The Kitchen of a Joroya.

Hishikawa Moronobu 菱川師宣 Japanese

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The preparation of food in the kitchen of a teahouse is shown without any architectural barriers. Cooks on the bamboo draining floor are washing octopus in a large basin, taking scales off fish, and pouring water into a bucket. At the back of the room are three large pots on a stove.

The Kitchen of a Joroya., Hishikawa Moronobu 菱川師宣 (Japanese, 1618–1694), Woodblock print; ink and color on paper, Japan

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