Shippo: The Art of Enameling in Japan

By: Kuwayama, George

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0875871364 56 pages. Glossary. Generously illustrated with photos, most in black and white. Catalog for "the first historically comprehensive exhibition of this medium in the West. Presents enameled architectural ornaments, sword fittings, and appliques from the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, when technical mastery was combined with an inspired utilization of the inherent aesthetic features of both enamal and metal. Also included are cloisonne vases and panels from the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, admired for their virtuosic wire work, opulent color, and subtle tonalities." - page 8. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound reference copy.

Title: Shippo: The Art of Enameling in Japan

Author Name: Kuwayama, George

Categories: Asia, Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: USA, Los Angeles County Museum: 1987

ISBN Number: 0875871364

ISBN Number 13: 9780875871363

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 663H3660

Keywords: Shippo: The Art of Enameling in Japan, Japanese Art, Enamel and Enameling - Japan - Exhibitions, Cloisonne,