Francis Gallery curates works by emerging international artists, in a setting informed by Korean aesthetics.
An emblem of traditional Korean culture, the moon jar is formed in two bowl-shaped halves, which are carefully joined before firing. The dimensions of these hand thrown vessels are the smallest that can be considered a true moon jar.
The small flecks and dots within the surface are caused by the natural minerals present in the local Korean clay. In Korea, moon jars are often used to store food, but are also highly regarded as art objects in their own right.
W 230 x H 190 mm
Material: White Clay
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Kim Sang-In is a Korean ceramic artist. Known by his artistic moniker Haeinyo, Kim hand throws ceramic pieces in his studio on the outskirts of Seoul. From small teacups to vases and stacking vessels, the attraction of his pieces