Netsuke: miniature masterpieces from Japan – Year round

Quick info:

  • Type of event: In-Person
  • Date: Now – March 2022
  • Time:12:00pm
  • Location: Bristol museum & Art gallery
  • Meeting point: n/a
  • Cost: Free
  • Booking instructions: n/a

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery has a collection of over 200 Japanese netsuke, small carvings mainly used by men to attach items to their belts. Created in the 1700s and 1800s, each netsuke is unique and they depict a huge range of subjects from Japanese popular culture.75 of these tiny masterpieces from the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery collection are featured in this exhibition

 

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