Teshima Toen

Stoneware "flower" plate D 15.5cm - khaki green

Teshima Toen is the name of the ceramic studio made up of a couple of a man and a woman (Ryuhei and Emi Matsushita). Their workshop is therefore located in Teshima, an isolated island in the Seto Inland Sea, in Kagawa Prefecture. This island has only 17 inhabitants.
Their works are made only from materials from Teshima, such as clay, plants and flowers.
The glaze they use is called Hai yu and is mainly made from plant and tree ashes.

MATERIALS : Teshima clay extracted by artisans

TECHNIQUE : Make a shape with the potter's wheel and then press it into a mold. This method provides a thinner edge and a more delicate appearance.

COOKING : Electric

ENAMEL : From plants. KAGAWAHONTAKA pepper.

COLOR : Shades of green, khaki

DIMENSIONS : Ø 15.5cm, height 3.5cm


Microwave: No
Dishwasher: Yes but hand washing is recommended
Oven: No
Food: Yes

      NOTE: Like any handcrafted product, these pieces may have slight variations in shape, color and thickness.

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