Japanese pottery, a native report (prepared by M. Shioda and tr. by T. Asami). With an intr. and catal. by A.W. Franks

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Page 4 - ... square feet ; on one side was another smaller room, called Midzu-ya (water-room), where the utensils were arranged ; on the other side was another small room for receiving the guests. Surrounding the house or apartment was a garden, Ro-ji (dewy ground). Two modes of conducting the ceremonies were observed — the winter and summer modes. In the former the garden was strewn with fir leaves, the guests retained their shoes, and the furnace for the kettle was a pit in the floor filled with ashes....

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