The Hare With Amber Eyes, Hardback Book

The Hare With Amber Eyes Hardback

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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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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Carvings: artworks
  • ISBN: 9780701187163

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