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⑀ Popular online ग़ The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss torent ⑱ Kindle Author Edmund de Waal ┉ ⑀ Popular online ग़ The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss torent ⑱ Kindle Author Edmund de Waal ┉ Best of the Month, September 2010 At the heart of Edmund de Waal s strange and graceful family memoir, The Hare with Amber Eyes, is a one of a kind inherited collection of ornamental Japanese carvings known as netsuke The netsuke are tiny and tactile they sit in the palm of your hand and de Waal is drawn to them as small, tough explosions of exactitude He s also drawn to the story behind them, and for years he put aside his own work as a world renowned potter and curator to uncover the rich and tragic family history of which the carvings are one of the few concrete legacies De Waal s family was the Ephrussis, wealthy Jewish grain traders who branched out from Russia across the capitals of Europe before seeing their empire destroyed by the Nazis Beginning with his art connoisseur ancestor Charles a model for Proust s Swann , who acquired the netsuke during the European rage for Japonisme, de Waal traces the collection from Japan to Europe where they were saved from the brutal bureaucracy of the Nazi Anschluss in the pockets of a family servant and back to Japan and Europe again Throughout, he writes with a tough, funny, and elegant attention to detail and personality that does full justice to the exactitude of the little carvings that first roused his curiosity Tom NissleyIn this family history, de Waal, a potter and curator of ceramics at the Victoria Albert Museum, describes the experiences of his family, the Ephrussis, during the turmoil of the 20th century Grain merchants in Odessa, various family members migrated to Vienna and Paris, becoming successful bankers Secular Jews, they sought assimilation in a period of virulent anti Semitism In Paris, Charles Ephrussi purchased a large collection of Japanese netsuke, tiny hand carved figures including a hare with amber eyes The collection passed to Viktor Ephrussi in Vienna and became the family s greatest legacy Loyal citizens of the Austro Hungarian Empire, the Vienna Ephrussis were devastated by the outcome of WWI and were later driven from their home by the imposition of Nazi rule over Austria After WWII, they discovered that their maid, Anna, had preserved the netsuke collection, which Ignace Ephrussi inherited, and he settled in postwar Japan Today, the netsuke reside with de Waal descended from the family s Vienna branch and serve as the embodiment of his family history A somewhat rambling narrative with special appeal to art historians, this account is nonetheless rich in drama and valuable anecdote 20 bw illus Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved. 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    • The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss
    • 2.4
    • 194
    • Hardcover
    • 369 pages
    • B003R0LC3O
    • Edmund de Waal
    • English
    • 19 April 2016

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