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Kingyo: The Artistry of the Japanese Goldfish
Full colour throughout, it includesxamples of its use in lacquerware, ceramic art, painting, ukiyoe prints andeveral crafts, and contains a short story that gives a powerful insight intohe nature of Japanese perceptions of goldfish both as symbols and as livingreatures kept for their beauty. Learn more – opens in new window or tab. If you are interested in Japanese Goldfish you will want to have this book in your collection.
Joe rated it it was amazing Jun 30, Jan Igaki rated it it was amazing Jul 26, Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Nestled in the center of it all is a fine old Japanese novella about a goldfish breeder seeking the perfect hybrid.
In the s, however, they became popular among the general public, and ultimately a unique culture To ask other readers questions about Kingyoplease sign up. In the s, however, they became popular among the general public, and ultimately a unique culture of breeders, collectors, and connoisseurs came into being. In Kuru’s vivid photographs, brilliant orange fish glow against pure white background, revealing strange, tumorous heads, bulging eyes or fins as delicate and diaphanous as silk scarves.
We believe that it is a travesty to simply throw away a used book or DVD when there is nothing wrong with it – we believe in giving each book or DVD the chance of finding a new home. It is really a visual feast for goldfish collectors or possibly fans of Japanese culture being the former I can’t really speak for the latter.
This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. Beautifully composed and contains a translation of A Riot of Goldfish within its center. Kingyo is a beautiful book This book was far and above my expectations.
Kingyo Ryōran – 一弥·高岡, 久留幸子, Kanoko Okamoto – Google Books
Business Paperback Nonfiction Books in Japanese. This book will be an inspiration oof designers, collectors, and anyone interested in Japanese art. This book will be an inspiration for designers, collectors, and anyone interested in Japanese art.
Packed with photographs, Kingyo: Not to be missed if you love the noble goldfish. Image not available Photos not available for this variation.
Show More Show Less. Viriconia rated it it was amazing Mar 12, At World of Books we are committed to minimising our environmental impact. Noran Miss Pumkin rated it it was amazing Jun 05, Books by Kanoko Okamoto.
Whether in a bowl, in a pond, as statuary or lacquer or photoshopped into an environment-free existence, the multiple permutations of these fish make it easy to understand that the Japanese have a bit of an obsession with these fish. Karyn rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Beth Daugherty rated it it was amazing Sep 28, Kingyois more beautiful than owning an aquarium, and a lot less work.
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See all worldofbooksusa has no other items for sale. RowlingHardcover Itas not until the ‘s that goldfish became popular among the generalublic.
The audience for this gorgeous book may not be large, but it will no doubt be appreciative.