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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1176068 (stock #B-5)
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$65.00
"The Genius of Japanese Design" by Sherman Lee. 1983 second printing, Kodansha. Condition-New. 203 pages. 32 color plates, 800 B/W plaes, including 15 pages of Japanese family crests. "A superb introduction to Japanese art by one of the foremost authorities in the field. A brilliant analysis of the unique features of Japanese design and motif as represented in more than 1,500 illustrations. Valuable for the artist, designer, and art historian." Sherman E. Lee, Director of the Cleveland Museum...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1176069 (stock #B6)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$85.00
"The Genius of Japanese Design" by Sherman Lee. 1981 First Edition, Kodansha. 203 pages. Condition: New. 32 color plates, 800 B/W plaes, including 15 pages of Japanese family crests. "A superb introduction to Japanese art by one of the foremost authorities in the field. A brilliant analysis of the unique features of Japanese design and motif as represented in more than 1,500 illustrations. Valuable for the artist, designer, and art historian." Sherman E. Lee, Director of the Cleveland Museum of ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1176070 (stock #B-7)
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"A Feast for the Eyes: The Japanese Art of Food Arrangement" by Yoshio Tsuchiya. 1985 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hardcover with original dust jacket. Condition-new. 165 pages, color & B/W plates. "The Japanese approach to food is a true art, the highest accomplishment of which, is a notch short of impossible. The way of choosing vessels, preparing and arranging food, and dining involves a quietude, a receptivity, a different timing, a space where possibilities are allowed. It leaves ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1176073 (stock #B-9)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$125.00
"Kosode: 16th-19th Century Textiles from the Nomura Collection" by Amanda Mayer Stinchecum, with essays by Monica Bethe and Margot Paul, edited by Naomi Noble Richard and Margot Paul. 1984 First Edition, Japan Society and Kodansha. Clothbound Harcover with original dust jacket. Condition - new. 234 pages. "Rare and early kosode of the 16th and 17th centuries, known to have adorned some of the most resplendent personages of that age, lend particular distinction to this collection. The textile...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1176074 (stock #B-10)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$185.00
"Tsujigahana: The Flower of Japanese Textile Art" by Toshiko Ito. 1985 First Edition. Clothbound Hardcover with original dust jacket. Condition-New. 202 pages, numerous color plates. "In this book, not only is the beauty of tsujigahana spectacularly reproduced for those making their first acquaintance with the subject, but a Japanese scholar at the leading edge of research casts a penetrating light on te background, technique, and chronology of the art."
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1176077 (stock #B-11)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$150.00
"Shibori: The Inventive Art of Japanese Shaped Resist Dyeing. Tradition, Techniques, Innovation." By Yoshiko Wada, Mary Kellogg Rice, Jane Barton. 1983 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hardcover with original dust jacket. Condition-New. 303 pages, 104 color and 298 B/W plates and illustrations. "A photographic Gallery of Shibori Examples, based on Japan's largest collection of traditional shibori fabrics. Included also are a detailed guide to basic natural dyes used in Japan, the making...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1176078 (stock #B-11)
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"Surimono: Privately Published Japanese Prints in the Spencer Museum of Art" by Roger Keyes. 1984 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hardcover with Original Dust Jacket. Condition - New. 199 pages, 60 color plates, 186 B/W reproductions, entries on 268 images, and a comprehensive bibliography. "Keyes focuses on the collaboration between artists and poets. In delightful essays on sixty prints, he draws upon his extensive familiarity with history and legends, language and literature, customs and...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1176079 (stock #B-13)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$300.00
"Yoshitoshi: The Splendid Decadent. The Last Master of Ukiyo-e" by Shinichi Sehi, translated by Alfred Birmbaum. 1985 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hardcover with original dust jacket. Condition - New. 157 pages, over 60 color plates and 80 B/W prints. "That Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) was an artist of rare talent can hardly be disputed. That he was, moreover, the last great master of Ukiyo-e prints is becoming more widely recognized. Yet this recognition has come on the face of a dearth ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1176093 (stock #B-14)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$125.00
