otagaki rengetsu chawan teabowl with poem view-3

Otagaki Rengetsu | Teabowl

SKU: R1562

Perfection is easy to achieve. But imperfection is a gift. And the imperfection of this tea bowl is the secret to its appeal, its charm, and its value. When you let this tea bowl sit in your hands again and again it will reveal its secrets one after the other while you enjoy the energetic writing on the outside, explore the depth of the glaze on the inside, or look into the soul of the clay on the bottom of the bowl.


To rise in the world
and achieve
what one desires
is indeed
a happy thing.


Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)

Glazed ceramic

Height 6 cm (2 ¼ in.)

Diam. 11 cm (4 ¼ in.)


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