Otagaki Rengetsu,
Chawan

Hand-built chawan with a rare bluish glaze bearing a poem inscribed and signed by Rengetsu: 

In the future
happiness
and long life --
two sprouting leaves
to grow a thousand years. 

(Translation used with the kind permission of John Walker, 
The Rengetsu Foundation Project)

Tomobako signed by Rengetsu, original linen cloth
(small amount of worm damage to the upper edge of the body of the box; lid with Rengetsu's signature is intact)

Size: 2.4H x 4 dia inches / 6.1H x 10.2 dia cm
Weight: 0.48 lb / 0.22 kg alone; 0.72 lb / 0.33 kg with tomobako