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  • Anderson, Jennifer L. 1991. An Introduction to Japanese Tea
    State University of New York Press, New York.
  • Arts, P.L.W. 1987. Tetsubin: A Japanese Water Kettle.
    Geldermalsen Publications, Groningen.
  • Fujioka, Ryoichi. 1973. Tea Ceremony Utensils. Weatherhill/
    Shibundo, New York/Tokyo.
  • Jun'ichi, Takeuchi. 1985. Museums and Tea Utensils. Chanoyu Quarterly. 76:7-13.


  • Hauge, Victor and Takako. 1978-1979. Folk Traditions in Japanese Art. Intl Exhibitions Foundations.
  • Kanzaki, Noritake. 1981. Japanese Teapots. Kodansha
    International, Tokyo/ New York/ San Francisco.
  • Mittwer, Gretchen, ed. Chanoyu Quarterly: Tea and Arts of Japan. Urasenke Foundation of Kyoto, Kyoto.

Places to Visit in San Francisco

  • Asakichi, Japan Center, Webster St. Bridge, 1730 Geary Blvd.
  • Daikoku by Shiki, Japan Center, Kintetsu Building, 1737 Post St.
  • Genji Antiques, Inc., 22 Peace Plaza, 1675 Post St., #190.
  • Japanese Tea Garden, Golden Gate Park.

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