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Otagaki Rengetsu | Sake Bottle

Otagaki Rengetsu | Sake Bottle

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Stoneware: Pre 1900: Item # 1341081

Please refer to our stock # R1620 when inquiring.
Jim Knopf Yokohama
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BachmannEckenstein | JapaneseArt
Hardstrasse 45 | 4052 Basel, Switzerland

Guest Book
 USD $2,850.00 
For a comparable sake bottle, 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, no.96,
ill. p.78.

The poem on this Tokkuri reads:

In the scent of plum blossoms
they do not even rest...
in the deepening night sky
crying and winging away
the wild geese of spring.

Height 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)