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Ironabeshima Momomon Nanasun Kodaizara (色鍋島桃文七寸高台皿)
This is the Nabeshima ware crafted by AOKI, Taeko (青木妙子).
The peach is one of the most important pattern in the Nabeshima ware.
It's also a design that has been called the masterpiece of the Nabeshima-yaki.
She uses the art of multiple layered colors to paint gentle blue on the background.
Height : 6.5 cm
Diameter : 21.5 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.