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Tea culture of Japan

Author: Sadako Ohki; Takeshi Watanabe; Yale University. Art Gallery,
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009. [2009]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the importance of Japanese tea culture and the ways in which it has evolved over the centuries, with photographs and detailed explanations of the Tea Culture of Japan exhibit organized by the Yale University Art Gallery. Among the objects discussed and pictured are ceramic tea bowls, wooden tea scoops, metal sake pourers, and lacquered incense containers, and folding screens.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ohki, Sadako.
Tea culture of Japan.
New Haven : Yale University Art Gallery : Distributed by Yale University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008045796
(OCoLC)262432281
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sadako Ohki; Takeshi Watanabe; Yale University. Art Gallery,
ISBN: 9780300247923 0300247923
OCLC Number: 891483972
Language Note: Exhibition checklist also in Japanese.
Notes: Published in conjunction with the exhibition Tea culture of Japan: Chanoyu past and present, January 20-April 26, 2009, organized by the Yale University Art Gallery.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages) : 167 chiefly color illustrations, color maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A Journey through Chanoyu Past and Present / Sadako Ohki --
Breaking Down Boundaries: A History of Chanoyu / Takeshi Watanabe --
Exhibition Checklist --
Map of Important Tea Sites --
Glossary --
Tea Arrangement.
Other Titles: Cha no tabiji
Responsibility: Sadako Ohki ; with a contribution by Takeshi Watanabe.

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Imported to Japan from China during the 9th century, the custom of serving tea did not become widespread until the 13th century. This book explores the aesthetics and history of the traditional  Read more...

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