MABE TOKIO (1885-1968). Kabin hyaku shu. (Sold)
Artist: Mabe Tokio (1885-1968)
Title: Kabin hyaku shu. Volume one.
Publisher: Unsodo, Kyoto.
Size: Orihon album, 35,8x24,5 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color printing.
Remarks: A very rare book among the pattern books published by Unsodo. First volume of two with 25 large plates of beautiful vases designed with a strong Art Nouveau influence. Around 1920 Mabe Tokio travelled in Europe where he did study painting and etching.
Conditions: Original cover decorated with a wistaria design in silver, in general good conditions.
Item no: MP 17
Price: Euro 1500