Everyday Objects of Exceptional Beauty and Significance
written by Nicholas Bornoff
Tuttle Publishing Inc | ISBN 9784805313039
Paperback – 144 pages
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Things Japanese takes a delightful look at over sixty objects that are uniquely Japanese. Each spread is dedicated to a different item everything from folding paper fans to lacquer ware combs and ceramic tea bowls. Each object is described in detail-giving the historical significance of the object, as well as its place in everyday Japanese life and illustrated with full-color photographs. Each item in the book is listed under its Japanese and English name, and a glossary is provided as an additional aid.