A selection of Japanese teaware from the Sokiku Nakatani Teaware Collection has been grouped into seven arrangements. A brief context is provided for each grouping.
Grouping 1: Historical traditions within tea procedures (temae)
Grouping 2: Varieties of teabowls (chawan), highlighting thick teabowls, thin teabowls and seasonal variations of thin teabowls
Grouping 3: Guest-related teaware
Grouping 4: Food-related teaware
Grouping 5: Classic thin tea (usucha) teaware
Grouping 6: Teaware for outdoor tea (picnic style)
Grouping 7: Classic thick tea (koicha) teaware