Hand-turned from a porcelain clay on the potter’s wheel, the simple, unglazed surface of this vase by Lin Ming Ci serves to highlight the licks of flame and smatterings of ash across the pot. Rising from flared foot and slim base, to suspiring shoulders and elegantly neck, the form lifts skywards, bringing the eye up with it. Filled with flowers, the blooms become the final sightline, stars supported by classic proportions.
This vase hails from a small series of pots by a husband and wife pottery in Miaoli, Taiwan. While the collective work of this couple has distinct through lines, there are nonetheless discernible nuances that speak to each artist’s unique hand. It’s in this attention to detail, from both the maker and the user of each vessel, that the beauty of hand-crafted pottery is illuminated.
Approximate dimensions: 250mm tall, 155m diameter・Artist: 林明賜
More familiar with our old quantities? Here’s the conversion:
|Metric quantities||Ounce equivalent||Servings|
|30 grams (new size!)||1.05 oz.||5-8|
|60 grams||2.10 oz.||10-15|
|120 grams||4.20 oz.||20-30|
|240 grams||8.46 oz.||40-60|