Pottery Fire Pot with Buncheong Gwiyal Fish Design in White
This Buncheong pottery fire pot is uniquely decorated with Gwiyal fish design. Gwiyal is one of the six major decorative techniques of buncheong in which the brush marks themselves are the decoration; in this method, white slip is applied by a brush with thick sparse strands.
Traditionally a symbol of auspicious conditions in life, fish has been one of the most loved motifs for buncheong works. As fish swim freely in groups, have many babies, and fight against a river's currents as they swim towards its head, this image symbolizes a free, happy, prosperous, successful and peaceful life with many children. Read More
Size: Widest Diameter 13.8" x Height 7.5" (35 x 19cm)