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Ironabeshima Ojumon Meotochawan (色鍋島桜樹文夫婦茶碗)
This is the Nabeshima ware crafted by AOKI, Taeko (青木妙子).
The cherry blossoms is one of the most important pattern in the Nabeshima ware.
Each cherry petal is carefully hand-painted.
Height : 6.5 cm
Diameter : 12.4 cm
Height : 6.0 cm
Diameter : 11.2 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.