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A stronger, less sugarwhite porcelain with molded or incised decoration was
produced — called shu fu (central palace) ware from the presence of these ... In
certain repects metal- work was the most conservative of the decorative arts.
Decorative effect is certainly one of the main characteristics of Japanese art,
which accounts for the frequent happy ... and literature narrative poetry, have also
provided the painters and decorative artists with a rich source of subject matter.
Using bright colours, he painted flower-and-bird subjects in a sensitive
decorative style, as can be seen in his "Birds, Flowers, ... From early times,
lacquer art had been used for the decoration of buildings and for a wide range of
objects, from ...
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