The Phu An vase is an artisanal reconstruction of the classical Chu Dau ceramic vase dating back to the Tran – Early Later Le Dynasties (14th - 15th century).
The patterns and textures of the vase are hand-painted under the enamel and divided into 3 parts:
The ancient part of the vase is the image of banana leaves, rice leaves representing the wet rice civilization of the Vietnamese people. Deeper than that, the image of Vietnamese peanut feathers on King Hung's hat represents the independence and freedom of the nation.
Especially on the Phu An vase's shoulder painted motifs of four phoenix birds. According to Vietnamese folk beliefs, the Phoenix is one of the Four Spirits (Long, Lan, Quy, and Phung):
According to Asia, the Phoenix is the reigning bird. It represents 6 celestial bodies: The head represents justice and virtue, the eyes are the sun and the moon, the wings are the wind, the tail is the stars (planets), the feet are the earth, and the feathers of the Phoenix represent the color of the five elements.
About fengshui: Phoenix represents the harmony of yin and yang representing peace, prosperity and happiness.
The body of the vase is decorated with chrysanthemums - representing a man of great glory. Besides, there is a flower pattern, like the silhouette of a woman who always accompanies men on the path of success.
The foot of the vase is a stylized lotus wing motif, representing the prosperous religious culture of the Vietnamese people.
Chu Dau Pottery: Beautiful in shape - Bright in enamel - Textured patterns move people's hearts. The Phu An vase with white ivory blue enamel and blue motifs, is made by artisans from the special soil of Long Dong region "Luc Thuy, Four Spirits". Luc Thuy is the country of Luc Dau Giang, the four spirits are: Long, ly, qui, phoenix. Only with ashes of rice husk, lime, earth, and kaolin, ancient artisans made a strange high-class enamel: blue enamel, ivory enamel, celadon...
In addition to the Phu An vase with ivory white enamel and traditional blue motifs, Chu Dau Pottery also offers golden-painted vases - a traditional and modern ceramics. In particular, the golden vase is good in feng shui, converging enough yin and yang of the five elements: Medal (gold), Wood (glaze of rice husk), Water (water), Fire (fire), Earth (earth). Chu Dau's golden-painted ceramic vase is very honored to be certified by the Vietnam Association of Crafts as the quintessential handicraft product of Vietnamese craft villages.
Chudauceramic.vn sincerely introduce to you the Chu Dau ceramic vase from the famous Chu Dau traditional craft village of Vietnam, this will be a meaningful gift for relatives, friends or used as a decorative product. , displayed in a cozy family room imbued with Vietnamese culture.