Tuesday, May 22, 2012


Okimono "carvings" - a work of Japanese arts and crafts, figurine, designed for interior decoration.

Historically the term denoted okimono small sculptures and decorative objects in the tokonoma disposable traditional Japanese homes.

In a broad sense to include all okimono that put on the shelf for interior decoration: bone carvings, dolls, vases, and so d.Okimono and design, and subjects, and often the size is similar to the netsuke, but okimono absent in the hole for a cord, which is in the netsuke.

The work of Kazuo exhibited in several international exhibitions and has won fame on the right, "the Japanese Madonna." The image of a young mother guessed resemblance to the famous Madonna Benois by Leonardo da Vinci.

The master has created some of its variants - in bronze (a copy is in the collection of Nasser D. Khalili), in wood and bone.

The most valuable, of course, is the model carved from ivory, which is decorated with a collection of A. Feldman.


  1. Nice post, I would like to know more about the pictures,


    1. Hello ~Carvalen"

      Now about sculptures : I only know about them a little more than I wrote here. I use to surf the Internet using Google Translate and put in Chinese or Japanese or Russian the stuff I want to search - I mean is easier than to use English and more accurately . I think you know what I am talking about.
      Oh, I visited yesterday your blog, is a very beautiful and interesting, I will read again, slowly and more carefully just that during the week I don't have so much time.

      Again, thank you for everything.

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