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Ironabeshima Sakuramon Sara (色鍋島桜文皿)
This is the Nabeshima ware crafted by AOKI, Taeko (青木妙子).
She painted the cherry blossoms design like floating in the dish.
"Sakura" is one of the flowers that represent Japan, so it's great as a gift in all seasons.
Height : 3 cm
Diameter : 18 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.