Tansu: Traditional Japanese Cabinetry

Heineken, Ty & Kiyoko Heineken

Published by John Weatherhill Inc., 1981
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This first complete introduction to tansu appreciation and care is an authoritative guide for anyone who owns a tansu and provides the first detailed introduction to the history and techniques of Japanese cabinetry. Black cloth with gilt titling on spine, gilt decoration on front, illustrated end papers, illustrated with black and white drawings and plates, as well as a few in colour, 247 pages. Owner's name in ink on half-title page, book has a very slight musty odour. Dust jacket, which is price-clipped, has light shelf wear. This is a handsome book - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Tansu, the unique cabinetry of Japan, springs from a rich folk-art tradition. This book is lavishly illustrated with 27 full-color plates and over 260 monochrome photographs of spectacular chests and elegant details. It is divided into two parts, the first on history and the second on techniques. It also includes an invaluable guide to purchasing and conserving tansu.

About the Author: Ty and Kiyoko Heineken have been patrons of Japanese folk arts for more than thirty years. Ty Heineken is a cultural anthropologist and is director of Studio Japan, a conservation workshop. Kiyoko Heineken is a bibliographic specialist at Princeton University's East Asian Library.

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Title: Tansu: Traditional Japanese Cabinetry
Publisher: John Weatherhill Inc.
Publication Date: 1981
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good-
Edition: First Edition.

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