Photo Gallery Pages -- COLLECTOR’S CORNER ZEN AND CHADO Including Textiles Used in The Japanese Tea Ceremony
COLLECTOR’S CORNER ZEN AND CHADO Including Textiles Used in The Japanese Tea Ceremony
Named cultural ambassador to Thailand by the Japanese government for her dedication to promoting cultural exchange and understanding between the two countries, Fumiko Boughey is secretary-general of Chado (The Way of Tea) Urasenke Association and has been active in the Japanese, international and Thai communities for many decades
Closeup of two of the thick tea caddies in their silk pouches
Various sized and shaped ceramic thick tea caddies in their shifuku
, with their boxes, on which are written their histories (hako-gaki
The Thai Textile Society would like to thank, TTS Steering Committee Members - John Toomey and Ruth Gerson for their Photographs
A sample of textiles used in the tea ceremony.
A Burmese red and ochre lacquered box serves to carry miniature utensils for outdoor picnic tea.
Teabowls in their shifuku
Japanese copy of a Chinese tenmoku-style
teabowl known as Uguisu
This "plum blossom" knot indicates that the teabowl is at rest
The knot atop this caddy indicates that it contains tea and is ready for immediate use in a tea ceremony
The knot here shows that this caddy contains no tea, has been cleaned and is "at rest" and will be stored away.