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Mugimon Wansara (麦文碗皿)
This is the Arita ware crafted by SHOMURA, Ken (庄村健).
Elegant pattern dyeing white porcelain gives us cozy, warm feeling.
He engraved the wheat design and embedded the blue and the yellow paints in it.
Signature on the base may change.
People say that there used to be wheat in many fields and it was also in Japan since Yayoi era.
The wheat patterm simply means pray for huge harvest for five grains.
SHOMURA expresses how fresh yellow colored wheats grow straight upwards in May.
Height : 8.5 cm
Diameter : 15.5 cm
He is granted Medal with Yellow Ribbon for efforts to ceramic in 2019. The works have quite smooth texture by painted with long-term developed glaze.