Title Ko akae-zara hyakusen zenpen Kaisetsu. A Review of Ko-Akae Dishware
Book Condition Very Good Plus
Edition First Edition
Size Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
Publisher Osaka, Japan Yamanaka Shokai 1933
Seller ID 007139
This is a Japanese language edition. Published in Showa 8 . Loose plates, as issued, measuring 14.5 x 11.25 inches. A selection of prints depicting select pieces of porcelain. With 50 color plates, as called for. [There are two plates for No. 4, including a view of the front of the piece and a view of the reverse side.] All plates exceptionally clean; no foxing or spotting observed. Also with loose title page and table of contents. Additionally with a ribbon-bound catalog of 25 numbered pages, the catalog itemizing each plate in Japanese. The plates and catalog encased in a custom-made, heavy-duty box. The box bound in putty-colored fabric, the lid with a gilt-edged fabric label and a handsome color design printed on the fabric. Box clasps of bone or ivory? A Very Good Plus set of prints in a Very Good box. Scarce in any condition. Okuda was the author of various books on Japanese ceramics, including Masterpieces of Pottery and Porcelain in Japan, issued between 1926 and 1930.