Lot 71 of 319:
Wall paintings in ancient Japanese Buddhist temple  

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Title:
Wall Paintings in the Kondo Horyuji Monastery

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Place:
Kyoto, Japan

Publisher:
The Benrido Press

Date:
1951

Description:

[6] leaves of title and text + 36 leaves with illustrations, with many mounted color plates, others in collotype. Accompanying text booklet. 60.5x45.5 cm (23¾x17¾"), loose in half cloth & boards portfolio, ribbon ties.

Superbly illustrated study of wall paintings at Hōryū-ji (Temple of the Flourishing Law), a Buddhist temple that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, in Ikaruga, Nara Prefecture, Japan. 


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Condition:
Portfolio with some wear, some seams starting to split, lacking 3 ribbon ties; contents very good or better.


 
Item number:
318579
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