Japanese Enamels of the Meiji Era. Malcolm Fairley.

Japanese Enamels of the Meiji Era
including a selection from the C. Marie Ilko Collection

8.25 x 11.5", 68 pp., 69 items illustrated in color, including signatures, glossary of Japanese terms, paper, London, 1998. (o.p.; rubbed cover, stamped collector's seal of Joe Earle, text vvg to near fine). Item #6114

With a foreword by Olivery Impey and an introduction by Joe Earle, this volume presents 69 extraordinary works by the masters of Japanese enamels, among them Namikawa Yasuyuki, Hayashi Kodenji II, Gonda Hirosuke, Ando Jubei, and Namikawa, Sosuke. The main items in this exhibition - vases, boxes, incense burners, and panels - came from the collection of Mrs. C. Marie Ilko which was formed in the 1970s. Beautifully illustrated, this catalog contributes the study of Japanese enamels and provides much-needed information on the subject.

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