IRONABESHIMA SARASAMON NANASUNKODAISARA (Plate with silk cintz design multi-coloured overglazed enamel) Nabeshima ware

  • IRONABESHIMA SARASAMON NANASUNKODAISARA (Plate with silk cintz design multi-coloured overglazed enamel) Nabeshima ware
  • IRONABESHIMA SARASAMON NANASUNKODAISARA (Plate with silk cintz design multi-coloured overglazed enamel) Nabeshima ware
  • IRONABESHIMA SARASAMON NANASUNKODAISARA (Plate with silk cintz design multi-coloured overglazed enamel) Nabeshima ware
  • IRONABESHIMA SARASAMON NANASUNKODAISARA (Plate with silk cintz design multi-coloured overglazed enamel) Nabeshima ware
  • IRONABESHIMA SARASAMON NANASUNKODAISARA (Plate with silk cintz design multi-coloured overglazed enamel) Nabeshima ware
  • IRONABESHIMA SARASAMON NANASUNKODAISARA (Plate with silk cintz design multi-coloured overglazed enamel) Nabeshima ware
  • IRONABESHIMA SARASAMON NANASUNKODAISARA (Plate with silk cintz design multi-coloured overglazed enamel) Nabeshima ware
  • IRONABESHIMA SARASAMON NANASUNKODAISARA (Plate with silk cintz design multi-coloured overglazed enamel) Nabeshima ware
  • IRONABESHIMA SARASAMON NANASUNKODAISARA (Plate with silk cintz design multi-coloured overglazed enamel) Nabeshima ware

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Ceramic Feature

Ironabeshima Sarasamon Nanasun Kodaisara (色鍋島更紗文七寸高台皿)

This is a Nabeshima ware dish which Aoki-san has created.
The sarasa design are arranged in all directions by hand-painted.

Design of sarasa
Brightly colored cotton cloth decorated with patterns using arts of hand-painting.
It's said to have originated in India, and there are a wide variety of them.
Motifs include birds and animals, people, flowers, geometric patterns and others.

Kodai-sara
Kodai means trimmig a high footring of dish.
It leads to a sense of elegance.
Back to the Edo period, it was presented to the shogun's family.
The inside of the dish is also deep and the shape looks lile Japanese mokuhai cup.

Shaku and sun are traditional measurement of length in Japan.
1 shaku = 30 centimeters
1 sun = 3 centimters

22 centimeters in diameter.
Comes with a plate stand like the photo above.
The dish is also good for decoration in the room.

Iro Nabeshima (色鍋島)
- A porcelain vividly colored in red, green, and yellow of Nabeshima ware-

It refers to the skill of making colored porcelain.
Red, green, and yellow, those three colors are mainly used.
Traditional Japanese style geometry design, flowers, historic sites and others.

Colored porcelain made in the Nabeshima kiln is generally called iro-Nabeshima style.
It was Nabeshima-Hanyo which was founded as a directly managed business for Saga-Nabeshima domain.
A wide variety of ceramics were made such as ironabehsima, sometsuke and seiji as a gift to the lord.
In other words, a special works does not concern profitability.

It's said that the baked pottery in Mt. Okawachi were one of the excellent one in the mid-Edo period.
It's still passed down as a hidden treasure even today.
Kosen-gama has a workshop in Okawachi-cho.

Aoki-san also preserves the technique and works hard to make ceramics that's suitable for today's life.

Size

Height : 5 cm
Diameter : 22 cm

Artist Introduction

AOKI, Taeko

AOKI, Taeko

AOKI received the prize from minister of Economy Trade and Industry as ceramics painter. She paints elegant designs with a flower, especially cherry blossoms.

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Price:
¥363,000 JPY