Traditional Designs of Nippon
Seigensha Art Publishing | ISBN 9784861522000
Paperback – 392 pages
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Comprehensive illustrated encyclopaedia of design that covers all sorts of handmade objects that are presented organised in 39 categories, including architectural structures, furniture, furnishings, armour worn by generals, clothing and religious objects. The collection of 2,200 drawings, produced by Hanzo Koda, have been assembled to serve as a record of historical Japanese objects while also providing the reader with a striking visible background to the different periods in Japanese history and culture.