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Título: Japanese Cabinetry; the Art & Craft of Tansu
Editorial: Gibbs M. Smith Inc., Sat Lake City
Año de publicación: 2002
Condición del libro: VG-
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Good
Edición: 2nd Print.
Large format, black cover, gilt lettering, light edge wear, 1 pencil head sized white mark on front, Picture dust jacket is edge worn. N° de ref. de la librería 013707
Sinopsis: Originating from Japan's Edo period (1615-1867), tansu refers mostly to wooden cabinets, boxes and chests. The gifted creators of this art were deservedly esteemed by Japanese society, leaving a rich and influential legacy. Their work was almost anonymous, though, and the history has remained in the shadows-until now. Japanese Cabinetry: The Art and Craft of Tansu is the first truly definitive volume on tansu, giving voice to the long-overlooked craftsmen and overdue respect for the craft itself. This book provides a broad representation of cabinetry designs along with contextual history, gleaning insights from the cabinetry itself. From trunks with wheels to shipboard safes, from kitchen cupboards to clothing chests, tansu were the receptacles of an age of economic expansion. Japanese Cabinetry chronicles not only the physical characteristics and details of tansu, but also the historical eras and societal factors that influenced the craft. David Jackson has been buying, collecting, and conserving tansu since 1990. He lives in Sante Fe. Dane Owen founded Shibui, a gallery of Japanese antique furnishings. Mr. Owen is a frequent visitor to Japan, searching for objects for his customers and his private collections. He lives in Sante Fe.
Nota de la solapa: Contents Acknowledgements vii Foreword ix The Realm of Tansu: An Introduction 10 Tansu and Allied Trades 42 The Craft of Tansu 48 Tansu for Mercantile Use 76 Tansu for Household Use 138 Tansu for Personal Use 166 Living with Tansu 210 Collecting and Restoring Tansu 236 Endnotes 240 Glossary of Terms 244 Bibliography 247 Chronology: Books, Magazines, Catalogues, and Exhibitions in the West 248 Sources 250 Index 251
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