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Riassunto: DISCOVER THE CULT OF THE GOLDFISH THROUGH JAPANESE ART, DESIGN AND LITERATURE
Goldfish were originally brought to Japan from China in 1502, to be raised exclusively by aristocrats as highly prized pets. In the 1800s, however, they became popular among the general public, and ultimately a unique culture of breeders, collectors, and connoisseurs came into being. Packed with photographs, Kingyo: The Artistry of Japanese Goldfish offers a delightful visual tour of goldfish in Japanese art and design, together with a description of the goldfish breeds that have developed in Japan over hundreds of years of meticulous cultivation.
Included in the volume is a novella written in the 1930s titled A Riot of Goldfish which tells of the impossible love of a breeder's son for the daughter of a wealthy patron. As his love grows into an obsession, he attempts to create a goldfish that will capture and reflect her beauty. The story charmingly evokes life in Japan in the early twentieth century and sheds light on the aesthetics of goldfish appreciation.
The stunning visual materials presented here reveal the vast iconography of goldfish in the graphic and decorative arts of Japan, extending to textiles, ceramics, paintings, lacquer ware, toys, and even household items. This book will be an inspiration for designers, collectors, and anyone interested in Japanese art.
From the Publisher: DISCOVER THE CULT OF THE GOLDFISH THROUGH JAPANESE ART, DESIGN AND LITERATURE
Titolo: Kingyo: The Artistry of Japanese Goldfish
Casa editrice: Kodansha USA
Data di pubblicazione: 2004
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Kodansha USA 2004-09-17, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: Fair. First American Editi. 4770023030 Your purchase benefits those with developmental disabilities to live a better quality of life. some wear on DJ wear /bending on some pages minimal stains on DJ BOOK IS SLIGHTLY BENT. Codice libro della libreria 4297-032917-DR-003
Descrizione libro Kodansha, Tokyo, 2004. First Edition. Softcover, very good with light wear only. Illustrated, 390 pp. Codice libro della libreria 025155
Descrizione libro Kodansha USA, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Codice libro della libreria P024770023030
Descrizione libro Kodansha International, Tokyo, 2004. Soft Cover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. First English Language Edition. Front of jacket has an irregular linear indentation of approx. 4cm (not coloured.just an impressed squiggle). Spine not creased. Minor foxing specks to top edge of page-block. Internally clean. 390pp Size: 150mm x 225mm. Codice libro della libreria 017823
Descrizione libro Kodansha USA, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: Like New. Almost new condition. Codice libro della libreria P014770023030
Descrizione libro Kodansha America, Tokyo, 2004. Softcover. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine. First English Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 390 pages. Codice libro della libreria 2293
Descrizione libro Kodansha USA, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P114770023030