nesting bowls – balwoo
£860.00 PRODUCT CODE:JL529Y6
This set of ten nesting bowls is precisely thrown in porcelain, the gaps between each component bowl is minimal in line with traditional Korean wooden balwoo dining bowl sets. Such wooden sets are used by Buddhist monks because they are spatially economical and therefore easily transportable. Their rendering into porcelain transforms the object in many ways.
About this maker
Jaejun Lee is a Korean ceramicist based in the UK. After completing both his BFA and MFA at Seoul National University, he moved to the UK from South Korea in 2018 on a Tier 1 ‘Exceptional Talent’ visa from the Arts Council England. He specialises in porcelain and makes both artistic and functional ware. He aims to communicate a message of functionality and beauty through his work. Jaejun wishes for the objects to enrich and enhance people’s everyday lives.