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Nabeshima Sometsuke Botanmon Tezukuri Kabin (鍋島染付牡丹文手造り花瓶)
This is the Nabeshima ware crafted by AOKI, Taeko (青木妙子).
She painted the elegant peony design with underglaze in blue.
It makes the room soft mood.
Width : 30 cm
Diameter : 26 cm
AOKI received the prize from minister of Economy Trade and Industry as ceramics painter. It's said to be hard to paint with one blue color and she has attained to perfection of that.