ishijiki 石敷
KEY WORD : architecture / gardens
Lit. stone paving. The place where paving stones are to be laid, or the stones themselves. Stones are carefully selected for their natural shape. The size of paving stones varies from pebbles to large slabs of stone that are sometimes shaped with hard tools. Their shape and arrangement are unlimited and there are even examples of paving stones that are made to resemble a checkerboard or arranged like basketweave.

Daitokuji Ryoukou-in 大徳寺龍光院 (Kyoto)

*ishidan 石段, *tama-ishi 玉石, *nobedan 延段.

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