Art & Antiques

Deco Days

hen the Japanese designer Katsu Hamanaka arrived in Paris in 1924, he opened a workshop dedicated to of shagreen, ivory, and precious woods. In Tokyo, he had studied with the celebrated lacquer artist Katsutaro Yamazaki, and in France,

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