Sentence Examples

  • Engraved flowers, views and devices are often combined with decorative cutting.
  • Most Japanese decorative designs consist of natural objects, treated sometimes in a more 1~hi0 or less conventional manner, but always distinguished by delicacy of touch, graceful freedom of conception and delightfully harmonized tints.
  • The same free spirit is the secret of much of the originality and the excellence of the decorative art of Japan.
  • He was an artist of eccentric originality, who achieved wonders in bold decorative effects in spite of a studied contempt for detail.
  • It was in the middle of the 18th century that the decorative, but relatively feeble, Chinese art of the later Ming period found favor in Japan and a clever exponent in a painter named Ryurikyo It must be regarded as a sad decadence from the old Chinese ideals, which was further hastened, from about 1765, by the popularity of the southern Chinese style.

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