kakebana  懸鼻
KEY WORD : architecture / general terms
Also read kakehana, and written 掛鼻. A decorative nosing *kibana 木鼻 attached to the corner ends of various horizontal beams or to the corner end of a bracket arm by means of a joint *saobiki dokko 竿引独鈷. Other types of nosing are carved out of the extended end of a single horizontal beam. Nosing appeared in the Kamakura period with the introduction of new architectural styles called the daibutsu style *daibutsuyou 大仏様 and Zen style *zenshuuyou 禅宗様. The styles became popular and influenced the traditional Japanese style *wayou 和様. Soon after the introduction of the new styles it was common to find nosings on wayou building
a) *kashiranuki 頭貫  b) *shachisen 車知栓  c) *hashira 柱  d) kakebana 懸鼻


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