A CHAWAN [TEABOWL]
EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY SIGNED RENGETSU
the irregular shaped bowl with a dripped greyish and white glaze falling short of the foot with a poem in black, sprays of leaves to the reverse and the interior, gold lacquer repairs
11.4 cm, 4 1/2 in.
Soame Jenyns, Japanese Pottery (London, 1971) no. 119b