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8%OFFZhao Qingquan - Literati Style Penjing: Chinese Bonsai Masterworks - 9781602200180 - V9781602200180
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Literati Style Penjing: Chinese Bonsai Masterworks

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Description for Literati Style Penjing: Chinese Bonsai Masterworks Hardback. Num Pages: 160 pages, Over 300 full colour photographs. BIC Classification: WMQB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 289 x 18. Weight in Grams: 912.
The art of bonsai is widely known in the West: from the Karate Kid to the American Bonsai Association and even local grocery stores, bonsai has become a common sight in the States. But bonsai, the Japanese art of creating miniature trees, actually originated in China, where it's called penjing. Penjing, meaning "tray scenery," is a traditional Chinese art of creating miniature potted landscapes including trees and other plants. Brought from China to Japan in ancient times before spreading to the West, bonsai/penjing is now popular throughout the world.

In China, the art of creating miniature landscapes has ... Read more

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About Zhao Qingquan
Zhao Qingquan is a master of the Chinese art of penjing, a Senior Landscape Engineer, an International Bonsai Instructor at Bonsai Clubs International, and an International Consultant for the World Bonsai Friendship Federation. He is currently on the staff of the Penjing Museum of the Slender West Lake Garden. Zhao's passion for penjing began at an early age ... Read more

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