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Sometsuke Benimushae Seigaiha Kabin (染付紅武者絵青海波花瓶)
This is the Arita ware crafted by NAKAO, Ryuzumi (中尾龍純).
He has painted the heroic samurai (warrior) in the seigaiha pattern.
Seigaiha means the semicircular repeated waves that make us feel blessings from the sea.
It's auspicious one with a wish for people's peaceful lives.
Height : 32.5 cm
Diameter : 18 cm
He pursues the beauty of sometsuke. That’s pretty impressive to paint the entire surface of the vessel with auspicious patterns.