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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1970 item #1176095 (stock #B-15)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$95.00
"A Potter's Work" by Bernard Leach. 1967 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hard cover with original dust jacket. Condition-New. 128 pages, 80 photographs, including 12 color plates, with long captions by Leach, plus 30 pages of drawings for pots. All will surely be of inestimable value to students, working potters, and all those interested in ceramic art. "Leach is undoubtably the most famous potter in the Western world. His contribution to the craft is unique - as teacher, writer, and ph...
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 : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #409145 (stock #EC-2)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
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Framed Woodblock print by Kyoto artist Clifton Karhu. Image of "Ginkakuji" (The Temple of the Silver Pavillion"), a well-known Kyoto landmark. Contrary to many of Karhu's prints which use multiple colors in architectural scenes, this print uses only shades of indigo within the strong black key lines, as well as the masterful use of woodgrain in the foreground to capture the famous dry garden at this temple. The use of various shades of indigo is reminiscient of the "aizuri-e", blue prints, of th...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #419798 (stock #BB-001)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$195.00
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada [Toyokuni III] (1786-1864). Subject: Yakusha-e, Kabuki actor print; Ichikawa Ichizou III as “Shibahisa?” Signature: “Toyokuni ga” in red toshidama cartouche. Censor Seal: “aratame” (examined), year of the cock (1861) 10th month. Publisher: Ebi-ya Rinnosuke; address: horie-cho, ebi bayashi. Date: 1861. Format: oban tate-e, H.14.5 x W.9.675". Condition: Good colors and impression, no album backing, minor back repairs to small tears on upper right corner ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419800 (stock #BB-003)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$195.00
Utagawa Kunisada [Toyokuni III] (1786-1864). Subject: Yakusha-e, Kabuki actor print; Kawarazaki Gonjurou (stage name of Ichikawa Danjurou IX [1838-1903] from 9/1852 to 2/1869).Signature: “ki-o Toyokuni ga” in red toshidama cartouche. Engraver Seal: Yokogawa. Censor Seal: “aratame” (examined), year of the cock (1861) 9th month. Publisher: Yamaguchi-ya Toubei. Date: 1861. Format: oban tate-e, H.13.75 x W.9". Comments: “kirazuri” mica powder giving sheen to dark blue background o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419801 (stock #BB-004)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$425.00
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861). Subject: Mitate-e; “Eikyoudai Mitate Sanjuu Boku Kuisen” (Mirror Selections of 30 Trees & Flowers). Signature: “ichiyuusai Kuniyoshi ga”. Artist Seal: “kiri” (paulownia). Nanushi Censor Seal: “watari” (Watanabe Jiemon). Publisher: Joushuu-ya Kinzou. Date: ca. 1843. Format: oban tate-e, H.14.25 x W.975". Condition: Good colors and impression, no album backing, margins trimmed, minor back repairs to pinholes in top right & left corne...
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 : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1176067 (stock #B-4)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
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"Sekai no Mingei" ("Folk Crafts of the World"). by Hamada Shoji, Tonomura Ichinosuke (Director,) Keisuke. Collections of the Kurashiki Folk Crafts Museum. 1972 First Edition. Hard cover, original dust jacket. In Japanese. Afterword by Hamada Shoji. 222 pages, 106 color plates. Fronts piece handmade woodblock print by Serizawa Keisuke. Condition-Very good, like new. Signed copy by Director Tonomura August 2, 1972. 1972 Museum pamplet included. Photos and descriptions include mainly antique folk c...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1208601 (stock #SK-1)
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 English. See also SK-2 in Japanese. 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 influence ...
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...