Definition of Okimono
1. a Japanese ornament [n -S]
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Literary usage of Okimono
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Arts of Japan by Edward Dillon (1906)
"THE CASTING OF IRON AND BRONZE—ENAMELS Iron Castings—The Process of Bronze Casting—Large Temple Castings—Vases and okimono of ..."
2. Catalogue of Specimens of Japanese Lacquer and Metal Work Exhibited in 1894 by Burlington Fine Arts Club, William Anderson, Arthur Herbert Church, Edward Gilbertson, Edward Dillon (1894)
"33 okimono. Bronze. Crane, with one wing partly extended. 18th century. ... okimono INCENSE BURNER. Bronze. Pheasant on stump of tree. i;th century Lent by ..."
3. Catalogue of a Collection of Oil Paintings and Watercolor Drawings by by Thomas E. Waggaman (1893)
"okimono, boat with a coil of rope, Takatori stoneware. Hard gray clay, covered with yellowish-brown ... okimono, owl on a thatched roof, Takatori stoneware. ..."
4. Queer Things about Japan by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1903)
"Holes for stringing are the distinction between the netsuke and the okimono, which is a mere ornament. The Japanese have no furniture suitable for standing ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The final manifestation of popular glyptic art was the okimono, an ornament pure and simple, in which utility was altogether secondary in intention to ..."
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