TO MORE ABOUT CELADON CUP
THIS CUP IS
This cup is a celadon ceramic. This is a type of ceramic with high prestige. It has a characteristic green. Celadon is from Asia and was developed in the early eleventh century. From the beginning, it is especially appreciated for its similar color as jade, sacred stone. This “green porcelain” reached, in China and Korea, a high degree of refinement and research at the end of the eleventh and the twelfth century.
(Exhibition at the Grand Palais 27 april to 20 june 2016, Chef-d’œuvre de la Céramique Coréenne)
IT IS INSPIRED BY THE
THE COLOR OF A CLEARING
This green reminds a clear forest where the light enter into the woods
IT IS A OBJECT
FROM THE EMERSON ISLANDS COLLECTION
Emerson Islands are utopian islands bearing american nineteenth century writer’s name,Ralph Waldo Emerson.
In his book Nature (1836), he called to turn more deeply to Nature. On this imaginary archipelago Islands, residents share his vision of a spiritual connection to the nature of men. The contemplation of nature and its ecology, possible to all, providing access to essential truths. It encourages men to maintain a regular with its environment.The objects of the collection are the symbols of this philosophy.