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Teapot for Steeped Tea
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Teapot for Steeped Tea

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Description This small teapot (kyusu) is inscribed with a "waka" poem by Rengetsu I.
  • Exposition Universelle. Paris. 1878.
Provenance Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1878; William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1878, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Poem] Yo no chiri o / yosoni harahite / yukusue no / chiyo o shimetaru / yado no matsukaze; [Translation] May the pine wind flowing, flowing, through the house, brush away the dust, of the ages
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1878

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mid 19th century (Edo; Meiji)
stoneware with rice-straw-ash glaze
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H: 4 13/16 in. (12.22 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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