Crimson Phoenix Miniature Ginger Jar by Jacob Chan
Miniature ginger jar with a red glaze and a phoenix with a piercing blue sapphire eye.
Diameter: 9 cm
Height: 17.5 cm
“My work is a combination of wheel thrown and figurative vessels that are heavily based around my cultural background and heritage. My ceramics are soda fired in a gas kiln which reaches a top temperature of 1300c this process allows me to achieve a range of deep colours and surface textures unachievable in an electric kiln.
This new collection of work displays a range of ceremonial teapots and a group of smaller vessels referred to as miniatures, all of the pieces are gilded with 24k gold leaf and inlayed with a blue sapphire which is colour specific to the Bluecoat Display Centre.” – Jacob Chan