Collecting Japanese Antiques


by Seton, Alistair

Collecting Japanese Antiques

Price:  US$57.75   (SGD75.00*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 303 pages
Published:  2004, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  0804820945
SB#:  037063 (704)

About This Book

Written by an expert with more than thirty years' involvement in Japanese art, this is a richly illustrated guide to collecting Japanese antiques. The author gives background information on what makes Japanese aesthetics and art so different, as well as practical and cautionary advice on evaluation, purchase, restoration and price trends. Investment guidelines brief new and would-be enthusiasts on the basics of collecting. Beautiful examples of prints, textiles, furniture, cloisonné, dolls and many other collectibles are photographed and described. With bibliography and index.


* Actual charges are made in Singapore Dollars (SGD).   SGD1.00 = US$0.77