Engraved Ginger Jar - Large by Loren Kaplan

Year
2019
Medium
Ceramic
Size
23.5 × 12.5 × 12.5 inches
59.69 × 31.75 × 31.75 cm
$950
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About the Work

Historically, ginger jars were used to import ginger and a variety of goods from China to the West. Typically made of porcelain, these jars had a domed lid and bulging, spherical body. The ginger jar is here re-interpreted in white stoneware clay by Loren Kaplan. The white underglaze/glaze mixture of the jar's surface is engraved with an intricate pattern. The vessel and lid are glazed and glossy inside.

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