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Tea scoop
(Chashaku 茶杓)
(20th century)

Medium
bamboo
Measurements
1.3 × 17.9 × 0.9 cm
Place/s of Execution
Japan
Accession Number
2779-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mr W. P. Wilkinson, 1926
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Level 1, NGV International
Description
For scooping powdered tea from the tea caddy to the tea bowl, used in the tea ceremony. Length of bamboo, broadened and turned up at one end.