The Garden Guide

Book: Landscape Gardening in Japan, 1912
Chapter: Chapter 2. Garden Stones

Symbols of the tea ceremony

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As the Tea Ceremonies take place indoors it should not be supposed that the "Candle-stick Stone" and "Kettle Stone" are actually used for the purposes indicated; they are merely intended to be suggestive of such uses. Some of these Tea Room Stones are illustrated in Plates III., XXXI., and XXXII.