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Sometsuke Sakura Hanaike (染付桜花生)
This is the Arita ware crafted by NAKAO, Ryuzumi (中尾龍純).
He painted the cherry blossoms which is the symbol in Japan.
The mouse was divided into six equal parts and is the regular hexagon seen from above.
Height : 18 cm
Diameter : 12 cm
He pursues the beauty of sometsuke. That’s pretty impressive to paint the entire surface of the vessel with auspicious patterns.