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Yōki vessel

Artist Chikako Inaba

Amount
1

€675.00

Technique
Material
Width
19
Height
14.5
Depth
15.5

I do consider my pieces to be functional vessels. Not only in the sense that they can hold water or food, or to be used as a flower vase but also that they are containers to hold people’s thoughts and feelings. Japanese use the word “utsuwa”, a container. This word not only means “vessel” but can also mean or imply “the size of one’s heart”. Thus I have titled my series  “Yōki”, which also has a double meaning of “leaf vessel” and “container”.