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Mugimon Donki (麦文呑器)
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 : 9.0 cm
Diameter : 9.3 cm
He is awarded the Medal with Yellow Ribbon for diligence to ceramic art in 2019. We see quite smooth texture from works with special glaze he developed at last.