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Little-known-Karatsu-Wares-Edo-Era.jpg TITLE: Karatsu: The Little-known Karatsu Wares of the Edo Period
$53.00
  • Published by Nezu Institute of Fine Arts, 2002
  • 224 x 296 mm
  • Soft cover
  • 144 pages, 89 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese and English
  • A catalog from the Nezu Institute of Fine Arts' exhibition. It features large-scale Edo-period Karatsu works in the nisai two-color style, single-color glaze style and Mishima inlaid style. 118 pieces including fragments are shown in color photos with English captions. Among them, kodai of 80 pieces are also shown in color photos. Introduction and essays are in Japanese and English, "Message" by the Institute's Director, Nezu Koichi; "The Little-known Karatsu Wares of the Edo Period" by the Institute's curator, Nishida Hiroko; and "Kiln Sites that Produced Nisai, Single Color Glaze, Brush Pattern and Mishima Type Karatsu Wares" by a member of the Saga Prefecture Board of Education. Those essays include black and white photos and drawings of Karatsu pieces, and a list and maps of excavated locations.

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TITLE: Kiln Site Guide: Japanese Ceramics, Arita and Imari
$33.00
  • Published by Tankosha, 2002
  • 150 x 210 mm
  • Soft cover
  • 128 pages, 86 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • One in an 11-part series of introductory books on Japanese ceramics, focusing on 11 different kiln sites in Japan. This book focuses on Arita and Imari ware, with over 55 colored photographs of historic masterpieces, and 15 photographs of modern and contemporary masterpieces. It reviews the main characteristics, history, the production process, and other topics about Arita and Imari. This is a compact guidebook to one of Japan's most treasured kilns, and it does a splendid job detailing the beauty of Arita and Imari ware. In Japanese only.

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TITLE: Kiln Site Guide: Japanese Ceramics, Bizen
$33.00
  • Published by Tankosha, 2002
  • 150 x 210 mm
  • Soft cover
  • 128 pages, 80 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • One volume in an 11-part series of introductory books to Japanese ceramics, focusing on 11 different kiln sites of Japan. This particular book focuses on Bizen, with over 50 colored photographs of historic masterpieces, 20 photographs of modern and contemporary masterpieces, while covering Bizen's history and production process, amongst others. Detailing Bizen's beauty, this is a compact guidebook to one of Japan's most treasured kilns. In Japanese only.

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TITLE: Kiln Site Guide: Japanese Ceramics, Hagi
$33.00
  • Author Yasuyuki Ishizaki
  • Published by Tankosha, 2002
  • 150 x 210 mm
  • Soft cover
  • 128 pages, 87 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • One in an 11-part series of introductory books to Japanese ceramics, focusing on 11 different kiln sites of Japan. This particular book focuses on Hagi, covering its highlights and characteristics, with over 50 colored photographs of historic masterpieces, 21 photographs of modern and contemporary masterpieces, while covering Hagi's history and production process, amongst others. Detailing Hagi's beauty, this is a compact guidebook to one of Japan's most treasured kilns. In Japanese only.

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TITLE: Kiln Site Guide: Japanese Ceramics, Karatsu
$33.00
  • Published by Tankosha, 2003
  • 150 x 210 mm
  • Soft cover
  • 128 pages, 86 photos (Color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • One in an 11-part series of introductory books to Japanese ceramics focusing on 11 different kiln sites of Japan. This particular book focuses on Karatsu, covering its highlights and characteristics, with over 55 colored photographs of historic masterpieces, 12 photographs of modern and contemporary masterpieces, discussions about Karatsu's history and production process, amongst others. This is a compact guidebook to one of Japan's most treasured kilns. In Japanese only.

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TITLE: Kiln Site Guide: Japanese Ceramics, Kutani
$33.00
  • Author Kenichi Terao
  • Published by Tankosha, 2003
  • 150 mm X 210 mm
  • Soft cover
  • 128 pages, 87 photos (color and B&W )
  • Language Japanese only
  • One in an 11-part series of introductory books to Japanese ceramics, focusing on 11 different kiln sites of Japan. This particular book focuses on Kutani, covering its highlights and characteristics, with over 18 colored photographs of historic masterpieces, 59 photographs of modern and contemporary masterpieces, while covering Kutani's history and production process, amongst others. Detailing Kutani's beauty, this is a compact guidebook to one of Japan's most treasured kilns. In Japanese only.

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TITLE: Kiln Site Guide: Japanese Ceramics, Kyoto
$33.00
  • Published by Tankosha, 2003
  • 150 mm X 210 mm
  • Soft cover
  • 128 pages, 86 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • Volume one in an 11-part series of introductory books on Japanese ceramics. This volume covers 11 different kiln sites in Japan, with a particular focus on Kyoto, its highlights and characteristics. Book contains over 48 color photographs of historic masterpieces, 24 photographs of modern and contemporary masterpieces, and reviews Kyoto's history and production process and other topics. This is a compact guidebook to one of Japan�fs most treasured kilns. In Japanese only.

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TITLE: Kiln Site Guide: Japanese Ceramics, Mashiko and Kasama
$33.00
  • Author Hiroshi Aoki
  • Published by Tankosha, 2002
  • 150 x 210 mm
  • Soft cover
  • 128 pages, 86 photos (color and B&W)
  • Language Japanese only
  • One of an 11-part series featuring the ceramic kiln sites of Japan, this book features the kiln sites of Mashiko and Kasama. Highlighting the characteristics and the quality features of each kiln sites' ceramics, this book picks out 13 historical masterpieces, as well as 57 modern/contemporary masterpieces, the history of each kiln, the process of formation, etc. Mashiko and Kasama were central to the folk art tradition encompassed in the Mingei movement, and this book helps the reader enjoy the characteristics of Mingei. In Japanese only.

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