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KOEHN, ALFRED: - Japanese Tray Landscapes. Peking, Lotus Court Publications,1937.

Oblong 8vo. Lvs (26) printed on Chinese hand made paper, folded in the oriental manner. With many illustrations, of which 17 full page coloured. Original cloth with vignette on upper cover, blue silk string, faded with some staining. Some leaves with small waterstain at upper margin. First, limited edition of 500 copies, of which this is no. 229, signed by the author. Printed by the Imprimerie des Lazaristes in Peking. The art of tray landscapes (bonkei) suppose to provide an aestetically pleasing miniature landscape for display and contemplation. This book gives an introduction to the bonkei art, with a guide to production and a classification of different traditional types of trays.
EUR 580.00 [Appr.: US$ 720.02 | £UK 513.5 | JPą 76697] Book number 100070

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