Contemporary Art & Luxury Craft  

Buncheong Tea Jar (stoneware)

Kanghyo Lee

Buncheong Jar by artist Kanghyo Lee.

It is good for storaging the tea or spices.

Handcrafted in Korea.

Size:   11 x 11 x 14 (h) cm



 **Care and Conservation for Buncheong Ceramics**

The ceramic vessels have fine stomata (pore that allows buncheong ceramic to breath) and it is a natural phenomenon for food to leave their traces. It is recommended to wash the vessel right after use. Please read our article on "Buncheong ceramics and conservation".


Kanghyo Lee has spent more than 30 years endeavoring to interpret the Korean buncheong(Grayish ceramic ware during Joseon Dynasty, 15th-16th cent.) in his own way. The marks he creates on the surface of ceramics are comparable to landscapes depicting Korea’s four distinct seasons.

His work is found in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco; the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the Cité de la Céramique, Sèvres, France; Gyeonggi Ceramic Museum, Korea and more.

What is Buncheong?

Buncheong is a grayish ceramic ware that lasted for a short period of time between the 15th and 16th century during the Joseon Dynasty. The term literally means to “cover the surface”. This is an authentic Korean ceramic ware known for its surface decoration applying liquefied white clay in a number of different techniques such as brushing, sgraffito, dipping, trailing and more. This is fired to 1280°c.


Collections: Kanghyo Lee, Live, Live, Storage

Type: Jar

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