Domestic Japan. Illustrated descriptions of articles used in Japanese daily life. First volume - kitchen utensils. Kinjiro NARUMO.

Domestic Japan. Illustrated descriptions of articles used in Japanese daily life. First volume - kitchen utensils.

printed by the Yokohama Seishi Bunsha, 1895.

Booklet of eight leaves folded in the Japanese manner within original colour illustrated wrappers with silk ties, 165 x 236 mm., featuring a double page plate of a domestic scene, with additional illustrations of 76 wares.

A remarkable guide to Japanese domestic wares, with English language descriptions to 76 fully illustrated items. This booklet focuses on the kitchen and features an astonishing double-page plate showing the layout and arrangement of a Japanese period home, showing respective zones for food preparation, cooking and the entertainment of guests. Items specifically illustrated and described include lacquer wares, a charcoal-burning stove, lanterns, wooden buckets and items used in the tea ceremony. A beautiful copy of a very attractive and informative work.

A remarkable guide to Japanese domestic wares, with English language descriptions to 76 fully illustrated items. This booklet focuses on the kitchen and features an astonishing double-page plate showing the layout and arrangement of a Japanese period home, showing respective zones for food preparation, cooking and the entertainment of guests. Items specifically illustrated and described include lacquer wares, a charcoal-burning stove, lanterns, wooden buckets and items used in the tea ceremony. A beautiful copy of a very attractive and informative work.

Not in Cordier or Nipponalia.; Rogala Jozef 'A collector's guide to books on Japan in English', 783.

Price (AUD): $4,250.00  other currencies     Ref: #4010228

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