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Nom de Plume “Korin” Given to a Pupil

Tetto GikoNanbokucho period, 14th century

Tokyo National Museum

Tokyo National Museum

Tetto Giko of Daitokuji gave the pen name “Korin” to his pupil, Sosan Yuina. The two large characters of the name are written horizontally, while the characters on the left and right say “Made for Sosan Yuina by Tetto Giko”. This was listed among the items of famous tea ceremony master, Kobori Enshu and later passed on to the Konoike family.

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  • Title: Nom de Plume “Korin” Given to a Pupil
  • Creator: Tetto Giko
  • Date Created: Nanbokucho period, 14th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w1010 x h393 mm
  • Object Title: 虎林字号
  • Object Notes(Japanese): 大徳寺第1世徹翁義亨が、門弟とみられる宗賛維那に対して書き与えた字号。「虎林」の二大字を横書きし、その左右両脇に「徹翁義亨為宗賛維那作」と割書する。小堀遠州所蔵の茶道具目録「遠州蔵帳」に所載され、その後鴻池家に伝来した名物である。
  • Object Date: 南北朝時代・14世紀
  • Medium(Japanese): 紙本墨書
  • Artist Name: 徹翁義亨筆
  • Type: Calligraphy
  • External Link: http://www.tnm.jp/modules/r_collection/index.php?controller=dtl&colid=B3067&t=search
  • Medium: Ink on paper

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