Art History of the middle Ages
Brown Mackie College
Japanese Dogu is found in Japan approximately. The Dogu was made across all of Japan with the exception of Okinawa. Most of the Dogu was formed in Eastern Japan and is rare in Western Japan. In the first paragraph I will talk about the meanings of Japanese Dogu that what they stand for. There are several characteristics that Japanese Dogu has that are of great meaning in the second paragraph. In the third paragraph is going to be the several different types of figurines that they treasure in unique ways. Finally Last paragraph is going to be the conclusion of the report. Generalize ...view middle of the document...
I am also going to define and describe what the figurines look like and stand for. Again, don’t outline– just begin describing. One of the figurines that I am going to start with is the heart shaped (or crescent-shaped eyebrow) figure. It means that the figures are full of love and have big hearts. Another one is horned-owl type. It is based on one found in the Kanto Region of Japan. This figure is 9 inches high and 4.5 inches at her widest point. This figure also acted as effigies of people that manifested some kind of sympathetic magic. The third most important type is the goggle-eyed figurine. This figurine has snow goggles for eyes and resembles some sort of a space suit complete with the goggles, armor, and hoses. Another name that the goggle-eyed goes by is Shakoki-dogu. The fourth one that is important is the pregnant woman. It is a female figurine that stands on short thick legs, with curving lines gently formed from a dogu woman who is titled Jomon Venus. She is the powerful plump but small ( insert commas!) and also looks like an earth mother who is pregnant and about to give birth. All of these figurines that Japanese have are different types of ways they believe in fertility. (explain and describe some of these in greater detail)
In conclusion, Japanese Dogu figurines are ways people use as fertility. Japanese also are ways that they have traditions of Japanese ceramic art that thrives off of (??). They even inspire the living presence of mother earth. I...