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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss Setting & Symbolism

Edmund de Waal
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Objects/Places

Netsuke

Charles Ephrussi purchased a collection of 264 netsuke in the late nineteenth century. The author traced the history of this collection to different family members and to different locations.

Vitrine

The netsuke collection purchased by Charles Ephrussi was displayed in a vitrine. It had shelves lined in green velvet and was enclosed in glass in order to showcase the small figures.

Hotel Ephrussi

Charles Ephrussi lived in a private suite in the Hotel Ephrussi in the exclusive West End of Paris. He amassed a fabulous art collection while living there.

Palais Ephrussi

Viktor Ephrussi and his family lived in a huge and opulent mansion known as Palais Ephrussi on the Ringstrasse in Vienna, Austria. The family lost the house and most of their property when the Nazis occupied the city.

Odessa

Viktor and Charles Ephrussi were cousins and both born in Odessa. When the family patriarch decided he...

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