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The Hare with Amber Eyes

The Hare with Amber Eyes

Author(s): Edmund de Waal

Location(s): Paris, Tokyo, Vienna

Genre(s): Biography

Era(s): 1870s onwards



de Waal is one of Britain’s most well known potters and this is the story of a collection of netsuke, inherited from his Uncle. This is their story, which starts in Paris in the 1870s,where they were purchased by Charles Ephrussi and how they eventually came into de Waal’s possession. This is about the people, places and history for which they form the leitmotiv, erdutitely informative, and a trawl through the art world.

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