#Muge #calligraphy by #nakayama #hakudo. 'muge' means 'no obstacle', 'unimpeded' and 'unhindered.' Muge is a key tern in #zen #buddhism and the #martialArts. Its a state of being where there is nothing that blocks a person in mind or body. #budo #bushido #japanese #japan #art
Age 85 #teabowl by otagaki #rengetsu. This tea bowl was made in the last few months of Rengetsu's life. her most productive years in terms of output were her late 70s. "In this world Things that mature well produce happy thoughts; Ripe eggplants (mission accomplished) are a matter of celebration. Age eighty five Rengetsu."
Late Spring Guinomi Bowl by Otagaki #Rengetsu. #zen #16048 This delightful misshapen #chawan turned out to be a size between a small #teabowl and a large sake cup. it does not fit quite in both hands as it should for a tea bowl but it is perfect for holding cupped in one hand to sip #sake.
Drunk On the Moon Enso by Daitoku-ji Dairyu. "Sitting under the Blossoms, Drunk on the Moon! Brushed by Murasakino Abott Dairyu" . TO be in a state of glorious intoxication, actually sitting underneath the blossoms sipping on sake, getting tipsy and enjoying the moon.