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FURUYA, KORIN & FUJI, RINDO: - Orimon Zukan [JAPANESE NEO-RINPA DESIGN] Four volumes. Kyoto, Unsodo, Meiji 31 (1902).

. A complete set of a woodblock-printed pattern book richly illustrated with designs and patterns mostly in the Neo-Rinpa style. Comprises 84 leaves with numerous designs beautifully printed, mainly in light and pale colours. Bound in the traditional Japanese fashion. Original paper covers with title handwritten in ink on upper covers. The covers with some staining but internally in fine condition.Furuya Korin was the key figure in the development of the Neo-Rinpa style in Japan at this time. The modern design was a combination of the traditional Japanese style and the Art Nouveau ornamental design. Furuya Korin was specialised in creating original woodcuts for this kind of pattern books used in decorative art including textiles, metalwork, carvings and ceramics. Rare, only listed in two western institutions (Cambridge and Cincinnati).
EUR 1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1637.09 | £UK 1321 | JPą 211996] Book number 120981

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