|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
called gosho oni-ita 御所鬼板 or goshomune oni-ita 御所棟鬼板. Lit.
the ridge of an imperial palace. The main ridge *munagi
棟木 of the imperial palace with a tiled roof *kawarayane 瓦屋根 with a decorative type of ridge tile *onigawara
鬼瓦 placed at each end. Goshomune were also used on temples to which
members of the nobility had retired, monzeki jiin 門跡寺院, on shrines,
and the mansions of high-ranking warriors. Example: Jishouji 慈照寺 (popularly
called Ginkakuji 銀閣寺) hondou 本堂, built in 1483 by Ashikaga Yoshimasa
足利義政 (1436-90) as a villa.
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