Haniwa bibliography

Books about Haniwa

Haniwa - Arts of Japan 8
Fumio Miki
translated and adapted with an introd. by Gina Lee Barnes.
1974 ( Weatherhill - NY )
ISBN: 0-8348-2714-X (hardcover)
ISBN: 0-8348-2715-8 (softcover)
Originally published in Japanese as Haniwa in the series Nihon no Bijutsu (vol. 19). This may be an updated version of the following:

Haniwa: The Clay Sculpture of Proto-historic Japan
Fumio Miki
Translated by Roy Andrew Miller
1960 (Tuttle - Tokyo ) [1st. ed: 1958]
60pp. Illustrated with 12 color plates and 80 Gravure plates.
Adapted from publication in Japanese, 1954 (Kodansha - Tokyo)

as shown in four American Museums

Seiroku Noma
1960 (Asia Society - NY )
(used, hardcover, City of Books / Burnside ??)
Book for an exhibit which traveled to The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC; Asia House, NY; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; and the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle.
Mostly pictures, including Dogu and other Jomon era ceramics;
includes map showing where the artifacts were discovered.

Dogu Haniwa / hensh u kaisetsu .
Kobayashi Tatsuo, Kamei Masamichi
[1986], c1977 (Tokyo : Chuo Koronsha, Showa 61) .
79, iv p.: ill. (some col.) ; 34 cm
Found Cornell; Kroch Library Asia

hensh u Tsuboi Kiyotari; Kudo, Yoshiaki
1980 (Tokyo : Gakushu Kenkyusha),
34 p. : ill. (some col., some folded), maps, plans ;
Found Cornell; Kroch Library Asia

Kobayashi Yukio
SERIES: Toji taikei ; 3
[1974] (Tokyo : Heibonsha, Showa 49 )
35 p. : ill. (some col.), map
Found Cornell; Kroch Library Asia

Otsuka, Hatsushige
[1985] (Tokyo : Nyu Saiensusha, Showa 60 )
69 p. : ill.
Found Cornell; Kroch Library Asia

Tokubetsu tenkan haniwa.
Title on p. [4] of cover: Exhibition of Haniwa (archaeological terra-cotta sculpture)
Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan
[1973] (Tokyo : The Museum, Showa 48)
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.); exhibition.
Found Cornell; Kroch Library Asia

Jomon no genso : senshi geijutsu to gendai geijutsu
Usami, Eiji; shashin Taeda Mikihiro
[1974] (Kyoto-shi, Showa 49)
245 p. : ill. (some col.); exhibition.
Found Cornell; Kroch Library Asia

Some book in German
by Du Hefte
Jomon und Haniwa. Japanische Tonfiguren aus vorbuddhistischer Zeit. La Mort Naples. 7 Aufnahmen. Helden und Chimren. Frhe Miniaturen zu Firdausis "Schahname". Der Dichter Firdausi.
available at
Buchantiquariat "Am Rhein"

Related Books

Early Japanese Art
The great tombs and treasures.
Johnathon Edward Kidder, Jr.
1964 (Thames and Hudson - London)
15 color plates, 76 photogravure plates, 37 line drawings, 3 maps.
Good overview of the artistic traditions in early Japan.

Japan before Buddhism
Johnathon Edward Kidder, Jr.
1959 (Praeger - NY )

The birth of Japanese art
Johnathon Edward Kidder, Jr.
photographs by Kenishi Ozawa.

Ancient Peoples and Places, Vol. 10
Historical background of Japan.

History of the World's Cultures: Early Japan.
1968 (New York: Time-Life Books)


see also: http://www.dur.ac.uk/SEAA/archives/eastasiaarchbib.htm

"The Kofun period and state formation."
Tsude, Hiroshi (1992)
Acta Asiatica 63 : 64-86.

Rites and rituals of the Kofun period.
Ishino Hironobu
Japanese Journal of Religious Studies SPECIAL ISSUE: JUNESEPTEMBER 1992, 19/2?3 p. 191?216

"Chohoji-minamibara investigations in the framework of the Kofun period archaeology."
Sasaki, Ken (1992)
In Tsude, Hiroshi & Fukunaga, Shin'ya (eds.) Chohoji-minamibara tumulus: a 4th century burial mound in southwestern Kyoto, pp. 181-94. Toyonaka: Osaka University.

