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In time the popularity of Wabi style tea increased, and Wabi was further developed by Sen no Rikkyu (1522-91), who would become the most legendary tea master. Rikkyu's tea ceremony is remembered in part for his introduction of koraimono (Korean objects, which he purported held qualities markedly different from those of Japanese and Chinese arts) and in his promotion of the new pottery known as Raku, which would eventually become the preferred pottery form for tea bowls, or chawan.
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