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Rengetsu-yaki Tea Cup by Otagaki Rengetsu
Rengetsu-yaki Tea Cup by Otagaki Rengetsu


 
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この君ハ めでたきふしを かさねつ々
末のよ長き ためし也けり
蓮月

This gentleman [bamboo]
Piles up knot after knot,
Year after year,
Flourishing quietly,
An example to us.
Rengetsu

On a teacup, the poem means that practicing the tea ceremony is a cultured pursuit that will give you pleasure over the years and that drinking tea itself promotes good health and longevity.
Age: Edo - Meiji 19th Century
Size: 1-3/4" high, 2-1/2" diam
Media: Ceramics
Condition: Excellent
Price: $750.00 USD

Item No: 12156
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