Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3041
mise en scene, Aristarch, netsuke, dearth

 

According to the author's detailed stage directions, the mise-en-scène required that the protagonist wore an intricately carved ivory netsuke on his kimono; but given the dearth of such oriental accessories in the local flea market, Bill came back with a selection of safety pins, defying any carping Aristarch of a theatre critic to detect the makeshift.
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