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Japanese Dolls : The Fascinating World of Ningyo - Reissue by Alan Scott Pate (Hardcover)

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Japanese Dolls: The Fascinating World of Ningyo, is a wealth of information for Japanese art collectors, Asian doll collectors and doll enthusiasts of all levels and interests. Full of beautiful photographs, the book details 18 kinds of widely collected, obtainable and affordable, antique and vintage dolls and figurines (ningyo). Author Alan Scott Pate—the leading American expert on Japanese dolls—writes in illuminating detail about the traditions of each type of doll and shares practical tips on how to collect this amazing Japanese art form. Included in this guide to Japanese ningyo are:
  • Festival dolls: hina-ningyo, musha-ningyo, tableau dolls
  • Display dolls: saga-ningyo, gosho-ningyo, isho-ningyo, iki-ningyo
  • Wood dolls: kamo-ningyo, nara-ningyo, kokeshi-ningyo
  • Clay dolls: fushimi-ningyo, hakata-ningyo
  • Mechanical dolls: karakuri-ningyo, kobe-ningyo
  • Theatrical dolls: bunraku-ningyo, takeda-ningyo
  • Play dolls: ichimatsu-ningyo, keue saiko
Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 272
Genre: Antiques + Collectibles, Art, History
Sub-Genre: Dolls
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Alan Scott Pate
Language: English
Street Date: August 8, 2017
TCIN: 52812644
UPC: 9780804849777
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-2833
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