The Onna-Bugeisha were female warriors who belonged to Japanese nobility. Historically, the women fought in battles alongside samurai men. One of the first female warriors in Ancient Japan was Empress Jingu.
Ceramic bowl, hand thrown, Maiolica (tin glazed earthenware) painted with oxides and stains
Size: 26 cm diametre
ABOUT: Ceramic artist, Michaela Gall studied at Chelsea School of Art and L’Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris. Her work is produced under the umbrella of Majolica, a form of ceramics originated in Renaissance Italy which uses tin-glazes painted over an opaque white background glaze, with an earthenware body. Michaela creates one off pieces that are painted within the tradition of Folk Art, documenting various subjects such as historical events, patterns, symbols and figures from different cultures.
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