The Flowers of Japan and the Art of Floral Arrangement

300 EGP

LiveOut of stock

This beautiful and informative book was the first glimpse most Westerners ever had of the Japanese art of ikebana. Its author, Josiah Conder, was a British architect invited to ... more on CAIRO BOOKS

Buy it from CAIRO BOOKS

This beautiful and informative book was the first glimpse most Westerners ever had of the Japanese art of ikebana. Its author, Josiah Conder, was a British architect invited to ... more on CAIRO BOOKS

The Flowers of Japan and the Art of Floral Arrangement Details

  • The best price of The Flowers of Japan and the Art of Floral Arrangement by CAIRO BOOKS in Egypt is 300 EGP
  • Available payment methods are
    Cash on Delivery
  • Delivery fees are 10 EGP, with delivery expected within 5-8 day(s)
  • Similar products to The Flowers of Japan and the Art of Floral Arrangement are sold at Jumia, Diwan, CAIRO BOOKS with prices starting at 155 EGP
  • The first appearance of this product was on Aug 19, 2014
  • Amongst similar products of The Flowers of Japan and the Art of Floral Arrangement the cheapest price is 155 EGP from Jumia

CAIRO BOOKS's Description

This beautiful and informative book was the first glimpse most Westerners ever had of the Japanese art of ikebana. Its author, Josiah Conder, was a British architect invited to Japan at the end of the nineteenth century to help create Japan's first Western-style buildings. Conder remained there for the rest of his life, and his love of the country and its culture inspired him to undertake years of study of Japanese Painting, gardens, and flower arrangement. Conder's classic text-with its eloquent explanation of why certain seasonal flowers should be used, why some are "felicitous" and others "ominous," and how even the simplest-looking arrangement can mean much more than meets the eye-has a great deal to say not only about ikebana but about Japan's sense of ceremony and custom. Richly illustrated throughout, and with sixteen pages of grand color pictures, this new edition of his pioneering work retains the period feel of the original. For modern enthusiasts of ikebana or of more Western-style flower arranging, the book offers a fascinating insight into the sensibilities that helped form the art, In addition, a wealth of written and pictorial information on the various containers used-bamboo tubes, bronze vases, lacquer ware, and baskets-will appeal to those who have an interest in Oriental antiques. And to place all this in context, Paula Pryke-the author of Flowers, Flowers!-and Joseph LaPenta, a Tokyo-based ikebana scholar, provide opening commentaries.

Reviews of The Flowers of Japan and the Art of Floral Arrangement

  • No reviews exist yet for this product.

Similar Products

ProductStorePricePayment methodsDelivery timeFees

Store: Jumia

Price: 155 EGPPayment methods:
Cash on DeliveryCredit CardE-Payment
Delivery time: 2-5 day(s) Fees : 15 EGP Buy it

Store: Diwan

Price: 330 EGPPayment methods:
Cash on DeliveryCredit Card
Delivery time: 1-3 day(s) Fees : 15 EGP Buy it

Store: CAIRO BOOKS

Price: 367.50 EGPPayment methods:
Cash on Delivery
Delivery time: 5-8 day(s) Fees : 10 EGP Buy it

Store: Jumia

Price: 490 EGPPayment methods:
Cash on DeliveryCredit CardE-Payment
Delivery time: 2-5 day(s) Fees : 15 EGP Buy it

Store: Jumia

Price: 615 EGPPayment methods:
Cash on DeliveryCredit CardE-Payment
Delivery time: 2-5 day(s) Fees : 15 EGP Buy it

Store: Jumia

Price: 1,042 EGPPayment methods:
Cash on DeliveryCredit CardE-Payment
Delivery time: 2-5 day(s) Fees : 15 EGP Buy it