50 Moon Jar Show
Discover the captivating world of Hong Kong pottery at our exclusive event featuring 50 exquisite moon jar ceramic artworks. Immerse yourself in the beauty and cultural significance of each piece, while supporting a meaningful cause.
About Simon Hsu
An architect-turned-ceramic artist with a strong background in architecture. Through his collection of moon jars, Simon merges his architectural and engineering expertise with the delicate artistry of pottery. Each jar is a testament to his meticulous eye for detail and pursuit of perfection, blurring the boundaries between the constructed and the natural.
Enter the mesmerizing world of Queenie Leung, a master potter with 37 years of experience. Her collection of 25 moon jars showcases her mastery of the white glaze technique, with each jar adorned with a captivating white glaze that highlights the intricate details and textures of the clay. Queenie's innovative approach to glazing creates a symphony of uniqueness in every piece.
History of Moon Jar
The moon jar holds a captivating history that spans centuries. Originating in Korea during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897), the moon jar embodies the elegance and simplicity of traditional Korean ceramics.
Its iconic shape, inspired by the full moon, symbolizes harmony and balance. Moon jars were originally used for practical purposes, such as storing food and offering it to ancestors during rituals.
Over time, these vessels transcended their utilitarian function and became highly regarded as works of art. Today, the moon jar continues to captivate with its timeless aesthetic and cultural significance, representing a harmonious blend of tradition and artistic expression.