This astonishing and highly technical ceramic patterned vase is perfect for the pottery collector. Exquisitely hand-crafted, this exceptional basket weave vase deserves a place of reverence in your home. Mikio Matsumot and Cheryl Constantini's created Nichibei's distinctive and unique jade green color through a process by which a copper glaze is applied to the porcelain and high firing it in a gas kiln at 2,400 degrees. Located in Sonoma Valley, the works of Nichibei potters blends the elegant tradition of Japanese folk art with a contemporary flair resulting in an innovative collection of handmade pottery that is unmistakably Nichibei. Measures 5 x 2.25 in.