Friday, 4 June 2010

Rice Serving Bowls

Thrown Stoneware | ø 26 cm, h 15 cm | 2007

Rice is the staple food in most parts of Indonesia, and it holds a special place in the people’s hearts. Almost every part in Indonesia has a rice cuisine that is particular to that area. The menu has special meanings behind them, and are often served only on special occasions.This bowl is designed to emphasize the importance of serving rice. It is made by using the throwing technique, making the bowl heavier and has a more traditional feel. A heavier bowl means that it must be lifted with two hands when moving, symbolically showing its importance, and at the same time encouraging interaction between people