Bone China Sake Cups - Seasonal Treasures-Spring Peony (Set of 2)

$55.00

Artwork Description

The “four gentlemen” leitmotif in classical Chinese art represents the four seasons. The Peony, Bamboo, Chrysanthemum and Plum Blossom from spring to winter respectively. The quartet has been seen recurring through art since the Song Dynasty and is used to represent unique powers of each season. Inspired by the powers of flora, LIULI Living embody this artistic interpretation for an enriching lifestyle. Titled “Seasonal Treasures,” the collection brings art to drinking.

  • “Four Gentlemen” classical Chinese art theme
  • Individually Handmade
  • Pate de Verre casted colored crystal glass and authentic ox-bone china

 

DESIGN CONCEPT:

In LIULIGONGFANG, A Drink To Virtue used the Eastern four gentlemen flowers - "plum, orchid, bamboo and chrysanthemum" as key design elements to be relevant with the concept of "four aggregates generate myriads of phenomena" from I-Ching/ the Book of Changes. It draws the seasonal flowers - "Spring orchid, Summer bamboo, Autumn chrysanthemum and Winter plum" as the main concept into the entire design.

Seasonal Treasures used four kinds of plants as a design theme to convey four seasons with four powers. These plants are "peony in Spring, bamboo in Summer, chrysanthemum in Autumn and plum in Winter" that represented respectively "influence, growth, self-control and vitality". They are the four kinds of wisdom and power, of the essence of the overall human life.

 

設計理念:

琉璃工房 < 四季君子飲 > 取材自東方四君子花中的「梅、蘭、竹、菊」為設計元素,對應《易經》中所提的「四象生萬物」之理念,採四時之花「春蘭,夏竹,秋菊,冬梅。」為主軸概念。< 珍喜四季 > 則以一年四個季節,四個力量,分別以以四種植物作為設計的主題,分別為「春牡丹、夏修竹、秋澹菊、冬綺梅」為設計元素,分別代表「影響力、成長力、自制力以及生命力」, 綜觀人生所需要的四種處世的智慧與力量。

 

OFFICIAL INTRO.:

Collection: A Drink to Virtue

系列: 四季君子飲 系列

 

ARTIST DESCRIPTION:

Seasonal Treasures--Spring Peony

Four seasons,
Four forms of endearment,
Four carefree manifestations;
We do not need a reason to meet,
Invite happiness with a drink.

珍喜四季—春牡丹

四時四季,
四深情;
四逍遙;
無事常相見,
一杯飲歡喜。

 

DETAIL INFO.:

Design Ref. No.:

VTB033.BTX

Dimension (per cup):

2.60"L x 2.60"W x 2.20"H inches
6.60 x 6.60 x 5.60 cm

Material:

Crystal Glass, Ox-bone China

Technique:

Pate de Verre (Lost Wax Casting)

Content:

Come in a set of 2 pieces

Symbolism:

Self-control

Spring Peony | 春牡丹

Size: 2.60"W x 2.60"L x 2.20"H inches
(6.60 x 6.60 x 5.60 cm)

Represents influence | 影響力

Autumn Chrysanthemum | 秋澹菊

Size: 2.83"W x 2.83"L x 2.09"H inches
(7.20 x 7.20 x 5.30 cm)

Represents self-control | 自制力

Summer Bamboo | 夏修竹

Size: 2.83"W x 2.83"L x 2.09"H inches
(7.20 x 7.20 x 5.30 cm)

Represents growth | 成長力

Winter Plum | 冬綺梅

Size: 2.87"W x 2.87"L x 1.73"H inches
(7.30 x 7.30 x 4.40 cm)

Represents vitality | 生命力

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