Mug - NO.42
Dogabi mug is a great companion that can be carried around anywhere.
It's not only a useful ceramic ware but also a unique art object in everyday life.
Material : Ceramic / Clay Developed in THR STUDIO
Method : Wheel Throwing, Sculpt
Kiln Temperature : 2282℉, Oxidation Firing, Glaze / 1,472℉, Gold
Size : 155×110×115mm, 540g
STORY OF DOGABI
The story of Dogabi passed down from ancient times was told that Dogabi who had mysterious power as god appeared in different forms and brought luck or punishment to human. They frighten human with a bizarre face, playing mischievous tricks on human with childlike innocence, giving an abundance of life with a generous smile.
* Dogabi is an old Korean word meaning goblin.
THE ONE-OF-KIND DOGABI
CREATED BY THE ARTIST’S
THE METAPHORIC AND
OF THE DOGABI.
By capturing these characteristics and face expressions of the Dogabi in humorous and formative ways,
the Ceramist Hyung Jun Kim strives for creating Dogabi series with subtle and extraordinary colors
that only ceramics can produce.
The one-of-kind Dogabi ceramic crafts represent diverse faces of the Dogabi, created by the artist’s imagination.
** Please note that the small crack on the glaze surface is part of the ceramic making process and it is not damaged.