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Chashitsu 茶室 (Teahouses)

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  • Title (object)

    • Chashitsu 茶室 (Teahouses)
  • Description

    Photobook. One volume. First edition.

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  • Date

    • 1986
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  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 38.5 centimetres
    • Width: 27.8 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    A superb publication of famous teahouses throughout Japan, most of them not accessible to the general public. Includes two designated National Treasures (kokuho - the Tai-an teahouse at Myoki-an, and the En-nan teahouse of the Yabunouchi School), as well as sixteen buildings that are Important Cultural Treasures (juyo bunkazai). Due to their restricted space and the subdued light tea-houses are notoriously difficult to photograph, but Hayashi manages to impart a sense of the deep serenity enveloping these places. The present is his first architectural monograph. Only one copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)


  • Location

    Not on display

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  • Additional IDs

    • PB.60 (Photobook number)

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