Miki Furusho

Izu Clay Plate with striped rim φ24㎝


About This Product

The black glaze was made with iron ore dug by the artist herself in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, and then further processed. The roughness of iron ore plus the plate rims of soft and light Izu Clay perfectly complement the dishes you place inside. 5.3cm depth; ideal for pasta and curry dishes, or anything accompanied with soup.

Material/ Ceramics
Size/ Φ245mm x H53
Microwave & Dishwasher/ Not Recommended

  • The artist doesn’t use glaze on the Izu Clay components of her products, in order to show the original style and color of the clay. Do not wash with detergent containing abrasive polishing compound.
  • Each kilned Izu Clay is unique and different, so no pattern on a given work is the same as another.

About Miki Furusho

Born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Currently residing in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo

1999 Graduated from Arita College of Ceramics
2014~Winner of the 50th Japan Craft Exhibition

The signature of Miki Furusho’s work is the use of Izu Clay from the Izu Peninsula of Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

Freshly unearthed Izu Clay is beige, pink or gray. Usually, ceramists will wedge clay before making pottery, turning Izu mud red. However, instead of using this technique, Miki Furusho showcases the specialty of Izu Clay: she pats the clay continuously until it becomes as thin as paper, then cuts it and sticks it onto normal mud before finishing in the kiln.

After kilning Izu Clay in high heat, the black, white and brown color will show up clearly on the work. These beautiful textures are formed naturally from ten thousand years under the earth, something which cannot be made artificially by any method.

“Izu Clay is beautiful, and I find that beauty extraordinary.” Even though Miki Furusho has been using Izu Clay for more than 10 years, she’s still amazed by the final product, and never tires of it. The goal of the artist is “to create works I am proud of and not fail the specialness of Izu Clay.”

No matter the style of your dining table, the natural features of Izu Clay will make the dishes on it look even more delicious.


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Currently, due to logistical difficulties, we are not able to ship some artisans' work to Asia. We apologize for the inconvenience.



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