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LIULI Crystal Art, Foo Dog, A Thunderous Presence

$880.00

Design Description:

Foo dog in “A Thunderous Presence” rises atop a colorful embroidered ball. Its body and hair are in dynamic motion. The cloud it rises upon is on a high polish surface, revealing the golden liuli color streams from within, adding liveliness of the creation. Different from the classic playful foo dog, this sculpture shows the mighty side. Standing on its powerful hind legs, it grasps the ball with its forelegs. With a majestic and confident gaze, it opens its month for a thunderous roar. It spins the ball in perpetuity, rolling in fortune, a symbol of luck at hand.

《震懾八方》的獅子,仰身而起撲住彩球,騰起的一瞬間,鬃毛飛起,全身充滿動感。騰起的彩雲,通過側面的拋光,呈現琉璃內部的金紅色琉紋,更為作品加上了動感的韻味。與常見的中國獅子稍有不同, 《震懾八方》體現出獅子威猛的一面,作品中獅子,壯實的身體站立而起,強有力的臂膀,將彩球牢牢把握住,自信神態與張開的大嘴,威風凜凜,彷彿吼出一聲氣勢,威震天下。獅子抱起的彩球,是滾滾的好運,也是吉祥在握的美好寓意。

A Thunderous Presence

Courageous and mighty,
advancing through wind and rain,
its presence is felt
across heaven and earth.

with a thunderous crash.
Fearless - invincible!

震懾八方

因勇而威
無畏風雨在前
震懾八方
擎成就輝耀

霹靂一聲吼
無敵!

Item No.:

PEA126.ADA 

Size:

6.6”L x 3.7”H x 6.9”D inches

Material:

Crystal Glass

Limited Edition:

1980 (Worldwide)

Technique:

Pate de Verre

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Artist/Founder Loretta H. Yang leads a team of experienced artisans to create arts that honor the richness of cultural heritage and value.

Step No. 1: Design and sculpting

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Step 2 of the process involves coating our original clay sculpture in silicone. Layer after layer (3 to 7 layers) is fastidiously coated to produce a negative mold, a crucial step in capturing the prevision of the sculpture. Each layer must dry completely before additional layer is applied, thickness must be uniform to prevent leakage of wax. Once complete, the clay is removed to reveal a negative silicone mold.

Step No. 2: Silicone molding

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Pour molten wax into the negative silicone mold.

Step No. 3: Infusion of molten wax. Fill wax into a negative mold.

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Once wax has solidified and cooled, release the wax form by carefully peeling back the silicone mold. Like a butterfly molting, the silicon is shed to reveal a positive wax form.

Step No. 4: Shedding of silicon mold to obtain the wax form

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A careful refinement of the wax sculpture. Because every microinch and subtlety plays its own role in the grand scheme of beauty. Our artists refine the wax mold to its final perfection.

Step No. 5: Wax form refinement; removing imperfections

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The wax mold is placed on a wooden plank in a metal container and plaster is poured and solidified. Embedding wax form with fire-resistant plaster.

Step No. 6: Coating the wax sculpture with plaster to form a refractory mold

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Wax is steamed out of the plaster under high heat yielding a negative plaster mold.

Step No. 7: Removal of wax with steam—the essence of the “lost-wax” process

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Liuli ingredients are created through unique firing and processing of glass. Color and size appropriate pieces are placed within the plaster and fired.

Step No 8: Choosing color; kiln firing

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Fire and melt. Under intense heat, a new vision of transparency and clarity is born.

Step No. 9: Re-firing at 1,400 degrees Celsius

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Extreme patience and care are necessary when removing the plaster to prevent damage.

Step No. 10: Removal of plaster mold

When the art pieces emerge, our masters step in to carefully chip away the plaster mold. Like excavating fragile archaeological relics, one false move and you're left with broken shards.

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First comes die-cutting - smoothing the crystal down to the last microinch. Rough polish, removal of excess support, refinement and fine surface polish with a high-speed fabric wheel.

Step No. 11: Retouching of details; burnishing and polishing

Our artist refines and re-polishes each and every detail yet again.

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An etched number on the base of each piece indicates its limited edition and reminds us to never stop creating. After the engraving - an official LIULI artwork is born.

Step No.12: Final inspection; etching of serial number; packaging