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. 20 (1998)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Hirokazu ARAKAWA. Mother-of-Pearl Iniay in the Shōsōin Treasures: The Significance of the history of Lacquer Art
  4. Syoji SHIBATA. A Report on the Second Investigation of Shōsōin Medicines
  5. Hisao MIYAKE. Restoration of Arrangement and Subject of Gold and Silver Paintings of Door Panels for a Lacquered Buddhist Shrine, Shōsōin Treasure
  6. Atuhiko OGATA. On the Ribbons Attachinng to the Mirrors of the Shōsōin Treasures and the Padded Linings belonging to the Boxes of Them
  7. Kazuki SUGIMOTO. On the Fragment of Taxation Register of Hyūga Country
  8. ANNUAL REPORT
  9. FIGURES

Vol. 19 (1997)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Masakazu NARUSE. A Study of Shōsōin Gigaku Masks by Classification
  4. Yoshio HIRAMATU. A Study of Artifacts owned by the Office of the Shōsōin Treasure House
  5. Kazuki SUGIMOTO. Collected Dated Inscriptions on Buddhist Sutras in the Shōgozō Repository of the Shōsōin (II)
  6. ANNUAL REPORT
  7. FIGURES

Vol. 18 (1996)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Koji WADA, Shigeru AKAMATSU and Takashi OKUTANI. Report of Investigation on Mother-of-pearl Used for the Inlaid Tresures and on Shells in the Shōsōin
  4. Atsuhiko OGATA. On the Large Buddhist Banners in the Shōsōin
  5. ANNUAL REPORT
  6. FIGURES

Vol. 17 (1995)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Hiroshi NAKAJIMA. Study of Landscape on Hemp-Cloth
  4. Yūsuke YONEDA. On Fragments of Imperial Ceremonial Garment and Headdress: in Connection with “Raifuku Goran” Ceremony
  5. Masakazu NARUSE. Antimony Ingot Preserved in the Shōsōin
  6. ANNUAL REPORT
  7. FIGURES

Vol. 16 (1994)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. M. SATŌ, T. KONISHI, H. KAWAGUCHI, K. KIRIHATA and T. HASHIMOTO. Report on the Investigation of Textiles Preserved in the Shōsōin Treasury
  4. Akihiko NISHIKAWA. On the Change of the Figures of the Sun-spirit and the Moon-spirit
  5. ANNUAL REPORT
  6. FIGURES

Vol. 15 (1993)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Masashi MITSUMORI. A Study of a Pair of Lotus-Flower-Shaped Pedestals of Incense Burner
  4. Norimitsu KIMURA. On Ornamental Metal Fittings of Buddhist Banner, especially on Hōryū-ji Metal Fittings
  5. Shinryū SEKINE. An Index of Material Terms Found in Shōsōin Komonjo (The documents of the Shōsōin): Scroll Rollers
  6. ANNUAL REPORT
  7. FIGURES

Vol. 14 (1992)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Koji WADA, Shigeru AKAMATSU and Yasunori MATSUDA. Report of Investigation on Pearls Used in the Shōsōin Treasures
  4. Kiyoo MATSUZUKI. On Techniques of Pearl Drilling in the Shōsōin Treasures
  5. Masakazu NARUSE. Lead White Pigments in the Nara Period
  6. ANNUAL REPORT
  7. FIGURES

Vol. 13 (1991)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Itaru UCHIDA. A Report on the Investigation of the Sea Turtle Materials in the Shōsōin Treasures
  4. Tetsuya ETCHŪ, Tōichirō KIKUCHI and Takeji NAGANUMA. On Techniques of Fabricating Tortoise-Shell Objects in the Shōsōin Treasures
  5. Kazuki  SUGIMOTO. Hashitsugi, Shiki-shiki and Tsutsumi-gami: Three Reports on the Investigation of “Shōsōin Monjo” (The Documents of the Shōsōin)
  6. ANNUAL REPORT
  7. FIGURES

Vol. 12 (1990)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES: The Court Lady Screen with Feather Finishing Selected Photographs Recording Features in Restoration
  3. Hiromu ABE. On the Restoration Project of the Court Lady Screen
  4. Takashi HAMADA. On Preliminary Steps to the Restoration Project
  5. On Examination of Condition of the Screen                     
  6. Shūjirō SHIMADA. Interim Report
  7. S. SHIMADA, T. HAMADA, K. MASUDA and I. OKA. Final Report
  8. On Process of the Restoration
  9. On Investigation of the Screen; Fibres of Papers
  10. On Investigation of the Screen; Cores and Linings of the Panels of the Screen
  11. On Investigation of the Screen; Pigments of the Painting
  12. On Investigation of the Screen; Traces of Writings of Reverse Side of Papers
  13. Explanation of the Plates
  14. Plans of the Court Lady Screen
  15. ANNUAL REPORT

Vol. 11 (1989)

  1. CONTENTS
  2. COLOR PLATES
  3. Hiromichi ŌSAKA and Norimitsu KIMURA. Centering on the Technique and Copy of the Marquetry Decorating the Shitan-Wood Box
  4. Masakazu NARUSE. Tin as Material of the Crafts in Ancient Times (7th and 8th Century) in Japan
  5. Shinryū SEKINE. An Index of Material Terms Found in  Shōsōin Komonjo (The documents of the Shōsōin): Metals, Gems and Stones
  6. ANNUAL REPORT
  7. Plans of the Shōsōin Repository before Repaired
  8. APPENDIX: General Index of the Article in the ANNUAL REPORT OF OFFICE OF THE SHŌSŌIN TREASURE HOUSE (No.1- No.10)
  9. FIGURES