otagaki rengetsu ceramic tea bowl poem

Otagaki Rengetsu | Teabowl

SKU: R1624
for the right notes
lovely sounds from a zither
weave into the pine wind
along my eaves.

Collector's box inscribed, signed and sealed by Suga Tatehiko (1878-1963), an artist working in Osaka. He learned Tosa-style painting from his father and studied Japanese and old Chinese literature which strongly influenced his drawing style. He painted scenes of history and customs in the yamato-e (Japanese pictures) style. He exhibited at the Nitten exhibtion and was a member of the Osaka Art Society. (Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975, Helen Merritt, University of Hawaii Press, 1992, p. 138.)

Diameter 11 cm (4 1/4 in.)
Bachmann Eckenstein