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Splendors of Imperial Japan : Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Japanese Art - Joe Earle

Splendors of Imperial Japan

Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Japanese Art

By: Joe Earle

Paperback Published: 1st June 2005
ISBN: 9781874780199
Number Of Pages: 468

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Between 1868 and 1912, Japan's leaders built a constitutional nation-state, developed an up-to-date industrial infrastructure and won major wars against China and Russia. They also preserved and nurtured their country's art traditions, inspiring the creation of works whose beauty and quality astonished the nations of the civilized world. From 1873 onwards, Japan's ceramics, metalwork, enamels, lacquer and other decorative arts were presented at domestic and international expositions, while in the United States remarkable objects like those in the collection of Dr. Nasser Khalili helped define the American image of Japan's national character at a formative time in the history of both countries. The three largest expositions held in America during Japan's Meiji Period were the Centennial Exhibitions at Philadelphia in 1876, the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago in 1893 and the Louisiana Purchase Exposition at St. Louis in 1904. This comprehensive catalogue is taken from the collection of Dr Khalili and covers the 44 years of this period from 1868 to 1912. It is organized both chronologically and by subject and document some of the finest pieces from the Early, Middle and Late Meiji Period with six special sections on Metalwork, 'Satsuma' ware, Lacquer, Enamels, Textiles and Porcelain.

The Khalili Collection

Map of Japan
Foreword
Introduction
Exhibition Toursapanese History 50,000 B.C. - A.D. 1868
Japan Before Perry
The Meiji Era (1868-1912)
Revolutions and Exhibitions: From Perry to the Centennial
Catalogue: The Early Exhibitions
Metalwork
Catalogue: Metalwork
Exotic Goods for Globetrotters
Catalogue: Exotic Goods for Globetrotters
'Satsuma' Ware
Catalogue: 'Satsuma' Ware
History, Myth, Religion, and Topography
Catalogue: History, Myth, Religion, and Topography
Lacquer
Catalogue: Lacquer
The Golden Age: From Philadelphia to Paris, 1876-1900
Catalogue: Exhibitions of the Mid-Meiji Era
Enamel
Catalogue: Enamel
'The Yankees of the East': From Paris to London, 1900-1910
Catalogue: Exhibitions of the Late Meiji Era
Catalogue: Sculpture
textiles
Catalogue: Textiles
Porcelain
Catalogue: Porcelain
Artists to the Imperial Household
Catalogue: Pieces for Imperial Presentation
Catalogue: Imperial Artists
Concordances
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9781874780199
ISBN-10: 1874780196
Series: Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Japanese Art
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 468
Published: 1st June 2005
Publisher: Khalili Collections
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 31.12 x 23.5  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 3.1
Edition Number: 1