Manuscript of Antique Hanging Objects with beautiful hand-drawn and coloured illustrations
[Japan] Manuscript book containing illustrations and explanations of various decorative items used in conjunction with archery stands. There are kusudama and tsurikoro (hanging incense holders) along with a number of other items. Most in colour and a few pages at the rear uncoloured. The manuscript was written in 1869 by an unknown author and the Japanese title is, 'Chodogake narabi Kobutsurui'.
16 leaves. 26.4 x 18.8cm.
In good condition. Old dampstain affecting upper part of pages near binding. Final leaf with old, faint stain. Otherwise good. m35051404