Cha-No-Yu: The Japanese Tea Ceremony #(2022)
- Title: Cha-No-Yu: The Japanese Tea Ceremony
- Author: A.L. Sadler
- ISBN: 9780804834070
- Page: 329
- Format: Paperback
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This book was a comprehensive look into everything I wished to know about the ceremony except for the ceremony itself It left me with much information regarding tea rooms, the aesthetic of the ceremony, the different accoutrements, and I feel quite confident that I could even build a historically accurate Japanese tea house if I wanted to Which is pretty cool I was a bit disappointed with the lack of mention on how to perform the ceremony, however The art form takes many years of study to master [...]
I was not expecting a historical view of the tea ceremony, but that is what this book is The first part reviews the sizes, shapes, and designs of the ancient teahouses in extreme depth This part was a little slow to get through, but the diagrams of the tearooms and pictures of lanterns helped with understanding the dimensions and details that were in the book.The second part was what I found far interesting It is a compliation of various stories about the tea masters from the 1600 s and 1700 s [...]
The book does and entertaining job of recounting some of the stories around the Cha no yu, but falls short when it comes to going into detail on the ceremony itself.
I usually don t read these kinds of books but I m living in Japan at the moment and found it at the library.
An enjoyable, well put together book on the historic importance and aesthetic principles of tea Unfortunately, if you ve never actually witnessed a tea ceremony, this book isn t going to do much to help you understand how it s performed The first half of the book delves into the articles used in tea ceremony, the various kinds of gardens, tearooms, lanterns, utensils etc The color photographs are a nice touch, though not as extensive as perhaps desired Supplementing these are detailed illustrati [...]
An excellent guide to the Japanese tea ceremony by the esteemed scholar, A L Sadler First published in 1933, this 1963 second edition, hardback book covers all aspects of the the Japanese tea ceremony and is the one discipline where nearly all aspects of Japanese culture come together Such topics include utensils and pottery etiquette architecture the garden and stone lanterns forms of the ceremony its relation to the Catholic Mass flower arrangements order of the meals guests the appropriate dr [...]
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