Bulletin of Office of the Shosoin Treasure House

The bulletin annually reports the conservation and preservation works on the repository and treasures, such as examination, scientific research, conservation treatment and reproduction project, carried out at the Office of the Shosoin Treasure House.

Vol. 10 (1988)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Kazunosuke MASUTOMI, Kazuo YAMASAKI and Takashi FUJIWARA. Report of Investigation on Stone Materials Used in the Shōsōin Treasures
  4. Hiroshi TAKUMA. On Techniques of Working Used for Stone Objects in the Shōsōin
  5. Yoshihiko HASHIMOTO. The documents of the Kaifū (unsealing) of the Shōsōin
  6. Shinryū SEKINE. An Index of Material Terms Found in Shōsōin Komonjo (The documents of the Shōsōin): Textiles
  7. Kaneo MATSUMOTO. Introductions to the Materials for Study: On the Design of “Aya” (Twill Textiles) newly Discovered in the Shōsōin
  8. ANNUAL REPORT
  9. FIGURES

Vol. 9 (1987)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Misaburō SHIMAKURA and Gen MURATA. Report of Investigation on Herbaceous Plants Material of the Shōsōin Treasures
  4. Shōkansai IIZUKA. Report of the Treasures (Handicraft Objects) made of Vegetable Fibers in the Shōsōin
  5. Kaneo MATSUMOTO. On Jōdai (7th and 8th century) “Nishiki” (Brocade textiles) newly Discovered in the Shōsōin (Part 2)
  6. Kazuki SUGIMOTO. Introductions to the Materials for Study: A Fragmentary Document Discovered from the Chest No.124 (Middle Section No. 202)
  7. ANNUAL REPORT
  8. FIGURES

Vol. 8 (1986)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Toshio FUKUYAMA. On Architectural Terms Found in “Shōsōin Monjo” (The documents of the Shōsōin)
  4. Junsei Matsushima. The Management of the Shōsōin after World War II
  5. Kaneo MATSUMOT. On Jōdai (7th and 8th century) “Nishiki” (Brocade textiles) newly Discovered in the Shōsōin (Part 1)
  6. Shinryū SEKINE. An Index of Material Terms Found in Shōsōin Komonjo (The documents of the Shōsōin): Building Materials and the like
  7. ANNUAL REPORT
  8. FIGURES

Vol. 7 (1985)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Yoshimoto ENDŌ. An Outline of an Investigation of Buddhist Sutras with Guide Marks (Kokun-ten) in the Shōsōin
  4. Hiroshi TSUKISHIMA. On Guide Marks (Kokun-ten) Added to the Mahāprajñāpāramitopadesá (Daichido-ron) and the Angulimālika ro Angulimālīya (Ōgutsumara-kyō) in the Shōgozō Repository of the Shōsōin
  5. Yoshinori KOBAYASHI. On Guide Marks (Kokun-ten) Added to the Hua-yen-ching-t'an-hsüan-chi (Kegonkyō-tangen-ki) and the Mahāyānābhidharma-samuccaya-vyākhyā (Daijōabidatsuma-zōjūron) in the Shōgozō Repository of the Shōsōin
  6. Junsei MATSUSHIMA. The Shōsōin at the End of World War II: In Particular the Evacuation of Treasures
  7. Kazuki SUGIMOTO. Collected Dated Inscriptions Found on Buddhist Sutras in the Shōgozō Repository of the Shōsōin
  8. Shinryū SEKINE. An Index of Material Terms Found in Shōsōin Komonjo (The documents of the Shōsōin): “Papers” Part II
  9. ANNUAL REPORT
  10. FIGURES

Vol. 6 (1984)

  1. CONTEMTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Takuji KOSHIMIIZU and Hata OKAMURA. Report of the investigation on bamboo material in the Shōsōin
  4. Shōkansai IIZUKA. Report of the investigation on bamboo work in the Shōsōin
  5. Hiromu ABE. The Yuki type quiver listed in the Kokka Chimpō Chō (Dedicately Record of Imperial Treasure)
  6. Shinryu SEKINE. Index of papers in “Shōsōin Komonjo” (The documents of the Shōsōin): Papers Part 1
  7. ANNUAL REPORT
  8. FIGURES

Vol. 5 (1983)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Toshio KISHI. On Tōdai-ji Sankaishishi-zu (Map of Tōdai-ji and its Vicinity)
  4. Kazuo YAMASAKI. An evidence for the Japanese origin of the Shōsōin glass beads
  5. Kimio KUMAGAI. A study on transmission of treasures not listed in the Kenmotsu-chō (Dedicatory Records of the Shōsōin Treasures)
  6. Atsuhiko OGATA. On Aya (Twilled Silk) with Patterns of Floral Vine Scroll and Lions
  7. Shinryu SEKINE. Index of stationery in “Shōsōin Komonjo” (The documents of the Shōsōin): Writing Brushes, Ink-sticks and Paints
  8. ANNUAL REPORT
  9. FIGURES

Vol. 4 (1982)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Shūjirō SHIMADA. On the Process of Feather Finishing of the Court Lady Screen
  4. Norimitsu KIMURA. A Report on the Investigation of the Octagonal Box with Mother-of-pearl Inlay in the Shōsōin
  5. Kaneo MATSUMOTO. On the Textile Ritual Banners in the Shōsōin (Part II)
  6. Kentarō YOSHIDA. Investigation of Surface Corrosion of Some Fresh Metal Plates in the Shōsōin
  7. ANNUAL REPORT
  8. FIGURES

Vol. 3 (1981)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Tsuneo KIJIMA, Misaburō SHIMAKURA and Shōzō HAYASHI. A Report on the Investigation of the Materials of Wood Work Objects in the Shōsōin
  4. Kaneo MATSUMOTO. On the Textile Ritual Banners in the Shōsōin (Part I)
  5. Masaharu NAGASHIMA. Investigation of Air Pollution in the Shōsōin: Measurement of Sulfur Oxides by the Lead Dioxide Method
  6. Kentarō YOSHIDA. Investigation of Surface Corrosion of Some Fresh Metal Plates in the Shōsōin
  7. ANNUAL REPORT
  8. FIGURES

Vol. 2 (1980)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Shinji FUKAI. On Spittoons unearthed on Iranian Plateau and their Origin, Relating to Blue Glass Jar in the Shōsōin
  4. Kazuta KURAUCHI. A Study of an Eight-lobed Bronze Mirror with Inscription of Poem in the Shōsōin
  5. Yorimasa MATSUSHIMA. A Study of the Shōsōin Treasures from the Viewpoint of Inscription
  6. Hiromu ABE. Latest Three Decades of Keeping in the Shōsōin
  7. Kentarō YOSHIDA. Investigation of Surface Corrosion of Some Fresh Metal Plates in the Shōsōin
  8. ANNUAL REPORT
  9. FIGURES

Vol. 1 (1979)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Gun-ichi WADA. Memoire on the Construction of the Two New Treasure Houses in Shōsōin <East and West>
  4. Shirō GOTŌ. A Study of the Shōsōin in the Early Heian Period
  5. Shinryu SEKINE. On the Problems Relating to the Dedicatory Records of Tōdai-ji
  6. Kentarō YOSHIDA. Investigation of Surface Corrosion of Some Fresh Metal Plates in the Shōsōin
  7. ANNUAL REPORT
  8. APPENDIX: General Index of the Articles Relating to the Shōsōin in the BULLETINS of Archives and Mausolea Department in Imperial Household
  9. FIGURES