Stories From A Tearoom Window, 259 g
A timeless collection of lore and legends of the Japanese tea ceremony.
This compilation of anecdotes, bits of lore and history written by warrior Shigenori Chikamatsu revolves around the lives of the great tea masters in the eighteenth century. Tranlsated into English for the first time by Kozaburo Mori, this book is an engaging introduction to the spirits and traditions of the tea ceremony while touching on related arts of ceramics, poetry, Zen, calligraphy and the origins of everday items of Japanese life such as the tabi split-toed socks and the bento lunchbox.
ITEM ID: #12934