Lot 203 of 364:
Rare Imari-Ware Tome  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
Orandae-Imari Ware.
Author:
Nonogami, Keiichi
Place:
Tokyo
Publisher:
Gohachipuresu
Date:
[1973]
Description:

Illustrated with 105 photographic plates, including a number in color and tipped-in. 29½x20½cm (11¾x8") cloth-backed decorative boards, cardboard slipcase. No. 248 of 500 copies. First Edition.

This remarkable reference book on Japanese porcelain focuses on Imari ware of the sort depicting Westerners or things western, or those pieces specially made on order from abroad, or rare specimens known only to a few. "Imari" was simply the export port for Arita wares. It was the kilns at Arita which formed the heart of the Japanese porcelain industry.

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Condition:
Fine.
 
Item number:
295648
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