"Makai": Bowls, Plum blossom design in overglaze enamel

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"Makai": Bowls, Plum blossom design in overglaze enamel

ceramics

Okinawa Main Island; Tsuboya ware

Second Sho dynasty, Ryukyu kingdom, late 18th-19th century

Ceramic

① 口径14.2 底径6.5 高6.0 ; ② 口径14.2 底径6.5 高6.0

2口

The Ryukyu word for ""bowl"" is [makai]. These [makai] show a remarkable combination of techniques including the precise sectioning of the red and blue glaze along with the sgraffito design. "

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