~~ 1937091124d ~~

Japanese Flower Arrangements
30 Loose Plates, Shimbi Shoin, ca 1937

Condition. The folders and plates are in Very Good condition. One plate in each unit of six has medium age toning, probably from being stored over the years the top plate in the stack. Aside from this, the plates are bright and clean and free of faults.

Shimbi Shoin:
Japanese Flower Arrangements, Tokyo, The Shimbi Shoin, not dated but ca 1937, 12mo, six folders each containing five loose black and white collotype plates of flower arrangements. Each cover has a different title.

Inside the front cover of the folder states "Printed by the Shimbi Shoin., LTD. Tokyo." Inside the back cover of the folder states "Shofuryu School of Japanese Flower Arrangement, 9 Doshin-cho, Koishikawaku, Tokyo, Japan."

    Folders - 6 x 8 1/2 in - 15.3 x 21.3 cm
    Plates - 5 1/2 x 7 1/4 - 13.8 x 18.1 cm

Titles on the six folders:
    Table Flowers
    Kansui Ike
The plates are high quality black and white collotypes printed on medium thickness card stock. The images are printed in a recessed area of the plate.


Folder & One of the Six Plates in Each Folder

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