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Kingyo : the artistry of Japanese goldfish

Translated by J. Keith Vincent

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This book is a highly unique art book that reveals goldfish both as an element of Japanese culture and as an influential design motif over the last 500 years.

notes: Includes the novella “A riot of goldfish” (Kingyo ryoran) by Kanoko Okamoto, translated by J. Keith Vincent.
subjects: Goldfish
Social life and customs
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9784770023032
OCLC number: 820921542
publisher: Kodansha International
publication place: Tokyo, New York
english publication date: 2004
document type: Book
description: 390 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.