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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Water-Ropes and Lotus-Dragons: Netsuke in the Hearst Museum Collection

Lecture | June 15 | 6-8 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 103 Kroeber Hall

 Christopher Lowman, UC Berkeley, Department of Anthropology

 Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Netsuke, Japanese carvings used as fasteners for personal accessories, have enchanted artists, owners, collectors, and viewers for centuries. Beautiful and comical, surreal or mythological, they are practical objects transformed into symbols and stories, and representative of the people who have made and possessed them. Come explore some of those stories through examples from the collection now...   More >

 Limited to 30 spaces, please register to ensure a seat at https://tinyurl.com/netsukelounge

 Admissions will be charged at the door. Register online or by calling 510-643-2776, or by emailing pahma-education@berkeley.edu

Water-ropes and Lotus-dragons: Netsuke in the Hearst Museum Collections

Lecture | June 15 | 6-8 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Christopher Lowman, UC Berkeley, Department of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Netsuke, Japanese carvings used as fasteners for personal accessories, have enchanted artists, owners, collectors, and viewers for centuries. Beautiful and comical, surreal or mythological, they are practical objects transformed into symbols and stories, and representative of the people who have made and possessed them. Come explore some of those stories through examples from the collection now...   More >

 Registration recommend. Event free with museum admission. Register online