Brauen, Martin: BAMBOO IN OLD JAPAN. Bambus in Alten Japan. Stuttgart, 2003. 287 pp. 261 colour and 39 b/w illustrations. 32x21 cm. Cloth.
A selection of the finest bamboo and bamboo-related objects in the Sporry Collection held in the Ethnographic Museum of Zurich University. The collection was assembled in the 19th century and comprises a total of over 1500 items. Illustrated and described here are not only artistic and utilitarian objects made of bamboo but also numerous textiles, scroll paintings, lacquer and items in other media on which bamboo appears as a decorative motif. Published in connection with an exhibition. Dual text in English and German.
Subjects: Folk Art Bamboo
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 251 in printed List 195.
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