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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1177421 (stock #B-21)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$20.00
Otafuku: Joy of Japan, bu Amy Katoh. 2005, Tuttle. 192 pages. Condition=New. In English & Japanese. "Amy Katoh explores the colorful world of Otafuku. Katoh traces Otafuku's roots and folk beginnings, showing her many delightful aspects and providing a magical glimpse into this charming and little-known corner of Japanese culture that is sure to enchant readers. This book is filled with more than 100 color photos of Otafuku images selected from the collection of hundreds that Katoh has amass...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 2000 item #409151 (stock #EC-4)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$120.00
Karhu printed these invitations for his shows at the Tolman Collection, the Tokyo gallery which has long represented him and his work. These were done in large numbers, about 800, in the late 1970's and early 1980's. This particular print reads "ue mino washi," An Eagle Doesn't Look [Up] Where There is Nothing," a very Zen-like saying. This image is finely framed and is in good condition. Inside mat Image Size: H.6.5 x W.24", Frame Size: H.9.5 x W.27.375". Clifton Karhu was born in Duluth, ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1176068 (stock #B-5)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$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 : 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 #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)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$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 : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1176064 (stock #B-2)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$50.00
"Furo: The Japanese Bath" by Peter Grilli & Dana Levy. First Edition, 1985, Kodansha. Clothbound Hardcover with original dust jacket. "New" condition. 191 pages. With forward by Isamu Noguchi. Color and B/W photos. Chapters: The Spirit of the Bath, The History of Bathing, Public Baths, Onsen: The Hot Spring Bath, The Domestic Bath, A Guide to Hot Springs. "Discover the traditions and thinking of a land that has made bathing into a sensual art and a national pastime, and let its wisdom be ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1176065 (stock #B-3)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$25.00
"Tezukuri no Bi: Okinawa Kurashi to Mingu" ("Handmade Beauty: Okinawa Life and Crafts") in Japanese, 1972. Condition-very good. Soft bound with original dust jacket. 160 pages with 148 B/W photos, plus essays on Okinawan life and craft. Illustrations and descriptions include: baskets, pottery, textiles, farming tools, furniture, architecture, and even handmade karate weapons.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1176071 (stock #B-8)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$200.00
"Kaiseki: Zen Tastes in Japanese Cooking" by Kaichi Tsuji. 1972 First Edition, Kodansha. 207 pages. COlor & B/W plates, plus original wood block prints by Masakazu Kuwata. Introduction by Soshitsu Sen (grandmaster of Urasenke School of Chanoyu,) Foreward by Nobel Prize novelist Yasunari Kawabata. Clothbund Hardvover. Book Condition-New, but 2 cm tear on original paper dust jacket. "The harmony, repose, and rhythm that one senses in the mood of the tearoom have their palatable echos in every...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1176098 (stock #B-16)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$325.00
"Hamada Potter" by Bernard Leach. 1975 First Edition, Kodansha. Hadmade paper bound hard cover with original plastic dust cover. The book is bound with hand-laid paper from Fukui Prefecture coated with pine resin sizing. The titling on the cover and spine was silk-screened with natural Japanese lacquer by Wajima Craft, with the held of the lacquer artists Keisuke Ichinaka and Isaburou Kado. The image is Hamada's signature broken sugar cane motif which adorned so many of his pots. 305 pages with...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1176106 (stock #B-19)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$65.00
"Folk Traditions in Japanese Art" by Victor and Takako Hauge. 1978 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hard Cover with original dust jacket. 272 pages with 190 pages of color and B/W plates with full descriptions. Condition - New. "This book commemorates the first major traveling exhibition of objects drawn from Japan's great folk traditions. Representing major areas of Japanese folk arts - among them, textiles, ceramics, lacquerware, bamboo objects, furniture, and religious objects - this...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1176114 (stock #B-21)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$225.00
"The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight into Beauty" by Soetsu Yanagi, Foreward by Shoji Hamada, adapted by Bernard Leach. 1973 second printing, Kodansha. Hand-laid paper bound hard cover wit original plastic dust jacket. Book condition - New, small tear (4 cm) on plastic cover. 12 Color and 64 B/W plates. The "bible" of Folk Craft Theory (Mingei Biron) in English. "This book challenges the conventional ideas of art and beauty. What is the value of things made by an anonymous craftsman wo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1208600 (stock #SK-2)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
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Woodblock Print of Traditional Japanese Folk Potteries by Serizawa Keisuke. Issued by Nihon Mingeikan (Japan Folk Craft Museum) in 1970. H. 20"(51cm) x W. 26"(66cm.) Excellent colors, light toning to paper. Printed text in Japanese. See also SK-1 in English. Keisuke Serizawa (5/13/1895 - 4/5/1984) was designated a Ningen Kokuho (National Living Treasure) in 1956 for his work in katazome stencil dyeing. He spent considerable time studying Ryuukyuu Bingata techniques in Okinawa and this influen...