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Washizome Sakuramon Yohai (和紙染桜文洋杯)
This is the Arita ware crafted by NAKAO, Hidezumi (中尾英純).
He attached pieces of traditional papers to the body and expressed the cherry petals pattern.
Washizome technique :
Tearing absorbent paper called washi to pieces.
Making such papers layers to produce the pattern while giving out color gradation.
Height : 10 cm
Diameter : 8.2 cm
He uses washizome and sometsuke to produce clear blue color. It gives us sharp and kind impression in Arita ware.