Tag Archives: Japanese antiques

Japanese art and how it came to rule the west … for a short period

Several weeks back I wrote a feature on the Shibayama box and in doing the research, was surprised once again at how relatively “new” Japanese art is to the West, so today’s feature is all about this. The West has always … Continue reading

Decorating with a Shibayama box

Boxes are always great general accessories for any desk, bookcase or table.  Because they come in all sizes, they are easy to combine with other objects like books or vases AND for the hoarders out there, they actually help hide … Continue reading