|KEY WORD : architecture / tea houses|
| Also hegesoko 扮げ底, heragaeshi 箆返.
The method of removing a ceramic tea caddy *chaire 茶入 from a potter's wheel. The term can
also refer to the shape of the bottom of a tea caddy. When the clay tea caddy
is removed from the potter's wheel by means of a thin board, the bottom retains
marks made by the board. But when it is cut with a string and removed with a bamboo
spatula there are no marks and the base is smooth. Board marks are found only
on Chinese tea caddies, and are considered to be of aesthetic value to Japanese
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