A pair of Guangcai Porcelain Tea Cups with Chinese Painting of Shrimp Pattern
Height: 4.5cm Diameter: 8.2cm /pc
Blending the arts of painting and porcelain is one of the most important techniques of Guangcai. Painted in deep and light shades of black, the ink wash effect emphasizes the translucence of the shrimps’ bodies. Vivid depiction of the whiskers and claws is well balanced between strength and grace in concise expression.
About K11 Craft & Guild Foundation
KCG is Asia’s first and unique creative platform for cultural contemplation focusing on conserving and preserving Chinese traditional craftsmanship. By identifying fast-disappearing crafts, building research initiatives related to Hong Kong and Greater China and engaging the public, we provide opportunities for learning and exchange of ideas about challenges and resolutions on the future development of contemporary craftsmanship and international significance, aiming at rejuvenating the endangered artistry and creating social impact.
Adrian Cheng, Cultural Entrepreneur and Founder of K11 Art Foundation and Culture for Tomorrow, founded the non-profit foundation K11 Craft & Guild Foundation (KCG) in 2018, with the aim to conserve and preserve fast-disappearing Chinese traditional craftsmanship, educate the general public of Hong Kong and Greater China on social contemplation in a multi-disciplinary approach and crafting the future of our living culture, enrich our urban experiences through supporting heritage, creativity and contemporary innovations. KCG is a platform for research, experimentation and new ideas.
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