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Moorcroft Land of the Rising Sun for Valentines Day 2023

Released for Valentines 2023 is the Moorcroft Land of the Rising Sun. Limited to just 15 pieces, this impressive vase has been designed by Nicola Slaney. The Japanese theme includes the cuckoo which in Japan symbolises longing and unrequited love. It looks great and is priced at £1,540.00.

Moorcroft Land of the Rising Sun
Moorcroft Land of the Rising Sun

Around the world the cuckoo has different meanings. In Japan it symbolises longing and unrequited love – two emotions that can come to the fore on Valentine’s Day. In Japanese woodblock prints from the early 1830s right into the twentieth century the cuckoo is often the star of the show, just as they are on designer Nicola Slaney’s limited-edition vase. Unlike in the west where cuckoo song heralds the arrival of spring, in Japan it is associated with the onset of summer, when the sun is a blazing hot disk of red, burning down on a landscape famed for its cherry blossom and bamboo.

Cuckoo in Japan symbolises longing and unrequited love
Cuckoo in Japan symbolises longing and unrequited love

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