Studio Japan, at 4505 Route 27 in Kingston, NJ, will hold its annual exhibition and sale of mingei, tansu cabinetry, traditional furnishings, contemporary and antique ceramics, and decorative folk arts from October 8th through the 23rd, daily from 11 to 6.
Housed in an 1886 sukiya-inspired post and beam building, the studio is the private folk museum, conservation workshop, tea house, and Japanese culture study center of Ty and Kiyoko Heineken, authors of Tansu Traditional Japanese Cabinetry (1981), the first field researched history of Japanese mobile cabinetry in any Western language.
For this year, emphasis will be on daily use items related to Snow Country farm culture before the industrial age. Visitors will be encouraged to seek guidance from Ty as to appropriate maintenance for objects in their personal collections.
For more information, please visit Studio Japan, Princeton New Jersey or telephone Ty Heineken at (609) 683-0938.