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Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875) - Pair of Sake Cups

Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875) - Pair of Sake Cups

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Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)
Sake Cups (Guinomi), pair
Glazed ceramic
H: 4.3 cm (1 2/3 inch), D: 6.7 cm (2 2/3 inch)

1 At dawn in Osumi,
a cuckoo cries
among the green
dew-covered leaves.

2 Just as the moon sinks,
a single mountain cuckoo
cries in the silence.

On Rengetsu, see:
Black robe white mist: art of the Japanese Buddhist nun Rengetsu, National Gallery of Australia exhibition catalogue, Melanie Eastburn, Lucie Folan, Robyn Maxwell (ed.), 2007.