Ai Weiwei Ceramic Ewer Sculpture
- This limited edition Ewer has been crafted using the finest porcelain techniques at world renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei’s kiln in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China.
- A rare chance to own an original piece from one of contemporary art's foremost figures.
- Jingdezhen has been renowned as the capital of imperial porcelain since ancient times, where porcelain vessels were exclusively supplied to the dynastic courts of China for centuries.
- It's part of a limited edition of 60 pieces. In collaboration with Maybe Art, run by Ai Weiwei's partner Wang Fen, 30 are available exclusively to Design Museum customers. Proceeds from this collaboration will go towards funding future projects at the museum.
- The design of this celadon-glazed and gourd-shaped ewer is modelled after a wine ewer or tea pot from the Song dynasty (960–1279 CE). The spouts on show in the exhibition Ai Weiwei: Making Sense are from the same era.
- The artist has given the ewer a new and unique design. Unlike typical ewers, the cap is fixed to its body and its porcelain glaze finish has a soft blue hue. A subtly drawn surveillance camera sits on the body of the ewer.
- This piece reflects a reverence for traditional craft techniques as well as expressing a political message.
- Arrives beautifully boxed in a specially made presentation case and comes with a numbered, signed certificate of authenticity.
- Please note:
- Members Discount does not apply on this item.
- For International shipping of this item, customers will be responsible for paying any additional customs charges or fees that are incurred.
- Please note that except for loss, breakage or damages incurred during shipping, this original artwork is non-refundable.
- Box size: 22 x 20 x 17cm, 1.8kg
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I love this piece, Ai Weiwei is a stunning artist. My transaction with the Design Museum was very smooth with great communication. Many thanks