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Sometsuke Silk Road Kabin (染付シルクロード花瓶)
This is a Hizenyoshida ware vase which Miyazaki-san has created.
He painted the different Silk Road design in three frames in underglaze blue which is the characteristics of Yoshida style.
- A pottery with blue pictures and patterns on a white background-
It refers to the skill of blue-painting on a unglazed ceramic.
Patterns are painted with a "gosu" containing cobalt oxide that turns blue color.
And it's baked after being glazed on top of it.
Sometsuke has been made from the early days of Arita ware in 1610s.
At first it was influenced the Chinese pottery, there's a pile of efforts by potters and
today's sometsuke has one kind of exquisite beauty even in its simplicity.
Height : 34.0 cm
Diameter : 31.5 cm
MIYAZAKI has a wide range of skills including somenishiki, sometsuke, celadon and iron picture. Pictures that contain unique nuance with mild color gets people hooked.