Ornamental Arts of Japan

 
Audsley, George Ashdown:
The Ornamental Arts of Japan, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, London, 1882-5, generally bound into two (2) volumes, elephant folio, 30 x 41 cm. Eight sections: 1) Drawings, 41 pp, 16 color plates, 4 b/w plates, 2) Embroidery, 12 pp, 9 color plates, 3) Textiles, 25 pp, 11 color plates 2 plates in "heliogravure," 4) Lacquer, 44 pp, 10 color plates, 3 plates in "heliogravure," 5) Incrusted work, 8 pp, 6 color plates, 3 plates in "heliogravure," 6) Metal Work, 30 pp, 4 color plates, 13 plates in "heliogravure," 7) Cloisonne enamal, 32 pp, 10 color plates, 3 plates in "heliogravure," 8) Modelling and carving, 29 pp, 6 color plates, 2 plates in "heliogravure," 9) Heraldry, 27 pp, 2 plates containing 48 flags in color. Also has a preface and introduction (V+V) and 10 page index. Of the 100+ plates, the 70+ color plates are primarily chromolithographs printed by Lemercier & Cie., Paris.

 
Examples of Chromolithographic Plates


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