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The third wall, a solid one of smoke-blue plaster, held the niche called "tokonoma," where pictures are hung and flower vases set.
Kano sat as she had left him, motionless, now, as the white jade vase within the tokonoma.
At right angles to this wall I can see the Tokonoma recess—a yard deep and two yards long and nearly as high as the room.A Journal from Japan|Marie Carmichael Stopes
In her tokonoma she had just hung up a Japanese painting representing a moonlight scene.Lafcadio Hearn|Nina H. Kennard
In a Japanese room the timber upright alongside the tokonoma is always a tree trunk in the rough.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott