Karl Mueller originally patented the design for this genre figure in 1868, producing it in several sizes in metal in partnership with his br...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
The pliability of wood allows for more detailed and naturalistic carving than stone. Because of the scarcity and cost of the material in anc...
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