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73. Tomioka Haruko (1847-1940)
Kyôyaki / waka
Usucha chawan, Tea bowl for weak tea
Signed: Hachijûsan Haruko
Seals:
Technique: Greyhandshaped Kyoyaki with a light blue underglaze calligraphy Ø 12,8 x 5,8
Date: On a happy day in the 7th month of 1929
Box: signed
Condition: fine

The poem reads: いさましく、先あらそひし、大丈夫の、こまわたしつる、宇治の大川。

Bisamashiku / sakiarasoishi / masurao no / koma watashitsuru / Uji no ôkawa.
Heroically
In fierce competition
The sturdy horses
Cross the mighty Uji River.
(HK)

Sasaki Haruko was born into a Samurai family in Iyo (today Ehime Prefecture) the third daughter of a Sasaki Tei. In 1872 she married Tomioka Tessai.




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