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Japan Antique Tea Guides All about Tea and Tea Masters in Old Japan, Rare Books

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From our most recent Japanese Acquisitions Travels A rare find. This is an original Japanese two volume 19th century woodblock set books -Chaya Hyoko Shu- on Tea. Includes numerous pages of tea utensils, tea labels, brand names and famous tea masters. Dozens of plates featuring chagama water containers, , tea kettles, tea pots, tea utensils plus descriptions of Japan's most important tea masters, tea logos, and much more. These books are about The woodblock prints are block style kanji common to the cultural elite of the day. The mulberry washi paper of these books were took over 200 days to make and are made of the inner bark of the gampi (mulberry) tree to last virtually indefinitely. These books were hand bound with traditional Japanese 4 hole binding (see photos). Despite its age, the calligraphy is still very clear, and the pages turn easily. Having been in storage for almost a century and a half. Topic: Japanese tea ceremony Title: Chake suikoshu Author: Kogetsu Roin Publisher: Matsuura Zensuke Period: Meiji era (1882) Over 50 Wood block prints in two volumes are Immediately frameable if you wish. Original covers and title slips, all contents complete just the way we like to find them. Fine quality- near mint condition. You can literally marvel for hours enjoying thumbing through this rare hand painted tome containing 100 plus year old paintings of tea. They are wood block printed on washi paper and traditionally thread hand sewn. The woodblock prints are easily removable for framing if you so desire. Two volumes. Great gift for your food loving friends and family! Age: All date in the 19th century. Dimensions: Tea volumes each measure 3.25 inches high and 7 inches width Provenance: an old Tokyo, Japan collection Extraordinary treasure find. Instant collection, paintings may be individually framed. Good used condition. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our lifetime authenticity guarantee.    

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  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1882
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 3.25 in. x W 7 in. x D .5 in.H 8.26 cm x W 17.78 cm x D 1.27 cm
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    LU1289215513821
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