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Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori - tortoise general store
Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori - tortoise general store
Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori - tortoise general store
Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori - tortoise general store
Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori - tortoise general store
Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori - tortoise general store
Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori - tortoise general store

Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori

Regular price $950 Unit price  per 

Description:
Fukumori uses traditional techniques for this one-of-a-kind plate displaying the rich natural tones of her locally sourced material. A natural ash glaze is responsible for the mesmerizing, intricate colors. This place is food safe, or can be admired as a piece of art.  

History: 
Michiho Fukumori is the 8th generation owner of Dorakugama. Not only a clay potter, Fukumori is a trained chef who has studied Zen at Daitokuji Temple. The Fukumori family’s kiln and home is deep in the mountains of the Iga Valley, in the town of Marubashira. This family of potters has been passing down their traditional art for eight generations. They use clay sourced from the southernmost part of Lake Biwa. It is known for its high resistance to heat. With knowledge passed down through the generations and the mastery of this art, the Fukumori family preserves this time honored tradition.

 

Measurement:
12" diameter x 2" height 

Materials: 
Ceramic.

Care Instructions:
Hand-wash only. Keep dry. 

 

All art pieces are final sale. 

 

Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori - tortoise general store
Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori - tortoise general store
Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori - tortoise general store
Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori - tortoise general store
Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori - tortoise general store