Japanese 20th century Fujiwara-yaki earthenware plate by HONMA SHINICHI. The plate was made circa 1983. HONMA SHINICHI was born in 1948 in KOGOTA-CHO, MIYAGI. He graduated from KOISHIKAWA High School in Tokyo in 1966. In 1973 he built his first kiln in FUJISAWA-CHO, IWATE Prefecture. In 1983 he built his second kiln in the same town. He has had numerous solo shows at distinguished department stores throughout Japan. The plate comes with TOMOBAKO, or original artist signed wooden storage box. The plate measures 10 1/2" wide, 9 1/2" deep and 1 1/2" tall.