Pamela Mei Yee Leung:
Table decorations - porcelain figure "Lion dog"

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Limited, 99 copies | Numbered | Size approximately 11 x 18 x 12 cm (W / H / D) | Certificate

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Pamela Mei Yee Leung: Table decorations - porcelain figure "Lion dog"

She is a wanderer between worlds. Born in Hong Kong, Pamela Mei Yee Leung studied in London and is still living in the UK. Her porcelain figures are cross-border workers: on the one hand the Chinese models obliged to go with the culture of the Middle Kingdom very playfully. Out comes panel jewellery in plain, matte white bisque, whose simple, brittle and unpainted surface brings the ntricately chiselled, detail-obsessed elaboration of the objects to their best advantage.

"Lion Dog": The classic Guardian figure imperial domains and tombs - at Leung, it is a pleasant table companions. Size approximately 11 x 18 x 12 cm (W / H / D). The sculpture is limited and numbered to 99 copies. With certificate.

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Ceramic product made from kaolin, quartz and feldspar.

Porcelain is formed by turning or pressing. Figural representations are cast. Complex molds have to be cast in sections and then "applied". After molding, the pieces are dried and "burnt" at about 900 °C. After that, the glaze is applied and fired at temperatures between 1,240 °C and 1,445 °C. In major manufactures, the porcelain is painted by hand with each color separately and has to be burned in compliance with narrow temperature tolerances.

The porcelain was invented in China and became widespread in Europe in the 16th century. The first European porcelain factory was founded in Meissen in 1710.

Other famous European porcelain factories are Fürstenberg, Höchst, Schwarzburger Werkstätten, Lladró, Nymphenburg, KPM, Augarten, Sèvres, Limoges, Royal Copenhagen, Worcester. Individual factories label their products with the porcelain brands that serve to identify their origin.

Related links:
Schwarzburg Workshops of the Porcelain Art
Lladró

Designation for an art object (sculpture, installation), which is produced according to the will of the artist in multiple copies in a limited and numbered edition.

Artist's multiple contributed to "democratization" of art as the work was made available and affordable for a wider audience.

A plastic work of sculptural art made of wood, stone, ivory, bronze or other metals.

While sculptures from wood, ivory or stone are made directly from the block of material, for bronze casting a working model is prepared at first. Usually it is made of clay or other easily shaped materials.

The prime time of sculpture after the Roman antiquity was the Renaissance. Impressionism gave a new impulse to the sculptural arts. Also the contemporary artists, such as Jorg Immendorf, Andora, and Markus Lupertz enriched the sculpture with outstanding works.

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