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Antique Japanese Ceramic Dish by Rengetsu

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1920: Item # 1331499
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Japanese ceramic square dish by famed artist Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875) with lovely grass calligraphy, tan milky translucent crackle glaze, curled edges, four oval feet, bottom incised with floral pattern and signature. Four rounded feet raise bottom surface. Comes with tomobako. Poem on plate reads: Asa to kite Coming again tomorrow Min to Omoeba I think of not seeing them Ietsuto ni Even to hang in the house Te-Ori to Oshiki A shame to snap a branch Yamazakura hana Mountain cherry blossoms Size: 7" x 7.25" x 1.25" H