Product Materials: Ceramics Handmade Size: 24cm h x 14 cm Ø
The historical artwork connected to this Chapter is the wine-gourd, which leads us deeper into Chinese traditions and history. In Chinese culture making a gourd is considered an art-form and Feng Shui (teaching of harmony). Throughout history, gourds were dried for keeping or transporting water, wine, medicines and magic potions. They were used as charms for scaring away malefic spirits and diseases. In modern Chinese beliefs, a gourd also signifies protection, blessing and high social status.