Suzuri Inkstone Platter by Studio Gala

Ogatu-cho in Miyagi Prefecture is known for its quality stone, which has been used to make ink stone since the Muromachi Era (1336-1573). It is a clay slate, called Gensho Stone, formed hundreds of  million years ago and is known for the of its beautiful jet black colour.

Studio Gala's SUZURI Series features tableware made from this Gensho Stone and has been a popular collection.

Each item is carefully handmade by Ogatsu-cho’ s artisans. It is in harmony with modern interior with its own subdued and yet unique presence. 

 

Sizes & shapes:

Small Rectangular dish 11.5 x 22 x H 0.8 cm

Large rectangular dish; 18 x 30 x H 0.8 cm

 

Materials: Gensho stone

Colour: Black

 

Studio Gala is the brand set up by Ryoichi Kobayashi in 1982. With reference to the materials and techniques of traditional Japanese crafts, Studio Gala seeks to create high quality hand crafted items to go with contemporary everyday living in Japan.