Hamonshu a japanese book of wave and ripple designs

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Hamonshu: A Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs ()

Traditional Japanese art may please so many of us, even those of us with little interest in Japan itself, because of the way it inhabits the realm between representation and abstraction. But then, it doesn't just inhabit that realm: it has settled those borderlands, made them its own, for much longer than most cultures have been doing anything at all. Those ancient rope-on-clay markings can easily look like predecessors of the "wave patterns" still seen in Japanese art and design today. Since time almost immemorial they have appeared on "swords both blades and handles and associated paraphernalia known as 'sword furniture' , as well as lacquerware, Netsuke , religious objects, and a host of other items. He "died in
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Debussy: La Mer (Cleveland Orchestra, Artur Rodzinski - 1941)

Hamonshu: A Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs (1903)

I have been making this simple wave mosaic for my rosettes for some years now. I occasionally contemplate changing it to something more elaborate or making copies of historical rosettes but I find myself coming back to it enthused. I think the reason I keep it is all the myriad of things I think about when I think about waves. I personally think about going to the ocean and staring at the Pacific and being enamored and frightened all at once at the magnitude of the power in front of me. Living in western Oregon, I often drive to the coast where I commonly stop at these vistas many hundreds of feet above the water with a panoramic view of the Pacific where all you see are sets of waves going out to the infinity of the horizon.

The three volumes above bring together a wonderful selection of wave and ripple designs produced by the Japanese artist Mori Yuzan, about whom not a lot is known, apart from that he hailed from Kyoto, worked in the Nihonga style, and died in The works would have acted as a kind of go-to guide for Japanese craftsmen looking to adorn their wares with wave and ripple patterns. Peruse the pages above and also see some of our favourites below, including the excellent triple-page composite image from volume 3 featured near the end. Thank you to all our wonderful community who pointed out this error which was inherited from an incorrect Internet Archive description. Privacy Policy More info. Exquisite photographs of tsuba, or sword guards, from medieval and early modern Japan….

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  1. Hamonshū v. 3, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 []. The three volumes above bring together a wonderful selection of wave and ripple.

  2. Wonderful selection of wave and ripple designs which would have acted as a kind of go-to guide for Japanese craftsmen looking to adorn their wares with wave and ripple patterns.

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