Eiko Maeda: Mini Bowl and Saucer with Pink Floral Pattern

2.2- mini bowl + saucer


Eiko’s signature pieces are hand built and based on a tradition founded in Chinese and Japanese ceramics called Nerikomi. To make these various patterns, coloured clay is stacked in a precise manner and sliced through the cross section to form small blocks. These blocks are assembled together to make a pattern sheet. The patterns therefore differ from those created by painting glaze. Please handle with care when washing as they are made thin to highlight the translucency. Each piece will slightly vary in colour, pattern, size, and weight.

Material: Porcelain and not glazed

Measurement: Mini bowl 4.1L x 4.1W x 1.9H inches, saucer 5L x 5W x 0.75H inches

Weight: 7 oz

SKU: 674091





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About The Artist

Eiko Maeda

Eiko Maeda graduated from Joshibi University of Art and Design in Tokyo, Japan. She is currently based in Woodbridge, Ontario. Maeda trained in ceramics at the Visual Arts Center in Montreal, and learned nerikomi (a traditional Japanese hand-building technique) under Eiji Murofushi in Fuji, Japan. In nerikomi, coloured clay is stacked together and sliced through in cross-sections to form small blocks. These blocks are then carefully pressed together to create repeating patterns and sliced into thin slabs. The slabs are draped over uniquely carved plaster molds to form vessel forms.

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