Tea Scoop in tea ceremony "YuuKyuu ( The Eternity )"

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1987

Shouchikudou Kosuge

"Yuukyuu" means the eternity in Japanese.

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 The cut marks are left as it were cut down only by knife, without using an emery paper nor a file, as if the samurai could make it only with the material and the tool that was obtained then and there in the battlefield.

 

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 Please refer to "The Urasenke Konnichian Web Site", and "3. Way of bending of bamboo" of  .