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Hong Yidong 洪乙棟 was born in Shanxi, China, in 1983. Graduated from the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, he  obtained his Master’s Degree in mural painting and lacquer painting in 2009. Hong’s artistic practices consist of painting, sculpture and Qishan 漆繕. He is well versed in different lacquer art techniques such as the Xipi, Maki-e, inlays of shells and eggshell from traditional application to reinvention.

Lacquer-Painting "A Deer of Nine Colours" Water Drain Bowl by HONG Yidong

SKU: YQ23007
  • Traditional lacquer painting techniques are applied to decorate this wood-fired pottery. Inspired by Dunhuang murals, every painting is unique on a small three-dimensional surface and reveals religious stories. Functionally it can serve as a water drain bowl for tea ceremony.

    "The process of lacquer art creation is always full of surprises. The artwork is always covered until the final polishing. It is so mysterious and exciting as if I were a child digging a treasure."

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