YANAGI SOETSU (1889-1961). Set of Kogei on Ainu. (Sold)
Artist: Yanagi Soetsu (1889-1961) (Editor)
Title: Kogei no. 106-107
Description: A fine set of issue no. 106 (as part one) and no. 107 (as part two) of the magazine Kogei devoted to the crafts of Ainu people of Hokkaido. Complete with pictorial wrapper. Part one is devoted to the textile and is illustrated with twenty tipped-in illustrations in b/w and color. Part two is illustrated with thirty-six tippped-in illustrations of traditional wood objects.
Date: Showa 17 (1942)
Size: 22x15 cm.
Remarks: Kogei was the official journal of the association Nippon Mingei Kyokai, founded in 1926, by the philosopher Yanagi Soetsu and the potters Hamada Shoji and Kawai Kanjiro promoting the evaluation of various forms of popular arts.
Conditions: Very good conditions.
Item no: MK 116