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Bachmann Eckenstein
Art & Antiques

Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875) - Sake Flask: The Mountain Spring
Japan
19th c.
Ceramic with calligraphic poem painted under the glaze
H: 11.2 cm - D: 6.5 cm

The mountain spring
of Kame no'o
won't stop flowing
and nourinshing (the world)
even for then thousand years.

Yorozuyo ni
taenu nagare to
shimetsuran
sono Kame noo no
yama no shitamizu.

Cf. Ama no karumo, no. 308

Lacquer repairs.

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