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Chadōgu 茶道具 (tea ceremony utensils)

Tea caddies and water jars are among the main objects in an overall aesthetic scheme that a host selects for the particular occasion. These objects may also be displayed after the ceremony for the guests to admire. These utensils are typically made of pottery, bronze, and/or lacquer work.

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Chaire 茶入
(tea caddies)

(tea caddies)

Mizusashi 水指
(water jars)

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