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Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875) - Hanging Scroll
Japan
19th c.
Ink on silk
H: 32.7 cm (12 7/8 inch); W: 52.8 cm (20 4/5 inch)

A large charcoal basket (sumitori) with metal sticks and hanging kettle rings. The feather has just fallen off the basket.

Through the window of my hut:
The sound of a koto
searching for the right melody
mingling with the sound
of the wind blowing in the pines.

The certificate box is inscribed, signed and sealed by Tokuda Koen.

Mounting: 126.5 x 56 cm
Certificate box: Tokuda Koen

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