The Grammar of Japanese Ornament. Over 100 plates: The Studio Library of Decorative Art ( ( Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Lacquer, Ceramics, Textile Fabrics, Metalwork, Enamel, Decorative Work / Japan / Art Design )


-----------hardcover, about 9.25w x 13.5h inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 248 pages plus an additional 37 pages of colour plates, colour images throughout the text as well, small b&w vignettes as chapter headings and endings, a lovely book, ---"With the opening of Japan to the West in the mid-19th century, much of Japanese life that had been sealed off from the rest of the world for centuries was now revealed to the public at large — including the artistic styles and subjects depicted in this excellent collection. Rendered by a trained British architect, the images comprise one of the most comprehensive surveys of Japanese art and ornamentation. Included are graceful details from landscapes, floral motifs, abstracts, sea life, and other designs — ideal for use in modern textiles, graphics, and a host of other art and craft projects. A delight for anyone interested in Japanese art and culture, this volume will be an invaluable source for designers and decorators in search of new subjects with authentic Japanese flavor"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: The Grammar of Japanese Ornament. Over 100 plates: The Studio Library of Decorative Art ( ( Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Lacquer, Ceramics, Textile Fabrics, Metalwork, Enamel, Decorative Work / Japan / Art Design )

Author Name: Audsley, George; Thomas Cutler; Intro By Charles Newton / Studio Library Edition

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Studio Editions, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

ISBN Number: 0851702180

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160745

Keywords: The Grammar of Japanese Ornament. Over 100 plates: The Studio Library of Decorative Art ( ( Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Lacquer, Ceramics, Textile Fabrics, Metalwork, Enamel, Decorative Work )