Ceramic treasures of Japan.
Pearson, R.
Archaeology, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p62, Nov/Dec (1990)
Article about an exhibit at The Japan Society, Jan-Feb 1991.

"Ceramics of the burial mounds (kofun) (AD 258 - 646)."
Kidder, J. Edward Jr. (1990)
In Weeder, Erica H. (ed.)
The Rise of a Great Tradition: Japanese Archaeological Ceramics from the Jomon through Heian Periods (10,500 BC - AD 1185), pp. 40-52.
New York: Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan, Japan Society.

Chiefly lineages in Kofun-perio Japan: political relations between centre and region
Hiroshi Tsude
Antiquity 64 p.923 (1990)

Haniwa Figure of a Horse.
Park, Tad
Art Education; 41 n5 p25-26 Sep (1988)
An art lesson using haniwa.

"Haniwa funerary sculptures."
Barnes, Gina L. (1987)
The Studio Potter (Goffstown, NH) 15 [16?] (1): 50-56. (Dec 1987)

"The Yayoi and Kofun: introduction."
Barnes, Gina L. (1986)
In Pearson, R. et al. (eds.) Windows on the Japanese Past. Ann Arbor, MI: Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan.

"Two inscribed swords from Japanese tumuli: discoveries and research on finds from the Sakitama-Inariyama and Eta-Funayama tumuli."
Anazawa, W. & Manome, J. (1986)
In Pearson, R. et al. (eds.) Windows on the Japanese Past. Ann Arbor: Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan.

Object of the month: /i Haniwa/ figure
Mowry, Robert D.
Orientations (Hong Kong) 16, no.8 (Aug 1985 45-48)

Obstinate Grave Keepers
( no author )
The East 22(4) (1985) p. 60

Why were Giant Tumuli Constructed?
(no author)
Part I: The East, 18(6) July, 1982
Part II: The East, 18(7,8) August, 1982

"Early and middle Kofun period."
Bleed, Peter (1983)
In The Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan, pp. 160-161. Tokyo: Kodansha.

A Haniwa in the Shape of a House with a Bed Inside Has Been Discovered
(no author)
The East, 17 #11,12, p.16 (1981)

Was the First Square-and-Round Tumulus Built on Shikoku?
(no author)
The East 18 #11,12, p. 12

Abrams, Phyllis
Arts of Asia (Hong Kong) 2, no.1 (Jan-Feb 1972 32-38

Art treasures of Kanagawa: haniwa in Kanagawa
Kanagawa community news (Yokohama) 17, no.6 (Sep 1970): 9-13; 17, no.7 (Oct 1970 9-13)

Some other readings, gleaned from the North TX site:
"Haniwa Horse, Travel Through Time: Animals in Art."

Fitzpatrick Virginia.
SchoolArts, March1996, p. 23.

Deborah Butterfield, Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers.
Leonard Koren
1994 (Berkeley, CA: Stonebridge Press)
I'm only listing this here because it was included with these other sources; I'm pretty sure Wabi Sabi is a post-buddhist idea, and so has no connection with Haniwa.

Lee, Sherman E.
A History of Far Eastern Art.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Smith, Bradley. Japan--A History in Art. Tokyo: Gemini Inc., 1964.

Take 5 Art Prints: Horses, Crystal Productions, Inc.
Call 1-800-255-8629 for free catalog.

Egami, N. The Beginnings of Japanese Art, Tokyo, 1973,

In an issue of the Arts Inquirer, a student newsletter of the NTIEVA.

Ancient sources

W. G. Aston
1896 ( London)
2 volumes.
A translation of the Nihon Shoki, tales of ancient Japan, compiled in 720 A. D.

Wei Chih
Chronicles of the Wei dynasty of China (220 - 265 A.D.)
Has some records of dealings with tribal chiefs from Japan.

Records of Ancient Japan
A translation? by Basil H. Chamberlain
1906 - (Asiatic Society of Japan - Tokyo )
translated by Donald L. Philippi
1968 ( U of Tokyo Press/Princeton U Press - Tokyo, Princeton)

see also: Fudoki
Records of Lands and Customs.
Shinto prayers.


Asian Rare Books.