Handmade by Akiko Hirai in the UK
Handthrown plate in stoneware. Matte crackling white glaze on the inside and outside. Well-polished spur marks are found in the middle of the plate.
Dimensions: w-30cm x h-6.5cm
As all products are handmade sizes and colour may vary slightly
Akiko Hirai's quirky style has become renowned in the London pottery scene. Her creative sensitivity is contained within a quiet elegance, giving each piece a life and spirit of its own. She is always coming up with new shapes and forms through which her personality shines through keeping collectors of her work enamoured.
'My preference of choosing types of clay when making white ware is the dark and coarse clay most of the time. The whiteness acts as a membrane or a veil. The hints of the true nature of the material appear slightly on the surface.' -Akiko Hirai