Tuesday, September 15, 2015
IGEZARA-The pie crust plates
This Igezara has the book shape forming a window or canvas for the decoration with the bamboo motif in the background. Inside the book shape are moon, plum blossoms, peony and a rock. It is 31cm in diameter.
It appears that most Igezara were made during the late Meiji through Taisho period.
Here is a good site which gives a history along with many examples of types of Igezara: