Ox Zodiac Vessel
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Second in the order of the zodiac cycle. The details of this particular vessel convey the hardworking and methodical character of the Ox. This piece is one of twelve zodiac vessels crafted for Abacus Row’s Lunar New Year Shop.
We are thrilled to welcome for a second year a special Lunar New Year Collection from Vietnamese American ceramic artist, Minh Singer. The collection is created with new year customs in mind—small dishes for treats, pedestals for decorative display and offerings of symbolic fruits, incense burned for ancestral offerings, and a very special series of vessels that represent each of the animals from the Chinese/Vietnamese zodiac.
Symbolic colors of red, yellow, orange and gold figure prominently in many of these pieces; they are representations of happiness, prosperity, and good fortune.
Minh’s work invokes notions of mystical souvenirs from a far off memory. Each piece is personal and created with the imperfections of beauty and humanity in mind.
Creator – Minh Singer
Collection – Lunar New Year
Color – red + yellow + gold
Size – approximately 4.5" diameter x 4.25"h
Materials – buff stoneware, 22k gold luster, glaze
Notable – holds water
Care – hand-wash, handle with love
Origin – Brooklyn, NY, USA