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Oribe's Chashitsu: Ennan 燕庵

After a fruitless search for the date Oribe's chashitsu 'Ennan' was first built, I asked the crew at Iemoto of the Ueda Ryū if they could help out. Fukuma Shihandai came through with the goods, providing two likely dates: 1599 and 1611. You can see what I reckon in the blog post.

 

The date is important as Oribe's manuscripts describe keiko in a chashitsu almost identical to Ennan. Now I can be fairly sure of my translations while imagining the cha in Ennan.

 

I hope you enjoy this info on a rockin' chashitsu. I want a reverse-orientation Ennan one day.

 

Follow this link to read the post (on my Patreon).

 

- Adam

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