsuke is now on display in the Orientation Hall at The Collection, along with the other netsuke and a few other Japanese objects.

Like all art objects of great worth, netsuke distill the essence of a specific time and place. Worn as part of a traditional Japanese man’s ensemble from the 17th-century onwards, the netsuke’s purpose was hyper-specific, 13-21 December 1973 book its functional simplicity lent artists unlimited freedom to constantly redefine what it could be.

For diminutive objects, Japanese netsuke are an enormous subject, as this interview with Christine Drosse so amply shows. Drosse is a Curatorial Administrator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, whose Pavilion for Japanese Art is home of the museum’s collection of netsuke, of which are on permanent view.A netsuke collector herself, Drosse also writes a column called “Netsuke.

Netsuke is type of Japanese miniature sculpture or carving popular around the Edo period, – The word “netsuke” is formed out of the Japanese characters “ne’ and “tsuke” which apparently mean to “root” and “to attach.” Netsuke were originally worn on garments as a means to carry small personal effects—medicine, tobacco, what have you.

Antique Japanese Netsuke. Japanese netsuke were invented because kimonos do not have pockets; it was originally a carved toggle part of a box that helped a person wearing a kimono carry personal effects. It was found at the end of a cord, and when the cord was pulled through the netsuke, it kept the items from slipping through the sash.

Netsuke Catalogue – Japanese netsuke, kiseruzutsu lacquer and works of art An exceptionally busy year has left me without time to take part in Asian Art in London this year, but I was happy to exhibit a selection of my stock at Alan Wheatley Art, conveniently located in St.

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It has a collection of over netsuke and of them are on display and change every 3 months. The collection focuses on modern works, but there are also works from the Edo period.

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Originally used as practical objects, Japanese netsuke has become an outlet for sculptors to express their creativity and a popular form of Japanese art worldwide. First discovered in 17th century Japan, netsuke serve as a solution to the lack of pockets in the Japanese small fixtures help to hold multi-compartmented boxes known as "inro," which are used to carry possessions.

Eskenazi Ltd: JAPANESE NETSUKE FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF DR. ROBERT L. GREENE. London, 43 pp. 98 pieces all illustrated in b/w.

Index of artists. Bibliography. 30x21 cm. Paper. £ Exhibition catalogue of the previously little-known collection of Dr Greene which was mainly acquired in North America. Artists in. Netsuke - Shojo sleeping, Japan. Netsuke Japan Carved ivory Museum no. A Figure of a sleeping Shojo, a mythical creature with a liking for drinking sake.

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In the early age of netsuke, from the 17th through early 19th centuries, the Japanese were influenced by Chinese art and culture, and produced netsuke portraying Chinese mythology and customs.

Most of these pieces are unsigned. In the middle period, spanning most of the 19th century, artists carved Japanese-themed figures.

JAPANESE NETSUKE FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF DR. ROBERT L. GREENE. 13 - 21 DECEMBER 43 pp., 98 illustrations, index of artists, bibliography.

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The word Netsuke is written in Japanese with two characters (根付) meaning“root” and “attached”. The first Netsuke were probably simple pieces of root or wood, or other natural materials such as shells, stones, etc.

attached to the cord.

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Skillfully worked, these miniatures carving are of great artistic value, but they also provide a window into Japanese culture and society of the Edo period () This book brings together one hundred of the most beautiful and interesting netsuke from the extensive collection of the British Museum, each of which has its own special charm Reviews: - Signature identification of netsuke artists.

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includes everything you need to know to get started on the way to creating your own superb miniature carvings, each reflecting Japanese tradition.Netsuke originated in 17th century Japan as a means for men who wore robes known as kimono, which lacked pockets, to hold their belongings.

Containers called "sagemono"—pouches, woven baskets, or beautifully crafted boxes called "inro"—were attached to the robes' sashes with cords and fasteners known as netsuke.What is Netsuke?

In Japan, we had worn traditional costume Kimono, which has no pocket, as a daily cloth before European cloths were introduced us. When we have to carry something like small money, tissue paper, tobacco, medicine and etc, we put into Sagemono like porch, Tobacco case or Inro (Japanese portable medicine case), and hang on the.