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Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store

Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1

Regular price $250 Unit price  per 

Description:
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori. Fukumori uses traditional techniques for these small yet mighty pouring vessels - displaying the rich natural tones of her locally sourced material. This glaze is rich in iron and has an appearance similar to lacquerware. Recommended uses include olive oil, dressings, sake, or admiration as a work of art.

Variation:
The color of this piece will become darker and richer with use. 

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.

 

Measurement:
#1 -  H 4" x W 3"
#2 - H 3" x W 2.5"
#3 - H 4" x W 2.5"
 
Materials: 
Ceramic.

Care Instructions:
Hand-wash only is recommended.  Wash with mild detergent and soft cloth, then dry well after use. 

 

All art pieces are final sale.  

 

Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store
Katakuchi by Michiho Fukumori #1 - tortoise general store