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Traditional open hearth interior of the Edo period in Japan.  
Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum. 

Traditional open hearth interior of the Edo period in Japan.  

Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum. 

aged chenpi ripened tangerine pu-erh 

aged chenpi ripened tangerine pu-erh 

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Ming dynasty “chicken cup” fetches $32 million at auctionmore info

Ming dynasty “chicken cup” fetches $32 million at auction
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Tea bowl shapes
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Woman Reading,  Ukiyo-e woodblock print, about 1740’s, Japan, by artist Okumura Toshinobu

Woman Reading,  Ukiyo-e woodblock print, about 1740’s, Japan, by artist Okumura Toshinobu

Tea Ceremony.  Tokyo, Japan.  Photography by Stephane Barbery on Flickr

Tea Ceremony.  Tokyo, Japan.  Photography by Stephane Barbery on Flickr

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A Cup of Tea, Charles Sprague Pearce, 1883

A Cup of Tea, Charles Sprague Pearce, 1883

Surimono: New Year’s Card, Hokusai, woodcut print

Surimono: New Year’s Card, Hokusai, woodcut print

寒夜客來茶當酒
竹爐湯沸火初紅
尋常一樣窗前月
才有梅花便不同


A cold night, I serve tea to my guest instead of wine.
Water boils on a bamboo stove and the fire brightens to red.
The moon shines as usual through my window,
And it is only the plum blossoms that make the scene different.

— Du Lei 杜耒
Jonathan Monk & Douglas Gordon - Tea for Two, 2011neon, dimensions variable

Jonathan Monk & Douglas Gordon - Tea for Two, 2011
neon, dimensions variable

Epic Tea Time w/ Alan Rickman

Bas Jan Ader - Tea Party (1972)

Francisco Sierra, The Universe, 2008, oil on canvas 170 x 240 cm

Francisco Sierra, The Universe, 2008, oil on canvas 170 x 240 cm

Raku tea bowl, Tanaka Chôjirô, ca. 1575

Raku tea bowl, Tanaka Chôjirô, ca. 1575

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Tea sampling in Shanghai
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