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Egaratsu Chawan Shiki (絵唐津茶碗四季)
This is the Karatsu ware crafted by FUJINOKI, Yotatro (藤ノ木陽太郎).
He painted the flowers design which are blooming in the seasons.
Spring, cherry blossoms is painted, morning glory in summer, in autumn it's two kinds of chrysanthemum and camellia in winter.
Dripping glaze and kairagi crack pattern is seen at the foot.
He made the bowl at a proper size and it can be used through a year.
Height : 7.5 cm
Diameter : 12.5 cm
Dohei kiln was build in 1981 and many fantastic Karatsu-yaki are sent to the world. Yotaro produces wide range of works like new Karatsu, dolls, instruments and other type of things.