|KUNDAIKAN SOUCHOUKI 君台観左右帳記|
|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
|A single-volume book detailing Chinese objects, particularly tea-ceremony utensils, given to the shogunal family by Ashikaga Yoshimasa's 足利義政 (1436-90) companion, the poet and artist, Nouami 能阿弥 (1397-1471). It is said that the author is either Nouami or Souami 相阿弥 (1455-1525). This book describes the decoration shoinkazari 書院飾り, of the formal reception rooms, for example at Yoshimasa's Higashiyama 東山 mountain villa, as well as describing Chinese paintings, incense containers, censers, flower vases, tea containers, trays, and giving contemporary appraisals of these items.|
|*Higashiyama bunka 東山文化|
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