Ash Glazed Large Plate by Michiho Fukumori
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.
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.
Hand-wash only. Keep dry.