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HANS COPER Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and manganese engobes over a textured body with strong incised line around the body above four symmetrical impressed indents, the interior with manganese glaze, impressed HC seal H 13cm, W 11.5cm, D 10.2cm

HANS COPER Stoneware, layered white porcelain slips and manganese engobes over a textured body with strong incised line around the body above four symmetrical impressed indents, the interior with manganese glaze, impressed HC seal H 13cm, W 11.5cm, D 10.2cm

wabi-sabi ...The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete".

wabi-sabi ...The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete".

Japanese art of Kintsugi follows a different philosophy. Rather than disguising the breakage, kintsugi restores the broken item incorporating the damage into the aesthetic of the restored item, making it part of the object’s history. Kintsugi uses lacquer resin mixed with powdered gold, silver, platinum, copper or bronze, resulting into something more beautiful than the original.

Japanese art of Kintsugi follows a different philosophy. Rather than disguising the breakage, kintsugi restores the broken item incorporating the damage into the aesthetic of the restored item, making it part of the object’s history. Kintsugi uses lacquer resin mixed with powdered gold, silver, platinum, copper or bronze, resulting into something more beautiful than the original.

Artist Mimics Japanese ‘Kintsugi’ Technique to Repair Broken Vases with Embroidery

Artist Mimics Japanese ‘Kintsugi’ Technique to Repair Broken Vases with Embroidery

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