It is said that she didnt live a happy life because she lost her adoptive father and five brothers from illness. She married, but her husband died soon after. She remarried but lost this husband too from illness after only four years, as well as her young son and three young daughters. She joined the temple Chion-in and became a nun, taking Rengetsu ("Lotus Moon") as her Buddhist name. She made pottery inscribed with her poems with a spike in order to make a living.
Fortunately her products became popular and she became very wealthy. However she continued to live a simple life. Our products are mostly secondhand goods. + We usually use corrugated cardboard box and Bubble Wrap for safe package.
If the items lost or broken, please let us know. Attention Please be sure to view photographs carefully in order to avoid errors. Many of the items we sell are vintage so please understand that they will not all be in perfect condition. Thank you very much for visiting!! The item "Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875) Set of 5 poem carved tea cups #3596" is in sale since Wednesday, July 10, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Glasses & Cups". The seller is "cz812ce2009" and is located in konan-ku yokohama-shi. This item can be shipped worldwide.