Academy of Lacquer Research ed: SHIKKOSHI: HISTORY OF LACQUER ART. Bulletin of the Academy of Lacquer Research 1-10. N.p. (Tokyo?), 1978-1987. c.60 pp. per volume. Numerous small b/w text illustrations and drawings to each volume. 10 vols. 29x21 cm. Cloth.
A very scarce run of the first 10 volumes of 'Shikkoshi: History of Lacquer Art' which comprises the Bulletin of the Academy of Lacquer Research in Japan. Each volume typically has 5 articles on detailed aspects of research into Japanese lacquer and its history. Each essay has a brief English abstract, some one page long, some shorter. A typical selection of articles: Omiwa: Medieval Lacquerware Excavated at Kamakura; Suzuki: Unehara, the Makie Artist; Haino: Sutra Box with Chrysanthemum Blossom Design in the Seigan-ji Temple, Kyoto; Ohta: The Technique of Making Rantai-kimma Lacquerware; Kaneko: Maki-e Lacquer Works Attributed to Artists of the Igarashi School. List of contents and abstracts to essays in English in each volume. Main text in Japanese.
Available, as of: 13/03/2021
Was item 377 in printed List 199.
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