2022 Focus Exhibition at the DAI - Netsuke and the Art of Little Wonders, on view August 27, 2022–February 12, 2023 in Gallery 117.
Aug. 27, 2022-Feb. 12, 2023
Netsuke are defined as “delicately carved personal accessories that depict subjects from popular culture – such as heroes, monsters and folk tales – in Japan during the Edo period (1615-1868).
Image credit: Japan (Edo period, 1615–1868), Family of Musicians, mid-19th century, ivory. Collection of the Dayton Art Institute, gift of Mrs. Dorothy Stroop, 1979.129
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