This porcelain plate was created by a Japanese ceramic artist, Mizuho Takeda. It is a bluish white porcelain. The geometric and cloisonne patterns on the surface of the plate, which are called Shippo in Japanese, are considered to be a symbol of treasure.
Diameter: 9.0 inches / 229 mm
Height: 1.2 inches / 30 mm
Weight: 29.0 oz / 823 grams
Mizuho Takeda was born in Tokyo in 1988. She graduated from the Department of Crafts of Tokyo University of the Arts, the top art university in Japan, in 2013 and earned a master’s degree from the same university with a focus on ceramics in 2015. She started her kiln in Kanazawa in 2017. Kanazawa is located in the middle of Japan and is one of the key areas of ceramic art traditionally. Artworks of Kanazawa are characterized by their decorative taste. Takeda creates white porcelain and bluish white porcelain.
Takeda won the Ataka Award in 2012 and the Oimatsu Award at the Itami International Craft Exhibition in 2016.
Takeda carves patterns on the surface of porcelain and glazes them. Her works are characterized by delicate color tones and textures. She is regarded as one of the emerging ceramic artists and holds exhibitions regularly at major art galleries in Japan.
A box which contains this work with Takeda’s signature will be sent to you.