Sumitani Koichiro: SANUKI SHITSUGEI: KOGEI OKOKU NO KEIFU. (The Art of Sanuki Lacquer Wares). Tokyo, 2005. 396 pp. Numerous colour plates. 26x19 cm. Wrappers.
Sanuki is the old name for the present--day town of Kagawa in Japan, long a centre of the making of lacquer objects. This study explores the history and heritage of Sanuki lacquer wares from the Edo through to the present day. Well illustrated. Text in Japanese.
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 615 in printed List 198.
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