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By Noritake Tsuda, Patricia Graham Ph.D.

ISBN-10: 4805310316

ISBN-13: 9784805310311

A historical past of eastern Artt deals readers a finished view of jap artwork via jap eyes—a view that's the so much revealing of all views. whilst, it offers readers with a consultant to the areas in Japan the place the easiest and so much consultant creations of eastern artwork are to be obvious

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In the third picture there is a multitude of deer, symbolizing abundance of forest wealth. In the fourth is a string of fish, suggesting the importance of this foodstuff to primitives. In the fifth are represented three boats, one of which is distinct enough to show a bow and a stern rising like those of a gondola. The sixth concerns agricultural activity. Two men are using a pestle with a mortar between them. The seventh represents a dwelling house which gives a good idea of the architectural style in the age of the bronze bell.

4. INDUSTRIAL ART In connection with the development of Buddhist architecture and sculpture, metal-work and wood carving made remarkable progress; and textile work also began to make a new start. We have seen already that in the Archaic Period, swords, armor, and other weapons were produced in abundance, and that metal work had already made good progress, which was further accelerated by the necessity of casting Buddhist images and their paraphernalia. The excellent workmanship of metal ornaments is shown in gilt-bronze EARLY BUDDHIST ART Fig.

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