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Washizome Hishimon Mug (和紙染菱文マグカップ)
This is the Arita ware crafted by NAKAO, Hidezumi (中尾英純).
The cup fits in the hand. The look of the cup is pretty stylish.
Washizome technique :
Tearing absorbent papers called washi to pieces.
Making such papers layers to produce the pattern while giving out color gradation.
Height : 10.2 cm
Diameter : 8 cm
He cuts water-absorbent Japanse washi paper to the proper size, place the paper on the bisque ware, and soak it with cobalt blue colour. Please enjoy the elegant overlapping patterns.