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  • The masonry may be attributed to the 5th century; the chiselling of the immense blocks is not " Cyclopean."
  • Costumes of the utmost magnificence were worn, and the chiselling of masks for the use of the performers occupied scores of artists and ranked as a high glyptic accomplishment.
  • The quality of the Point of chiselling is the first feature to which the Japanese View.
  • Scarcely less important in Japanese eyes than the chiselling of the decorative design itself is the preparation of the field to which it is applied.
  • With regard to incised chiselling, the commonest form is kebori (hair-carving), which may be called engraving, the lines being of uniform thickness and depth.

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