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Washizome Umemon Chaki (和紙染梅文茶器)
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 plums pattern.
This is a set of one teapot and two cups (Teapot 1 pc, Teacup 2 pcs).
Washizome technique :
Tearing absorbent paper called washi to pieces.
Making such papers layers to produce the pattern while giving out color gradation.
Height : 9 cm
Diameter : 14.7 cm
Diameter : 17.3 cm
Height : 5.8 cm
Diameter : 7.2 cm
He uses washizome and sometsuke to produce clear blue color. It gives us sharp and kind impression in Arita ware.