Fujiwara Kyosuke is from Okayama and was born in 1939, the second son of Living National
Treasure, Kei Fujiwara. His elder brother, Yu Fujiwara, was also a Bizen
Living National Treasure and maybe because of this Kyosuke
has devoted his time making work other than in the family tradition. This
plate has brush decoration by Fujiwara in the style of Karatsu ware and has
his incised personal mark on the base. It come with its own wooden box and
was likely to have been made in the late 1980s.