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Gosu Plate Large

This stunningly beautiful blue plate is called gosu plate. Gosu is a type of glaze made of a powdered dark blue green mineral, which includes cobalt. When fired, it turn to deep blue.

Bright colored food, such as green salad or tomatoes would look great on a gosu plate.

This plate has fine cracking pattern, called kannyu in Japanese. Kannyu is created by different contraction rate of clay and glaze when pottery is cooling down after fired. In Japan, Kannyu is intentionally made as a part of visual pattern.

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This stunningly beautiful blue plate is called gosu plate. Gosu is a type of glaze made of a powdered dark blue green mineral, which includes cobalt. When fired, it turn to deep blue.

Bright colored food, such as green salad or tomatoes would look great on a gosu plate.

This plate has fine cracking pattern, called kannyu in Japanese. Kannyu is created by different contraction rate of clay and glaze when pottery is cooling down after fired. In Japan, Kannyu is intentionally made as a part of visual pattern.

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At Seto Hongyo Gama, glaze is made from scratch.

This plate is made at Seto Hongyo Gama, a potters’ workshop, which has been continuously producing high quality handmade pottery since around 1800. Read more about how pottery is made at Set Hongyo Gama from here.

A gosu plate has a fine cracking pattern, called kannyu in Japanese. Kannyu is created by a different contraction rate between the clay and glaze as the pottery cools after being fired. In Japan, Kannyu is intentionally made as a visual pattern, and doesn’t affect the integrity of the pottery’s structure.

A gosu plate microwavable, and dishwasher safe.

 

Diameter: 8-7/8″
Height: 1-3/4″
Weight: 1 lb 9.4 oz

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Weight 42 oz
Dimensions 12 x 12 x 5.5 in

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