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76. Hashimoto Dokuzan (1869-1938) & Katei? (dates unknown)
Zen
Hanaire (Kakehana), Gourd shaped flower vase
Signed: Nan'en dai
Seals: Katei
Technique: grey glazed wheel turned earthenware, applied leafy vines in relief with underglaze iron oxyde calligraphy. 10 x 14,5
Box: signed by both, artist and potter
Condition: fine

Inscription remains unread.

Dokuzan received his inka (certificate of enlightenment) from Gazan Shôtei (1853-1900). While practicing Zen under Ryôen Genseki (1842-1918) at the Tenryû-ji, he studied painting with Tomioka Tessai (1836-1924).
He became the abbot of Rokuô-in in 1900. He was a Zen master at the Nanshu-ji monastery in Sakai, and in 1910 moved to the Shôkokuji. He became the chief abbot of the Shôkoku-ji and its branch temples. He retired at the Rokuô-in in 1921. Still in 1927 he founded the Nan'en-ji in Tottori Prefecture.

Reference:
Shôtenkaku bijutsukan 1988
Moog p. 82

Availability:
SOLD