Ogawa Masataka: THE ENDURING CRAFTS OF JAPAN. 32 Living National Treasures. New York, 1968. 250 pp. 158 plates (16 in colour). 26x17 cm. Cloth.
The fields covered are ceramics, weaving and dyeing, doll making, bamboo work, metalwork (including sword making), and lacquerware. The book is primarily a photographic record, but the lengthy captions give an insight into the ideals and motives of Japanese craftsmen. Good b/w photography.
Subjects: Folk Art
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 611 in printed List 192.
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