A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing 1688

by John Stalker

Publisher: Alec Tiranti in London

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  Applying seedlac and lamp black pigment as per the Stalker & Parker's 'A Treatise in Japanning and Varnishing'. Information on the lacquer process seems first to have been published by the Italian Jesuit Martin Martinius (Novus Atlas Sinensis, ). John Stalker and George Parker’s Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing (London, ) was the first text with pattern illustrations.   Many books containing recipes for imitating the glossy look of Oriental lacquer were published, but the best known was "A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing" by John Stalker and George Parker, published in London in The two authors cheerfully instructed anyone interested in learning the art of japanning in a lively and humorous way. treatise of Varnishing and Japanning, by Stalker and Parker, published in Both treatises use the same materials and methods for japanning as well as for marbling, faux tortoiseshell and other mate - rials. 2. The oldest Danish recipe book dealing with the subject is called, in translation, ‘A short and.

japanning, modeled after Asian lacquer work that was popularized in England by the last quarter of the seventeenth century with the publication of A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing (London, ) by John Stalker and George Parker. By the s a number of English japanners made their way to the colonies, primarily. At first glance, the drawings in Berger’s book appear to be generally similar to those in John Stalker and George Parker’s Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing () (figs. 3, 4) and Johan Nieuhof’s Atlas Chinensis (), two standard pattern books for late-seventeenth- and eighteenth-century chinoiserie designs. But not one image is a. Pontypool japan is a name given to the process of japanning with the use of an oil varnish and heat which is credited to Thomas Allgood of the late 17th century, during his search for a corrosion-resistant coating for iron, he developed a recipe that included asphaltum, linseed oil and burnt applied to metal and heated the coating turned black and was extremely tough.   Instructions for Japanning can be found in John Stalker and George Parsons A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing and Robert Dossies The Handmaid to the Arts: In Two Volumes The Handmaid to the Arts: In Two Volumes talks about the use of a primer before japanning. This priming does make a difference when it comes to flaking of.

  "Have you seen John Stalker & George Parker, A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing (London & Oxford, ) I don't have a copy, but have read excerpts; the best treatment is in Adam Bowett, English Furniture From Charles II to . book written called ‘A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing’ by John Stalker and George Parker, which was filled with templates of images and recipes as a manual for people to use on the japanning technique. Today japanning is only practiced in conservation, which is why it is on the Radcliffe list of Endangered Crafts. A Treatise on Japanning and Varnishing By John Stalker and George Parker Oxford, England; Engraving TP S78 F Printed Book and Periodical Collection, gift of Henry Francis du Pont. Chinese-style images from the late s were revived in the s . Japanning - 17th-century European lacquer technique. Pedro mixes shellac varnish with lamp black pigment using recipe from 'A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing' by Stalker & Parker. The mixture is applied to an object and left to dry for many hours and then rubbed down.

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A reprint of the Oxford ed. published by the authors in under title: A treatise of japaning ad varnishing. Description: xvi, 84 pages 24 plates 26 cm: Responsibility: by John Stalker and George parker. With an introduction by H.D.

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Character of the best Spirits Gums Metals. This treatise is a detailed European artisans’ guide on the lacquer process by John Stalker and George Parker, featuring the first detailed pattern illustrations.

The term japanning stems from the superiority of Japanese use of heavy black lacquer similar to enamel paint as a decorative coating for pottery.

This book serves as an indicator of the tastes and popularity of several types of. A treatise of japanning and varnishing A treatise of japanning and varnishing by John Stalker Published by Tiranti in : John Stalker and George Parker’s Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing (London, ) was the first text with pattern illustrations.

The English term japanning was inspired by the superiority of Japanese lacquer, which Stalker found “ in fineness of Black, and neatness of draught more beautiful, more rich, or Majestick” than the lacquer.

A treatise of japaning [sic] and varnishing: being a compleat discovery of those arts, with the best way of making all sorts of varnish : together with above an hundred distinct patterns for japan-work engraven on 24 large copper-plates by Stalker, John; Parker, George, 17th cent.

