LIULI Crystal Art Crystal Plum Blossom Bowl, The Four Gentlemen-The Plum Gentleman, Amber/Sky Blue (Limited Edition)

$236.00
Article number: PDG001.ADA-AmberBlue
Availability: In stock

Note: This artwork will be discontinued soon. Limited quantity available in U.S.

 The Collection: The Four Gentleman, Barware

Design Concept:

The Plum Blossom has been depicted and delineated on since the Song Dynasty.  It belongs to a recurring motif in Chinese art and literature known as the “Four Gentlemen,” in which a titular flower or plant represents a season out of the year.  Sculpted into exquisite low relief here in one of LIULI’s many takes on the subject, the plum blossom is complemented by winding branches, a heartfelt pair of birds, and a rough-yet-natural grainy texture.  The flower represents its season perfectly in that it is known to bloom brilliantly in the harshest and most unforgiving of conditions.  This art piece comes from the series “The Four Gentlemen, Crystal Bowl.”  And celebrating beauty and resilience amidst adversity, the plum blossom is the gentleman who reminds us to be strong.

The Plum Gentleman

Isolated in a drift of frozen snow.
the plum blossom stands awesome and proud.
motionless,its branches frozen
And so let us
exhaust the cup
to its remarkable nobleness.

梅君子

奇枝傲干 立載霜雪
猶似冰肌玉骨
這樣的清奇
焉能不敬一杯無。

Item No.:

PDG001.ADA

Size:

3.74"L x 3.74"D x 2.56"H inches

Material:

Crystal Glass

Technique:

Pate de Verre

Limited Edition:

1,450 pieces (Worldwide)

* Note: As the art pieces are individually hand-made, the color and dimensions will vary slightly.

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