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Mizushi/Kurodana No Maki Ken Kodogu by Hanzo Inagaki - Paperback - 1816 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004455)

mizushi/Kurodana No Maki Ken Kodogu

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mizushi/Kurodana No Maki Ken Kodogu

by Hanzo Inagaki

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  • fine
  • Paperback
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1816. Embossed dark blue wrappers with calligraphic strip on front cover, bound with string , with double leaves in the Japanese manner; contained in folding case with bone clasps.Twenty four page manuscript and watercolor booklet created in 1816 by Hanzo Inagaki (name on red seal on colophon) of ornamental cabinets and shelves and the coordinating boxes to display on them.Apparently an inventory copying an earlier work on this small furniture of a samurai household, often the trousseau of daimyou brides. A miniature cabinet shrine, zushi was used to store the writing materials and books of court nobles since the Heian period. Boxes for cosmetics, writing materials and incense displayed on the shelves were coordinated to match. The shelves and boxes are in yellow watercolor with touches of coral in decoration and ties. The book ends with several pages of archaic calligraphy and a colophon.. Wrappers. Fine. Tall 8vo.


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mizushi/Kurodana No Maki Ken Kodogu
Hanzo Inagaki
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Used - Fine
Date published
Japan, Japanese Household Furniture, Japanese Shrine Shelves, Shrine Shelves, Household Shrine Shelves, Japanese Manuscript, Samurai , Japanese Boxes, Miniature Shrines
Tall 8vo

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The colophon contains information about a book's publisher, the typesetting, printer, and possibly even includes a printer's...[more]
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