By (author) Gregory Irvine
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Japanese Cloisonne by Gregory Irvine
Book DescriptionThis comprehensive study of Japanese cloisonne enamels, focuses on treasures from the outstanding collections of the V&A and Edwin Davies, O.B.E. This includes enamels produced in the 'Golden Age' of production of around 1880 to 1910, but also objects made in the last twenty years. The techniques and social history behind the craft are examined in detail alongside newly commissioned photography revealing the artistry and meticulous work behind each unique piece.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781851774821
(245mm x 210mm x 20mm)
Imprint: V & A Publications
Publisher: V & A Publishing
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gregory Irvine
Japanese Art and Design, Hardback (November 2015)
The V&A has the UK's largest permanent display of Japanese art, housing objects from the 6th century to the present day. In this new book some of the world's leading researchers in the field bring their attention to the V&A's unparalleled collection.
Japonisme and the Rise of the Modern Art Movement, Hardback (November 2013)
From the 1860s through to the early 20th century the rise of Japonisme and the Art Nouveau movement meant that few could ignore or resist the obsession with all things Japanese. This book includes examples of the designed and executed decorative arts of the Meiji periods from the Khalili Collection.
Japanese Cloisonne Enamels, Paperback (July 2011)» View all books by Gregory Irvine
Cloisonne enamels rapidly became one of Japan's most successful exports in the late nineteenth-century. Through the V&A's historical collection, this book explores the story of these exquisite objects, from the elegant inlaid metalwork of the late seventeenth-century, through the Golden Age and into the twentieth-century.
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Author Biography - Gregory Irvine
Gregory Irvine is Curator in the Asian Department of the V&A, where he specializes in Japanese metalwork. He is the author of The Japanese Sword: The Soul of the Samurai (V&A 2000).
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