Traditionally, paintwork on fine china is applied by hand, making it a labour intensive thus costly craft. Over the course of last year Maarten Kolk & Guus Kusters developed glazing recipes that do not require craftsmen to paint the crockery directly, but rather, the mould before the product is cast. In this way several copies of one painting can be made. After each cast the glaze further washes away and crumbles, drawing a clear parallel with withering flowers in nature. The image of the flower is clear and sharp after the first cast, withering and fading after multiple reproductions. The collection balances nature and the culture of production, emphasizing the beauty of both worlds.
Thomas Eyck commissioned the development of the collection of porcelain tableware and the final dining set was produced by the renowned Royal Tichelaar Makkum (est. 1572).
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