ginkakujigata chouzubachi  銀閣寺形手水鉢
KEY WORD : architecture / gardens
Lit. Ginkakuji type. One kind of water basin *chouzubachi 手水鉢, based on the water basin originally at the edge of the veranda of the *Tougudou 東求堂 at Jishouji 慈照寺 (also known as Ginkakuji 銀閣寺) in Kyoto. This type of chouzubachi is rectangular with a lattice pattern, like a priest's surplice, on all four sides. The shallow waterpool is usually round. Ginkakuji type chouzubachi are typically small, placed on a stone pedestal, and covered with a wooden roof.
Jishouji Tougudou 慈照寺東求堂 (Kyoto )
Jishouji Tougudou 慈照寺東求堂 (Kyoto )


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