Handmade Ceramic Boxes - Blue Irises - 2 sizes
The newest handmade ceramic boxes by Florence Pénault. Dark blue brushstrokes evoke wild irises. Perfect in the kitchen as a salt cellar or tea caddy, but also perfect to store jewelry or any necessary item on your bed side table. The finished glaze is reminiscent of a 14th century Korean technique, called Buncheong. The box has a lose lid that fits perfectly on its base (no hinge nor lock).
Please choose size from drop down menu:
Small (only one available): 1 3/4" h x 1 5/8" w
Large: approximately 2 1/2" square
Florence resides between France, Connecticut and Boston. Of her work, she says:
"My influence is certainly Asian. I made several trips to Japan but I have been
mostly influenced by the Korean aesthetic.
While in Osaka I saw a simple and humble piece in the Osaka’s museum of
ceramics which broke my heart. Well, there were two. One was a black gourd
from Korea, the other a white vase, also from Korea, not even regular or
symmetrical but full of elegance in its simplicity. It was a lesson than I humbly try
to follow. (...)
I like minimalism and simplicity and give priority to the shape of a piece so the decoration is secondary. And if I put a decoration, I find inspiration in my everyday life in France and in nature and like keep it simple. "
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