"A bibliography of titles in the California State University, Sacramento, Library."
Vols for 1969-1972 issued by the University under its earlier name: Sacramento State College
Vols. for 1969- compiled by John Liberty
Chopsticks such as these are typically offered with a serving dish, providing a means for guests to transfer the food to their bowls during the formal kaiseki meal. The chopsticks are usually soaked in water beforehand to prevent foods from...
Japanese tea ceremony [lcsh]; Implements, utensils, etc. [lcsh]; Chopsticks [lcsh]
Decorative bronze fire tongs (kazaribashi) of the Buddhist motif, the "pearl of wisdom" (hoju). This type of bronze fire tongs with various shaped finials are an integral part of the utensil setting for a daisu or nagaita utensil stand display.
Japanese tea ceremony [lcsh]; Implements, utensils, etc. [lcsh]; chopsticks [lcsh]
Decorative fire tongs (kazaribashi), with a finial design in the shape of chrysanthenum flowers, a design that was favored by the 14th generation Head Master of the Urasenke tradition of tea, Tantansai Mugensai Soshitsu (1893-1964). The kazaribashi...
Swords -- Japan [lcsh]; Military weapons -- Japan [lcsh]
Short sword consisting of the wakizashi sword (JC9:14), sheath (JC9:22) and handle (JC9:23). The sword is 20" long and has Japanese writing on the bottom portion. The wooden sheath has Japanese calligraphy painted on both sides. The wooden handle...
Japanese tea ceremony [lcsh]; Tea making paraphernalia [lcsh]; Scoops [lcsh]
Tea utensils are often classified by their degree of formality. This elegant chashaku is crafted in the formal (shin) style, as it lacks the "node" typical of more informal pieces, and is made from ivory, considered to be a formal material.
Japanese Americans -- Social life and customs [lcsh]; Clothing and dress [lcsh]
The kanreki celebrates the completion of five Chinese zodiac cycles and the beginning of an individual's second childhood. In the lunar calendar, the passage of each of the five elements -- wood, fire, earth, metal, and water -- with each of twelve...