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Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store
Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store
Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store
Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store
Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store
Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store
Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store
Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store

Plate by Dorakugama

Regular price $700 Unit price  per 

Description:
Produced in a kiln over 400 years old, this plate has an ash glaze in moss green. Intended to be used as a serving plate perfect for appetizers or sushi. 

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, 2" height 
 

Materials: 
Ceramic.

Care Instructions:
Hand-wash only. Keep dry. 

 

All art pieces are final sale. 

 

Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store
Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store
Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store
Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store
Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store
Plate by Dorakugama - tortoise general store