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Botan Karakusa Hai Tsutsu (牡丹唐草杯筒)
This is the Mikawachi ware crafted by SATOMI, Toshitaka.
It's a picture with peony and coiled vine design called "botan karakusa-e."
That's made with brush-painted designs in underglaze cobalt blue.
It is a cup drawn with delicate lines contained ingredients of "gosu."
Height : 5.6 cm
Diameter : 5.9 cm
Toshitaka is the eighth generation potter of the Kakusho-gama with over 400 years. He carefully makes pale blue-colored picture, "sometsuke."