HAMON - Fuki Urushi Rim Plate
Maker: Fuji Seisakusho
Husband and wife team Kenichi and Minako Fujii.work together to produce Urushi ( Japanese Lacquer) tableware at their studio in Hyogo Ken.
Each has their specialty, with Kenichi handling the woodwork and shaping each piece in preparation for Minako whose expertise lies in the application of the lacquer.
Minako finished this plate using the technique of Fuki- urushi which involves repeatedly applying and wiping off the lacquer which protects and strengthens the wood and highlights the beauty of its grain.
Read about Japanese Urushi and its use and care here
HAMON - Fuki Urushi Plate