Hatsugama 2016

This year for Hatsugama we changed things a little bit.  Instead of many small seki, we had one large group event.  Our little group has grown up and we had a lot more people to serve.

This year of the fire monkey and the chokudai is hito or person.

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Buffet style luncheon and then koicha and usucha were served.
Thank you all for attending.

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Issoan Tea School Hatsugama
January 17, 2016
Renewal

The Great Morning:
Winds of long ago
Blow through the pine trees.
~Onitsura

ENTRANCE Welcome table, guest book
MACHIAI Sumitori and Year of Monkey display

HONSEKI Jiku Souju sennen no midori ?????, A pine tree is green for a thousand years

Hana Seasonal flowers

Hanaire Ceramic, representing charcoal bamboo, by Richard Brandt

Kama Ubaguchi style
Kashiwa, oak leaf design
Made by Keiten Takaheshi, Japanese Living National Treasure

Ko Ume gaka, scent of plum, Shoyeido

Kogo Monkey, from the collection of Minako-sensei

Tana Take Daisu

Kaigu Matching set in celadon
KOICHA Omogashi Hanabira mochi

Koicha Seiun, from Ippodo

Chawan Shimadai, nested bowls lined with gold and silver foil

Chaire Made by potter Randy Burks, Utah

Shifuku Ho’o hana mon kinran

Chashaku Koushin, Renewal, made by Genko

USUCHA Higashi Assorted

Usucha Ikuyo no mukashi, from Ippodo

Natsume Black lacquer
Matsu karakusa, pine arabesque makie

Chashaku Kotobuki (Auspiciosness, celebration) by Zuiho

Omojawan Kyo yaki, gold bamboo

Kaejawan White raku

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