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Japanese Imperial Craftsmen & Treasures of Imperial Japan

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Product description

This is a superbly illustrated two volume set.
The first deals with traditional craftsmen who, under the imperial rule of the Meiji, developed a new style and reached a new level of technical excellence. This title presents a selection of over 100 examples of the best Meiji metalwork, enamel and metalware.
The second of two volumes on ceramics, this book covers earthenware and focuses on another great artist-entrepreneur, Yabu Meizan (1853-1934), and illustrates 168 of his earthenwares and those of his contemporaries and imitators, minutely decorated in enamels and gold over a characteristic crackled ground. The set of two books in a 'box' is in excellent condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Harris, Impey and Fairley
Condition:
As new
Edition:
1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1874780064
ISBN-13:
9781874780069
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
National Museum of Wales
Title:
Japanese Imperial Craftsmen & Treasures of Imperial Japan

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This is a superbly illustrated two volume set.
The first deals with traditional craftsmen who, under the imperial rule of the Meiji, developed a new style and reached a new level of technical excellence. This title presents a selection of over 100 examples of the best Meiji metalwork, enamel and metalware.
The second of two volumes on ceramics, this book covers earthenware and focuses on another great artist-entrepreneur, Yabu Meizan (1853-1934), and illustrates 168 of his earthenwares and those of his contemporaries and imitators, minutely decorated in enamels and gold over a characteristic crackled ground. The set of two books in a 'box' is in excellent condition.

Author(s):
Harris, Impey and Fairley
Condition:
As new
Edition:
1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1874780064
ISBN-13:
9781874780069
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
National Museum of Wales
Title:
Japanese Imperial Craftsmen & Treasures of Imperial Japan

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