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Sometsuke Niho-oshizara (染付二方押皿)
This is the Arita ware crafted by NAKAMURA, Emiko (中村恵美子).
It's formed with the potter's wheel.
The floral pattern was painted with a brush contained plenty of gosu.
Gosu is a type of pigment for ceramic.
It turns to a cobalt blue after painting on a transparent glaze and applying the reduction firing gas.
Height : 7 cm
Diameter : 25 cm
She grew up in Arita-cho which is located in the western part of Saga prefecture. The white background is accurately painted with the technique of washizome and sometsuke.