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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)

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  • Repository: Edinburgh University Library Special Collections X
  • Subject: Watercolor painting X
  • Names: Yamanaka, Chuzaemon, fl 1698 X