Simply made, modest, with very pleasing proportions, this is a classic Rengetsu kyusu. The gold repair on the edge adds to its charm. The poem reads:
"For 10,000 generations
Flowing on and on
Giving life to the world --
The pure mountain water
Descending from Turtle Tale Peak.
Age: Edo - Meiji Period 19th Century
Size: 2-3/4" x 4-7/8" x 4-3/8"