KAFEE BAA KISSATEN KÔKOKU ZUANSHÛ. PREWAR ADVERTISING, YAMANA Ayao.
KAFEE BAA KISSATEN KÔKOKU ZUANSHÛ
KAFEE BAA KISSATEN KÔKOKU ZUANSHÛ
KAFEE BAA KISSATEN KÔKOKU ZUANSHÛ
KAFEE BAA KISSATEN KÔKOKU ZUANSHÛ
KAFEE BAA KISSATEN KÔKOKU ZUANSHÛ
KAFEE BAA KISSATEN KÔKOKU ZUANSHÛ
KAFEE BAA KISSATEN KÔKOKU ZUANSHÛ

KAFEE BAA KISSATEN KÔKOKU ZUANSHÛ

1930. Item #88519

[PREWAR ADVERTISING] YAMANA Ayao. KAFEE BAA KISSATEN KÔKOKU ZUANSHÛ. Tokyo, Seibundo, Showa 5 [1930]. 11 13/16" X 8 3/4". Printed paper wrappers. 48 pp. of b+w and color plates, and 4 pp. of preliminaries and finals, depicting designs by the important 20th Century Japanese designer, Yamana Ayao (1897-1980), the originator of the "Shiseido-style" during his long tenure as the cosmetic company's head designer. This particular portfolio is a compilation of his designs for the coffee shop/bar trade - introducing a modified Deco aesthetic which was the height of chic in the inter War years all over the world, but particularly in the lost city of Tokyo. Remarkable, ephemeral, rare.

Price: $2,750.00

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