Orange glazed hand formed tea bowl by Otagaki Rengetsu and inscribed with one of her poems.
Old collection label and collection ink markings.
Born with the given name Nobu and adopted by the Otagaki family, she suffered a series of tragedies during the first part of her life which led her to become a Buddhist nun, taking Rengetsu (Lotus Moon), as her Buddhist name. In order to make a living, she made pottery inscribed with her poems and is widely regarded as one of the greatest Japanese poets of the 19th century.
8 x 10,5 x 11,8 cm.
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1 000 €