"The Art of Rosanjin" by Sidney Cardozo and Masaaki Hirano. 1987 First Edition, Kodansha. Hard cover with original plastic dust jacket. Condition - New. 163 pages. Includes numerous color and B/W plates, illustrations, and writings of Rosanjin's works and essays. "Genius walks hand in hand with eccentricity. Rosanjin had both and more. Well after his death, his art and, equally important, his writings on art and life provide inspiration and sustenance for the art lover, aspiring artist, and s...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1176099 (stock #B17)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$250.00
"Karatsu Ware: A Tradition of Diversity" by Johanna Becker, O.S.B. 1986 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hard Cover with original dust cover. Condition - New. 220 pages57 color and 179 B/W plates, illustrations, map, kiln list, and glossary. "Here, for the first time in English, a noted scholars examines this famous and important pottery and its tradition, throwing light on the diversity of Karatsu forms and glaze effects. The author traces this pottery's history from the enigma of its or...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1176103 (stock #B-18)
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$300.00
"Shigaraki: Potter's Valley" by Louise Allison Cort. 1981 second printing. Clothbound hard cover with original dust jacket. Condition - New. 428 pages, 52 full color photographs and more than 300 B/W photos encompassing both the great variety of Shigaraki wares and the techniques and processes still in use today. Louise Allison Cort, formerly assistant curator of Oriental Art at the Fogg Museum, is a craft historian and the recognized Western authority on Shigaraki ware. "Louise Cort's vision...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #403001 (stock #YA-11)
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Mashiko ware platter (oozara) with nami-jiro (regular white) glaze and kaki (persimmon-colored glaze) ladle splashes. H.5.5cm(2.25") x Dia.38cm(15"). ca. 1970. Mashiko wares gained worldwide popularity through the connection with National Living Treasure potter Shoji Hamada, who settled in this town of pottery and agriculture in the 1920's. Prior to Hamada's arrival, standard kitchen wares such as grinding bowls, water jars, teapots, and the like, were the standard products of Mashiko. Contempo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #414357 (stock #PNK-10)
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Kokeshi, wooden folk toy of NE Japan. Height: 8.5". This is an example of the "Naruko-kei" tradition of Miyagi Prefecture. The artisan, Akiyama Tadaichi, was born in Meiji 34 (1901) and passed away on May 19th, 1984 (Showa 59.) For a brief story on "dentou" (traditional) kokeshi, please see our weblog, which can be accessed through our Trocadero homepage.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #414364 (stock #PNK-8)
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Kokeshi, wooden folk toy of NE Japan. Height: 9.75". This is an example of the "Naruko-kei" tradition of Miyagi Prefecture. It was made by the artisan, Oonuma Hideo, who was born on February 17, 1930 (Showa 5.) It is dated September 15th, Showa 50 (1975,) but it is not clear if this was a production date signed by the maker, or a purchase date signed by the collector. For a brief story on "dentou" (traditional) kokeshi, please see our weblog, which can be accessed through our Trocadero homepage...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #414370 (stock #PNK-25)
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Kokeshi, wooden folk toy of NE Japan. Height: 3.75". This is an example of the "Naruko-kei" tradition of Miyagi Prefecture. This particular shape was called an "ezuko" (basket child) in the local Miyagi vernacular. The artisan was Sakurai Shouji, who was born on January 1st, 1927 (Showa 2.) It is not dated, but was most likely made during the 1960's or 1970's. For a brief story on "dentou" (traditional) kokeshi, plase see our weblog, which can be accessed through our Trocadero homepage.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #414457 (stock #PNK-9)
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Kokeshi, wooden folk toy of NE Japan. Height: 8.5". This is an example of the "Yamagata-kei" tradition of Yamagata Prefecture. This kokeshi was made in the town of Toune by the artisan Yamaguchi Shuuichi, who was born on June 21, 1924 (Taisho 13.) It is not dated, but was most likely made during the 1970's or early 1980's. For a brief story on "dentou" (traditional) kokeshi, please see our weblog, which is accessible through our Trocadero homepage.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #414483 (stock #PNK-20)
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Kokeshi, wooden folk toy of NE Japan. Height: 8.25". This is an example of "Kijiyama-kei" tradition of Akita Prefecture. The artisan was Abe Heishirou. It is not dated, but was most likely made in the 1960's to 1970's. For a brief story on "dentou" (traditional) kokeshi, please see our website, which is accessible through our Trocadero homepage.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #414487 (stock #PNK-32-34)
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Kokeshi, wooden folk toy of NE Japan. Heights: 1.1875", 1.75", 2.375". This are examples of the "Naruko-kei" tradition of Miyagi Prefecture. These miniature kokeshi are generally referred to as "issun kokeshi" (one 'soon' [inch] kokeshi). For a brief story on "dentou" (traditional) kokeshi, please see our weblog, which is accessible through our Trocadero homepage.