|Film Description:||Reel 12 of 40|
ShotlistReel 12 of 40
Cat. Reel 263
1965: Reel 12: Japan Nara. Saidaiji. April 8-10.
Carved wood: partial and complete work.
Carved, painted figure.
Painted carving (cu).
Carvings: dark interior.
Miniature buildings, miniatures (underexposed).
Lacquer box: design on top (underexposed).
Lacquer and inlay.
Geishas dancing at hotel.
Loom in weaver's home: dark interior.
Woven cloth (cu).
Loom: foot treadle.
Small portable loom.
Bamboo spinning wheel (made by Mr. Ono).
Pot over charcoal fire set in floor.
Potter's wheel: motorized.
Cutting pot from base using string.
Miniature ceramic temple.
Teapot: built-in strainer.
Products in showcase: vases, bowl (underexposed).
Stacking pottery in kiln for firing.
Cutting bamboo for tea stirrer: hand saw (family Tanimura * K.'s notes)
"Breaking" sliced stirrer tines.
Slicing bamboo into 160 tines for stirrer: shaping tines.
Slicing tines with iron blade.
"Curling" stirrer tines by scraping.
Assembly of boards and belts for working, on tea stirrer.
Tea stirrers: various models.
Gate entrance to Todaiji (Nandaimon gate: ca. 710). Wooden fort: Largest building in the world."
Bronze lantern: originally gilded.
Panels, sculpture: masterpieces (eighth century).
|Film Creator:||Watson Kintner|
|Topics:||Nara, Woodcarving, Ceramics, Pottery, Weaving|
|Tags:||Ceramics | Nara | Pottery | Weaving | Woodcarving|
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