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Sometsuke Takokarakusa Guinomi (染付タコ唐草ぐい呑)
This is the Arita ware crafted by TAKAMORI, Seiji (高森誠司).
Tako means octopus in Japanese and they have eight legs.
We consider that those legs are also connected with the speading fortune.
And this pattern is also known as the auscipious pattern.
Height : 5.6 cm
Diameter : 5.8 cm
TAKAMORI reproduces traditional Imari style by handwork. The design makes us feel stylish and he's covering with plenty of colored pictures and auspicious patterns.