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artisan's name unknown, hanging vase (lacquered bamboo), early 1900s
One cannot muse on this hanging vase without first understanding Sen Rikyū’s legacy in the way of tea. While practices in Chanoyu (way of tea) have branched into various schools and philosophies since the time of Rikyū, his name looms large over the practice of tea. By recognizing his essential...