|KEY WORD : architecture / tea houses|
|One of the group of trump stones *yaku-ishi 役石 placed around the wash stand, hachimae 鉢前, in a tea garden. A person stands on it to scoop water. The top of the stone is flat and low, but the base is dug quite deep into the earth. The mizukumi-ishi is placed opposite to and lower thanthe tall *shoujouseki 清浄石, facing toward the garden.|
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