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The art of Japanese cloisonné enamel : history, techniques, and artists, 1600 to the present

Author: Fredric T Schneider
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Japanese cloisonné enamel is becoming increasingly valued among collectors, artisans, and historians. This book provides detailed history of Japanese cloisonné enamel and the development of its many technical varieties. Integrated into parts I and II are biographies of many cloisonné masters and discussions of the technical wizardry of the craft. Glossary, appendices, and guide to marks"--Provided by publisher.

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fredric T Schneider
ISBN: 9780786447329 078644732X
OCLC Number: 610466685
Description: x, 330 pages, 32 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. Early Enameling History --
2. The Post-1830 Japanese Cloisonne Tradition --
3. Technical and Stylistic Refinement, 1880 to 1915 --
4. Expanding Horizons, 1915 to Present --
5. Standard Cloisonne-Yusen Shippo, Studio to Sale Room --
6. Enamel Developments in Standard Cloisonne --
7. Wire Developments in Standard Cloisonne --
8. Two Styles of Standard Cloisonne: Wire and Enamel Emphasizing --
9. Wireless Cloisonne --
Musen Shippo --
10. Transparent Enamels --
11. Silverwork with Subsidiary Enameling --
12. Light-Penetrating Pieces --
13. Protuberant Enameling --
14. Miscellaneous Enamels --
15. Cloisonne on Non-Metal Substrates --
16. Marks, Signatures, and Their Limitations --
17. Illustrations of 290 Marks and Signatures Found on Japanese Cloisonne Enamels.
Responsibility: Fredric T. Schneider ; foreword by Joe Earle.


Presents the 400-year history and context of Japanese enamels from their beginnings around 1600, covering the crucial decades of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This book discusses the many  Read more...


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