Nara National Museum: SHOSO-IN TEN. Exhibition of Shoso-in Treasures. Nara, 1990-1996. Various paginations (all over 100 pp. per vol.) Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 7 vols. 26x19 cm. Paper.
Seven illustrated catalogues of the 42nd - 48th annual exhibitions of Shoso-in treasures from 1990-1996. As ever many fine and early treasures were shown, many rarely exhibited due to their fragility. Interior furnishings, musical instruments, masks and costumes, textiles, Buddhist ritual objects and other craft works. Introductions and lists of plates in English. Main text in Japanese.
Item 507 in List 204.
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