VIEW LARGER Click on a photograph.
Ironabeshima Sarasamon Nanasun Kodaisara (色鍋島更紗文七寸高台皿)
This is the Nabeshima ware crafted by AOKI, Taeko (青木妙子).
She painted the chintz design as if it was arranged in order from side to side.
It is called mokuhaigata which means flat footed cup and it is one of the characteristics of Imari ware.
Height : 5 cm
Diameter : 22 cm
AOKI received the prize from minister of Economy Trade and Industry as ceramics painter. She paints elegant designs with a flower, especially cherry blossoms.