Japanese Ceremony
Japan

Hanagatabon

Product code: CSTHJC-34
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This tray is used by the host of the chanoyu tea ceremony during the Ryakubon temae procedure. This is usually the first ceremony learned by students of chanoyu. This serving tray is made of black plastic with a corrugated base. Its rim, decorated with a thin red border, is undulating with curves reminiscent of a flower.

Diameter: 30cm

Height: 4cm

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Sensu Men

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Kaishi Women

These squares of paper are used by the participants of the chanoyu tea ceremony. They are used to deposit pastries served during the tea ceremony, as well as to clean the edge of the chawan when serving Koïcha, a thick tea made a large quantity of matcha. Men use larger Kaishi than those used by women.