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Ikebana manuscripts compiled by Yamanaka Chuzaemon entitled 'Shinsen Heika Zui' (New Selection of Illustrated Flower Arrangement)

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-368
Identifier: Coll-1862

Scope and Contents

Two volumes comprising 52 leaves with 100 water-colour illustrations (three double-pages) with captions in Japanese. One page of Japanese text at the end of volume two. The illustrations are finely drawn and painted in delicate colours, all well preserved, and depict 100 flower arrangements of Ikenobo rikka style. Two different kinds are mentioned; Rokkakudo and Takada Anryubo. These volumes are read from right to left.

Dates

  • Genroku II (1698)

Creator

Language of Materials

Japanese

Physical Description

Several wormholes, mainly in margins not affecting the illustrations. Original decorated paper wrappers, worn and with wormholes, silk ties. Title label pasted on front wrapper (missing on the first volume).

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

2 Volumes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in March 2018. Accession no SC-Acc-2018-0062.

Physical Description

Several wormholes, mainly in margins not affecting the illustrations. Original decorated paper wrappers, worn and with wormholes, silk ties. Title label pasted on front wrapper (missing on the first volume).

Dimensions

31.5 x 24 cm

Processing Information

Catalogued by Aline Brodin in April 2018.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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