In seventeenth-century America, the armchair acted as a throne, supporting the status of the most important person in a gathering—the ...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
For centuries among the Kuba, personal status has been indicated through finely designed objects. Even ordinary utilitarian objects such as ...
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