ORIGAMI AND KIRIE

ORIGAMI AND KIRIE – Japanese handmade sample book 1936
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ORIGAMI AND KIRIE – Japanese handmade sample book 1936 (Dealer: hotoke antiques) – 42 displaying pages with various kind of creatures, objects, and scenes expressed by quality ‘Origami’ (Art of paper folding) and ‘Kirie’ (Art of cutout picture), stamped “Kamishi (Master of Paper) / Manual arts / ?? / July 4, Showa 11 (1936) / Izu (?)” as probably a teaching material for manual arts class of school in Izu (or Izu Oshima Island). Not only a refined folk taste of Early-Showa period, but also an avant-garde “Analog-digital” style. Very rare as unique collection and very enjoyable for sure, though some expected damages as seen. approx. 32 x 23.5 x 2cm (12.59 x 9.25 x 0.78in)

 

 

Sold, Thank you.
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