The following books were analysed and partly reproduced for this project: John Evelyn's Sylva (), William Salmon's Polygraphice (), John Stalker and George Parker's A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing (), 'chiefly the MSS. of the Great Mr. Boyle' The Method of Learning to Draw in Perspective made easy and fully explained (), Robert Dossie's The Handmaid to the Arts ().

Reprint of original ed. published under title: A treatise of japaning and varnishing. Description: xvi, 84 pages, 24 pages of plates ; 26 cm: Other Titles: Treatise of japaning and varnishing: Responsibility: by John Stalker and George Parker ; with an introduction by H.D.

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Needless to say that the technique spread like wildfire throughout Europe and it was works like A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing () by George Parker and John Stalker, and more that helped promote the recipes and application techniques for Japanning to the rest of the continent.

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What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing, The art of japanning developed in seventeenth-century Britain, France, Italy, and the Low Countries.

The technique was described in manuals such as Stalker and Parker's Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing, published in Oxford in A treatise of japanning and varnishing, / by John Stalker and George parker.

With an introduction by H.D. Molesworth by Stalker, John. Alec Tiranti, Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. Red cloth hardbound edition in cardboard slipcase.

Facsimile reprint by Alec Tiranti, Name of former owner written on front free endpaper. With an introduction by H.D. Molesworth, A treatise of japanning and varnishing, / by John Stalker and George parker.

With an introduction by H.D. Molesworth Online, Where to buy A treatise of. A Treatise of Japaning and Varnishing - being a compleat discovery of those arts is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.

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John Stalker and George Parker, A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing (Oxford, ), pl. Winterthur Library; Printed Books and Periodicals Collection. How well versed Stalker and Parker were in the practice of japanning is uncertain.

Little is known about them, not even whether they were practitioners themselves. Search for books, ebooks, and physical A treatise of japaning and varnishing: being a compleat discovery of those arts: Stalker, John.

Published: () A treatise of japaning and varnishing: being a compleat discovery of those arts: with the best way of making all sorts of varnish. A Treatise of Japanning (). John Evelyn's Sylva (), William Salmon's Polygraphice (), John Stalker and George Parker's A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing (), 'chiefly the MSS.

of the Great Mr. Boyle' The Method of Learning to Draw in Perspective made easy and fully explained (), Robert Dossie's The Handmaid to the Arts. STALKER AND PARKER AND THE ART OF JAPANNING.

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According to Samuel Timmins' book Birmingham and the Midland Hardware District, published inthere were people employed in the japanning and tin-plate industries in Wolverhampton and. John Stalker and George Parker, “A Treatise on Japanning and Varnishing” originally published (London, reprint Alec Tiranti, London, ), 34 There are one or two women listed as japanners in Boston in the eighteenth century, and it is possible that japanning may have been a woman’s profession as well as a man’s.

The novelty and rarity of the lacquer pieces from China and Japan sparked a desire to recreate these works in Europe. The English referred to their imitations of Asian lacquer as Japan work. John Stalker and George Parker’s publication, A Treatise on Japanning and Varnishing, was by far one of the most influential treatises on japanned furniture and decoration in England.

In John Stalker and George Parker published a lengthy manual entitled A Treatise of Japaning and Varnishing, being a Compleat Discovery of those Arts that inclu-ded “Above an Hundred distinct Patterns for Japan-work, in Imitation of the Indians, for Tables, Stands, Frames, Cabinets, Boxes, etc.” 5 Like most English and Americans at.

In John Stalker and George Parker published A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing, a book which included twenty-four designs for decorating furniture and accessories in imitation of Asian lacquer.

These designs were also transferred to other techniques and the motifs on this embroidered panel are similar to some of Stalker and Parker’s. as John Stalker and George Parker’s A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing which was published in Oxford in The process for American japanning is based on the recent examination by conservators of several American high chests, and is simpler than the technique.

Stalker and Parker recommend. Therefore that part of the book deals more with principles than with working details. I leave the chapter on Bells to speak for itself, as the only English treatise on their proper construction, shape, composition, and the best modes of hanging; and as the result of long experience and many special experiments, iii.In John Stalker and George Parker published A Treatise of Japanning and Varnishing, which includes twenty-four copperplate designs that could be used to decorate a variety of objects (see MMA ).

This book also gives detailed instructions on how to create imitation lacquer, or japanning, on various household objects.