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Japanese Stepping Stone Black... - 0502-0006


  • Japanese Stepping Stone Black - 0502-0006
  • Japanese Stepping Stone Black - 0502-0006
  • Japanese Stepping Stone Black - 0502-0006
  • Japanese Stepping Stone Black - 0502-0006

Item description
Stepping stones are called tobi-ishi in Japanese. Walking on a stepping stone path requires much more attention than walking on a paved surface - the visitor has to pay more attention while walking. This influences the way a visitor experiences the garden. A stepping stone path forces the visitors to move in line, one after the other. This is one reason why tea gardens often have stepping stones.

Tea master Sen no Rikyu is said to have introduced the tobi-ishi path. He did not like that sandals and shoes became dirty when walking on the bare soil. He also recommended that the stepping stones were placed 6cm higher than the gravel or soil. Tea master Furuta Oribe preferred them to be 5cm and Kobori Enshu sensei 3cm above the ground.

Specifications
Origin: China
Material: Senty Black Slate
Age: New product

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For an overview of the various materials, please see "Knowledge Base" from the menu. The actual size of the product may be slightly different from the specification. Ask for availability in other sizes or material. Please use our order form to tell us your wishes.

Models and sizes

Model: Length: Width: Height: Price:
0502-0006 60 cm 60 cm 6 cm € 65.00

€ 65.00
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