JAPANESE COMMERCIAL DESIGN. A Collection of approximately 200 labels for food and drink products. Various sizes, mounted in an album. Small folio, 305 x 225mm, bound in pale blue wrappers in a recent brown chitsu case. NP. ND. [Japan, 1930's].
An eclectic collection of Japanese food and drink labels from the first quarter of the twentieth century. Fruits, vegetables, spirits, candies, canned meats and fishes are all represented on colourful labels featuring combined western and Japanese design sensibilities. They are neatly tipped into an accordion style album of thick pale blue paper and mostly remain in fine condition.
Item nr. 159825