The second period in Japanese glyptic art extends from the beginning of the 13th to the early part of the 17th century.
The present generation is more systematically commercial in its glyptic produce than any previous age.
With us, wood has almost completely disappeared as a glyptic material.
The chief distinguishing feature is that the glyptic character is preserved at the expense of surface finish.
He belongs to a class of experts called uchimono-shi (hammerers) who perform preparatory work for glyptic artists in metal.
With the revival of the glyptic art, cameos begin to play a prominent part in jewellery.
All the arts of sculpture in clay may be summed up under the word 'Plastic,' and all of those in stone, under the word 'glyptic.'
If we have regard to the highest qualities of glyptic art, Sassanian sculpture must be said here to culminate.
Greek pottery and Greek glyptic art also attracted a certain amount of favour.
This art, which is denominated lithoglyptics, or the glyptic art, was held in great estimation by the Greeks in ancient times.