Second platform on seven-steps-altar display of Hina Doll
- This tier has three court ladies. The simplest Hina Dolls are only Sin-nou-kazari of the first platform. However, some people prefer decorating a three-steps-altar of Hina Dolls which must have this platform. Decorations: Any one of takatsuki, hishidai, or hogai is chosen for the decorations.
- San-nin-kanjo means court ladies. They hold a sake equipment.
- This equipment is a drinking vessel, and it is used for performing a wedding ceremony. A standing woman on the right is holding a nagae-no-choushi, A sitting woman of center is holding a sanpou. Then, a standing woman on the left is holding a kuwae-no-choushi. Nagae-no-choushi is a long-handled sake server, and Kuwae-nochoushi is a sake server for adding sake to the Nagae-no-choushi. Sanpou means a table to carry sake. You can see the silver plate on sanpou, it is a Sake cup.
- Takatsuki means stand tables. White and pink materials on the takatsuki are round-shaped rice cakes. It is called maru-mochi. Pink is kind of red. Red and white are used for celebration because this combination has good meannings.
- Hishi-dai means the table for hishi-mochi (the diamond-shape rice cake). They have five colors or three colors, The reason is written following. White means snow, green means leaf, the other color means flowers so you can imagine a spring view.
- Hokai are lacquered wooden boxes in which preserved foods such as clams are put. They are decorated in front of dairi-bina, but it is unusual. Also, they are sometimes put at the other tier.