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Ikka Issho: My Life with Ikebana by Seifu Noguchi - First Edition - 2004 - from BanditBooks and Biblio.com

Ikka Issho: My Life with Ikebana

by Seifu Noguchi

Condition: Fine/Fine


Ikka Issho: My Life with Ikebana By Seifu Noguchi. Published by Tankosha Topica, Japan, 2004, Illustration titles and descriptions in English, Preface in English, Remaining Text in Japanese, Hardcover, Dust Jacket, Comes with a 16-Page booklet titled "Memoirs" by Seifu Noguchi and a fine paper calligraphy decorated bookmark. ---- As New. Used in Fine condition. No discernible signs of any wear. Free USA Shipping - Ikebana (生け花, 活け花, "arranging flowers" or "making flowers come alive") is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. "Ikebana" is from the Japanese ikeru (生ける, "to arrange (flowers), have life, be living") and hana (花, "flower"). Possible translations include "giving life to flowers" and "arranging flowers". It is also known as Kadō (華道, "way of flowers"). The tradition dates back to the 7th century when floral offerings were made at altars. Later, they were placed in the tokonoma (alcove) of a home. Ikebana reached its first zenith in the 16th century under the influence of Buddhist tea masters and has grown over the centuries, with over 1,000 different schools in Japan and abroad. Kadō is counted as one of the three classical Japanese arts of refinement, along with kōdō for incense appreciation and chadō for tea and the tea ceremony. The preeminent teachers of Ikebana Saga Goryu include: Hoin Seifu Noguchi; Hoin Shugetsu Minami; and Hoin Etsuho Kakihana.
  • Bookseller: BanditBooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 212
  • Title: Ikka Issho: My Life with Ikebana
  • Author: Seifu Noguchi
  • Illustrator: Seifu Noguchi
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Tankosha
  • Date published: 2004
  • Keywords: Ikka Issho, My Like with Ikebana, Seifu Noguchi, Tankosha, Flower Arranging, Japanese, Japan, Art, Artist
  • Bookseller catalogs: Antiquarian & Collectible; Art & Photography;


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