VIEW LARGER Click on a photograph.
Futatsuki Kumidashi Marumatsu (蓋付汲出し丸松)
This is the Kutani ware crafted by ASAKURA, Hiroaki (浅蔵宏昭).
While it's even in winter, the pine doesn't wither because of evergreen tree.
It means the longevity that comes from keeping up dignified appearance.
Height : 9 cm
Diameter : 9.5 cm
Hiroaki paints the pattern precisely with such vivid colors. He incorporates realism such as birds, fishes and flowers on the designed background.