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Traditional Japanese design imbues objects with a sense of history and artistry that easily reaches across cultural boundaries. In Things Japanese: Everyday Objects of Extraordinary Beauty and Significance, author Nicholas Bornoff and photographer Michael Freeman examine over 60 traditional objects that are uniquely Japanese, deftly illustrating their beauty and significance.
- Beautifully crafted samurai swords
- Elegant wooden tansu chests
- Elaborate tea ceremony implements
- Exquisitely carved netsuke toggles
- Fabulous silk-and-gold embroidered kimonos
|Publisher:||Periplus Editions (HK) ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||8.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Nicholas Bornoff was a film critic for the Japan Times for a decade, and contributed articles about contemporary Japanese culture and society to various English-language magazines.
Michael Freeman has photographed extensively in Asia, both for magazines and for numerous books, including Japan Modern and China Home.