The Japanese Art of Stone Appreciation

The Japanese Art of Stone Appreciation

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The Japanese Art of Stone Appreciation is a thorough introduction that provides: a complete 'how-to' guide for collectors; a primer on key Japanese concepts and terminology; advice on displaying stones to their best advantage; hints on combining suiseki with bonsai; and much more.Miniature landscape stones set in trays were one manifestation; however, the art of stone appreciation was particularly refined in garden design. ... latter art was an eleventh-century garden manual called the Sakuteiki* It describes in minute detail the characteristics of stones and their ... Active trade and cultural exchanges with China hastened the transmission of Zen Buddhism, which won quick and wideanbsp;...

Title:The Japanese Art of Stone Appreciation
Author:Vincent T. Covello, Yuji Yoshimura
Publisher:Tuttle Publishing - 1995-12-15


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